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The young La Spezia chefs want to challenge themselves.
In 2016, two twentysomethings decided to open La Spezia, an Italian hole-in-the-wall with the ambition, determination, and energy gained through years of training in the kitchen. It's always a gamble to open a new restaurant, and even more so when you're two unknowns ...
 
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Special menus in the exclusivity of your own home a perfect evening.
Entertaining your closest friends at home is easy when the country’s top chefs are on speed dial.Mindanao-born, Manila-educated, and French-trained chef Miko Calo started her international culinary career with the best of the best. Fresh from the renowned Intensive Professional Program in French cuisine ...
 
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Heads up to those who plan to drive up there this weekend.
Planning to head up to Tagaytay during Holy Week? Don't forget that starting Monday, April 13, Tagaytay City Office of Public Safety imposed a new one-way traffic scheme.Under the new traffic scheme, vehicles heading to Nasugbu, Alfonso, Mendez, and Indang from Manila must ...
 
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These Japanese restaurants step it up in the sushi game.
Filipinos have clearly taken a liking to Japanese cuisine with the presence of over a thousand establishments in Metro Manila paying homage to its intricacies and revelations. At the heart of Japan's culinary offerings is sushi, which keeps locals craving for another ...
 
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Buff body be damned. Buffets are good.
The best thing about a buffet is the number of food choices available—at unlimited servings. Those with big appetites are definitely going to get that bang for their buck, especially if the buffet has a wide array of specialty dishes that people ...
 
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Ricksha Streetside Tandoor takes a light-hearted approach to Indian food.
There is no dearth of Indian restaurants in Metro Manila. The thriving local Indian community has unabashedly and generously shared its culinary heritage with those of us who can't get enough of samosas and curry. I've done the legwork, asked around, endured the ...
 
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Winter is here: These bars will accommodate our 2-year pining for GoT’s final season.
Every Game of Thrones fan knows that the season finale of the hit series is serious business that needs serious preparation. Thus, private Game of Thrones watch parties have been in the planning stage ever since HBO announced the premiere date of ...
 
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We're at that age when we can't deal with crowds and heat.
Accept it: for many of us, our party days are over. If you were born between the mid '70s to the late '80s, you are most probably too busy dealing with your real world problems to even have time for a decent ...
 
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Hold on to your handrails, it’s gonna be a wild ride.
The term closet exhibitionist might be an oxymoron, but now there’s a place to fulfill those public fantasies. Victoria Court recently introduced its newest theme room to join its other popular rooms such as the ones inspired by the Oval Office, Star ...
 
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It's that time of the year again.
Health buffs, foodies and our parents have told you time and time again, salad is good for you. But what makes a salad good? Is it the vegetable-to-dressing ratio? Is it the presence of pasta, noodles, fruit, or any other surprise topping ...
 
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Chino MNL is relaxing its rules but sticking to its Mexi-Japanese style.
When Chino arrived in town, it was like that strange new kid no one could quite put a finger on, the one you and your conventional friends whispered about for being an offbeat weirdo who refused to color within the lines.Chino was ...
 
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Firstly because they do more than tea and pearls.
Metro Manila's water supply may be dwindling, but we're not about to go thirsty just yet. The milk tea in the city is flowing fast and seemingly endlessly. With more and more international chains setting up shop we have to ask ourselves: Is ...
 
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The possibilities of what you can put together with buns and a beef patty are endless. These burgers are the best in Manila's food scene.
Ah, the hamburger. It is one of the most beloved and iconic dishes in the world. Luckily, some of the best burgers in Manila are up to the challenge of satisfying your need for a well-designed, well-seasoned, well-made setup of bread, meat, and ...
 
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For the French food festival, they will be serving up fine French cuisine on a special menu.
The names of the dishes might be tricky to pronounce, but struggling through words like Bouillabaisse or Filet de boeuf will be richly rewarded with unforgettable gastronomic delights. With its quaint restaurants serving as temples of the best ingredients in the region, ...
 
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Hui Lau Shan uses local mangoes in their sweet drinks and desserts.
It's a well-known fact that mangoes from the Philippines are the best in the world: In 1995, the carabao mango was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the sweetest variety around. Philippine mangoes are also so beloved that there's ...
 
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It features three galleries.
While most museums help us understand history through important artifacts behind glass cases or rope barriers, or walls upon walls that display art, Museo El Deposito in San Juan City stands on the actual site of an old underground water reservoir, which makes its location interesting in itself. ...
 
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To dine fancy, get a chef's table.
Those who aren't easily impressed with gastronomy know that there's only one way to get the full measure of a fancy restaurant: the degustation menu, attempted by many, offered by few, and excelled at by fewer.Discerning local diners have set the bar high ...
 
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The usual seems boring now.
A Twitter thread revealing Starbucks’ supposed secret menu has been trending since yesterday. The tweets were posted by Starbucks barista Brad Vargas.In the post, Vargas shared that he often gets a lot of requests from customers for new drinks. This is why he, along with a fellow ...
 
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Black Sheep serves up third-wave coffee and classic cocktails with a radical vibe   
When you enter Black Sheep Coffee at its new S Maison location, you will be befuddled for a moment. The usual coffee shop feel, with its light wood and polished brass, bossa nova, and clean-cut baristas, is replaced by unfinished walls, Banksy-style ...
 
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Esquire's favorite Filipino restaurants.
How do you define a good Filipino restaurant? Do you go to the places that master home cooking or do you prefer those that play with classics to offer you something completely novel? Do you even go out looking for the best ...
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