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Makati could have its own subway system in the near future.
Makati could have its own subway system in the near future. On July 29, the Makati City government and Philippine Infradev will sign a joint venture agreement to formalize the partnership. The Makati City Council has given the green light for the ...
 
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There's a catch, though
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is really going to push for a five-minute drive from Makati City to Cubao—an admirable mission, though we’re not getting our hopes up just yet.MMDA special operations commander Bong Nebrija is a little ...
 
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It's the sole Filipino bar to make Asia's 50 Best Bars list.
A guy walks into a bar.He’s tall and thin of frame, hair combed back off his face, donning a clean collared shirt with bright white and yellow stripes. He approaches the coffee counter at the front of The Curator in Legazpi Village ...
 
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La Cabrera Manila finally offers the happy hour of our dreams
Going on four years of operations, La Cabrera Manila has finally given in to chef and owner Gaston Riveira’s insistence that they offer happy hour.With continuous patronage from a loyal expat crowd and carnivorous locals who swear by the excellent quality of ...
 
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Berde invites you to try a different kind of Filipino food.
Looking for a quick, tasty, and healthy meal in the middle of Makati’s CBD for lunch can be quite a letdown. Usually, a restaurant can only cater to two-thirds of the criteria—quick and tasty but not healthy, or totally healthy and quick ...
 
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The only thing that can satisfy your sushi cravings? More sushi.
Japanese cuisine has, in one way or another, found a way to weave itself into our daily lives. We all grow up surrounded by some kind of Japanese food, whether it’s high-end sashimi flown in fresh daily by a chef or an ...
 
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Ikomai x Tochi is not fusion. It's distinctly Japanese.
Whether you’re there to unwind with a cocktail after a long day, or having a quick lunch break, or a friendly get-together with your best mates, there is something truly comforting to have a neighborhood restaurant where everybody knows your name.The patio ...
 
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Chef Marco Legasto lets the Jiro Ono contemporary take the reigns on this one.
It is quite the unlikely bromance, really.They bonded during their tenure at Sofitel—the much younger Marco Legasto was an all-around sous chef while Yoshimi Igarashi managed the extensive Japanese preparations in the hotel. As we sat in the diminutive dining room of Ikkyu-an, the ...
 
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Much more than a meal, it’s an experience.
The door is almost hidden from view, a piece of unassuming wood that bears no glaring sign and no neon lights. But on this quieter end of C. Palanca Jr. Street in Legazpi Village, that door slides back into a proverbial culinary ...
 
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Chef Justin Golangco partners up with not-a-brownie maven Miguel Vargas in this cozy Makati food nook.
We had to ask: "Who is Bucky?""Oh, that's me," mild-mannered Migs Vargas answers with a chuckle when we dropped by his five-month-old restaurant, Bucky's. A nickname bestowed upon him by politically incorrect relatives thanks to his pre-orthodontic overbite, dessert fans might recognize ...
 
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Coffee from Yardstick, ham from Txanton. This hideaway is a dream for Salcedo residents.
It’s not the Cartel you think it is. “Everyone’s thinking of, you know, drugs…especially after Narcos, right?” co-owner David Collado recalls with a smile. But in Spanish, David’s mother tongue, a cartel commonly refers to the lineup of bullfighters. If you look ...
 
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Single Origin opens a second branch in Rockwell, with an expanded food menu.
Carlo G. Lorenzana introduces me to a friend and regular. "We (Carlo and I) see each other once a year," he chuckles. Our last encounter was for a story I was doing on Peruvian cuisine and he had just opened his Japanese-Peruvian ...
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