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February started off big for NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal as he opened his first Los Angeles restaurant simply named Shaquille’s. It stands right next to the Staples Center where The Big Diesel helped deliver three NBA championships, with a Shaq-sized door for the ...
 
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Here are the perfect places where you can ‘bend the knee’
You’ve got the ring, now it’s time to pop the question. The question remains, though, on where you will ask her to spend the rest of your lives together. This is a momentous, memorable occasion—of that there is no doubt—so you have ...
 
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In the flood of restaurants, there are a few that drift apart and worth seeking out.
The food landscape of Manila has reached fever pitch, with seemingly every corner of this huge city filled with places to satiate our hunger.However, in this day and age when landlords are king, it’s not surprising to find restaurants playing like reruns, ...
 
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What are your food memories with these comeback kids?
Many childhood memories are tied to food. It’s nice to reminisce about those favorite hang-outs you had while growing up, and you get to crave for certain food items that are not available anymore. Fortunately, some of those restaurants are returning, owing ...
 
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Wine Club’s Mike Reyes brings in California wines that are lovable, approachable, and great with a steak dinner.
California wines get a bad rap for being “easy to drink.” Blame it on the torturously lovely weather, we suppose. That temperate sunshine paired with the delicately blowing Pacific breeze makes for happy, plump fruit, and its wines, as a result, end ...
 
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This pulpo beats others to a pulp.
"Excuse me if I start crying, okay?" says our friend Xavi only half-jokingly as we wait for Savage to bring out the latest from its kitchen. A native of Barcelona, Xavi has only been in the Philippines for a short time and like ...
 
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Hardcore bars for hardcore fans
The best sports bars must anticipate all that a hardcore fan loves about a dive: large TV screens, good food, and cold booze. Throw in a hyped crowd who appreciates a good game and you’ve got a cozy dugout, regardless of which side you’re ...
 
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A brief history of the legendary restaurant.
While many reports claim that the original Aristocrat on Roxas has been shut down, management has told us that they continue to be open 24/7. The DENR's order (as of the moment) is only for the restaurant to cease their sewage system. Their food, ...
 
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Lampara challenges how you see modern Filipino food.
It's a few minutes past 6 p.m. and the restaurant has just opened. The chef and co-owner, an affable millennial named RJ Ramos, is in the middle of explaining their concept to me when the doors open and a woman steps in. RJ ...
 
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It’s a different dining experience with the crustaceans we are familiar with.
The Philippines being an archipelago, the bounties of the sea have always become a staple on Filipino tables, ranging from lutong bahay to the dampa-style eateries, and now the popular boodle fights at family outings. Foreign seafood concepts have also come in, ...
 
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The best meals in Tokyo, London, Guangzhou, and Barcelona.
Weather, culture, drinking before noon, vegetating into a state of utter relaxation — there are many vacation experiences we love, but there's one glorious activity that sits above them all: eating.If you have a trip coming up, you're likely already lusting after ...
 
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Wolfgang's Steakhouse president and managing partner Peter Zwiener teaches us the technicalities that come with choosing and preparing a prime piece of beef.
Wolfgang's Steakhouse recently opened its third branch in the Philippines and its 21st outpost worldwide.Business has been good for Peter Zwiener, the president and managing partner of the steakhouse his father Wolfgang Zwiener started in 2004. The world might know Wolfgangâs steak ...
 
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The restaurant introduces a third branch, its second in Makati. Co-owner Bernice Tenchavez shares their simple recipe for success, and it includes staying out of the new booming business district.
It’s a cloudy Saturday, perfect for breakfast in bed, actually. However, the scent of fresh pots of coffee and the smoky essence of bacon permeates the air, a sign that getting up for brunch was a good idea. Refinery is, and has always ...
 
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We’ve got you covered from a breakfast buffet to a bar
No matter how long one has been away from the homeland, Filipinos will always crave for a taste of good old Pinoy cooking, with its simple yet sublime sweet-savory mix of flavors, and the happy memories of enjoying it at the family hapagkainan. ...
 
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The evening an exclusive food club challenged veteran chef Gene Gonzalez to serve Filipino dishes paired with wine.
The dining room of the new Café Ysabel along M. Paterno Street in San Juan was buzzing with activity that Thursday evening, not that the place is ever silent for long. With the café open all day, the bakery selling their popular ...
 
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The celebrity chef faced the biggest challenge of his career this year, and lived to tell about it
Guevarra’s is a buffet restaurant in San Juan owned by popular Chef Rolando Laudico that has been around since March 2013. This year, the establishment faced its toughest challenge yet when a customer alleged she and her family were rushed to the ...
 
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Motto Motto presents Japan's history with its cuisine.
There was a time when Serendra was the calm oasis in the midst of the Fort’s thriving party atmosphere. With Cupcakes by Sonja and Abé, Serendra was a safe place for titas who liked to linger over long lunches and settle in early for ...
 
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Surf and turf at these adjacent restaurants in Pasig.
After being first introduced to Matthew and Matthew (that’s Matthew John Hornsby-Bates and Matthew Kenneth Chan Lim), they told us the origin of their new concept.“What’s the opposite of fish?” Matthew asks. “Meat.”Cargofish started out as a little container van in Uptown ...
 
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Plus: some cool facts about the burger chain.
On July 18, 2018, we received confirmation that Shake Shack was opening in the Philippines. Now we know where the much-awaited first local branch of the American burger chain will be. The first PH-based Shake Shack will be at Central Square, Bonifacio Global City, ...
 
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A tribute to the peeps who grew up in the '90s
Do you remember headbanging to Pearl Jam, drinking until 4 a.m., waking up five hours later for an exam, and then celebrating with friends after with some Red Horse and sisig? We do—and it was glorious. Back in college and during our early 20s, ...