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There are so many Chinese restaurants in the Metro. These are the ones you need to sniff out.
Saying there are many Chinese restaurants in the Philippines is quite an understatement. We Filipinos love the cuisine so much that we’ve made room for so many of them on our shores. Manila alone has so many that it can be easy ...
 
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Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn offers his hot takes on Thai cuisine to Manila 
It took a discouraging search for authentic Thai cuisine in Manila for Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn to decide to put up his own food concept. A fan of Thai street food, the you celebrity chef disclosed that he could not find something ...
 
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Delicious gustation finds in classic Quezon City.
It was only in the '50s when Cubao, Quezon City’s commercial district, gained traction following a string of developments that made it what it is today. Now, it has various claims to fame under its belt, including a widely popular sports and ...
 
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At George Town Super Steak, you can hang out and relax as you eat great meats 
For one reason or another, many great steakhouses often give off a men’s club vibe: dimly lit with dark wood chairs, plush leather, and velvet accents the color of Bordeaux. They mix an air of luxury with Old World masculinity, like a scene in any ...
 
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We swear on our lives there is an Earl of Sandwich, and he has set up shop in Megamall. 
It really is a great story.As legend would have it, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, was in the middle of a card game when he was struck by a bad case of the munchies. Not wanting to fold what was ...
 
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Hola Bombon is a cool new Spanish restaurant in Poblacion.
It is easy to overeat at Hola Bombon, the vibrant enclave that recently joined Poblacion's throng of eateries. Servers are constantly roaming the restaurant with trays of pintxos. It has the same effect as conveyor belt sushi, roving churrasco, and dim sum in ...
 
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Romance is a few hours away.
With its reputation for beautiful scenery, cool weather, and an overall relaxing ambiance, Tagaytay has become a quick romantic escape for many a Manileño. While the drive has gotten slower, the winds cooler, and the city closer, bursting the idyllic bubble of ...
 
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We revisit the remarkable journey of the country’s leading pizza chain.
Shakey’s has been one of the country’s go-to food joints for delicious thin-crust pizzas and addictive mojos. Despite the highly competitive restaurant scene, the brand has withstood changing tides and continues to be a place where family and friends make memories. Given ...
 
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What happens when your favorite breakfast goes Asian?
What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning? Is it the intoxicating sensation of bacon on a hot pan? The excruciating need for coffee? The urge to go back to sleep for another 10 minutes? How ...
 
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Comfort food, made nice.
Loved it or hated it, when Made Nice opened on Esteban Street in 2016, you sat up and paid notice. It was exciting to watch a group of pedigreed, 20-something, New York-trained chefs try to carve their own way.Three years later, the group ...
 
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Restauranteur Dany Himi and sons bring El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse to Makati and ushers in the return of the Sexy Night Out. 
It was a bright and sunny weekday lunch at brand-new El Gaucho at Trump Tower, but we can tell the people in charge were struggling. Publicist Sunny Ku had his Wayfarers on and his usual easy smile, but eventually he confesses the ...
 
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Josh Boutwood has returned with his signature restaurant, Test Kitchen.
I’ve always thought that naming his first standalone restaurant "The Test Kitchen" was one of chef Josh Boutwood’s many strokes of entrepreneurial genius. It’s simple, it’s catchy, it speaks of creativity, and it most definitely piques curiosity. But what I find most ...
 
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Chef Josh Boutwood made sure you’ll be spoilt for choice at this new food hall at S Maison.
It’s like Chef Josh Boutwood read your mind and put together your deepest, darkest food cravings in one place when he personally curated the offerings at My South Hall, the newest dining concept launched by the Bistro Group. In the process, he put ...
 
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Chef Chele Gonzalez and his team show that what you see on the plate isn't the end to your meal.
Gallery by Chele operates on a slight tone of irony. It is, perhaps, one of the last bastions of fine-dining in the city yet it will make you want to lick up the plate for every last drop. It seems more polite to ...
 
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Talisay, his new restaurant in Quezon City, is the product of heartbreak.   
Chef Myke “Tatung” Sarthou went through a period of heartbreak for more than six months. He was quieter than usual. People were looking for his food: “What happened to you?” was a common question he received. Tatung wasn’t really gone. After a couple ...
 
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It'll be hard to top the burgers.
We have to wonder what 8 Cuts was thinking. The popular burger chain has decided to welcome fried chicken into its menu. 8 Cuts has come a long way since its origins as a kitschy modern Pop Tate-type burger joint in 2012 (in hindsight, ...
 
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Check out these lesser known spots for your dose of delicious Japanese broths.
Now that we’ve identified the essential places for your Japanese ramen fix, it’s high time to zoom in on low-key options across Manila that honor this coveted dish. If there’s anything to note about Esquire’s underrated ramen restaurants, it’s that each one ...
 
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Discovery Primea's new menu is serious fun.
Pizza is often delivery food. It's just one of those things, well-loved because the value of the comfort it offers finds roots in the fact that it comes to you. There is no effort: not in getting it, not in eating it. And that's ...
 
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It's the perfect comfort food.
Is there anything more comforting than a heap of beautifully cooked, perfectly seasoned rice topped with gorgeous chunks of smoky grilled meat then smothered in rich and refreshing garlic sauce? Is there anything more comforting than a serving (or more) of shawarma ...
 
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Like-minded chefs Josh Boutwood and Keiran Buck find each other in Manila.
Josh Boutwood has always been a bit of an anomaly in the Manila food scene. Just take one look at him—sure, he has Filipino blood, but more evident is his British side, and this shows in more than just the way he looks ...
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