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You can find them all in a little Burgos Circle restaurant.
Here's a history tidbit for you: Once upon a time, Mexicans and Filipinos cooked side by side on Spanish galleons. This shared colonial experience is a major reason words like adobo, menudo, and empanada exist and mean nearly the same thing in both cultures and Spain as well.We'll ...
 
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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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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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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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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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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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From seafood to steak, all your cravings are now at The Food Hall.
The restaurant formerly known as the Todd English Food Hall has been relaunched into a dining space that is now simply known as The Food Hall. Don’t let its simple name fool you, though, because the refreshed concept now houses four of ...
 
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From home-cooked to high-brow to down-to-earth, we give you the ultimate purveyors of these coveted claws.
The human love affair with crab started as far back as prehistoric times. Archeologists have found evidence in the Eritrean coast (yes, we Googled this) that early tools were used to harvest shallow marine mollusks and crustaceans, including crabs.Until the present, crab ...
 
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Obviously.
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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