Food Archive

Café Naya: Good Coastal, Mediterranean Fusion Cuisine

You may have heard–nay, tasted–of Chef  Mikko’s ingenious dishes in  Hungry  Hound, Niner Ichi Nana and Valkyrie Nightclub. Now, he amazes us yet again with a delightful concoction of Mediterranean,  Northern African and European island cooking through Café Naya. Located at The Palace Manila, Café Naya aims to take the laid back vibe of The Palace Pool Club a notch further with

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Everyday Luxury: Good Food Paired with Affordable Wines

No joke my older brother enjoys rare to medium rare steak, and I have to admit perfectly cooked steak–even if just made at home–is awesome. When it comes to steak, though, the only thing that could be better than a nice perfect steak is steak and wine. Now serving steak and wine at the dinner table may be a

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Mega Turns 40, Launches New Products

Here’s another exciting development from Filipino canned goods manufacturer Mega: The family-owned and -run company has just turned 40 years old, and to celebrate this momentous occassion, it’s adding a bunch of new products to its repertoire. And said new products include new flavors and ingredients!  We know, because we were there to celebrate #40MegaYears <3

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Enjoy Bestsellers at Gerry’s Plus in UP Town Center

A new restaurant in UP Town Center brings together all the popular dishes from Gerry’s Grill and sister restaurants Aresi and Sweet Chili to make the Filipino dining experience a whole lot better! Four flat screens entertain diners in a spacious room that can accommodate up to 90 pax. Sure the standard Gerry’s Grill fare

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The Pilgrim: A Hard-to-find Resto at Makadios corner Maginhawa

Here I am with Head Chef and co-owner Dennis Tan! Not gonna lie: Several years ago I thought it’d be cool to have a restaurant that served different food from a specific country every month. And I even had a name ready for it too: Food Trip. So yeah just imagine my disappointment when reality

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Ramen Sora: A Nice Ramen Haven in Subic

Ramen Sora can definitely take you to ramen heaven, now with its second overseas branch finally in the Philippines! Thanks to Gerry Apolinario of the Gerry’s Grill fame, Filipinos can now taste authentic, delicious ramen at an affordable price! Chef Yoshi helping out another chef in the busy kitchen. Giving more value for your peso,

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Gerry’s Grill Now at SM Sta. Mesa!

It’s on the second floor, next to Great Image. For quite some time, I’ve been a fan of Gerry’s Lumpiang Shanghai, Dinakdakan and Chili Cheese Sticks. Never mind that I’ve always been a fan of those Filipino favorites. I just love that Filipino cuisine is always tasty and spicy enough to enjoy with a swig

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Celebrate the Good Life with La Creperie Moderne Makati

Eager for an intimate lunch or dinner with close friends? Say bon jour to the Parisian life with La Creperie’s new branch located in Salcedo Village, Makati! Just like its San Juan branch, La Creperie oozes shabby-chic-meets-countryside decor–very chill and laid back! Finding the place can be a bit difficult, though, since the restaurant is

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