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The chocolate cake of your childhood.
Of the many variants of cake, the Black Forest is among those that get the least attention. Not a lot of dessert places in Manila offer the famed chocolate-fruit cream cake medley, much to the dismay of ‘90s kids who have come ...
 
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Victoria Court offers its bestsellers through food delivery apps.
It’s the stuff of urban legend, but connoisseurs really do have their motel food favorites. After all, one need fuel to keep the fires burning, right? This is why Victoria Court has positioned itself to offer not only hotel-quality rooms to help ...
 
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Ovo serves a buffet breakfast and a brunch menu for lunch and dinner and then transforms into an after-hours cocktail bar. 
When chef Mikel Zaguirre (Locavore/Bad Bowl) invites you for a tasting at one of his new concepts, be sure to bring reinforcements. He is not the type to pull back on either flavor or quantity. His style is usually described as indulgent, ...
 
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It's more a Southeast Asian delicacy.
You may have cringed at the photos and videos of people enjoying bat meat now making the rounds in social media in the wake of the novel coronavirus. Maybe you even thought that this practice was barbaric, but did you know that many provinces ...
 
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Seafood and Asian flavors mix so well.
Bun Appetit has come a long way since its beginnings selling Maine-style seafood rolls, garlic noodles, and Mexican corn. Owners Lawrence and Iya Cua used to send out their sandwiches, but now the couple has outlets around the Metro, including posts in Salcedo Saturday ...
 
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Have your fill of the chunkiest siomai and plumpest hakaw.
Do you also find yourself excited when a dim sum cart rolls in and starts showing off baskets filled with freshly steamed bites? Do you drool at the image of an extra chunky siomai, plump hakaw, or glimmering kuchay? Do you make ...
 
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You want that chicken during your celebration.
The year of the Golden Rat begins on Saturday, January 25.  According to Chinese lore, the Jade Emperor declared he would decide which animals would be zodiac signs based on the finishers of a race. The clever rat was the smallest of ...
 
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Andrea Spagon's skill with beef with be a hit with beef lovers.
There is nothing much on the plate: an oversized white disc where, at the center, is a nugget of beef, brown all around but prettily pink in the middle; beside it is a dollop of mashed potatoes. There are no extra garnishes, ...
 
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When people look back on this arbitrary demarcation of years, these will be the restaurants that bring time-specific memories flooding back.
Some people like to argue that decades are nothing more than arbitrary demarcations of time. But if I were to ask you to free-associate, and if I were to say the Fifties, the Sixties, the Seventies, the Eighties, the Nineties, et cetera, certain ...
 
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For those who don't want to stay in...
Not in the mood to cook something at home after staying up late for New Year’s Eve? We know the feeling. Luckily, these restaurants will be open on New Year’s Day, so you can just sit back and order away. Start 2020 ...
 
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The people have spoken, and luckily, chef Thirdy Dolatre seems to be a good listener. 
It was in the middle of the afternoon on a weekday, which is always a good time to come to Refinery, that is, if you want some semblance of peace and quiet. Since it opened its first branch at Joya, Rockwell, the ...
 
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Are your favorites included in the list?
The Department of Tourism (DOT) recently created the Metro Yummy Picks, an ultimate food guide book highlighting Metro Manila's iconic restaurants, culinary masterpieces, and heirloom dishes. According to the official Facebook page of DOT Philippines, the list highlights culinary masterpieces from 16 cities and ...
 
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The cookbook author reveals his favorites for the year.
Angelo Comsti is a man with many pursuits. He walked away from a potential future in advertising to follow a more delicious path as a chef, studying in Le Cordon Bleu Australia, and opening his own restaurant. He became a food editor, ...
 
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He's been making the rounds of some of the city's favorite restaurants.
Last night, December 9, Bono and the rest of U2 were spotted at the Margarita Forés-helmed Grace Park having dinner with a few friends. The award-winning chef took to Instagram to detail what the rockstar ate: Negros lechon, adobo, and diwal. Grace Park is Forés' farm-to-table restaurant ...
 
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Are you excited?
Do you know that MOS Burger is Japan's second-largest burger joint? MOS stands for "Mountain, Ocean, Sea," and is known for its burgers, more especially it's rice burgers that are made with rice-shaped burger buns. And because Filipinos have the appetite to eat rice for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (sometimes, ...
 
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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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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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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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