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But remember the curfew.
For the next two weeks (possibly longer), you and your wife will still be stuck in the same place practically 24/7. Two things can happen: either sparks fly or they fizzle. It's just a fact that when you have two people in the ...
 
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You can still have the best ramen in the Metro.
Ramen Yushoken and its sibling restaurant Mendokoro Ramenba are famous for many things: first, they arguably have the best ramen in the country; two, they probably also have the best gyoza in the country; three, they do not offer takeout. Though the last ...
 
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The best burger isn't always the most famous one.
We just can't shake off our love for a good burger. We've done iconic burger places, luxurious burgers, and meatless burgers. It's just such an easy and satisfying meal that can be as simple as a disc of ground meat between two slices ...
 
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It's shawarma rice all day.
A brunch invitation from Chef Francis Lim feels a dream. It’s not because the food will most likely be too good to be true—the seasoned chef has, through the years, proven his mettle—but Francis Lim is the hype man/chef behind the kitchens ...
 
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These are apparently the top seven wings in the metro.
We've heard a few odd sentiments about chicken wings—there's not enough meat, you have a hard time eating them, blah blah blah—but we firmly believe that the closer to the bone you can get, the better the flavor. We're not sure how ...
 
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It's the new takeover trend in food.
There are many places you can go with flour, butter, and eggs. It can take you to cookies, cakes, pancakes, and, in light of more timely treats, the latest food fad to hit the world: soufflé pancakes.Soufflé pancakes are exactly how they sound: a ...
 
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Francesco Ricasoli is the 32nd baron of Brolio in Chianti.
Baron Francesco Ricasoli of Brolio, the oldest estate in Chianti, was recently in Manila to dine with fellow wine lovers and to share his celebrated wines.Francesco Ricasoli, 32nd Baron of Brolio The 32nd baron of Ricasoli resides Castello di Brolio, a family-owned fortress ...
 
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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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