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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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Are hotdogs considered sausages? We're not answering that question today.
So remember a few months ago, when we said we couldn’t figure out if hotdogs should be considered sausages? Well, the jury’s still out on that—the Internet is a vast well of information, and it can’t seem to get along on a ...
 
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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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We double dare you.
As a country with a rich oral tradition, the Philippines is teeming with places enveloped with tales of our manananggal, tikbalang, kapre, and other creatures in local mythology. This time, we bring things closer to home and find out more about the legends that haunt ...
 
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Maximize that costume.
Halloween is upon us once again, which means that it’s time to dress up and pretend to be someone (or something) else. Whether it’s fright night or light-hearted bash, we’ve got you covered on the places to be and parties to check out. Start putting together your ...
 
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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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They're pioneers of Filipino food overseas.
Purple Yam and Jeepney have once again been recognized as some of the most stellar restaurant in New York City. The pioneering Filipino restaurants are ranked 84th and 98th, respectively, on Time Out's esteemed list of 100 Best New York restaurants. Purple Yam, ...
 
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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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Hey Brew wants to change the way the Greenhills crowd dines and drinks.
A few decades ago, the Greenhills complex in Ortigas was a watering hole where college kids partook of Tia Maria’s Zombies and Weng-Wengs while their high school counterparts were at the spacious parking lot chugging on beers. For those who wanted to ...
 
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These off-the-beaten-path spots offer good food without burning a hole in the pocket 
You’re all too familiar with those days. You crave a particular kind of grub—one that’s probably greasy, flavorful, and sinful all at once. You think about it all day and wonder if you’re willing to spend a couple of hours in traffic ...
 
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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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Apart from the usual, of course.
The flurry of ramen houses in the Metro today is clearly a nod to Filipinos’ growing affiliation with the celebrated flavors of Japanese cuisine. While many have dared to recreate the popular noodle dish to suit the local palate, staple flavor styles ...
 
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Slow down and enjoy the introspection and peace while soaking up the lives around you
One is fun. There, I’ve said it, owned up to my penchant for doing it alone. And there are very few places I haven’t done it, flagrantly and shamelessly, with barely a care for bourgeois convention.In cosy country pubs, frantic Hong Kong ...
 
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Are you ready to go numb?
What it is about spicy food that makes it so addictive? Is it the complexity of the flavors? Is it because it's so good it hurts—and quite literally sometimes, too? Is it the taste of danger? Is it the challenge? Did you ...
 
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Bun Appetit is holding National Lobster Day.
There are holidays we automatically shrug off, the kind we ignore as we flip to the subsequent pages of the calendar for the next important thing because there's absolutely nothing in it for us. We're still at work, the traffic is the ...
 
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Because cheese is, truly, the best thing ever.
Something extraordinary happens when you put ordinary things like bread and cheese in a pan. They morph into a grilled cheese sandwich, delicious, comforting, and satisfying on so many levels. No two ingredients have ever resulted in something this amazing. Still, despite its seeming simplicity, ...
 
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We're proud of our meat-eating.
Filipinos are doing a good job with steak. A recent survey by Big 7 Travel has included five Philippine-based steakhouses as part of its 50 Best Steaks in Asia list. With its big portions and traditional service, I'm Angus makes the cut at 47th place, ...
 
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The coffee isn't as cheap as a water-sachet combo, but it's far from the usual eye-popping hotel bill.
The pursuit for a proper coffee shop never seems to end. You find the perfect one then, two months later, everybody else seems to find it too. There is constant yearning, sipping, and transferring in the search for a sanctuary with enough hazy coffee ...
 
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Chef Chele Gonzales and The Peninsula Manila’s beverage manager Rico Deang utilize souring agents to wake up not just our palate but also our spirit.
It is a holiday, and the streets that lead to Gallery by Chele are uncharacteristically empty. Finding parking, too, is surprisingly uneventful and simple, something you do not normally associate with busy BGC. There is an eerie quality to the quiet streets, ...
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