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MOS Burger's rice burgers are coming.
Rice burgers are nothing new in the Philippines. In fact, one might even consider it sensible, a marriage between two things beloved by Filipinos. There were Sango!, which has revived itself a few times over (the most recent in 2019), McDonald's, which ...
 
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This dish is not for the faint-hearted.
It's 2020 and we're still eating ox brain because no documentary will deter us from this amazing delicacy. Ox brain in the Philippines is normally associated with Middle-Eastern restaurants, but it's also used widely in French, Spanish, Mexican, and Italian cuisines. Animal brain can be ...
 
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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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We give you a taste of what to expect when you take a food trip to these food halls
In the 1980s, everyone hung out in food courts, because that was where you could buy cheap eats that fit your student budget. The Valley Girls were there in 1983. Even Dusty in Stranger Things enjoys cold treats from Scoops Ahoy, courtesy of ...
 
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It'll make the road trip worthwhile.
We’re going to venture a guess: Rizal won’t be top-of-mind when talk of destination restaurants surface in conversations. For those living in the South, there’s the occasional attempt to head up North for a fix of unique food finds, and vice versa. ...
 
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The newly re-opened Amber from chef Richard Ekkebus at the Mandarin Landmark Hotel in Hong Kong is your next must-book restaurant.
Jumping on the bandwagon is not Richard Ekkebus’ style. In fact, the celebrated chef behind the two Michelin-starred Amber restaurant in Hong Kong is just about as original as they come. So, after a long and memorable 14-year run at his legendary ...
 
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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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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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Culinary creator and all-around good guy JJ Yulo lists down his favorite meals of 2019.
Here we are on the cusp of another year and I find myself reminiscing some of the best plates I've had in front of me. I fired up my photo diary to help me on this—what I thought were some of my ...
 
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Tom Cunanan’s Washington-based restaurant is recognized for putting Filipino cuisine on the map.
While we Filipinos have yet to be acquainted with Tom Cunanan’s skill of recreating home-cooked recipes, Americans have come to associate his name and his restaurant, Bad Saint, to exceptional Filipino cuisine. Since Cunanan and his partners opened their four-seater eatery in ...
 
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The best, the most consistent, the trendsetters
In the last 10 years, Metro Manila has become a culinary destination because of the number of international franchises that have come in. Competition has only made restaurants better, hence the 2010s has been a great time for restaurateurs and diners. In ...
 
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There are so many Chinese restaurants in the Metro. These are the ones you need to sniff out.
Saying there are many Chinese restaurants in the Philippines is quite an understatement. We Filipinos love the cuisine so much that we’ve made room for so many of them on our shores. Manila alone has so many that it can be easy ...
 
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Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn offers his hot takes on Thai cuisine to Manila 
It took a discouraging search for authentic Thai cuisine in Manila for Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn to decide to put up his own food concept. A fan of Thai street food, the you celebrity chef disclosed that he could not find something ...
 
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Delicious gustation finds in classic Quezon City.
It was only in the '50s when Cubao, Quezon City’s commercial district, gained traction following a string of developments that made it what it is today. Now, it has various claims to fame under its belt, including a widely popular sports and ...
 
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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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We swear on our lives there is an Earl of Sandwich, and he has set up shop in Megamall. 
It really is a great story.As legend would have it, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, was in the middle of a card game when he was struck by a bad case of the munchies. Not wanting to fold what was ...
 
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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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Romance is a few hours away.
With its reputation for beautiful scenery, cool weather, and an overall relaxing ambiance, Tagaytay has become a quick romantic escape for many a Manileño. While the drive has gotten slower, the winds cooler, and the city closer, bursting the idyllic bubble of ...
 
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We revisit the remarkable journey of the country’s leading pizza chain.
Shakey’s has been one of the country’s go-to food joints for delicious thin-crust pizzas and addictive mojos. Despite the highly competitive restaurant scene, the brand has withstood changing tides and continues to be a place where family and friends make memories. Given ...
 
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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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