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Crispy ‘pata’ disappoints but ‘bagnet’ is divine


There’s nothing that can’t be enlivened by a garnish of parsley. That, at least, seems to be the opinion of the chefs at Bistro Pamana, an energetic little place in the heart of low-rise buildings at the Makati central business district.

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2015 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

From spiked ‘tinapa,’ parmesan crisps to Thanksgiving turkey–ex-fashion designer creates more bestsellers


For close to 15 years, Rina Go and her sister Maggie have been supplying restaurants, coffee shops and hospital cafeterias with baked goods from their commissary in Sampaloc, Manila.

Posted: Thursday, November 12th, 2015 in Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s now takes reservations in Sweden

The giant of the fast-food business may be slowing down.

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Get set for Madrid Fusion Manila 2016

THE grand food convention that was Madrid Fusion Manila, successfully held last April 24-26, will be back next year. Formally signing the agreement to stage Madrid Fusion Manila on April 7-9, 2016 were Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr., OIC for market development Verna Buensuceso, Lourdes Plana, general manager of […]

Chef JP Anglo’s new resto that got people curious


Chef JP Anglo, who has been very much in the limelight this year, has not so much moved into, as arrived at, his new dining place at Joya Towers at Rockwell.

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 in Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

This fried chicken has less oil, less guilt

HOW about an out-of-the-ordinary chicken delight that gives you the same satisfaction of fried chicken, yet is healthier and more flavorful?

Posted: Saturday, June 20th, 2015 in Headlines,Latest Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Pig’s scalp in strips, plump Peking duck, homemade tofu with truffle sauce


After Madrid Fusión Manila (MFM), everything seemed anticlimactic—even as we groaned about bulging waistlines and enough degustation meals to last a lifetime. Surely we’re not the only one who craved the simplicity of corned beef and rice.

Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2015 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Michelin-star chef Christian Têtedoie in Manila–expect his signature lobster and calf’s head


The schedules Skype interview was a meeting, again, of two French chefs—a mentor and former apprentice who are now friends, giving the encounter a convivial atmosphere with smiles and laughter in between questions.

Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2015 in Columns,Featured Columns,Food | Read More »

Sambo Kojin’s Korean barbecue, Japanese ‘yakiniku’ drawing long queues as early as 9 a.m.


The announcement had just been made on Facebook, but when restaurateur Vicvic Villavicencio recently opened a new Sambo Kojin branch at SM Megamall, the queue had snaked down the mall’s corridors.

Posted: Thursday, April 30th, 2015 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Michelin-starred French chef closes Moscow restaurant

MOSCOW–Michelin-starred French chef Pierre Gagnaire is to close his restaurant in a Moscow luxury hotel, a spokeswoman said Monday, with Russian media blaming the economic crisis and the embargo on many Western foods for the decision. “After five years of fruitful cooperation with Pierre Gagnaire, Les Menus restaurant is closing because of the agreement running […]

Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »