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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Long before shopping malls gathered dining places in one accessible place, Tomas Morato Avenue was one of Quezon City’s first restaurant rows. In the ’90s, people bar-hopped along that row, with Tia Maria being one of the more popular hangouts. Friends chipped in for platters of tacos and pitchers of spiked drinks. In those years, […]
The hype gets in the way of what Tim Ho Wan is–a reasonably priced canteen serving Cantonese food to the same exacting standards of HK locals.
The Gregorian Choir of Paris came to Cebu under the aegis of the French Embassy, Alliance Française de Manille, Alliance Française de Cebu and Ayala Malls. The group consists of 26 male and female choristers who come from different counties. Its mission is to preserve the Gregorian chant in liturgical rites as well as perform […]
If culinary icon Margarita Fores is wearing a bright smile these days, it’s for a good reason. Her popular restaurant, Grace Park, has just made it to the famous “Where Chefs Eat” this year. Published by Phaidon, it’s considered the “real insider’s guide” to where to dine—600 chefs from all over choosing about 3,000 restaurants […]
If there’s one culture we Filipinos have embraced the most in the last few years, it has to be Korean. From television dramas and music to K-pop idols, Filipinos have become totally crazy about anything from South Korea.
Crystal Dragon, City of Dreams Manila’s premium Cantonese restaurant, welcomes the Year of the Wood Sheep with two special lauriat menus, including a dessert platter with such unlikely ingredients as Emmental cheese, desiccated coconut and sweet potato.