The Wholesome Table: Bonifacio High Street Food Crawl (1/6)

Last week, I was lucky to be part of the recent Bonifacio High Street Food Crawl where I was able to discover new restaurants and explore wonderful dishes in various cuisines. Thanks to RJ Ledesma of Mercato Centrale and Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet for inviting me in this exciting gastronomic trip as a #BHSFoodie. The first stop of #BHSFoodie was The Wholesome Table at BGC Central. Clean eating has become more popular in the country these days and it later inspired health advocates Bianca Araneta-Elizalde and her other half, Juan Elizalde, to share their conscious lifestyle of eating real Read More …

New and Exciting Buffet Experience at Niu by Vikings

Lately, I was in a phase where I couldn’t fully decide where to dine or which menu to eat. It was like I go around pastas, pizzas, and ramen noodles in the past few days. Then I was looking for something new, something different to tease my palate. Alas, I think I found it. Last week, I took a break from my food routine and indulged myself in a new gastronomical experience at Niu by Vikings. Niu is an old Norse word for the number nine and has a significant meaning in Norse mythology. In connection, the restaurant aims to Read More …

UFS Culinary Festival 2014

As my restaurateur boyfriend always tease me of being an epicure but know next to nothing about culinary arts, it was an opportune time to be invited at Unilever Food Solutions Culinary Festival 2014 two days ago. The whole day event was attended by more than 500 hundred chefs, business owners, and caterers coming from the Philippine food industry. The foodie in me got excited to see the continuous emergence of new food concepts! Unilever Food Solutions Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) aims to equip the food industry by providing product solutions, skills, and knowledge needed to have an efficient commercial Read More …

Challenge Accepted: Mega Food Tour V2.0

Last week, I accepted a challenge to dine in nine restaurants in less than four hours. What was I thinking? How could I eat in several cafes and bistros in such a limited time? Could I possibly survive that day? What would happen to my daily 1200 calorie diet? Well, all of these will be answered somewhere along today’s post. Shall I keep going? SM Mega Food Tour V2.0 is an event at SM Megamall where nine international restaurants along SM Mega Fashion Hall were lined up for foodies to try out. Bloggers were divided into several groups and each Read More …

Weeknight at Rue Bourbon Eastwood

As a busy grad student and lifestyle blogger, it is not so easy for me to manage my schedule these days. There are times that I have too much meetings and study groups in a day that I find it hard to include my class readings and writing blog articles. Unplanned events are out of the question. Or so I thought. Last week, a friend of mine was spontaneous enough to invite me for a weeknight hangout at Rue Bourbon Eastwood. Since the city mall is near from where I live, why not? Eastwood is known for its busy life Read More …

Livestock Restaurant & Bar | Food Review

Living in Quezon City, Philippines has its own perks. Aside from popular pubs and clubs, various restaurants have been sprouting within and around the area. As I recently moved here, I am still discovering places which can satisfy my picky palate. Alas, I found one which is both unique and local. It is a specialty type of restaurant, so I could say that it has perfected the dishes that it serves. Without further ado, tour with me as I dine at Livestock Restaurant & Bar. Livestock Restaurant & Bar is a Filipino restaurant which shows its passion over pork dishes. Read More …

Just Thai | Restaurant Review

It has been seven months ago since I had my dream vacation in Thailand. Those two weeks were blissfully spent in the city of smile, Bangkok, as well as the popular sin city, Pattaya. Aside from its rich history and culture, another reason why Thailand has been on top of my travel list is its unique, aromatic, and most of the time spicy, cuisine. As someone who eats not only for survival, but for experience, I found Thai food to be very much agreeable to my palate. It wasn’t a surprise that after arriving here in Manila, I was in Read More …

Banzai: The Great Teppanyaki Theater | SM Mall of Asia

As a person who loves Japanese cuisine, it is inherent for me to try as many restaurants as I can to find that authentic taste of Japan. Outside the Land of the Rising Sun, it is a challenge to discover where to dine in and experience gastronomic delight that is faithful to the original Japanese palate. After a lot of misses and few hits, alas, I think I finally found a gem right under my nose. Introduction to Banzai Claimed as the biggest teppanyaki buffet restaurant with a total area of 1200 square meters and capacity of 300 people in Read More …