Is this the best Chinese restaurant in Manila?

Well, the All China Federation thinks so. Recently Marco Polo Manila’s Lung Hin Cantonese restaurant received the prestigious Golden Horse Award at the 16th China Hotel Industry Golden Horse Awards Gala. The award is given to the best Chinese restaurants outside China. That says a lot. Knowing Filipinos, we know good Chinese food. This oriental…

Recipe: Five-Ingredient Filipino Roast Chicken

Turbo broiler is such a popular kitchen appliance here that every household has one. One dish that we always cook in this round oven is roast chicken. Traditional means of cooking is rotisserie (constantly rotating the chicken over hot charcoal) but the turbo broiler has made it easier.┬áIt is so common that Filipinos even call…

Elevating Filipino chocolate

Filipinos are very lucky. Why? Because the location of our country makes it one of the perfect places on Earth to grow cacao. Yes, chocolaaaaate. Traditionally, Filipinos have been drinking and using chocolate in dishes. Like our Mexican brothers, chocolate is an important part of our diet. If Mexico has its mole sauce we have…

Is everything really big in Texas?

Okay, I didn’t ask that to a Texas Roadhouse exec when I met one during the media preview of the US restaurant last April. Why? Well, it would sound like an innuendo and that would be awkward as hell. I mean, imagine yourself asking that question to someone. Right? Anyway, I know this post should…