Good food = good date

It’s Valentine’s Day today and love is in the air, as well as jealousy, envy, regret, and bitterness. Just kidding. For me, I really don’t care about flowers and chocolates and other material things companies are trying to sell us. A simple dinner would do or rather, a simple dinner at a good restaurant would…

Pineapple on a pizza? Perhaps

Does pineapple go on a pizza? This is probably one of the most debated issues in the food world. Even famous chefs like Gordon Ramsay have weighed in on this tropical topic. The Hell’s Kitchen head honcho’s answer was not surprising but does it really matter? It boils down to preference. If you don’t like…

The South District: Alabang’s newest food hall

If you ask me to choose between a food park and a food hall, I will choose the latter, right off the bat. Why? Because I feel more safe and comfortable in a food hall than open space food parks. Most food halls are located inside malls, too, so it is even more convenient. And…

Genki Sushi opens new branch and adds new items on its menu

Popular for its sushi delivery system, Genki Sushi is quickly becoming a favorite among sushi-loving Filipinos. And I see why. The Japanese restaurant chain recently opened its fourth branch at SM Aura Premier in Bonifacio Global City, proving that they are doing good business in the country. Managed locally by the Mother Spice Group, Genki…

Myron’s: Steak perfected

  I love steak. I like it medium and seasoned perfectly with salt and pepper. I like it with a side of roasted vegetables and rice or potatoes. Sauces are optional because you don’t need a sauce with a good steak. I remember eating my first wagyu (or some kind of high grade Japanese beef)…

Cebu’s UNO restaurant puts the spotlight on Filipino fare

When you ask me what my comfort food is, I would quickly respond Filipino food. As someone who grew up eating good Filipino fare at home, my love affair with local cuisine will last forever. Pizza got nothing on kare-kare. The best thing about my mom and dad’s cooking (yes, they both cook) is they…

Asian food with a twist

When opening a restaurant in Manila, one sure fire way to succeed is to offer something familiar with the Filipino palate. And when it comes to food, you can never go wrong with Asian. Well, unless you serve bad food. The secret behind the menu of Toast Asian Kitchen, one of the newest restaurants in…