Noodles and Dumplings at Jing Ting, City Of Dreams

I knew I was in for a different Chinese culinary treat as soon as I stepped into Jing Ting, City Of Dreams’ new Chinese restaurant. The complex isn’t a slouch when it comes to Chinese food. It already has the upscale fine-dining Cantonese restaurant Crystal Dragon at the Crown Towers Manila; and Noodle8 for hungry […]

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Nonna’s and Mama Lou’s in Nuvali

MANILA — Ask a foodie from the south where to go for great food and Mama Lou’s, which first opened in BF Homes Paranaque, will be one of the top answers. Long known for homey Italian dishes, Mama Lou’s has opened further south along with its “daughter” restaurant, Nonna’s. Just a hop, skip and jump […]

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Pepita’s limited run at Cafe Ylang Ylang, Manila Hotel

MANILA — Inspired by last year’s successful Filipino Food Festival, “Lechon Diva” Dedet Dela Fuente’s decadent Truffle Rice Stuffed Lechon and other dishes from her Pepita’s Kitchen Degustacion are once again the stars of the buffet at the Manila Hotel’s Café Ilang Ilang. Back for a second year, the hotel’s Filipino Food Fest opened last […]

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Nobu Preview at Magallanes Village

MANILA — Nobu, the famed restaurant of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, is set to open at the City of Dreams entertainment complex before the end of the year. The restaurant, with its legendary menu that fuses South American and Japanese culinary traditions, will be the centerpiece of the Nobu Hotel, the first in Asia. Guests at […]

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My Personal Top Places To Eat

I define a favorite place to eat as somewhere I’d go back to again and again. It’s somewhere where I’d drag people to go particiularly if they’ve never been there. It’s that fine balance of price, taste, quality and quantity that earns it it’s place in this list. Will keep on adding if there are […]

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