Two weeks ago, I was invited by Chef Chele Gonzales to join a special lunch in his new restaurant, Gallery by Chele. I’ve known Chele from way back when he first opened his first fine dining restaurant in Manila — the much-talked about and always sought-after “date place”, Gallery Vask. It had a
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Two weeks ago, I found myself going on a quick holiday trip to one of my favorite cities in Asia, Hong Kong. This was through the invitation of luxury hotel Kowloon Shangri-La. For this short holiday, I decided to bring my eldest boy who is technically no longer a boy —
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A few days back I got a call from one of Atelier Vivanda’s owners, Khristine Gabriel to interview visiting Chef Akrame Benallal. I immediately said YES knowing that this is going to be a rare opportunity for me to be on a one-on-one interview with a 2-Michelin starred chef!
You all know by now how I love my sweets! And recently, you must have noticed that I have been posting a lot of macarons on my Instagram! Why? Because a lot of friends (well-meaning friends, if I may say so) have been sending them over to me as gifts from
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Let’s continue with our culinary journey! If you remember our last blog post (as seen here), I shared with you some of my most memorable meals in Cape Town, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore. This time around, we are going to Hong Kong, Bali, Napa Valley, New York, Oslo and Cappadocia. I am grateful to have been
March is almost over! But before this month comes to an end, here are my favorite things, food and happenings for the merry but busy month of March!
Our next guest recipe is by one of my favorite food bloggers, Jin Perez of www.jinlovestoeat.com. Aside from being a blogger, she is also a food writer for one of our major dailies, Manila Bulletin. One thing you will notice about Jin is her innate passion for food. Yes, she is one girl
It has been a while since I last wrote about a particular restaurant. I don’t claim to be a food writer or a restaurant critic so I find it quite challenging to put out restaurants’ reviews. In fact, the only time I did this kind of review was when I
I love yogurt, especially in the mornings. I take it with my cup of coffee and finish it right before I head out to the gym. This is my breakfast staple. I may still eat other things for breakfast (like eggs and toast or cereals and milk), but this is
I am not exactly a morning person, but it’s safe to say that I always look forward to my breakfasts! After all, it is my first meal of the day and for someone who loves to eat, that first meal is very, very important. My breakfast is as crucial to