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Eat like a Londoner: 5 hidden culinary hotspots that are off the beaten track

Whether you’re visiting for the first or the five hundredth time, London has a myriad of cuisine for you to sample from around the world, thanks to its rich culture and heritage. However, this can cause an all-too-common dilemma, go somewhere that’s tried and tested or try somewhere new and hope the wildcard pays off? St. Paul’s Cathedral, London photo by Anthony DELANOIX on Unsplash So, to make life that little bit easier, here’s five places for you to try around London that you may not have heard of. Step up to the plate at Man vs Food London Want ... Read more

Top 6 Dishes to Try in Malaysia

Malaysia has a multi-ethnic population and a diverse culture. This diversity is also evident in Malaysian cuisine. The three major influences that you can notice in the Malaysian cuisine are Indian, Chinese, and Malay. These influences have given rise to some lip-smacking recipes. The best place to experience the Malaysian cuisine is Kuala Lumpur. The country’s capital is also dubbed as its food capital. So when you decide to visit the city for food trip, make sure that you allocate a considerable amount of time in your itinerary. There are so many of options to choose from—you will definitely need ... Read more

Max’s Rice Bowls: Enjoy Real Food For Every Mood

Dining is a social event. We want to share the moment with family, friends, and acquaintances. We wanted it intimate with our special someone. Most of us dine as a reward to ourselves for a job well done or a completed milestone. For many, dining is a way to celebrate. Solo Dining However, in some cases, we love to eat alone. Probably to vent out our sorrow, to spend a me-time, to self-reward, or to simply avoid the long hours of chitchat associated with group dining. When we talk about dining alone, only fast food chains come to mind. The ... Read more

Boodle Art and Beyond, Dessert Studio: Cebu’s newest gastronomic destination

Boodle Art & Beyond, and its sister, Dessert Studio and Restohaus recently opened their doors to Cebu’s discriminating palate, which added a unique spin to the already diverse and rich culinary options in the metro. The idea-turned-family-business originally started at an extra space at home. When the business gained traction and interests from neighbors, friends, and travelers, the home space could not accommodate the surge. The plan of expanding became perspicuous. Taking on the boodle challenge The family purchased an unused warehouse and converted it into a chic restaurant. The wooden shelving is made into fine furniture. The lighting fixtures ... Read more

Waterfront Cebu Celebrates Filipino Flavors with its First Filipino Food Fest

Chef Roland Laudico carefully scooped the remaining yoke and separated it from the embryo. He then made a paste out of these two ingredients. The egg white, on the other hand, was cut into thin strips and were tossed around the savory paste. On a shot glass rimmed with salt, Chef Lau collected the balut juice, and then mixed it with local vinaigrette. This novel creation is called Balut Napoleon Shot. Balut Napoleon Shot—along with sinigang bites, palabok bites, sisig basket, ngohiong cones, green salad with local dressing, etc—is among the featured starters at the Filipino Food Fest of Waterfront ... Read more

Tim Ho Wan, to open in SM Seaside City Cebu

Cebu is one the Philippines’ hot spot for gastronomic adventure. A wide variety of cuisine and dining options dot around the city. From time to time, new food stalls and restaurants spring up like mushrooms, adding more entries to the long list of dining destinations. And soon, a Michelin-starred food chain will be among its additions. Tim Ho Wan’s best-selling pork buns Hong Kong’s famous Michelin-starred dim sum restaurant, Tim Ho Wan, is opening its 7th branch at the Upper Ground Floor, Mountain Wing of SM Seaside City on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The Seaside branch is the first and only ... Read more

The Chocolate Chamber: A Story of Love, Passion, and Dedication

The shop seats seemingly ordinary at first glance. Unassuming. The glass that separates the house of sweets from the outside refracts the day light, creating a glossy tint, which eventually reduces the transparency. You could not get an apparent view of what is actually inside. Behind the fragile walls is The Chocolate Chamber. The Chocolate Chamber banner outside its boutique at Sarrosa International Hotel Initially, you may wonder if it either sells your favorite Belgian chocolates, or houses a candy collection sourced from foreign makers. Your curiosity engender, more likely. You’ll probably make a stop and take a close look ... Read more

Rico’s Lechon Opened Third Branch at Axis Entertainment Avenue, Vibo Place

The chestnut-brown to ebony timber furnishing, the inky metal frames and railings, and the transparent glass panels give the façade of the newest branch of Rico’s Lechon a simple yet elegant look. Rico’s Lechon Axis Entertainment Avenue branch From the inside, the designs are not simple at all. The interiors are carefully matched to the finest details; from the seat upholstery, wall and ceiling hangings, flower arrangements, to lighting works, as well as the creative use of arches. The stairway works like a mini gallery of Rico himself with his notable guests. Above it are well-crafted bamboo and rattan enclosures ... Read more

Cebu Food Crawl 2016 Concluded with a Progressive Dinner at Ayala Center Cebu

For four straight days, bloggers from Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Bohol, and Manila hopped around Metro Cebu to experience the best of Cebuano food scene. We tasted interesting variety of flavors and witnessed inspiring success stories. On our list were established restaurants and upscale diners, as well as the impressive surviving small players in the industry. I will share about them individually in my future articles. Cebu Food Crawl Dilemma Everybody looked weary when we arrived at Ayala Center Cebu activity center. Ayala was the last stop of the last day of the 2016 version of Cebu Food Crawl, ... Read more