Review of Mabuhay Restop and Manila Vanilla! (Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila)

This post is a synergy between a food review of Mabuhay Restop in Rizal Park, Ermita (near Manila Ocean Park) and a write-up on a unique musical-comedy travel show called...

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Review of Il Ponticello (Salcedo Village, Makati City)

Upon entrance, I was welcomed by Steve Magdaraog, the managing partner of Il Ponticello. He offered me drinks and introduced me to his wife, Imy, and the executive chef, Panky...

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Review of Saboten Japanese Cutlet (Glorietta 5, Makati City)

Saboten by Raintree Restaurants is a Japanese restaurant which started in Shinjuku, Tokyo in 1966, specializing in KATSU—a breaded, deep-fried meat patty. A number of friends had...

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Review of F All Day Dining (F1 Hotel Manila, Bonifacio Global City)

Trouble deciding where to eat in BGC? There are many restaurants and cafés for your selection, and one good option is F All Day Dining (F Café). F All Day Dining serves both ala...

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Review of Mr. Jones (Greenbelt 5, Makati City)

Mr. Jones by Raintree Restaurants at Greenbelt 5 is moving to Bonifacio High Street in BGC soon. We came by last Saturday to admire its cooking and ambiance—three days before...

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Review of King Chef Dimsum Kitchen (Banawe, Quezon City)

It has been a while since I last hit up Banawe Avenue in Quezon City (now dubbed as the “second Chinatown”) for a meal. Why? I live in Binondo, at the heart of the...

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