Something New at Calderon

Calderon is one of my favorite restaurants who serve home-cooked Spanish favorites. I met Marmi and Arvi Perez about 3 years ago during an Oktoberfest celebration before all the booze took effect that evening. Haha! The restaurant also came highly recommended by one of my mom’s friends so we decided to check it out. Then,

Celebrate Chicago at the Peninsula Manila

    When we arrived, there were Manila Peninsula branded aprons and caps on the stainless kitchen counters at the banquet kitchen. Hanging out in the kitchen for me is nothing new, but being in a hotel kitchen is always exciting since you’ll be behind the scenes.   We were greeted by the director for

Spanish Tapa Favorites and more at Alqueria Restaurante

  While waiting for the others to arrive for lunch, I walked around the restaurant to take photos and to look what others have on their tables. Then I found Spanish chorizo hanging by the open kitchen and it made me hungry.   These vegetable baskets and deco tiles remind me of the Sunday market

Master Ham Carver at Chef Jessie’s Rockwell

  Chef Jessie will be featuring Michael Teves y Lopez, maestro cortador Filipino or the Filipino master carver at her restaurant in Rockwell Club for 2 weeks starting Oct 15-30, 2015. Michael Teves y Lopez has been living in Spain since he was 17. He started as a pizza delivery boy and worked as a

Let’s Eat Magazine Now on TV

Let’s Eat Magazine, a monthly supplement to The Philippine Star’s issue on last Sundays of the month is now on TV. Known as one of the most trusted mediums for featuring the newest and hippest restaurants, has made a debut on tv last Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Aside from nationwide distribution of the magazine, we

Brotzeit’s Oktoberfest Year 3

It’s October and although Oktoberfest is celebrated from mid-September to about the first weekend in October, Brotzeit Manila has a month long celebration planned. Every year, they kick off Oktoberfest with a celebration, an event with a band, dancing, good food and lots and lots… and lots of beer.   The first time I attended

Baipora: Creative Mood Food opens in San Juan

Baipora, a newly opened casual dining restaurant at the Ashcreek Center in San Juan serves Japanese fusion dishes. If I were asked to describe their food, I would say that it is not pretentious. They serve good food in sufficient portions and at very friendly prices. What they mean with creative mood food is basically