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November 28, 2013

TUSCANY at Mckinley Hill: An Awesome Secret Foodies Tour (A Photo Essay)

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Thank you to all our media and blogging friends for joining the kick-off of our food tour at Tuscany, Mckinley Hill! Special thanks to my Mercato Centrale partner, RJ for hosting the event. :)

The food tour is a 20-course degustation, going to 8 restaurants in 3 hours, for P1,000.

Here is a photo-essay of what we've dubbed An Awesome Secret Foodies Tour...

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ITAEWON: IP Boutique Hotel & Flying Pan Korean Brunch Experience @KTOManila

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ITAEWON is a shopping district for local and global brands, with cool bars at night. It's a melting pot of diverse cultures and the hip place to go for food and restaurants offering international cuisines.

We spent our last night in Korea here and how I wish we had more time to explore.

Check out the IP Boutique Hotel we stayed at and Flying Pan, one of the best brunch places in Itaewon...

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November 27, 2013

DONG-LIM KNOT WORKSHOP: Learning the Art of Traditional Korean Maedeup (Knots) @KTOManila

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DONG-LIM KNOT MUSEUM is a showcase of traditional Korean Maedeup (Knots) Art. Here, you can also learn first-hand how to make various ornamental knots the traditional way through do-it-yourself workshops.

It was established in April 2004 by traditional knot technique master, Sim Yeong-Mi. She learned the technique from her Father-in-Law, who learned it from her Great Aunt-in-Law, a knot technician in the palace during the last Joseon Dynasty. 

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November 26, 2013

HATCH 22 Cafe & Bakery: Rockwell Power Breakfast! @hatch22ph

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Hatch 22 is Rockwell's All-Day Breakfast Cafe & Bakery by Raymund Magdaluyo, Ivan Salameda & Erwan Heussaff, located where Crustacia used to be.

Its name is a play on the "Catch 22" phrase, because they don't want to be stuck with just being identified as a breakfast place, but also one with an adaptive menu, depending on the time you arrive in the resto.

Is it all hype or does it deliver on quality of food and overall dining experience? Check this out ... 

The Best of ALL-DAY BREAKFAST Craze:

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