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Our Awesome Planet

Our Awesome Planet


26 posts categorized "[Food] Cuisine: CHINESE Food in Manila"

January 24, 2014

KING CHEF Binondo: The Best Chinese Restaurant in @LuckyChinatown!

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KING CHEF is a Cantonese Kitchen owned by Michael Chan-Ang and Marites Apiado-Ang, best known for their herbal soup and yummy Cantonese comfort food.

They started with their flagship branch along Banawe Street and gradually branched out to be one of the best restaurants in Lucky Chinatown, Binondo.

The name is inspired by a chef's ultimate goal in the olden times of pleasing the King's palate. Nowadays, the King is the Foodie who patronizes the restaurant, but the chef's goal of preparing a feast to please the palate remains the same. :)

Check out our King Chef experience...

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January 12, 2014

LUGANG CAFE: What to Order in the Best Contemporary Taiwanese Restaurant in Manila? @SMAuraPremier‎

 Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila!


LUGANG CAFE is the best contemporary Taiwanese restaurant in Manila. They were able to beat their rivals in this category and continue to expand with the same yummy consistency in the Metro.

They have a huge menu, and I've often asked what the best food to order on the list is. We had one of our mastermind meetings at the SM Aura branch and each one ordered their favorites. 

Check out our Lugang Cafe Experience...

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October 16, 2013

DIMSUM BREAK: Are you craving for The Original Steamed Fried Rice of Cebu?!


The Steam Fried Rice of Cebu is fried rice topped with shrimp and pork, and steamed in a rice cooker with its secret sauce. This was an original creation of Mr. Henry Uytengsu of Ding Qua Qua Dimsum House in Cebu, which pionereed the all-day dimsum dining in 1969.

After Ding Qua Qua (1 branch) which offers a signature dimsum buffet, Mr. Uytengsu's group created Harbour City Dimsum House (3 branches) which featured the traditional dimsum carts wheeled to the customers' table-sides. They then created the mall-based Dimsum Break outlet (13 banches) to originally address the dining needs of the mall's late night foodies from the bowling alleys and cinemas.

True enough, the name "Dimsum Break" was inspired by taking breaks to eat dimsum during a bowling session. It is considered the Philippines' version of Panda Express.

Check out what Dimsum Break has to offer...

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August 15, 2013

MODERN SICHUAN: A Taste of Sichuan Cuisine in BGC!

 Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila!

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Manila is crazy about spicy food these days, and it's just the right time to introduce MODERN SICHUAN, the first modern Sichuan-themed restaurant in Manila.  Sichuan is my favorite among all the Chinese cuisines because of its unique hotness and distinctive flavors.

Sichuan usually refers to the cuisines from Chengdu, Chongqing, Leshan, Neijang, and Zigong in China. Sichuan uses three peppers: red chili peppers, black peppercorns, and hua jian (Sichuan Peppers) vs. Hunan cuisine which just uses chili. Hua jian peppers provide the malasensation-anaesthetic effect experienced when the peppercorn flavor makes contact with the saliva feeling your tongue numb to the chili.

Modern Sichuan also carries the Modern China menu for those who don't like spicy food. The menu is overwhelming and offers unique dishes that you can't find in any Chinese restaurant. 

Here are the dishes that we love and recommend in Modern Sichuan:

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June 27, 2013

GLORIA MARIS Greenhills: Modern Cantonese Fine Dining at Our All-Time Favorite Chinese Restaurant in Manila!

 Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila!

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GLORIA MARIS Restaurant, specifically the one in Greenhills, is our all-time favorite go-to place for authentic Cantonese food in Manila since 1995. My wife's Chinese family likes holding their special celebrations here, and I love the yummy consistency of their food every single time.

Last year, Gloria Maris moved to a new location with an impressive fine dining ambiance and an introduction of modern Cantonese cuisine to take the dining experience to a whole different level.

Here's our modern fine dining experience at Gloria Maris Greenhills:

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