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30 posts categorized "[Food] Cuisine: FILIPINO FOOD in Manila"

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

PURPLE YAM MALATE: A Taste of Reimagined Filipino Food & Revival of Malate! @PurpleYamNYC #VivaManila

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PURPLE YAM MALATE is the local branch of the popular Purple Yam Modern Filipino Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York. It was founded in 2007 by Amy Besa and Chef Romy Dorotan of Cendrillon fame in Soho. Its name was inspired by the owner's love of ube. :)

The Malate branch is only open on weekends for by-reservation private dining -- dinner on Fridays and Saturdays, and brunch on Sundays. The owners describe their restaurant as a "serious dining" establishment (as opposed to a fine dining one).

The opening of Purple Yam is sure to create a buzz among the foodies in Manila and hopefully usher in the revival of Malate.

Rache and I brought the boys with us to try the Sunday brunch during their opening weekend. Here's what we think...

PURPLE YAM MALATE - Reimagining Filipino Food
PY Curated Foods, Inc.
603 Julio Nakpil corner Bacobo, Malate, Manila
Contact: Amy Besa 
Email: acbesa49@gmail.com
Reservations: +632 523-3497
Mobile: +63 926 713-3523
FacebookPurple Yam
Twitter@PurpleYamNYC
Websitehttp://www.purpleyamnyc.com/

Operating Hours (Set Menu price):
Friday Dinner:  7.00 pm onwards (P2,500/head)
Saturday Dinner: 7.00 pm onwards (P2,500/head)
Sunday Lunch: 11.00 am to 3.30pm (P1,500/head)

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

KITCHEN 1B: Wholesome Restaurant Alternative by Apartment 1B

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KITCHEN 1B is a wholesome and healthy restaurant by Marivic Diaz-Lim of Apartment 1B fame. After surviving breast cancer, she is on a mission to promote a healthier lifestyle for foodies. 

We had the opportunity to try Kitchen 1B for both breakfast and lunch. Here's our experience...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

SIMPLE LANG: Modern Filipino Comfort Food Interpretations by Raintree

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Garlic Beef Belly & Mushroom Salpicao, Thai Green Curry Gising Gising with Brown Rice, Toyo Suka and Sosy Patis

SIMPLÉ LANG is the Raintree group's modern take on Filipino Comfort food with a playful coño twist. This is for those days when you can't decide and just want something yummy and simple.

Here's what we think about the food at Simplé Lang...

SIMPLÉ LANG
Good food simplified. All you want rice and soup pa!
Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati City
Telephone: +632 621-6161, 621-6162
FacebookSimplé Lang

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

THE PERFECT PINT: Philippine Craft Beers x Filipino Food by Chef Gene Gonzalez @ThePerfectPint_PH

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My Perfect Pint Combination: Lengua with Crispy Garlic x Craftpoint Liberation Pale Ale.

THE PERFECT PINT is a gastropub by the Tempongko brothers. It showcases Filipino Food by Chef Gene Gonzalez, paired with the best of Craft Beers in the Philippines.

It's inspired by research on the ideal environment to drink a pint of beer, which concluded that: 

"The maximum satisfaction is found to occur at an ambient temperature of 17.6 degrees Celsius, with just over two days until you are due back in work, between three and four people with you, all in good spirits, with quiet music and widely available food and snacks."  (via Mindlab Intelligent Insights)

The Perfect Pint envisions setting the standard in providing that experience to every customer in the Philippines.

We did a food and beer trip with the Tempongko brewmaster at Perfect Pint. Here's our experience...

THE PERFECT PINT. Craft Beer. Fine Food.
2F Crossroads, 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Telephone: +632 823-1320
Mobile: +63 936 940-3406
FacebookThe Perfect Pint: Craft Beer + Fine Food
Instagram@theperfectpint_ph
Operating Hours: 10.00am to 2.00am

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

"Lechón: Pigging out in the Philippines" as featured in Chowzter.com!

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Five awesome culinary experiences highlight the national dish of this island country. 

On his Philippine episode of "No Reservations," celebrity TV Chef Anthony Bourdain hailed lechón, a roasted pig specialty of this island country, as the “The Best Pig Ever.” 

Lechón is so popular in the Philippines that an annual festival, called Parada ng Lechon, or Parade of Lechón, is held every June 24 to commemorate the country’s patron saint, St. John, and inhabitants from all over the Philippines converge upon the municipality of Balayan in the province of Batangas to parade decorated golden-red or golden-brown pigs with their mouths stuffed with apples.

Read More: Chowzter.com | Lechón: Pigging out in the Philippines

About Chowzter.com

Chowzter.com is a global search for the tastiest food item on earth via research, crowdsourcing and local bloggers. A Global Chowzter Awards is held annually  to determine the tastiest dishes around the world.

A Chief Chowzter is appointed in each key foodie cities around the world to curate the city's best dishes and to nominate the food in the Global Chowzter Award.  

Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet is the Chief Chowzter for Manila.

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Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com 

P.S. In our own way, let's start to promote Filipino Food to Foodies around the World!

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