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

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

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

PEPITA'S KITCHEN: Hayop na Lechon Degustacion!

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HAYOP NA DEGUSTACION is a 12-course Pinoy degustation feast with Pepita's Stuffed Lechon as the highlight. Pepita's Lechon by Dedet was the Overall Winner of Ultimate Taste Test 4, where they were first discovered in 2010.

Foodies always rave about Dedet's creative variations of stuffed lechon (roasted pig). My favorites include the French Lechon with Truffle Stuffing, Lechon with Binagoongan Rice stuffing, Lechon with Laing Rice, and their latest creation, Thanh Long de Leche.

In 2012, PEPITA'S KITCHEN launched the Lechon Degustacion, a private dining at the house where the stuffed lechons are prepared and cooked. It has become the best Pinoy-inspired degustation feast in the metro.

Just this September 2013, Dedet introduced the latest edition -- Hayop na Degustacion -- a streamlined version of the original lechon degustation. Together with other food bloggers and some OB Montessori people, we were invited to be the "guinea pigs" for the final taste test of the new degustacion menu.

Here is our Hayop na Degustacion experience at Pepita's Kitchen...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

ELIAS and the Spirants

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Elias is one of the high-end Filipino restaurants in Bonifacio High Street Central. It is an upscale version of Crisostomo by Florabel Co Yatco. It basically has the same "Turn of the Century Filipino Dining Concept" but has an expanded menu to include pizza and other dishes.

This was the setting for one of the mini-reunions of my wife's ICA batch called Spirants. I'm starting to get to know her high school batchmates, including Florabel, the owner of the restaurant.

Bonifacio High Street Central Restaurants:

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Friday, February 17, 2012

ILOILO FOOD TRIP: Netong's Original Special Lapaz Batchoy

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Iloilo is the home of Batchoy, and there is a never-ending debate on who offers the best version – Ted's or Deco's. However, the best authentic Batchoy for me can be found in Netong's Lapaz Batchoy.

Ultimate Visayan Food Trip Series:

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