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February 05, 2016

BINONDO: 15 Places to Try on your Next Binondo Food Crawl!

Make sure to download Our Awesome Guide: Binondo Food Crawl for information, food, and pasalubong tips when in Binondo, Manila! :) 


Every year the streets of Binondo Chinatown become busy as the Chinese New Year approaches. Binondo having its own character will give you an experience of a different culture, full of colorfulness, different smells, and rich history while walking on its chaotic streets.

What's more, exciting than bargain shopping at Chinatown is experiencing its gastronomic landscape

binondo food crawl map

This food crawl isn't about your typical meal at President's, or go to dumpling shop at Ying Ying and Wai Ying, nor your favorite fast food chain like Tasty. We curated this food walk searching for your money's worth yummy mid-range eateries and family owned businesses that are celebrated in Binondo.

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February 02, 2016

Anyeonghaseo: An Introduction to the Food and Culture of Korea

Korean culture has long been a subject of international interest since the Halyu, or Korean Wave, of the 2000’s. Everywhere from music, fashion, technology, and food has found its way into the norm of the Filipino palate and style.

The Korean mainstream was introduced through telenovelas on our local airwaves, which grew in popularity due to the new style of storytelling. The fascination towards these telenovelas fueled the interest in Korean music, food, and culture.

Check out the introduction into the Korean culture in this basic guide to their entertainment, food, and drinks.

 

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November 16, 2015

Project Wheelchair: 12-Course Lechon Degustation Charity Dinner @PepitasKitchen

Pepita's Kitchen Project Wheelchair Fund-Raising is a 12-course Lechon Degustation with each course presented by the best chefs and pastry bakers in Manila.

Their passion project started with Dedet and her two daughters, Lileya and Liyora, raising funds to donate wheelchairs as a legacy to their sister Lauren.

With a humble beginning of selling ButterBeer and Chocolate Happiness (Hot Choco) in school fairs, turned into a beautiful full packed 12-course Lechon Degustation at Manila Hotel's Champagne Room, with successfully raising funds for 150 wheelchairs (P3,500 per wheelchair) for the less fortunate people with disabilities.

Here's what the chefs prepared for Project Wheelchair's 12-course degustation...

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LECHON DEGUSTACION by PEPITA'S KITCHEN
Private dining in Makati or in the comforts of your own home.
Email: pepitaskitchen@gmail.com
Facebook: Lechon Degustacion at Pepita's Kitchen
Mobile: +63 917 866-0662
Telephone: +632 425-4605

For more info, contact Dedet Santos for pledges and contributions to Project Wheelchair.

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November 05, 2015

BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod! @TourismPHL

Bacolod City

Bacolod is a foodie haven and food is central to the MassKarra Festival experience. Check out our list of favorite local finds...

 

 

Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod City and the Masskara Festival

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TARLAQUENA: Callos Ala Tarlaqueña & Chicken Croquettas #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay) 

Tarlaqueña is a family catering and services owned by Ms. Dinna Tolentino.

Their best-selling dish is the Callos Ala Tarlaqueña, a recipe passed down by her grandmother from Tarlac. Callos or Ox tripe stew was introduced here in the Philippines during the Spanish Colonial era. Tarlaquena's Callos used the traditional cooking method "siga" or slow cooking using an open fire. It is flavored with spicy chorizo and is quite rich, thick and sticky.

 

TARLAQUENA CATERING SERVICE
#1 Anonas Extention Sikatuna Village, 1101 Quezon City, Philippines
Phone: +632 921-5354, +632 352-6189
Website: www.tarlaquenacatering.com.ph
Facebook: Tarlaquena-Catering

TARLAQUENAL: UTT Winner #6 Rating 4.13
248  foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!
185 foodies rated 4- I love it!
102  foodies rated 3- We had a good time.
29 foodies rated 2- It is OK.
4 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.  

 

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November 03, 2015

CHOCO LIQUOR CAKES: Best Chocolate Cake Gift this Christmas! @MaricarReyesPoon #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay) 

Choco Liquor Cake is the product child of celebrity couple Richard Poon and Maricar Reyes. Their cakes are made from high-quality chocolate bonbons with a small kick of red wine for flavor.

This heavenly decadent chocolate cake won the hearts of our foodies, with its very rich and moist chocolatey goodness. We like that the quantity of wine had just the right amount bittersweet aftertaste, without it overpowering the cake. 

 

CHOCO LIQUOR CAKES
Pick-up areas: Ortigas and Quezon City
Mobile: +63 917-8648282.
Instagram:  @chocoliquorcakes/
Facebook:
chocoliquorcakes

CHOCO LIQUOR CAKES UTT Winner #10 Rating 3.96
173 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!
150 foodies rated 4- I love it!
94 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.
41 foodies rated 2- It is OK.
5 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.  

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October 23, 2015

THE FRUIT GARDEN JAMS: "A Bubbly Season" for 2015 Festive Celebrations!

The Fruit Garden is an artisanal jam brand that marries French Heritage with Filipino Flare. Each holiday season, the company produces a new line of jams and packaging that has a story to tell. This year the brand shows off the “Festive Collection”, with Champagne and the bubbly nature of gift-giving as its underlying theme.

Read on to find out more about the "Festive Collection"...

THE FRUIT GARDEN
295 Haig Street, Mandaluyong City
Telephone: 621-4603
Mobile: +63 920 945-3565
Email: info@thefruitgarden.net
Website: http://www.thefruitgarden.net/

 

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PAPA DIDDI'S: Forbidden Rice and Mango Ginger Handcrafted Ice Cream! #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay)

Papa Diddi's all-natural premium ice cream uses produce sourced directly from farms, markets and gardens all over the Philippines. 

Papa Diddi's is a tribute by Paul Perez to his father who was a lawyer that represented farmers from Northern Luzon, including the Mountain Provinces. Inspired by the unique produce from that area, Paul prioritized those flavors as a way to continue his father's legacy of supporting farmers.

Foodies love their creative flavor -- Forbidden Rice and Mango Ginger Ice Cream. Papa Diddi’s ice creams are not too sweet and flavorful to enjoy. :)

Papa Diddi's Handcrafted Ice Cream
168 Maginhawa, Quezon City, Philippines
Email: mr.sorbetero@yahoo.com
FacebookPapaDiddis
Mobile: +63 4343-784

Papa Diddi's Handcrafted Ice Cream: UTT Winner #11 Rating 3.95
134  foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!
113 foodies rated 4- I love it!
80 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.
25 foodies rated 2- It is OK.
7 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.   

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