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October 2013

#Restaurants, Food

ANTONIO’S TAGAYTAY: Celebrating Your Best Moments in the Best Restaurant in the Philippines :)

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ANTONIO’S Tagaytay is considered by most foodies as the #1 Restaurant in the Philippines. The Miele Guide lists it as one of the Top 20 Best Restaurants in Asia. It’s still our personal favorite and nothing beats an Antonio’s Dining experience. 🙂

We were recently at Antonio’s to celebrate Momsy’s 72nd Birthday and here are our latest discoveries and tips…

Related Post:  BREAKFAST at ANTONIO’S: Welcoming 2013 with a Yummy Bang along the Ridge!

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MERCATO CENTRALE: The Midnight Mercato Food Market Experience in Manila! @mercatocentrale

Here's my first feature article in World Urbanista – a lifestyle magazine for the hip and modern Filipino women around the world. Check this out!

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MERCATO CENTRALE is a premier night food & lifestyle market in Manila. This night food market is a Filipino food fiesta showcasing the yumminess of food by home-based food entrepreneurs. Inspired by the outdoor markets of Mercato Centrale in Florence and the Boroughs Market in London, Mercato Centrale at Bonifacio Global City (Metro Manila, Philippines) has great tasting food finds that you won’t find anywhere around the metro.

On top of a fantastic food selection, Mercato is full of fun activities, cooking demonstrations and live entertainment that will keep your family coming back for more every weekend.

Check out these photos to see what to expect from the Mercato experience: 

#Restaurants, Food

VASK Gallery: Chef J. Luis’ 14-Course Modern Asian-Western Degustacion! @VaskManila

Read: VASK Gallery: 40 Days & 40 Nights Degustation (Chef J. Luis Gonzalez x Chef Julieta Caruso) @VaskManila

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Chef J. Luis Gonzales has worked for 3 of the Top Restaurants in the World for 2013 — #1 El Celler de Can Roca, #4 Mugaritz, and #8 Arzak, all in Spain.

After launching the Vask Tapas Bar featuring traditional Basque cuisine, he is now ready to launch his signature 14-Course Modern Asian-European Degustacion. It’s an exciting integration of his learnings from the top fine dining restaurants in Spain, using modern gastronomy techniques and infusing Asian flavors and ingredients. 

This is THE degustacion that Manila will be known for in the culinary world, something we can all be proud of! 🙂 

(WARNING: It is best to experience the degustacion without reading this post and just let Chef J. Luis surprise you and introduce you to his signature dishes.)

Here’s a photo essay of our experience at Chef J. Luis’ 14-Course Modern Asian-Western Degustacion…

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