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BACONFESTMNL is a local celebration of the yummy goodness of Bacon and Filipinos’ love for it! PUREFOODS has put out the challenge to restaurants in Manila to create unique bacon dishes from this month of May until June.
Took my wife Rache on a Bacon Crawl date, and I’d like to share with you our favorite Bacon Creations from the event…
1). BACONFEST BURGER by Charlie’s Grind and Grill
Charlie’s Baconfest Bacon is made from Black Angus meat with spicy bacon and mozzarella integrated into the patty. Barbecue sauce is added to complete the unique Bacon Burger experience.
SUNSHINE PLACE is one of those special hangouts where Senior Citizens can relax & play with other seniors in Makati. It was started by the Foundation of Tessie Coson originally for her mother, Felicidad Tan Sy, of the SM group.
Here are some tips for when you try out Kitchen 56 by Earth Kitchen, the anchor healthy restaurant of Sunshine Place…
TAPENADE is the all-day Mediterranean dining restaurant of the newly opened Discovery Primea in Makati. It is named after the centuries-old Mediterranean recipe of olives, capers, olive oil, and anchovies.
The concept comes from the insight that Filipinos love Mediterranean cuisine as much as Chinese cuisine–if you count the number of Chinese restos vs. the collective number of all Mediterranean restos (including Italian, French, Spanish, Greek, etc.) in Manila.
It’s refreshing to see these newer hotels elevate their restaurant concepts and not just going the usual all-day buffet route.
Here are some tips on having an awesome time at Tapenade…
It was the night before the opening of Madrid Fusion Manila; Chef Juan Carlos de Terry hosted a Spanish dinner with Brandy de Jerez pairing.
Brandy de Perez is a protected designation of origin for brandy that is only produced in the Jerez area of Andalusia, Spain. This appellation include the “sherry triangle” of Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María and Sanlúcar de Barrameda, in the province of Cádiz (where Chef JC Terry originally comes from). (wikipedia: Brandy de Jerez)
Chef Alvin Leung is a three Michelin Stars chef of Bo Innovation in Hong Kong. He is known as the “Demon Chef” for his playful spirit and approach to his X-treme Cuisine. He is the mentor of Chef Jordy Navarra of Black Sheep fame.
Chef Jordy and Demon Chef collaborated on a four hands one-night only dinner at Black Sheep with the theme: X-treme Filipino during the first Madrid Fusion Manila!