Sustainable Food is all about knowing if you are eating locally sourced food produced by eco-friendly methods and ingredients with the profits going back to support the local community.
What this means is importing ingredients is out, but eating local ingredient is in; eating at foreign franchises is out, and eating at a socially responsible local restaurant is in.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, with the mission of “Transforming Lives,” organized a benefit dinner to educate Filipinos on the importance of sustainable consumption and supporting our local farmers and fishermen by eating local.
Here’s a photo essay of the Sustainable Food, Sustainable Future benefit dinner…
When one hears the name Iloilo, it’s usually food that comes to mind–La Paz Batchoy, Pansit Molo, and Butterscotch. Secondary to that is the annual Dinagyang Festival. But there’s more to Iloilo than just its food and festivities.
Iloilo is a province that’s rich in culture and history, and its centuries-old churches and heritage houses are a testament to this. Each structure has their own rich story to tell.
Here are Iloilo’s must-visit heritage churches and houses…
Nhà Em, which means “My Home”, is a Vietnamese restaurant serving home-inspired Vietnamese cuisine in a mall-based environment. The flagship store opened in the beautiful 5/f Sky Park of SM Aura.
It’s a good place to enjoy a hot bowl of pho during the rainy days, or if you simply want to eat not-your-usual Vietnamese dishes.
Here’s what to expect and what to order at Nhà Em…
Nhà Em Vietnamese Restaurant 5/F SM Aura Sky Park, Taguig Telephone: +632 541-5436 Mobile: +63 956 877-6180 Instagram: @nhaemph Facebook: Nhà Em Vietnamese Cuisine Operating Hours: 10.00am – 11.00pm daily
Chef David Pardo de Ayala, current GM of Discovery Primea, belongs to the generation of chefs that trail blazed fine quality cuisine outside the hotels and paved the way for the restaurant boom in Manila.
He came out of chef retirement to go back to the kitchen and cook a 6-course retrospective dinner to raise funds to support the Dumagat Tribe through Waves for Water.
Here’s a photo essay of the awesome dinner with Beringer Wine pairing…
BISTRO MANUEL is a fine-casual dining bistro serving fine contemporary cuisine by Chef Ariel & Mia Manuel in Brgy. Poblacion, Makati!
It serves the Best of Lolo Dad’s with new contemporary dishes for the millennial dining crowd looking for better food choices in Manila. Lolo Dad’s set the trend for fine cuisine in Manila outside the hotels and was the go-to place for a romantic dinner in the heydays of Malate.
Bistro Manuel aims to continue the legacy in Brgy. Poblacion, Makati and elevate the dining scene to Michelin-star level quality.
Here’s what to expect and what to order at Bistro Manuel…
BISTRO MANUEL 2nd Floor, Six Axis Center, 4347 B. Valdez Street, Poblacion, Makati Open 7 days a week. Lunch 11am-2pm | Dinner 6pm-10pm Instagram: @bistro_manuel Telephone: +632 871-8566
The Kyoto Gionya Kimono Experience is a unique way for tourists to immerse themselves in Japanese culture and traditions that are still practiced to this day.
What better way to remember Kyoto than visiting one of many historical sites in a Japanese style Kimono? This unique experience is one of a kind and a must for any tourists who love culture and picture taking.
We have finally successfully completed the first Pro Edition of the longest running Taste Test Event in the Philippines, now on its 15th cycle in 9 years. I’m so happy that we were able to discover deserving start-up food entrepreneurs whose Food Business Dreams we will help make a reality!
Thank you to Foodee Global Concepts, our long-time sponsor and partner San Miguel Lifestyle Brews, our partner venue Glorietta & Ayala Malls, Globe Studios, and our lovely host Patti Grandidge-Herrera for taking this historic food taste event to the next level.
This was literally the Best UTT Ever, with a well-curated list of start-up food entrepreneurs and an awesome line-up of new food discoveries.
And the Winners of the Ultimate Taste Test Pro Edition 2017 are…
Central Japan, the old country, has so much more to offer than the famed Shirakawago UNESCO Heritage Site, 400-year-old Matsumoto Castle, and the dazzling Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route.
Discover Central Japan as you’ll find beautiful fields of tulips, fun activities like food replica and soba making workshops and trying out fantastic food like first-class Japanese Hida Beef and affordable Michelin grade sushi– Central Japan has something for everyone!
Here’s a sample 5-day itinerary to make the most of your trip to Central Japan…