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Rediscovering Iberian food at an old favorite


This diner often revisits restaurants, basically to check if the quality of food and service has improved or deteriorated. And, always anxious for new eating places, we are forever on the lookout for discoveries offering exciting dining experiences.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Traditional Filipino fare served two different ways


Two restaurants, visited within the last fortnight, presented traditional Filipino food. The difference is that each one had a different stroke in producing and serving traditional food: One was geared toward the more sophisticated diners in Makati; the other served comfort food using an old cooking technique.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines | Read More »

What is Wholesome?


Merriam Webster defines “wholesome” as something that is good for one’s health. Then a question nags at the mind, “Do we eat to live or live to eat?” Does all the food one takes make for a healthy body?

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Old and new favorites at Jade Garden


From the 1990s to early 2000s, this restaurant was a favorite place for Peking duck and a selection of Cantonese dishes. It went into a hiatus for eight years when Glorietta was renovated.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Oldie but goodie buffet; Filipino faves with a twist


The two restaurants this diner visited over the last two weekends both offer Filipino food. One we would tag as an “oldie but goodie,” the other we would call a new discovery. Both have their own interpretations of traditional dishes that satisfy our palate.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »