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Authentic fish and chips, straight from a British chef


I seek out British chef Matthew Hornsby-Bates whenever I crave classic English food. His Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding with all the side dishes is my favorite indulgence, along with his Fish and Chips.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The Filipinization of chef ‘Chele’ Gonzalez

CHEF Jose Luis “Chele” Gonzalez

He came with a resumé that is hard to top: having worked at Spain’s El Bulli, the only dining place to hold the title of “World’s Best Restaurant” five times as listed by the S. Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant Awards (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009); and Denmark’s Noma, which beat El Bulli in 2010.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Great new find: Ninak is delicious spelled backwards


For years the patis bought off supermarket shelves was fairly homogenous: various brands of dark-brown liquor that was quite salty and packed a polite punch. My generation, at least, grew up thinking that this was the only taste possible for fish sauce.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cebu ‘lechon’ sweeps the country


Cebu Lechon has introduced a whole new way of roasting pig. Today, most lechon are cooked in a similar way. Out of this creativity, many other great-tasting lechon have entered the market. In the end, foodies and consumers are the beneficiaries.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

‘Lechon kawali sa gata,’ ‘adobong hito’–historic Bistro Remedios marks milestone with new dishes

LARRY J. Cruz and Lorna Cruz-Ambas at Bistro Remedios

Bistro Remedios opened in 1984 at the corner of Remedios and Adriatico Streets, the third of Larry Cruz’s bistros and the fifth of the LJC Group’s growing chain of restaurants.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »