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Star dim sum place with unusual offerings


This new restaurant has a very unorthodox policy that could drive away diners who are not tolerant or very hungry.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Food | Read More »

More than a dozen types of ‘tonkatsu’? Believe it


The bistro chain of restaurants is extensive, each dining place offering a different cuisine. The chain seems to reap more success, as diners flock to its outlets. A visit to one over the weekend showed table turnover going thrice.   Tonkatsu   Nuvali, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna; tel. 5026550   If diners do not come […]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Disappointment, then satisfaction

With too much excitement and anticipation, one is bound to get disappointed. But when it is least expected, then there is much satisfaction. Two restaurants visited within the last two weeks gave this diner these conflicting experiences.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Food | Read More »

Stuffed chicken with mango ‘adobo’–this cozy, obscure place impresses


Over the last fortnight this diner had highly contrasting dining experiences—one of great disappointment and the other, quite pleasing.

Posted: October 31st, 2012 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Extreme (yet satisfying) dining experiences

Over a two-week period, we visited two restaurants, quite different from each other, by way of food offerings, but satisfying. One gives an ultimate dining moment and the other invokes memories of true Pinoy cuisine that harks back to the time of hired cooks in private homes.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Columns,Food | Read More »