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Great dishes paired with the best teas in the world


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Lately, my daily routine has been to pass by our Wooden Spoon branch in Katipunan before braving the traffic to drive to Makati. Our branch at Rockwell is now eight months old and, based on customer feedback, is well liked. So we’re looking at adding a location.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

From burgers to breakfast dishes, a standout new resto


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New restaurants are sprouting all over. Many have promising concepts, a few have questionable ones.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Santi’s and the revolution in quality foreign ingredients


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When our French restaurant Au Bon Vivant opened several decades ago, many of our ingredients had to be flown in from France—the canned pate foie gras, patrel, tarragon soaked in vinegar, cornichons, among others.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Fantastic food-tripping in Binondo


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The second season of our show “Foodprints” on the Lifestyle channel started doing the rounds to try to find the best places to eat all over the country.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Search for best steak ends at Greenhills Shopping Center


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My dad used to bake roast beef for the family when we were growing up. With that, he served brown gravy and some mashed potatoes. It was delicious! Those were memorable meals. Later on, I was exposed to Chateaubriand with a Béarnaise sauce (a choice cut beef tenderloin steak or filet mignon) when our French restaurant opened. From having it well done then, I improved to medium well.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Sampling kobe beef in Japan is like tasting heaven


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Last time I was in Japan was in my early teens. I remember Tokyo to be very cold, and the food I recall the most was a Kobe steak dinner cooked over volcano rocks.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

‘Pan de tomate,’ paella, monkfish ‘suquet,’ tapas–savoring the best of Spain


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From Madrid, we took a high-speed train to Barcelona. Traveling at close to 300 kilometers an hour, we reached Barcelona in about three hours.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Culinary event in Spain is a dream come true for any foodie


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Madrid fusion is an annual event celebrating all things culinary about Spain. The best chefs of that country get together for what’s new, what’s in and what’s hot in the Spanish gastronomic scene.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Having my fill of paella in the Land of Paella


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The first time I traveled to Paris, it took about 26 hours with five or six stops to get to the destination. Very tiring.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

The two best ramen places in town


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The ramen craze has hit our country. And just like with lechon manok, Zagu and inasal before it, many places will bid goodbye to the food business, while a few others will experience box-office lines—and battles with the BIR.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Eat-all-you-can crab, and ‘callos’ to die for in Davao


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Lately, I have been traveling all over the country doing cooking demonstrations for Nestlé. It’s something I look forward to, for it never ceases to amaze me what I discover.   These trips are full of surprises. I experience cuisine from the provinces cooked the original way, before it was modified in  Manila. Many dishes [...]

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

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