By Pam Pastor
In March, Inquirer Lifestyle asked 100 people which ramen restaurant they would like to see in the Philippines. Ippudo topped that survey and, on Wednesday, it finally happened. Japan’s world-famous ramen house just opened at SM Megamall’s Fashion Hall.
Kitchen RescueBy Reggie Aspiras
Whenever Dr. Efren “Boy” Vazquez waves his magic wand, he enchants the culinary scene. The charm is manifested in his restaurants—Café Juanita, Carinderia Au-Gusto, Breakfast @ Juanita’s and Haru.
By Maureen Manuel
Along with fitness programs and healthy diets, organic restaurants have been sprouting like mushrooms.
By Daniel Groh
Having lived in New York and visited Singapore and Hong Kong a few times too many, I, with friends and other ramen enthusiasts, would usually salivate at the mere mention of Ippudo, known for its rich Tonkotsu-based ramen. The silky broth is intense with the taste of pork, and is too good to share.
By Restos at a glance
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.