Chef Jessie Sincioco feels ecstatic every time she witnesses wedding proposals made at her famed 100 Revolving Restaurant, said to be one of the most ideal and dreamy places to pop the question.
For cineastes, New Zealand is synonymous to Middle Earth and “The Lord of the Rings.” For many Filipinos, however, little is known of it, save the fact that there are more sheep than its 4.4 million human population.
The recent Philippine Independence Day celebrations had Makati Shangri-La hotel offering its own fiesta of Filipino food. Served for lunch and dinner at the Circles Event Café last June 9-15, the Kalayaan Food Festival featured much-loved Filipino dishes including kare-kare, pancit palabok, sisig, kinilaw, lechon, sinigang, adobo, palitaw and sapin-sapin all decked in five-star fineries.
Perhaps nothing can be more hip in food circles than craft coffee, a double shot of which is the reason I am typing very fast right now. What about craft beer? And what happens if you mix the two together?
The food festival was billed a repeat performance of Myrna Segismundo at The Peninsula Manila. One year has passed, and now she was going to have her cooking again at The Pen’s Escolta which offers a daily buffet, and at the Lobby.