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Lunch date with history

Chef Jessie cooks Rizal’s favorite bistek and Aguinaldo’s steamed white chicken at Manila Hotel. One of the things that cemented my decision to become a chef was how much I loved food. I loved every aspect of it, from harvest to butchery, from cooking to eating — I was all …

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‘Eatsplore’ Tuguegarao at Robinsons Place

Epicures planning a food trip to Tuguegarao need look no further as they can satisfy their cravings for delicious Pancit Batil Patung, tapang kalabaw, garlic longganisa, even dinakdakan at the newly opened Robinsons Place Tuguegarao. Here, local restaurant players share the 60,000 square meters of retail space with not just …

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A taste of Morocco at Café Casablanca

Rustan’s Makati brings the flavors of Morocco’s tables to Manila. Like Humphrey Bogart said in the movie ‘Casablanca’, ‘This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.’ It has always been the vision of my grandmother, the late Gliceria Tantoco, to bring the best of the world to the Philippines. In …

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The Marketplace goes to Baguio

Baguio City’s prominent (food) personalities and discriminating shoppers trooped to Leonard Wood Terraces on July 20 to get first dibs on deli selections, premium meat items, cheeses and other specialty goods as Marketplace opened in Baguio, its first branch in Northern Luzon. The event was marked with a bread-breaking ceremony …

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A Michelin-Star meal for P128

‘We hope to open 50 stores,’ says Foodee Group CEO Rikki Dee. It was the day before the 2018 Michelin Guide Singapore unveiling and Singapore-based Malaysian chef Chan Hon Meng — Hawker Chan himself — is in the kitchen of Hawker Chan Mall of Asia, preparing the all-important first batch …

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He makes the ‘cut’ at Texas Roadhouse

Butcher Noel Driz brings his expertise to Texas Roadhouse, home of the legendary US-grade hand-cut steaks, where he works as a meat-cutting trainer/meat production manager. He cuts through flesh, chops through bones and slices off tendons until the animal was reduced to hundred of individual cuts of meat. For over …

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24 hours in Bohol

One of my goals for 2018 was to travel to a place I had never been before, so I could not resist the opportunity to go to Bohol. It’s one of those mystical places where everyone has a great time, so I wondered if you could have fun in Bohol …

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WATCH: Marian Rivera shares new recipe

MANILA, Philippines — In time for the rainy season, actress Marian Rivera shares her own take on the classic chicken and mushroom soup to provide warmth on these cold days. Related video: Marian gives cooking tips Related Stories WATCH: Marian Rivera gives tips for starting a business She also revealed …

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