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Weekend food trip: 8 adventures for taste buds

MANILA, Philippines — Looking for something new to try for the weekend? Check out these new offerings for foodies and #foodporn. Sample award-winning Filipino food Sagada coffee, produced from a province in Northern Philippines, has recently won an award in France, while Malagos chocolate from Southern Philippines has been invited …

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Robinsons Place Naga showcases Bicol’s pride

(Updated 10:06 a.m.) When Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) opens a new mall in the province, it tries to incorporate local elements of the region in its design to make sure the culture and heritage of the city are fully embedded in the establishment. At Robinsons Place Tagum in Davao City, …

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Roadster Roasters is fueled by meat

MANILA, Philippines — Sheridan Street in Mandaluyong is still under the radar: It has a gym, doughnut chain, coffee shop, and is home to TV5’s Media Center. But aside from those, the short stretch connecting Shaw Blvd. to Pioneer Street is a typical mixed-use area full of offices and residential …

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Isaw the light at Sarsa

I was teased in high school because I didn’t like isaw. All the cool girls loved it; I hated it. This dish, posturing as barbecue, tastes nothing like barbecue. It’s sneaky that way. The first time I tried it — a product of peer pressure — I ended up chewing …

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Now, you can finally bring Nespresso home

Anyone who travels even a little bit knows that Nespresso, the Swiss coffee maker, is the beverage of choice in hotels around the world in 69 countries. And now, Manila is bringing it home. At a special launch in Manila Peninsula’s Old Manila, Nespresso revealed plans to open a Nespresso …

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