World Street Food Congress celebrates the year of Pinoy street food

Some of the Philippines most loved comfort street food will be taking center stage, but will be served with fun twists and new interpretations, at the World’s Street Food Congress 2017 (WSFC17).  A brain child of foodie and TV personality K.F. Seetoh of Makansutra fame and presented by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the five-day…

La Espanola shows clever ways to use and enjoy your olive oil

I had the pleasure of being invited to the recently-concluded Madrid Fusion Manila courtesy of La Espanola Olive Oil.  Considered to be the oldest olive oil company in Spain, La Espanola prides itself for having the widest collection of olive oils in the market.  As a health nut (or trying to be a health nut),…

Bakers Maison does Bread Right 

I have a serious problem when it comes to bread. I just can’t stop eating it. For someone who is supposed to stay away from Carbohydrates, this presents a big problem.  So when Bakers Maison invited us for a sneak peak of their latest bread offerings and to offer tips on how to jazz it…

Grilla: Pinoy Comfort Food Meant for Sharing 

The plates came out one at a time, usually steaming hot – the smell of familiar, comfort cooking wafting through the air.  We were at Grilla Restaurant and Bar, a sprawling restaurant and bar serving delectable Pinoy dishes along the SM by the Bay strip within the MOA Complex. At Grilla, your pot of sinigang…

Skippy’s knows how it’s like to Party Down Under 

There’s hundreds of bars and restaurants in Metro Manila but how do you find one that’s so chill – without any air or pretense?  Try going to Skippy’s Bar and Grill, conveniently located at the BGC Forum, right across the new MCDonald’s Cafe in BGC. They know how to unwind just right.  I was fortunate…

Swiss Miss signs Anne Curtis as face of new Swiss Miss Chocolate Hazelnut 

Swiss Miss, the world-famous chocolate power drink brings the luxurious Italian Dolce Vita (sweet life) to every one with the launch of its newest flavor, Swiss Miss Chocolate Hazelnut.  The new premium flavor is made of imported cocoa and real milk, infused with the aroma and flavor of hazel nut.  Chosen as the brand’s latest…

Let’s go on a food trip at Alaska Merry Cremas Food Fest 2016 

  If there’s one thing that best highlights the joys and abundance of the Christmas season, it’s the many feasts and gatherings that bring Filipino families and friends together. Aside from the happy memories, the catching-up and the bonding opportunity, it’s the sumptuous dishes coming out of the kitchen and even the take-out box that…

Imagine this: Jollibee Creamy Floats and You 

Imagine it’s scorching hot, your office situation is the very definition of hell and you are up to your eyebrows in stress; and all you could think of is having a sweet, ice cold, sigh-inducing drink that can chase all the bad vibes away.  Something like this:  Jollibee bringa this specialty beverage line-up, made from…