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Rose & Grace Restaurant Sta. Rosa, Laguna

 Located along the highway right across Paseo Santa Rosa, Rose & Grace is a restaurant in the Philippines puts a twist into the humble turo-turo eateries by blending it with the kind of service and quality found in most fine dining restaurants to give you a completely unique dining experience.

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Akakage Japanese Restaurant BF Homes

 It’s a tradition in my family that each time there is a birthday, the birthday celebrant gets to choose where to eat for the day. When my mom celebrated her birthday last month, she decided that we try out Akakage, a Japanese restaurant that just recently opened along J. Elizalde Street in BF Homes.

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Tea Talk Tea Room BF Homes

Tea Talk is a sophisticated and cozy little tea room located just along Aguirre Avenue inside BF Homes that a a friend and I discovered while scouting for a place to grab a late night snack. Since that time, it has been the place that I would go whenever I needed to satisfy my craving for milk tea.

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Balut: the Stuff or Nightmares or Just Plain Misunderstood?

Balut is a Filipino street food delicacy loved by some and feared by many. Is it really the stuff of nightmares or just one very misunderstood egg?

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Papa John's Pizza at BF Homes

Papa John's Pizza, a popular pizza joint in Jefferson, Indiana, is now in BF Homes. Here's a restaurant review to give you an idea what to expect dining here.

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Cibo - Al Dente AL DE Time

Where else can you find comforting, modern yet still authentic Italian cuisine that serves pasta cooked al dente unfailingly, every single time?

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Gloria Maris Dimsum Kitchen Served Hot

Only in the Philippines, there is a Chinese dimsum restaurant known as the Gloria Maris Dimsum Kitchen which always satisfies the hungry bellies of its patrons. In this restaurant, famous and regular people have dined and kept on

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Mary Grace Ensaymada and Cheese Roll

Mary Grace is a purveyor of arguably the best tasting ensaymada you can find in Manila.

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Heaven & Eggs - From Clouds & Halo to Rock & Roll

What used to be a haven for all things heavenly suddenly had a backdrop for everything rock and roll.

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C2 Classic Cuisine

Classic meets modern in these "twisted" versions of Filipino favorites.

Fun & Me-Time

Cocina: UP Diliman's Own Food Bazaar

 Banchetto and Mercato are known for bringing different food to the midnight crowd. In UP Diliman, however, there is one food bazaar that was made by students for students. Enter, Cocina.

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Going Krazy... Garlik!

When I first heard about Krazy Garlik, I thought every dish would reek of the spice so I wasn't in any hurry to visit the garlic-themed restaurant. If I had known what was in store for me, I would have planned an earlier trip to the bistro.

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Aling Teresing's Catering Services

As far as I can remember, whenever my paternal clan had a gathering at one of our houses, you can be sure that the catering service is Aling Teresing's. If I'm not mistaken, we've been patronizing their food for over two decades, if not more.

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Yakimix All-You-Can-Eat Buffet @ Greenbelt 3

I've been hearing about Yakimix for months, and recently, we found a reason to try out the restaurant in Greenbelt. Having an infamous reputation for famished crowds, we deliberately made our way an hour before lunch time to secure some seats.

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Golden Spoon - Yogurt or Ice Cream?

With all the emerging brands of soft serve frozen yogurt available in the market like Yoh Froz, White Hat, Red Mango, Tutti Frutti, Lulu Belle, and CaliforniaBerry to name a few, what sets Golden Spoon apart from all of them?

Social Responsibility

Meeting the faces behind our food

A community supported agriculture group in Metro Manila aims to not only provide local and organic produce direct from the farm to your doorstep, but also to reconnect you with the people and place where your food is grown.
Here's an account of a farm trip.

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Cupcakes by Sonja

I was first intrigued by their adorable and colorful website that could attract kids and teens alike. I just actually saw the link from a friend in Facebook who was raving about their cute site. Coincidentally, I was planning of having a cupcake party for my daughter instead of getting the usual fondant cake.

Your City

Spending Quality Tea Time in Moonleaf

What distinguishes one tea shop from another is the atmosphere and unique experience each customer can. Moonleaf is one of those stores that greets it's patrons with familiarity and a welcoming smile. Students and young professionals alike go gaga for the milk teas and it's no surprise why.

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Re-exploring the Cafe Mediterranean

It has been years since we've last eaten at Cafe Mediterranean. Let's just say that we didn't particularly enjoy our last meal, hence the lack of recurring visits to the place. Maybe our palates have yet to develop a taste for Mediterranean cuisine. We finally decided to ascertain whether our taste buds have had a change of heart.

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Japanese rice to be tested for radioactive cesium

More than a dozen regional governments in Japan will conduct tests to determine whether locally grown rice contains too much radioactive cesium, farm ministry officials said on Monday, as food safety worries spill into the country's traditional staple.

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Chilled Taho @ Sinangag Express

Craving for a healthy snack? Like many restaurants and food stalls of late, Sinangag Express includes some healthy options on the menu. A popular one is their Chilled Taho (P25).

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Red Kimono - A Japanese Treat

Think Japanese resto and visions of california maki, tempura and sukiyaki immediately come to mind. Red Kimono brings on their scrumptious version of these dishes, and more.

Your City

Craving for Chocolate Cake? Try Chocolat

Chocolate lovers everywhere should be happy to know that there is one shop that serves dark chocolate cake, just like mom used to make. Chocolat is the bake shop to go when you want that perfect comfort food. Try their Death by Tablea, Caramel and Kahlua confections.

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Kimbap Mokja!

Anyeong haseyo! Join me for one of the most popular, albeit simple, Korean dishes and let its fusion of flavors delight your appetite.

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Susie's Cuisine - The Best in Pampango Kakanin

 Let's travel to Pampanga for a taste of their famous delicacies...

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David's Tea House at The Wharf

David's Tea House operates a chain of tea houses that serves Chinese cuisine enhanced by Filipino and Hongkong dishes that have been redesigned to suit the local taste.

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Amici - Home of Authentic Italian Cuisine

Italian anyone? From pizza, pasta and risotto to gelato and sorbetto, you couldn't be more Italian than that. "At the table with good friends and family, one does not grow old."

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Guyabano Shake

I was never a big fan of guyabano… I always thought of it as the milder cousin of durian, which I also lack a fondness for. Something about the consistency of the flesh, a bit phlegm-like if I must be honest, and the slightly off-putting flavor and aroma that accompanies it. So I have rarely purchased guyabano to enjoy just ...

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Pancake House Restaurant: A Review

Pancake House has served generations of Filipino families. Here's an insight as to why it is one of the best comfort food restaurants in the country.