8Cuts Burger Blends #meatourblends

Alabang Town Center just got a new burger joint, the fabulous 8 Cuts Burger. It’s found in the exterior food wing, right beside Wingstop, which is near Fully Booked and Jamba Juice — right behind Makati Supermarket.  After one visit, I’ve come to the conclusion that this perhaps is the best burger joint around. It’s far better than competing spots like Stackers or Burgoo. The burgers can be a bit pricey,…

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Sancho’s Churreria [Maginhawa Chronicles]

After what amounts to 300 years of slavery at the hands of the Spanish, perhaps the finest thing to come of it is our great taste for Churros and rich Spanish chocolate. You’ll be sure to have a good taste of it here at Sancho’s Churreria, just a few blocks away from Katipunan Avenue where Filipino Revolutionaries started it all and threw off that yoke of oppression. As the last…

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The Nook — Harry Potter’s little place in Manila [Maginhawa]

People who go to Maginhawa Food Street are looking for something a little different.  Anyone can go to a mall and hit it up at Yabu or Friday’s or Kenny Roger’s. But if you’re looking for something unique, you go to these little-known places that you won’t find anywhere else. The Nook is one of those really unique places.  This is the “Harry Potter” restaurant. It’s the places where you can…

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KKK Coffee [Maginhawa Chronicles]

To continue my journey through Maginhawa Street, I headed over to KKK Coffee. Southwriter’s League was having a joint ops workshop with Learn Lokal here and we got to test out some of the coffee here. The most striking thing about KKK Coffee is that it has a very strong patriotic, Filipino Theme. KKK refers to the Katipuneros that rose against the Spaniards back in our history — you may have seen…

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It’s a Red Burger!!! @Red Engine

On my roadtrip to Tagaytay, I saw the most unusual thing. It’s a hamburger that’s colored Red. There really aren’t that many sights in food that can catch my attention. Smells, yes. I am attracted to strong, powerful flavors that give off the most delectable aromas.  But visually, food has to do a lot more to really catch my attention. I’ve seen it all. Except… a Red Burger. It’s from…

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Wingstop – Your One Stop Shop For Delicious

There aren’t many restaurants that get a swooning rave review from me. But Wingstop just managed to join a very exclusive club. Wingstop just opened in Alabang Town Center. It’s where Hossein used to be, right beside Fully Booked, near Makati Supermarket and across Jamba Juice and Krispy Kreme. This is, simply put, the best place to eat chicken.  Period. You will spend around 200 per head for a good…

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Kenji Tei’s Ramen — is Better for Sushi

You know how Japanese restaurants tend to specialize in a particular food, like sushi, katsu, or ramen? And you know how, even though they specialize in it, they are terrible at it? Well Kenji Tei Ramen is one of those restaurants. Kenji Tei Ramen, as you might guess, specializes in Ramen. However, I’ve eaten here many times and have always come away disappointed with their ramen offering. Be it their…

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The Best Bibimbap in Town – Bulgogi Bros

Now, I am not as big a Korean Food fan as I am a Japanese foodie, but I still love eating at Korean restaurants because: The cuisine is healthy (veggies, veggies, veggies) The food is spicy The portions are big The taste is awesome Whenever you eat at a proper sit-down Korean restaurant, they always serve you with a load of banchan (or side dishes) and they are almost always sea…

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Masatami Shaved Ice – Awesome Kakigori

Even though we are well into the Ber months, it’s still hot as heck. Aside from freak rain showers, it’s been hot, humid and we all need some kind of pick me up to cool us off. There’s very little in the world that does that better than Ice.  Whether as ice cream, halo halo or today’s pick, Shaved Ice. … you’ll come across this vibrant little stand in the…

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How to make your Macha Latte at Home!

Well, we all are pretty good at concocting our own beverages, and we can easily find the ingredients to make our own Lattes, Cafe Au Laits, or Tequila Sunrises and what not at home. But when it comes to making a Macha Latte it can be challenging, especially if you don’t have a handy Japanese grocer or a Mochi Cream Cafe in the neighborhood. Well, if you have an SNR outlet…

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