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Two weeks into the quarantine period in Bacolod City, philosophy teacher Joel Tambuson has thought of new recipes using the most common pantry ingredient nowadays: canned food.

Joel-style: Corned beef soup and minced sayote with corned beef

Two weeks into the quarantine period in Bacolod City, philosophy teacher Joel Tambuson has thought of new recipes using the most common...
Kyle Martir could easily give certified chefs a run for their money. Tucked within the village of Olympia in barangay Alijis is Kyle's Eatery, a small carinderia he owns and runs.

Kyle’s Eatery: Like home but better

"Call me Kyle, ma'am." Not Chef. Not "sir". Just Kyle. Kyle Martir could...
Most people swear by the spicy sriracha, but our marketing head swore by the mango jalapeno which she describes as an intriguing combination of sweet (from the mangoes) and heat (from the peppers).

East Wings: Wingin’ it

John Rodriguez could easily go for an entirely different career. He could have become a corporate executive, sell insurance, or...
One of the first things that Ady Thirthdas remembers as a kid was eating his lola's special jamon.

Ichiraku: A bowlful of goodness

One of the first things that Ady Tirthdas remembers as a kid was eating his lola's special jamon.
Single but planning to spend the Valentine's Day with friends?

Free face mask for unlipork but it’s not the mask you think

Single but planning to spend the Valentine's Day with friends? Worry no more! https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2736889729680560&id=1786378364731706
The cold cuts options of Café Bob’s Deli Shop sounds like a tongue twister: prosciutto, lyoner, capicola (and the turkey ham, exception to the rule that one). And the cheeses sound downright intimidating, like a series of exotic cuss words from an Eastern European dictionary (Gruyere, provolone picante, brie, raclette, Roquefort).

Cheeses, cold cuts, and platters

The cold cuts options of Café Bob’s Deli Shop sound like a tongue twister: prosciutto, lyoner, capicola (and the turkey ham, exception...
Tinolang halaan at tahong, one of the dishes offered by Mangan. | Photo by Hannah A. Papasin

Mangan: Gut-busting goodness

BACOLOD CITY - Rarely have I been to a restaurant where I have to ask for a second serving of rice. ...
We were a bunch of hungry high school kids from La Consolacion College in need of a filling post-school treat that our meager allowances could afford. The place that offers the most bang for the buck fare guaranteed to quell a group of adolescent’s insatiable appetites is Apollo Restaurant at the top floor of the good old Plaza Mart in downtown Bacolod.

Lomi is life

1980 Something.  We were a bunch of hungry high school kids from La Consolacion College in need of a...
BACOLOD CITY - My partner and I have always been on the lookout for affordable offers, our main luxury being food. “Cost-benefit-ratio”, my partner would always say. Which means, it is perfectly okay to shell out a little more for as long as the quality of the food is consistently high.

Yakimix: Value for money

Yakimix has everything.  Except your ex who is probably not coming back to you.  But I digress.
BACOLOD CITY - Tong Yang Shabu-shabu and Barbecue is the (relatively) new all-you-can-eat grill-and-hotpot restaurant, run by the same people behind Vikings.

Tong Yang: Asian fusion with a twist

Tong Yang Shabu-shabu and Barbecue is the (relatively) new all-you-can-eat grill-and-hotpot restaurant, run by the same people behind Vikings. Think...
BACOLOD CITY - BreadTalk is a global brand that started in Singapore which (thank the gods of breads and croissants whoever you are) opened its shops here in the Philippines.

Bread Talk: Little patches of heaven

Confession: Never been a fan of breads, especially the commercial variety.  When I eat hamburgers, I always leave the buns out; they make my...
Foodpanda is the biggest online food ordering and delivery service brand, currently serving more than 500 cities around the globe.

Foodpanda opens in City of Smiles

Foodpanda is the biggest online food ordering and delivery service brand, currently serving more than 500 cities around the globe.
In the era of Twitter and Instagram when every meal is preceded by food shots, no longer by saying grace, the temptation to make food look good and "Instagrammable" or "Twitterable" has become far stronger than the lure of the apple (it is presumed) offered by the snake to Eve (sorry feminists, that's what the Good Book says).

Balboa: Boldly straightforward

A joint review by Julius D. Mariveles and Hannah A. Papasin EDITORS' NOTE: We treat food reviews as journalistic...
Adobo is simple. Adobo is elegant. Adobo is special. Adobo is ordinary. Adobo is forgiving. Adobo is nostalgic. Adobo is emphatic. Adobo is romantic. Adobo is versatile. Adobo is timeless. Ad obo infinitum.

Adobo is…

Adobo is simple. Adobo is elegant. Adobo is special. Adobo is ordinary. Adobo is forgiving. Adobo is nostalgic. Adobo is emphatic. Adobo is romantic....
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