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Restaurant schedules in Metro Manila for Holy Week 2018

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Not everything is closed for Holy Week! Bookmark this page to know where you can eat out.

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McDonald’s treats everyone to breakfast on March 19

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:28 PM

The fast food chain carries on its National Breakfast Day tradition

LONGGADESAL. This year's free breakfast is a longganisa patty sandwiched in between pandesal buns. Photo courtesy of McDonald's

Bourbon whiskey should be the star of your next bar crawl

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Here’s why you should get yourself a snifter of bourbon stat

BOURBON. The American whiskey makes for a good weekend drink. Photo courtesy of Wild Turkey

The Macallan Edition No. 3 launches in Manila

Mar 02, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The newest edition is the product of a collaboration between the brand's master whiskey maker and a top perfumer

EDITION NO 3. The whiskey brand launches its newest edition in Manila. Photo courtesy of Macallan

Want to be a chef for a day? Translate!

Feb 28, 2018 - 8:23 PM

No recipe on the internet is going to stump you again!

We visit one of Manila’s best meat smokers

Feb 24, 2018 - 9:06 PM

Smoke’n Sweets’ kitchen is a smoke-infused Valhalla

IN PHOTOS: Inside Unimart at Capitol Commons

Feb 23, 2018 - 6:46 PM

After a long wait, Capital Commons' Unimart supermarket is finally open!

5 ombre Starbucks drinks that will pretty up your Instagram feed

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Including a new purple drink that’s the heart-eyes emoji in a cup

Spice up your life: Philippine Hot Sauce Club celebrates first anniversary

Feb 15, 2018 - 8:30 PM

The event is dubbed the hottest party in Manila

SPICE VARIETY. The hot sauce buffet offers hundreds of fiery choices. All photos by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala

5 mason jar salads you can prep for a healthy lunch

Feb 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Eating clean made easy!

Sexy Chef Salads

IN PHOTOS: The Dessert Museum is what sweet dreams are made of

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:08 PM

This place is Willy Wonka's chocolate factory brought to life!

Still don't know how to celebrate Valentine's Day? See these offers

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:43 PM

Calling all procrastinators

7 local chocolates that would make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:47 AM

Rich dark chocolate with chili or quirky adobo chocolate – your loved one will love these sweet treats

Olive oil 101 according to these hip, seasoned chefs

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Olive oil is the healthy alternative for preparing dishes

7 amazing restaurants to try in Singapore

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Singapore’s diverse culinary scene takes centerstage on a gastronomic field trip

Visit the Destileria Limtuaco Museum, the house that the red bikini built

Feb 07, 2018 - 2:50 PM

For almost 40 years, this distillery was the one place in Intramuros you couldn't visit

DISTILERIA LIMTUACO MUSEUM. After 40 years, the museum is now open to the public. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Modern Cantonese delicacies at Lung Hin

Feb 06, 2018 - 3:28 PM

With the number of Cantonese restaurants opening left and right Lung Hin hits the right notes and appeases your cravings

6 restaurants for 6 phases of relationships

Feb 05, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Looking for a romantic place this Valentine's Day?

Mark your calendars! Yellow Cab will satisfy your pizza cravings this month

Feb 01, 2018 - 11:51 AM

Unlimited pizza? We're there!


At the new Starbucks Reserve bar, coffee and heritage blend together

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Take a look (and a sip) at the special 20th anniversary Starbucks Reserve bar in Rockwell

STARBUCKS RESERVE BAR. The store's opening coincides with the coffee brand's 20th anniversary in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Starbucks

Eat like royalty at Sofitel's Le Grand Royal Brunch

Jan 26, 2018 - 2:01 PM

Attention brunch lovers: you won't want to miss this

Tender to the bone: Wolfgang's Steakhouse opens in Podium

Jan 24, 2018 - 7:56 PM

The mouth-watering steaks are now available in Podium

What's new on the menu at Green Pastures

Jan 24, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Chef Robby Goco takes on Filipino food and makes it healthier

FILIPINO FAVORITES. Green Pastures' new menu includes healthy takes on Filipino and Southeast Asian favorites, such as this bagoong cauliflower rice with grass-fed beef tapa. All photos courtesy of Green Pastures

LOOK: Philpost releases Mama Sita commemorative stamp

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:04 PM

Philpost honors the culinary icon in a limited edition stamp

   MAMA SITA. The Philippine Postal Office has released a special stamp in honor of Mama Sita

What it's like to eat only 1,200 calories for 5 days

Jan 18, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Spoiler alert: it's not as scary as you think

DELICIOUS DIET. Eating just 1,200 calories a day is made easier by a diet delivery service that does all the counting and cooking for you. Screengrab from

Food Forward: A taste of 2018’s food trends

Jan 10, 2018 - 6:22 PM

From take-away to DIY craft cocktails, these are the trends foodies can look forward to this year

BURGER BITES. These angus sliders are cute and colorful. All photos by Alexis Betia

Tori Chizu: Comfort food with a Japanese twist

Jan 09, 2018 - 8:30 PM

You can't go wrong with rice covered in melted mozzarella cheese!

TORI CHIZU. The new restaurant serves plates of cheesy goodness. Rappler screenshot

7 of the best Japanese restaurants in Manila

Jan 08, 2018 - 2:34 PM

Craving for sushi, ramen, or tempura? Get your fix at these places

OOMA. The casual dining venue is among the best Japanese restaurants in the Metro. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

RAPPLER RECIPES: Lechon Gising Gising

Jan 07, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Still have leftover lechon clogging up your fridge?

Meet Mang Mauro, producer of Narvacan's famous bagnet

Jan 06, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Buyers from near and far travel to the public market of Narvacan in Ilocos Sur to buy freshly-cooked bagnet

Let it snow: Vampire Penguin brings a new type of frosty treat to Manila

Jan 05, 2018 - 6:31 PM

These snowy desserts are a great match for tropical weather

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE. This pretty treat is one among the many flavors of shaved snow offered by Vampire Penguin. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Japan's historic Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction

Jan 05, 2018 - 5:48 PM

After more than 80 years in operation, the world's biggest fish market, a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move to Toyosu on October 11

TUNA MARKET. President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. Photo Kazuhiro Nogi/ AFP

RAPPLER RECIPES: Ensaymada French toast

Jan 04, 2018 - 9:08 PM

Another great breakfast idea using leftovers from your holiday feasts

This Japanese chef is bringing Michelin-starred ramen to Manila!

Jan 04, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Delve into the mind of the man behind the world’s first Michelin-starred ramen house, Tsuta

CHEF ONISHI YUKI. The Michelin-starred chef brings his ramen to Manila. Photo by Jill Tan Radovan/Rappler

Auro Chocolate is serving up cocoa for a cause

Jan 03, 2018 - 6:16 PM

Aside from producing world-class chocolates, Auro's fair trade advocacies help local farmers too

RAPPLER RECIPES: Hamon and queso de bola fritata

Jan 03, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Save a ton of fridge space by using up your leftover holiday bolas for breakfast

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: A year in dinners

Dec 31, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Here’s a look at some of the best things we had for dinner in 2017

RAPPLER RECIPES: Roast chicken and pesto sandwich

Dec 31, 2017 - 2:15 PM

A filling snack or a light dinner, this sandwich is a quick and easy meal

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in late night dining

Dec 30, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Whether you’re heading out for a night on the town or just want a midnight snack, here are some of the late night spots from 2017 that you should check out

RAPPLER RECIPES: Roast chicken pot pie

Dec 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Love comfort food? You'll love this recipe using leftover roast chicken

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in sweets

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Here’s a quick peek at some of the sweet treats that impressed us in 2017

RAPPLER RECIPES: Fruitcake pudding

Dec 29, 2017 - 3:00 PM

A new twist on a Christmas staple

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in brunch

Dec 28, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Get your day started right with some of this year’s tastiest new brunch spots.

RAPPLER RECIPES: Crispy lechon on steamed buns

Dec 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM

What to do with all the leftovers from your Christmas parties? Try this delicious sandwich snack.

A sweet and savory burger steak to tickle your taste buds

Dec 28, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Jollibee introduces its new product – the Pinoy BBQ burger steak


RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in food

Dec 27, 2017 - 5:03 PM

We take a look at some of the Manila’s best new restaurants, which range from modern Mexican street food to eye-opening bread.

RAPPLER RECIPES: Roast Chicken Tacos

Dec 27, 2017 - 2:31 PM

What to do with leftover roast chicken? Get creative and make some tacos!

RAPPLER RECIPES: Christmas Carbonara with Hamon de Bola and Queso de Bola

Dec 20, 2017 - 1:57 PM

Got a ton of leftover Queso de Bola and Hamon de Bola? Let Rappler's Christmas recipes help declutter your overloaded fridge

Locally is a delightful trip through local flavors

Dec 19, 2017 - 3:51 PM

The country's fruits are now made into locally manufactured drinks everyone can try

Mews restaurant: Chef Demar Regresado and the art of restraint

Dec 18, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Chef Demar Regresado makes dishes that are not overpowering