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IN PHOTOS: Le Cordon Bleu Ateneo is a restaurateur's dream come true

Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The prestigious culinary school from Paris is now in Ateneo and is welcoming aspiring restaurateurs

LOOK: Starbucks Philippines to launch reusable cups, tumblers, straws

Apr 17, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Will you be getting these for yourself?

Papa roach: Chinese farmer breeds cockroaches for the table

Apr 16, 2019 - 6:10 PM

'A lot of people think they're pests, but to me, they are gold,' Li Bingcai says about his farm of 10 million cockroaches, which he breeds for food

Barista Michael Harris Conlin to represent PH in World Barista Championship 2019

Apr 13, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Our National Barista Champ of 2019 will showcase the debut in the international competition of local beans from Itogon, Benguet

Cebu’s delicacies take the spotlight in new Netflix series ‘Street Food’

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Cebu City is among the 9 Asian cities to be featured in the first season of the upcoming documentary series

CULINARY HERO. Cebu's culinary heroes are featured in the new Netflix documentary, 'Street Food.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

No meat, no problem: 5 Lent-friendly dishes we love

Apr 11, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Did anyone say oyster sisig? Or tuna pie?

Frothed not fried: Hanoi's egg beer draws curious drinkers

Apr 09, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Giang Cafe in Hanoi is getting attention for the drink

LOOK: Starbucks offers 4 new summer frappucino flavors and food items

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Who's up for a Mixed Berry Frappe with Pomegranate Pearls, Triple Mocha, or a Red Velvet Cake drink?

Fancy date idea: Fine dine like the French in Tagaytay

Apr 06, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Treat your other half to a romantic 5-course candelight dinner at Tagaytay care of Goût De France

Burger King goes vegan? The meatless Whopper is here

Apr 03, 2019 - 10:18 AM

In the US, Burger King launches the meatless 'Impossible Whopper' – their world-famous burger, now completely plant-based

LIST: What to eat in Catanduanes

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:33 PM

These are a must try on your trip to the province

Photos courtesy of Laurie Mae Gucilatar

KFC serves up the Zinger Double Down again

Apr 02, 2019 - 4:10 PM

The spicier sibling of the Double Down also makes its return

LIST: Your guide to 3-in-1 coffees in the Philippines

Apr 01, 2019 - 6:30 AM

Which is your favorite?

Filipino restaurateur Nicole Ponseca nominated for James Beard Awards 2019

Mar 29, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Owner of NYC-based Filipino restos Jeepney and Maharlika, Nicole's cookbook 'I Am a Filipino' lands on the prestigious James Beard nominees list

Singapore defends U.N. bid for street food honor

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Singapore nominates its popular 'hawker culture' for UN recognition to 'safeguard' its local street food culture

Philippines’ Toyo Eatery among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019

Mar 27, 2019 - 7:41 AM

Toyo Eatery, Filipino chef Jordy Navarra's brainchild, had been awarded the 2018 Miele One To Watch Award

AMONG ASIA'S BEST. Toyo Eatery rakes in more international praise. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Oops: Kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata are the real placers in 'Best Dishes In The World' 2019 list

Mar 12, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Sorry adobo, but kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata deserve their limelight, too

LIST: Where Popeyes will open around Metro Manila

Mar 06, 2019 - 7:45 AM

The famous fried chicken chain will be opening in 7 confirmed branches – are any of them near you?

KFC's Double Down is making a comeback

Mar 04, 2019 - 10:44 PM

Ready to meat your match again on March 5?

McDonald's Philippines serves up new Japanese-inspired menu items

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Konichi-wow! Which one will you be trying?

Oscars chef cooks up a storm for the big night

Feb 21, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is once again serving for this year's Governor's Ball

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Master Chef Wolfgang Puck (C) his son Byron Puck and Eric Klein, vice president of culinary at Wolfgang Puck, cook during 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball press preview at Dolby Theatre on February 15, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Cool down with Starbucks' new cold craft beverages

Feb 17, 2019 - 9:24 AM

Which of these limited edition Starbucks coffee drinks are you thirsty for?

Travel back to a time of defiance at The Back Room

Feb 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM

This speakeasy bar at Shangrila The Fort serves up experimental concoctions, old-fashioned cocktails, and sinful bar chow

Photo from The Back Room

Valentine’s day treats you can enjoy, no bae needed

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:17 PM

From decadent chocolate cake, to starlit dinners here are Valentine's goodies you can enjoy no matter what your relationship status

SWEETS FOR THE SWEET. Valentine's Macarons from Bizu are among the treats people can enjoy on this holiday. Photo courtesy of Bizu Patisserie

Moro food basics: Pastil

Feb 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM

'When a pastil has been sealed, it’s been sealed with our love for one another'

Images courtesy of McMorrie Bidara

LIST: 5 date places for different couples this Valentine's

Feb 09, 2019 - 5:49 PM

Say it with video games, a spa date, or a fancy dinner out!

Japan's wagyu beefing up to conquer the world

Feb 02, 2019 - 12:40 PM

The international profile of the famed, melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef is on the rise

Barcino takes you on a surprise vacation with its new breakfast menu

Feb 01, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Get out of the city and into the Spanish countryside with ‘desayuno’ that blends Filipino and Spanish flavors perfect for your mornings

Swirling now: Shoobie Sorbet, Manila's first vegan soft-serve sorbet

Feb 01, 2019 - 5:00 PM

No dairy, no milk, no cream? No problem!

LIST: Where to take Balikbayans for good Filipino food in Metro Manila

Jan 29, 2019 - 6:30 PM

For people craving a taste of home

Michelin boosts female chefs in 2019 food guide

Jan 22, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Eleven female-led restaurants have each been granted a prestigious spot in the 2019 Michelin guide to the best food in France

Spice up your weekend with an Indian food feast

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:34 PM

Get those appetites ready for the Indian Food Festival 2019 on Sunday, January 27, at BGC

McDonald's loses Big Mac EU trademark battle

Jan 16, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Ireland's Supermac accuses McDonald's of 'trademark bullying, registering brand names which are simply stored away in a war chest to use against future competitors'

This photo shows Big Macs from McDonalds, some of the fast food the US president purchased for a ceremony honoring the 2018 College Football Playoff National Champion Clemson Tigers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 14, 2019. - US President Donald Trump says the White House chefs are furloughed due to the partial government shutdown. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Rappler Eats: Prime rib steak, truffle carbonara with chicken skin at Flatiron 1771

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:30 AM

New York-inspired restaurant Flatiron 1771 is a melting pot of various culinary influences, offering a diverse menu the whole barkada can appreciate

Tick these items off your bucket list!

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:28 PM

With so many options nowadays, what experiences should be on the top of your list?

Top US court upholds California foie gras ban

Jan 08, 2019 - 10:28 AM

The law, passed in 2004 by California in the name of animal rights, carries a fine of $1,000

STILL A NO. The highest US court rejected an appeal filed by foie gras producers against a law prohibiting the sale of products obtained from force-feeding geese or duck to enlarge their liver. File photo from Shutterstock

Irvins apologizes for dead lizard in salted egg snack

Jan 03, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The Singapore-based snack company issues a public apology after a customer shared photos of the 'salted egg lizard' found in her fish skin packet

LIST: Fast and easy holiday treats for the frazzled party-goer

Dec 22, 2018 - 7:30 AM

These ready-for-pickup Christmas-themed goodies will liven up any party

First impressions, photos, prices: Tiger Sugar in Manila

Dec 20, 2018 - 6:51 PM

The Instagram-famous milk tea store is opening in BGC

BOBA CRAZE. Tiger Sugar opens in Manila on December 21. Photo by Rappler

Little Caesars is coming back to the Philippines

Dec 19, 2018 - 10:56 AM

The pizza chain is returning right in time for the new year!

LITTLE CAESARS. The pizza chain is opening in the Philippines again. Screenshot from

Malongo Atelier Barista offers fair-trade coffee and teas

Dec 14, 2018 - 7:18 PM

Enjoy different filtration and brewing methods, single-origin coffee beans, tea brews, crepes, and a taste of French heritage here

LIST: 2018 hotel buffets, special holiday meals

Dec 08, 2018 - 9:30 AM

What diet? Check out what hotels around the country have to offer during the 2018 holiday season.

LOOK: HK's Hui Lau Shan is coming to Manila in February 2019

Dec 08, 2018 - 9:03 AM

Hong Kong's Hui Lau Shan, which uses Philippine mangoes in its treats, is expanding to the Philippines early next year

MANGO DRINKS. Hong Kong's Hui Lau Shan's famous mango desserts and drinks are finally coming to Manila. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

French chef Dominique Crenn is first woman to earn 3 Michelin stars in U.S.

Nov 30, 2018 - 11:20 AM

'Who knew that one day Dominique Crenn will get 3 Michelin stars with her team,' says Crenn

LOOK: Potato Corner opens first concept store, introduces 18 new flavors

Nov 29, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Would you try Potato Corner Lab's Blue Cheese, Kimchi, Maple Bacon, Cotton Candy, or Chili Lime fries flavors?

At this Yule Ball, you can dine like you’re from the Wizarding World

Nov 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Wizards, witches and muggles, you can finally now know what Butterbeer tastes like

The Pinoy vegan’s essential guide to surviving the holidays

Nov 26, 2018 - 8:51 AM

Going vegan for the holidays? Yes, it can be done

PLANT-BASED NOCHE BUENA. The holidays are extra-challenging for Pinoy vegans. Photo from Shutterstock

Taho ice cream, abalone soup in Xi Jinping's state dinner

Nov 20, 2018 - 10:12 PM

President Duterte, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and guests cap off the first day of state visit with a 4-course meal

DINNER. A state dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping features a mix of Filipino and Chinese Cuisine. Screenshot from RTVM

Single Origin has something for everyone

Nov 06, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Single Origin is also known for its generously portioned comfort food and craft cocktails, beer and wine selections

WINDOW DRESSING. Single Origin has branches in Greenbelt 3, BGC and Rockwell. Photo by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala

IN PHOTOS: Ramen Nagi opens first concept store

Nov 02, 2018 - 10:30 AM

You can now get your hands on the new Truffle King Ramen, only available at this branch!