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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

Mamma Mia: When down-home cuisine goes Uptown

Dec 11, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Kick back and feel at home at this new Italian restaurant in BGC

IN PHOTOS: This is the biggest Starbucks in the world

Dec 07, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Shanghai's Starbucks Reserve Roastery is a coffee lovers' amusement park

5 dishes you need to try at Noodle Studio

Dec 06, 2017 - 3:00 PM

There's a comfort food fix for everyone at this innovative noodle joint

Tinapay Natin: Baking bread the Pinoy way

Dec 06, 2017 - 2:00 PM

These breads will take you back to your neighborhood panaderia

RAPPLER RECIPES: Make ahead breakfast parfaits

Dec 05, 2017 - 9:00 PM

This healthy morning meal is so easy to make, you can do it before you go to bed!

Make your own Engagement Roast Chicken just like Prince Harry and Meghan

Dec 05, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Reports say the couple got engaged while making a roast chicken recipe by the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten

Photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP

Eat, drink, and have a happy New Year with these holiday promos

Dec 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Ring in 2018 with the best holiday deals around the metro!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. From food, to drinks, to staycations, these yuletide offerings from hotels and restaurants will help you make the most of the season. Photos from, The Peninsula Manila website, and

Organize your home: How to fix your kitchen pantry

Dec 04, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Mothers Who Brunch held a pantry party to show us how to make use of our pantry space

WATCH: This limited edition Starbucks drinkware set sparkles with Christmas cheer

Nov 30, 2017 - 12:30 PM

They shine with the light of 200 Swarovski crystals!

LIMITED EDITION. These collectible tumblers make for great Christmas gifts. Rappler Screenshot

RAPPLER RECIPES: Freezer-friendly spaghetti and meatballs

Nov 29, 2017 - 12:00 PM

So good and so easy to make!

Don Papa Rum launches its 3rd Annual Art Competition

Nov 28, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The winner gets an 4-week artists’ residency in New York City

DON PAPA ART. The winner of the previous Don Papa Art competition poses with her winning work, 'Field Notes for Papa Isio,' at the launch of the competition's 3rd run. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Seoul Food Trip: Where to eat according to the locals

Nov 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Looking for a place to eat in Seoul? Here's a quick guide for you

IN PHOTOS: No meat, no dairy, yet delicious treats at VegFest Pilipinas 2017

Nov 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM

From well-loved meat dishes like burgers and ribs, to desserts like cakes and ice cream, and even cheese and flavorings like lechon sauce, everything is vegan!

VisMin’s go-to restaurant for comfort food, Hukad, expands to Manila

Nov 22, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Here's a look at what you can eat in Hukad, plus a few of Gerald Anderson's favorites from the restaurant

RAPPLER RECIPES: Quick and easy bruschetta

Nov 20, 2017 - 4:27 PM

You probably have all the ingredients to make this Italian classic in your kitchen right now

Old Food and Proud: Balay Cena Una's take on Homegrown Bicol Food

Nov 17, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Balay Cena Una is one of Bicol's best-kept secrets – an ancestral home that serves up delicious comfort food

21 must-try dishes from ASEAN countries

Nov 10, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Each Southeast Asian country offers a remarkable food experience you should not miss

Chef Jessie, Sofitel to cater ASEAN 2017 gala dinner

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:25 PM

Chef Jessie Sincioco is set to prepare a 4-course Filipino-Asian meal for the ASEAN 2017 guests

Icing tips from the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro

Nov 08, 2017 - 7:24 PM

Buddy, who usually makes race car-sized cakes, teaches us how to make our cupcakes look their best

After his brief demonstration, Valastro went around the tables to check on his students and their work.

This Bangkok restaurant is covered in condoms – for good reason

Nov 07, 2017 - 10:02 PM

At Cabbages & Condoms, it's all about safe sex

CABBAGES AND CONDOMS. The restaurant gives out free condoms and raises funds for a family planning non-profit. Rappler screenshot

Manang Puring of Ateneo’s beloved foodhouse dies

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:01 PM

She ran Manang's Foodhouse for 27 years

MANANG'S FOODHOUSE. The space where the beloved eatery used to be is now empty. Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

Beyond bagnet: Ilocos Sur’s best-kept culinary secrets

Nov 06, 2017 - 2:30 PM

We take a look at the roots – literally and figuratively – of the crop of Ilocos’ cuisine and culture

ILOCANO STAPLE. The camote is at the center of Ilocano cuisine. All photos by Paolo F. Vergara

IN PHOTOS: Tim Hortons' Christmas menu 2017

Nov 05, 2017 - 9:21 PM

These yummy drinks will welcome you this Holiday season

Potato Corner introduces new flavors

Nov 03, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Sweet potato caramel fries and truffle fries are coming to Potato Corner soon!

TRUFFLE FRIES. Potato Corner takes on the truffle craze with their version of truffle flavored fries. Photo by Amanda Lago/ Rappler

Try gold-topped, halo-halo-inspired ice cream at this new Makati cafe

Nov 03, 2017 - 1:28 PM

Satisfy your curiosity at this newly-opened Korean ice cream shop in Makati

KISS THE TIRAMISU. The brand's signature soft serve comes in 4 different flavors: Tiramisu, Matcha, Midas Touch, and Injeolmi. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler