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Erwan Heussaff: Slow cooking in the big city

Sep 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM

What's the secret to flavorful dishes at home?

HOME COOK. Erwan Heussaff at his test/studio kitchen for The Fat Kid Inside. All photos by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala/Rappler

LOOK: Yellow Cab's 5 newest pizza flavors

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Take a bite out of the Big Apple with these New York-inspired flavors

NEW from Yellow Cab. Yellow Cab releases five New York-inspired flavors: The Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. All photos courtesy of Yellow Cab

Deconstructing Filipino food the Laudico way

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Chef Rolando Laudico and wife Jacqueline release 'Chef Laudico Flips Out,' a cookbook that documents the delightful ways they have reinvented classic Filipino recipes

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How to really drink whisky

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:45 PM

A master blender suggests one way to appreciate a glass of whisky

WHISKY CONNOISSEUR. Chivas Regal's Custodian Master Blender Colin Scott shares how one can enjoy whisky. Photo courtesy of Chivas Regal

LOOK: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s limited-edition matcha drinks

Sep 11, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Are you still into the matcha craze?

LOOK: The Starbucks anniversary tumblers are mermaid goals

Sep 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

The merchandise will be available beginning September 11

Images of products courtesy of Starbucks

This app lets you buy and sell home-cooked meals in the BGC area

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Have you tried this app out?

Plakafé: Baguio's gem hiding in plain sight

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Local artist Oliver Olivete has transformed this coffee shop into a visual feast

LOOK: Flat Whites, a Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte coming to Starbucks Philippines

Sep 06, 2018 - 11:06 AM

A new core drink and new limited edition drinks both for all Starbucks branches and Starbucks Reserve – details and prices here!

This limited edition rum may be the perfect gift for your drinking buddies

Sep 01, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Don Papa’s Limited Edition Sherry Cask Finish is blended from 4 different sherry casks

LIMITED EDITION. Don Papa's Sherry Cask finish is the latest addition to the local brand's collection. Photo courtesy of of Don Papa Rum

Singapore bid for UN street food honor sparks culinary clash

Aug 30, 2018 - 4:08 PM

'When you talk about hawkers, Singapore is not the only one to have hawker culture,' says Malaysian chef Redzuawan Ismail

HAWKER CULTURE. Singapore is home to countless hawker centers such as this one in Tiong Bahru, where food stalls serve various local dishes at affordable prices. File photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Rappler Eats: Sentro 1771 is where tradition and innovation converge

Aug 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM

With already an established name in the Philippine culinary scene, Sentro 1771 knows very well the right mix to stay on top

Popeyes is coming back to the Philippines

Aug 21, 2018 - 7:37 AM

Popeyes makes a return with the people behind Kuya J restaurant

LOOK: 'Just Dessert' drinks from Seattle's Best Philippines

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:26 PM

Sometimes dessert comes in a cup

Learning from the master: Baking tips from Chef Nick Malgieri

Aug 12, 2018 - 2:14 PM

We can't all be masters but... we can sure try! Here are some practical tips.

THE MASTER. Renowned pastry chef Nick Malgieri was recently in town to share his expertise working with chocolate. Photo courtesy of Innobake

From Hong Kong to Manila, CHINO is changing the food game

Aug 04, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The restaurant opens its first Manila branch in Taguig

CHINO. Erik Idos' Hong Kong restaurant opens a branch in Manila. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

This wedding menu takes after Michael Leyva’s fairy tale-inspired collection

Aug 01, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Dreams do come true with this collab!

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

First impressions, photos, prices: Rico's Lechon opens first branch outside Cebu

Jul 31, 2018 - 6:26 PM

But is it as good as the lechon in Cebu?

LOOK: Cebu Pacific's new in-flight, pre-order meal selection

Jul 30, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The offerings include Filipino cuisine classics as well as more modern dishes

Jollibee releases Bistek Burger Steak

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:57 PM

Are you here for this?

NEW ON THE MENU. Jollibee releases the bistek burger steak. Photo courtesy of Jollibee

Prize-winning Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold dead at 57

Jul 22, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The only food critic to win journalism's most prestigious prize, the Pulitzer, Gold succumbed in hospital to pancreatic cancer.

ACCLAIMED. Award-winning Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold pictured on May 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for SiriusXM/AFP

LOOK: Starbucks PH’s yogurt frappuccinos will chase rainy day blues away

Jul 20, 2018 - 3:03 PM

The drinks will be available in Starbucks stores beginning July 24

Spreading its wings: Wing Zone opens new store in Makati

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Wing Zone continues to expand its presence with the opening of its second store in the country

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Shake Shack opening in the Philippines

Jul 18, 2018 - 9:59 AM

But you'll have to wait a bit – it opens in 2019 yet

HELLO, PHILIPPINES. The popular burger chain is coming to our shores. Photo from the Shake Shack Facebook page

The Coconut Club: A tropical escape in the Metro

Jul 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM

At the Coconut Club, there's something happening at least 5 times a week

PARADISE IN MANILA. Coconut Club offers dinners – and drinkers – an escape within the Metro. All photos courtesy of Coconut Club

Rappler Eats: Stoned Steaks is more than just its gimmicks

Jul 08, 2018 - 5:50 PM

It's the restaurant's commitment to quality and its owner's willingness to push the envelope that make you want to stay and come back for more

ONLY QUALITY. You can grill your own high-grade meat at Stoned Steaks. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

We're obsessed with 'Judy Ann's Kitchen' and you should be, too

Jul 07, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Sometimes cooking show, sometimes comedy show

KEEPING IT REAL. Actress Judy Ann Santos takes us through the joys – and struggles – of cooking. Screenshot from the Judy Ann's Kitchen Youtube page

Brunch goes feminine in this menu inspired by Vania Romoff's designs

Jul 03, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Can’t pick what we want more — the dresses or the food!

Diamond Hotel: Revisiting old favorites and globalizing local cuisine

Jun 28, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Chefs Sau del Rosario and Miko Aspiras give Filipino classics a twist at the Diamond Hotel

Courtesy of Manila Diamond Hotel

Craving both K-BBQ and Pinoy spaghetti? Fantastic Baka’s got you covered

Jun 27, 2018 - 8:39 PM

The newest Korean barbecue restaurant on the block knows its audience

FANTASTIC BAKA. The restaurant offers an unlimited set that includes premium cuts of beef. All photos by Alecs Ongcal

Rico's Lechon is opening branches in Manila

Jun 25, 2018 - 4:46 PM

(UPDATED) Cebuanos living in Manila get a special treat before opening day

Rappler Eats: Sagana grounds French flavors in Filipino roots

Jun 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Chef Marc Aubry seeks to introduce the French concept of 'terroir' to Filipinos

ONLY THE FRESHEST. Sagana takes a very down-to-earth approach to French cuisine. Rappler photo

Rappler Recipes: Squash and malunggay soup

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:46 PM

Stay healthy during the rainy season with this vegetarian soup dish

Italy's Osteria Francescana crowned world's best restaurant again

Jun 20, 2018 - 10:34 AM

Osteria Francescana wins over New York's Eleven Madison Park, which was last year's winner

Italian chef Massimo Bottura talks with the press after receiving the Best Restaurant award for his restaurant L´Osteria Francescana during the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards in Bilbao on June 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANDER GILLENEA

Old Manila redux: Locavore introduces 4 new dishes

Jun 16, 2018 - 11:33 PM

The new additions include a lot of seafood

NEW ON THE MENU. Roasted tocino asado is among the latest additions to Locavore's menu. All photos by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Fresh produce, Filipino food take spotlight at 8th Philippine Harvest

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:23 PM

The fair takes place from June 14 to 17 at the Central Square, Bonifacio High Street

Celebrity chef, food critic Anthony Bourdain dies

Jun 08, 2018 - 7:43 PM

(2nd UPDATE) A CNN statement says 'his love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.'

ANTHONY BOURDAIN. The chef and host dies. Photo from Instagram.com/anthonybourdain

LOOK: Starbucks to launch Philippine island-inspired merch

Jun 06, 2018 - 1:28 PM

Want to collect all 3 mugs? Here's how

This beer-and-food pairing experience in Pasig is not your usual inuman

Jun 02, 2018 - 1:09 PM

'Beer Appreciation 101' by Monkey Eagle Brewery and Privatus Private Dining shows the finer side of most Pinoys' go-to drink

CHEERS. Monkey Eagle Brewery serves various kinds of craft beer. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Treat yourself to these dishes from the Common Good Food Playground

Jun 01, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Get ready to go around the world with the 9 restaurants from The Common Good Food Playground in I'm Hotel Makati

The Common Good at IM Hotel. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Zero-waste basics: Mess kits will help save the world

May 30, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Want to go zero-waste but don't know how? Start by building your own mess kit!

BRING YOUR OWN EVERYTHING. Having your own utensils, containers, and tumblers on hand makes it easy to decline disposable, single-use items. Photo courtesy of Joni Galeste

IN PHOTOS: 'Best Desserts 4' launches with all-you-can-eat free dessert

May 29, 2018 - 6:07 PM

Here's what more than a hundred free desserts looks like

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Sweet tradition: A peek at Tausug treats

May 27, 2018 - 7:28 PM

Delicious sweets from a rich heritage, with preparations ranging from simple to intricate

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Philippine embassy chef's sisig wins U.S. contest

May 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

For Philippine Ambassador to the US Babe Romualdez, 'this shows that Philippine cuisine is certainly being recognized in the American mainstream'

WINNING CHEF. Philippine embassy chef Abie Sincioco Mateo (center) wins awards for her sisig at the Embassy Chef Challenge in Washington DC on May 17, 2018. Joining Mateo are renowned Filipino chef and restaurateur Jessie Sincioco (right) and Ivan Gonzales (left), who concocted the 'black and gold' beer cocktail. All photos courtesy of Philippine embassy

5 essential tools for your meal prep journey

May 25, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Get ready to join the meal prep movement

What it's like to dine 150 feet in the sky

May 17, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Is the 'Dinner in the Sky' experience worth it?

UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. The stunning view of the Manila Bay sunset or the evening cityscape of Manila becomes the backdrop of this unique event. All photos by Tedrick Yau/Rappler

LOOK: This rum has Bruno Mars' seal of approval

May 16, 2018 - 3:05 PM

SelvaRey Rum, made in Panama, is the result of a collaboration between Bruno Mars and master blenders

24K MAGIC. SelvaRey Rum is Bruno Mars' next big project. Image courtesy of SelvaRey Rum

IN PHOTOS: What you can eat at Kam's Roast, a Michelin-star restaurant

May 11, 2018 - 12:46 PM

Succulent meats covered in crunchy skin – here's what Kam's Roast at Megamall has to offer

Rappler Recipes: Chicken and sundried tomato pasta

May 10, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Make your momma proud with this foolproof dish