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LOOK: There's a new limited edition Mo' Cookies flavor in town

Dec 06, 2019 - 5:58 PM

Mo' Cookies has mo' in store for the holidays! Have you tried their new Salted Dark White Chocolate cookie yet?

LOOK: You can try out a hummus shake at this BGC resto

Dec 06, 2019 - 1:26 PM

This sweet, plant-based protein shake is great for vegans and non-vegans alike! Would you try it?

From sky to land: AirAsia plane opens first restaurant in Malaysia

Dec 05, 2019 - 7:02 PM

AirAsia's new Santan and T&Co restaurant located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia serves airplane meals in-store, including their classic Nasi Lemak

Famous Tokyo sushi restaurant Jiro dropped of its Michelin stars

Nov 27, 2019 - 4:37 PM

Jiro Ono's Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant has earned 3 Michelin stars every year since 2007, but will not be receiving any in 2020 after it stopped accepting reservations from the general public

Mango Tree serves new Thai dishes for the holidays

Nov 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Crispy pad thai? Yes please! Mango Tree features both new dishes and signature Thai staples – and they're all pretty appethaizing!

A jollier experience awaits at the Jollibee Level Up Joy store

Nov 22, 2019 - 3:52 PM

Jollibee opens new Level Up Joy Store in Katipunan with modern store design, exciting innovations

From Bicol to Manila: How Biggs made it big

Nov 10, 2019 - 1:46 PM

The Bicol favorite is finally in Manila

POPS Burgers: Underrated goodness

Nov 09, 2019 - 9:30 AM

What make a really good 100% angus beef burger? Just ask Pops – Katipunan's secret gem.

Menu, prices: Bicol's Biggs is now in Metro Manila

Nov 08, 2019 - 3:55 PM

Here's what you can expect from Biggs' first Metro Manila branch!

Bicol's biggest food chain opens first Manila branch

Nov 03, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Bicol icon is finally coming to Manila

WATCH: How Manam's House Crispy Sisig is made

Nov 02, 2019 - 2:58 PM

Sisig? Yes please! We go behind-the-scenes to see how the Manam magic is done.

Singapore restaurant 'grab-a-crab' machine sparks uproar

Oct 25, 2019 - 6:27 PM

House of Seafood's promotional stunt lets customers use an arcade-style claw machine to catch live crabs to be cooked on the spot

Gubat QC: Where nothing goes to waste

Oct 16, 2019 - 8:30 AM

What to expect at Gubat? Recycled interiors and banana leaves for plates – strictly kamayan-only!

IN PHOTOS: Glorietta 4's Food Choices section reopens, shows off new look and menu

Oct 13, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Glorietta's OG food court just got a makeover!

LOOK: Japanese soufflé pancakes from Hong Kong café am.pm are in Manila

Oct 11, 2019 - 6:27 PM

Who's up for some fluffy pancakes?

SOUFFLE PANCAKES. Hong Kong cafe am.pm brings Japan's famously light and fluffy souffle pancakes to Ayala Malls Manila Bay. Photo courtesy of am.pm Philippines

Salads, smoothies, and more: Juicery at BGC makes healthy eating easier

Oct 05, 2019 - 5:11 PM

For your daily dose of fresh fruits and veggies, juice check out Juicery by Chateau 1771, a new hub for the health-conscious

Photos, prices: Ooma offers new Japanese dishes on the menu

Oct 02, 2019 - 2:00 PM

From chirashi don, cheese katsu curry, to garlic steak – Ooma has new dishes up their crazy sleeve, available starting Wednesday, October 2

LOOK: Bangkok’s Brown Cafè is in Manila for all your milk tea needs

Sep 21, 2019 - 5:03 PM

FYI, milk tea lovers: Bangkok's Brown Cafè is bringing their milk tea, fresh milk lattes, and special low-calorie, collagen-infused rainbow bubbles to Serendra

Haw Haw Milk Candy ice cream exists at The Lost Bread

Aug 02, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Wondering haw this tastes? Head over to The Lost Bread and try a scoop!

Jollibee shares drop after news of Coffee Bean acquisition

Jul 24, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Jollibee's stock price goes down by 8% on Wednesday, July 24, and closes at P251, its lowest since October 2018

Jollibee to acquire Coffee Bean for $350 million

Jul 24, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Jollibee chairman Tony Tan Caktiong says the deal will bring Jollibee 'closer to its vision to be one of the top 5 restaurant companies in the world in terms of market capitalization'


Keep calm and curry on: Yabu launches new dishes

Jul 17, 2019 - 10:43 AM

What's new from Yabu? Curry Cheese Gyoza and a different kind of katsu curry!

First impressions, prices: Hong Kong's Elephant Grounds in Metro Manila

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:47 AM

BGC's Elephant Grounds cafe is what brunch dreams are made of!

LOOK: Try sinigang burrito, sisig tacos at Tadeo Filipino-Mexican Comfort Food

Jun 25, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Lovers of Mexican cuisine and Filipino food, check Tadeo out on your next Quezon City food trip

With Osmeña on way out, Rico’s Lechon eyes return to Cebu City

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:49 PM

'With the new political landscape, the Cebuanos expect you back in Cebu City, Rico's!' the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas' page says in a Facebook post

Rico's Lechon owner Enrico Dionson meets with Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Mike Dino. Photo from the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas.

500 Iran restaurants shut down for breaking 'Islamic principles'

Jun 08, 2019 - 11:33 PM

Eleven are arrested in the crackdown on restaurants deemed by authorities to have allowed 'immoral acts' in their premises

Descend, eat, and marvel at Europe's first underwater restaurant

Jun 05, 2019 - 11:01 AM

A dining experience like no other awaits diners 15 feet under the sea

How Wrong Ramen began and why it's saying goodbye

May 29, 2019 - 7:48 PM

‘We’re sad to say goodbye, but all jokes need a punch line,’ Wrong Ramen tells Rappler

Wrong Ramen is closing down

May 27, 2019 - 8:20 PM

'We never really thought about living this long, and we feel fabulous in death'

FU, RAMEN. Do Spam and bacon and tomatoes and eggs belong in ramen? No. Did Wrong Ramen care? Of course not. Photo from Wrong Ramen's Instagram

IN PHOTOS: Alba's newest Estancia branch is first of its kind

May 26, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Alba Restaurante Español serves up the same Spanish classics and a brand-new look!

Go nuts over ChocNut with The Lost Bread's new soft-serve ice cream flavor

May 22, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Dessert cafe The Lost Bread reinvents a sweet childhood favorite

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

Apr 11, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Did anyone say oyster sisig? Or tuna pie?

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

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

LIST: Where Popeyes will open around Metro Manila

Mar 06, 2019 - 7:45 AM

(UPDATED) Popeyes will be opening in 9 confirmed branches! Are any of them near you?

Restaurant fires support staff over lewd messages to Sunshine Cruz

Feb 14, 2019 - 11:29 AM

'I am very sorry on what happened in the incident and what I have said on Instagram,' he said after he was fired

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!

Cabbages & Condoms: A healthy, balanced diet

Feb 08, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Sex education is on the menu at this quirky Bangkok restaurant

CABBAGES & CONDOMS. The Bangkok restaurant promotes safe sex. Photos courtesy of Equity Initiative 2018

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!

Solo parents in QC get 20% discount in restaurants

Jan 30, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The discount will not apply to bills exceeding P2,000 for single or accumulated receipts made in the same establishment and within the same day

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

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

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 Facebook.com/LittleCaesarsPhilippines

Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

Dec 17, 2018 - 7:50 AM

(UPDATED) Images from the scene show large flames and plumes of smoke rising in the night air after the blast in the northern city of Sapporo

RESTAURANT BLAST. Firefighters carry on rescue works after an explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo, in the northern Hokkaido prefecture on December 16, 2018. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Mang Inasal: where ‘solb’ eaters feast

Dec 12, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Mang Inasal’s 500th store showcases a design that considers customer convenience, production efficiency, and an aesthetic sense that gives a provincial, homey grillery vibe

1 dead, another critical in after-party shooting in Pasig

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:21 PM

While leaving an all-night party, two buddies are gunned down in a parking area

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!

IN PHOTOS: Jollibee opens in Manhattan, New York

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:32 PM

The famous bee’s first store in Manhattan has got Chickenjoy fanatics in NYC buzzing