Yellow Cab Launches 5 New Pizzas Inspired by New York City!

I love pizza but I’m not adventurous when it comes to it. I usually only order the pepperoni or the Hawaiian, and only eat unconventional flavors when someone orders it. I believe that you shouldn’t fix what ain’t broke, and those two variants are more than enough for me.

So I was skeptical when Yellow Cab invited me to try their new line of pizzas, named the 5 Boroughs Pizza, inspired by the five legendary boroughs in New York City: Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. And boy was I wrong. Whatever happened to trying something new every now and then? I’m glad I did because I ended up loving them.

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Jollibee’s Amazing Aloha Yumburger is Back and I’m So Excited!

I love burgers and one of my favorites is Jollibee’s Amazing Aloha. Its unique flavor combination of a burger and a pineapple is so unforgettable that even Anthony Bourdain was smitten, calling it a “very tasty burger” when he tried it for his show Parts Unknown.

The Amazing Aloha Yumburger is set to return for a limited time only and I’m super excited for it!

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MESA Opened its Store in Mall of Asia and I Got to Try Their Dishes!

Even after trying different cuisines here and abroad, nothing still compares to Filipino food. The colors, the unusual combination of flavors, and the unique ingredients all work together to come up with something different, and it’s one I keep coming back to.

When it comes to Filipino food, one of the leading names in the restaurant industry is MESA, which started in 2006 as a cook-on-your-table called Lamesa Grill at SM Mall of Asia. Now, the diner has come full circle as MESA opens its 43rd store at SM MOA!

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Hawker Chan, the Cheapest Michelin-Starred Resto in the World, is Now in Manila!

Just two months after the Manila opening of Kam’s Roast, a Michelin-starred restaurant from Hong Kong, we have another storied restaurant opening its doors in Manila: Singapore’s Hawker Chan, known as the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world.

The restaurant is known for its Soya Chicken, which according to the Michelin Guide draws lines even before opening time. I got to try it a day before its official launch and fell in love with the food!

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Chibo Okonomiyaki Launches Executive Set Meals For Diners on the Go

What I love about eating is the leisurely pace of the activity, where you can spend quality time with your companions (or by yourself) or enjoy the different flavors on your plate. As much as possible, I want to be fully present during meals, whether I’m with someone or I’m alone.

But life doesn’t always work out the way we want it to and sometimes eating can be a rushed experience. The three-hour lunch is now a ~*concept*~ and many of us power through quick lunches or dinners. That may be the case for a lot of us but that doesn’t mean eating should be boring.

That’s what inspired Chibo Okonomiyaki in producing its Executive Set Meals, a line of Japanese dishes for diners on the go. Chibo is known for serving some of the best okonomiyaki prepared right on your table, but there are diners who prefer straightforward meals they can order, eat, and pay for. That’s why for the Chibo branch in Podium, Ortigas, where mostly office workers and businessmen dine, the teppan is in the kitchen.

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Akrotiri’s Eurasian Cuisine Will Make You Want to Visit the South

There was a point in time when people living in the north would scoff at the idea of driving down south for a meal (or even a visit to their southern friends). But the area has become a full-fledged dining destination with unique restaurants offering delicious and mouthwatering food. Now, no one blinks when someone suggests visiting a quaint eatery in BF Homes or Alabang. And as someone who has lived in the south for more than 20 years, I am happy.

A new restaurant has popped up in the south and is set to join the great dining scene here. It’s called Akrotiri, (Greek for peninsula) and it focuses on Eurasian cuisine, with dishes from Asia and Euro-Greek cultures.

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