April 26, 2017

Hennessy VSOP Privilege’s New Limited Edition Design is Art in a Bottle

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When we hear “cognac,” we usually think of the clear crystal bottles filled with rich brown liquid inside our parents’ bar cabinets. But this year, Hennessy – the world’s largest cognac producer – is bringing you a bottle that deserves a pedestal in any contemporary art museum with its new VSOP Privilege limited edition bottle Continue Reading


April 19, 2017

A Chocolate Wonderland comes alive at Shangri-La Plaza


Happiness has a flavor — chocolate! The universally loved sweet treat that comes in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors is known to release the chemical serotonin and increase the levels of endorphins released into the brain, and while that can sound a little like reading a science textbook, all that means is that a reasonable dose of chocolate improves Continue Reading


April 17, 2017

‘Cuisine compass’: The International Food Exhibition returns to Manila


The 11th edition of the International Food Exhibition Philippines (IFEX) returns to Manila this May! If you’ve ever set out to discover ingredients that go into your favorite Asian dishes and have them in your very own kitchen, this is the summer event for you. Organized by the Department of Trade and Industry’s Center for International Trade Expositions & Continue Reading


April 12, 2017

Amazing Songkran: A culinary voyage to Thailand

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In their second installment of the Flavors of the World series, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila invites you to Amazing Songkran — a culinary voyage to Thailand. An important event in the Buddhist calendar, Songkran is a water festival that marks the beginning of the Thai New Year. Songkran comes from the ancient language Sanskrit, translating to “astrological Continue Reading


April 9, 2017

Best Served on the Streets: World Street Food Congress to return to Manila


By ISABELLA OLIVARES Dear foodies and adventurous eaters, clear your calendars because the World Street Food Congress is slated to return to Metro Manila from May 31 to June 4, 2017! The five-day food festival, which will be held at Sunset Avenue corner Asian Drive, SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, will be showcasing heritage street Continue Reading


April 8, 2017

Happy Easter! Nine hotels with egg-citing deals for Easter

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The best hotels in the metro are ready to give you the most ‘Eas-terrific’ holiday this week! From delicious dining options to cozy family staycations, here are eight hotels with egg-citing Easter packages just for you. Madagascar comes to Novotel Manila Araneta Center   (Madagascar comes to Novotel!) From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 16, Quezon City’s Continue Reading


April 5, 2017

Exquisita Comida Española: A Spanish food festival

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Qué rico! This tastes delicious! Guests of Diamond Hotel Philippines are sure to exclaim this when they dine at the hotel’s premier dining destination, Corniche, this month. The reason behind the enthusiastic exclamation? The hotel is out to introduce their newest Spanish executive chef Francisco Coque through his delectable creations in a week-long Spanish food festival that Continue Reading


April 3, 2017

New Kid on the Block: Toast Asian Kitchen & Tasting Room opens in Ayala’s The 30th            

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With the industrial, metal-and-brick décor and fusion menu, it’s clear that being different is what Toast Asian Kitchen & Tasting Room is all about. (Toast Asian Kitchen & Tasting Room) Toast does away with the hard-and-fast rules of tradition in favor of more playful and unique Asian mash-ups, like the sinfully savory Gyozig — Japanese dumplings stuffed with Continue Reading


April 1, 2017

Tea-licious! The ultimate iced tea collection to try this summer


What wouldn’t you give on a hot summer’s day for a tall, cold glass of refreshing iced tea! Master brewers from TWG  Tea, the world’s trendsetting purveyor of exquisite teas, know exactly how you feel and so invite you to try – and stock up on — this summer’s coolest and deliciously concocted iced beverages: the TWG Tea Continue Reading

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March 17, 2017

Class of 2017: Dining destinations for this year’s graduates



You’ve made it! Throw your graduation cap in the air, frame your diploma and give yourself a much deserved pat on the back. After all, graduation is a milestone worthy of congratulations and a grand celebration. Tipping their hats to 2017’s graduates are three of Manila’s finest hotels. With delightful dining offerings arranged especially for Continue Reading