Growing in the jungle of Amazon are acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee), the tallest palm trees growing up to 80 feet tall and with pinnate leaves that are about three meters long. Named after the Brazilian Portuguese adaptation of the Tupian word “iwaca’i” which means “fruit that cries and expels water,” these palm trees are often cultivated […]

I may not look like it, but I really do eat a lot. There was a time when I could finish a large box of pizza, or a bucket of chicken. When I’m writing or watching Koreanovela, I could munch several packs of chips in one sitting. If I like a certain food, I would […]

Metro Manila has seen many restaurants come and go over the years. Sadly, even some good restaurants (which seem to have been there forever) have closed down. There are few that are surviving, keeping up with the time and still as good as when they first opened. One of them is Three Sisters in East […]

There is a table in Pasig that is giving everyone who sits there an equal status. No, we’re not talking about King Arthur’s famed table where the legendary king and his knights congregated. We’re talking about the new restaurant venture at the heart of East Capitol Drive in Pasig City, with the same name as […]

The audition began as soon as we were seated on the quaint table of Beeffalo by Hot Rocks, a steak restaurant located in Sto. Nino, Marikina City. After telling the waitress who handed us the menu that we really wanted some piece of meat, she came back holding up plastic-wrapped pieces of meat, with each […]

How does eating more to live great sounds like? How about eat more to lose weight? Sounds perfect, right? Baron Method is a “lifestyle upgrade” that involves changing one’s perception of what food is supposed to do. Its founder, Harvie De Baron, believes that food works not against the body, but for the body. “Food […]

Japanese-born Hishiki Tomoyuki and his Filipina wife Edeelyn didn’t expect that dining at Buddha-Bar Manila to escape from the hustle and bustle of the urban life would lead to an unexpected surprise. Tomoyuki has been residing with his wife in the Philippines for more than 10 years. On one occasion, the couple decided to try […]