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Café Havana (LJC): More Than Just Your Typical Expat Meeting Place

Café Havana (LJC): More Than Just Your Typical Expat Meeting Place

Café Havana yields more than just a ‘meet up’ bar they have so much to offer with their well thought out concept, background history, and with fine food influenced by places like Spain, Africa, and the Caribbean.

The Wine Club: Your Next Door Wine Haven in Makati City

The Wine Club: Your Next Door Wine Haven in Makati City

The Wine Club is perfect for business power lunch meetings and then unwind after your long workday with friends. The menu selection is influenced by rustic Italian cooking which you can enjoy with a bottle of a beautiful wine. The best part is you can buy your choice of vino at retail price. 

Alfred at Makati Diamond Residences: Cheese & Charcuterie Fridays

Alfred at Makati Diamond Residences: Cheese & Charcuterie Fridays

Perceptive palates will be in for a solid treat when they visit Alfred at Makati Diamond Residences every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., from July 27 to September 28. Enjoy an amazing an astounding Cheese and Charcuterie Buffet for only P1,800 net per person.

Nha Em: Finally an Authentic Vietnamese Restaurant!

Nha Em: Finally an Authentic Vietnamese Restaurant!

Every time someone recommends Vietnamese when dining in Manila, we’re a bit skeptical. In our recent trip to Hanoi, we sampled all kinds of Vietnamese Street Food from pho to spring rolls, and other local specialties. It was disheartening to learn that when we got […]

La Mère Poulard: Tradition and Quality Since 1888

La Mère Poulard: Tradition and Quality Since 1888

La Mère Poulard in Manila is the fourth branch of the renowned French restaurant. The original restaurant still sits in Mont Saint-Michel, while the two other branches can be found in Japan. There are only 4 La Mère Poulard in the whole world and that includes their venture here in the Philippines.

Chaplin: Wants you to take your time while you savor every dish.

Chaplin: Wants you to take your time while you savor every dish.

Chaplin serves authentic Israeli cuisine, pastries, fine coffee and curated cocktails.

Wolfgang Steakhouse: Dry Aged Steak, Fine Wine, and Long Conversations

Wolfgang Steakhouse: Dry Aged Steak, Fine Wine, and Long Conversations

If you think Wolfgang is about Wolfgang Puck, you’re mistaken. From head waiter to restaurateur, Wolfgang Zwiener brings the taste of NY steaks to Manila and the world.

MANGO TREE, BGC: A Modish Fine Dining Thai Restaurant

MANGO TREE, BGC: A Modish Fine Dining Thai Restaurant

A fusion of delightful dishes makes a restaurant stand out from the rest. Maintaining a good portfolio of food for the past years makes you more credible on your craft.

Hops & Brews: How the Other Gastropubs Should be Schooled

Hops & Brews: How the Other Gastropubs Should be Schooled

You have the very traditional elements on their menu which are then totally modernized, which is the way a lot of gastropubs operate – But Hops & Brews takes traditional and build on it, creating what we have which is a mixture of fine dining, pub food, and ultimately still retaining the emotional connection that we have with food which is; COMFORT.

Remedios Circle Crawl: LJC Group’s Excellence for over 3 decades

Remedios Circle Crawl: LJC Group’s Excellence for over 3 decades

No-frills approach and generous use of key spices for Filipino cuisine are unparalleled in making each of their dishes “Malinamnam” or strong umami flavors that keep us coming back.