Tito’s and Tita’s of Manila

Old Swiss Inn (Makati): Manila’s Preface to Swiss Dining

Old Swiss Inn (Makati): Manila’s Preface to Swiss Dining

There’s no better place for Authentic Swiss and European cuisine like the Old Swiss Inn Restaurant. Why? Because 70 years of marketability and credibility are the only proof of concept that you need.

Niu at the Podium: Overwhelm Your Palate in 9 Ways

Niu at the Podium: Overwhelm Your Palate in 9 Ways

Niu means “nine” in the Viking Language. Here in their Podium branch, they transform the 9 realms into 9 different themed food and drink stations.

Misuzu Japanese Restaurant: Kimonos, tatami mats, and sushi.

Misuzu Japanese Restaurant: Kimonos, tatami mats, and sushi.

Skip the mall and other generic chains and head over to Misuzu for your fix of Japanese dishes prepared by a Japanese chef.

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. 

CO/OP: Define Quirkiness

CO/OP: Define Quirkiness

It may be one of the smallest cities in the Philippines but San Juan’s Little Baguio area has ridiculously immense food gems you need to include in your eat list. Common denominator will always be among these homegrown restaurants is their homey ambiance. Although we’re from the South, […]

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.