An Awesome Secret Foodies Tour in Tuscany at McKinley Hill

Let it be put on record that am mighty proud of the restaurant scene in Manila. It takes a native to see the diversity of offerings, the variety of cuisines and the excellence of the food available in town now. I love learning how young Filipinos, after being schooled in the great culinary traditions of New York, Vancouver, Sydney or wherever, are coming home to set up shop and pay it forward.Indeed, no longer shall we be called a Third World country if only for this! In the meantime, new fabulous places in town are sprouting up like the latest strip of Megaworld ... Continue Reading...

11 dishes in 11 restaurants for P550 at Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill

If you're looking to go on a food trip this weekend, we recommend getting the Food Adventure Passport at Venice Piazza in McKinley Hill which is ongoing every Saturday of July. For only P550, you get to sample the 11 specialty dishes of 11 restaurants at the Venice Piazza, one of the bustling restaurant strips in the Fort area. Plus you get bonus gelato and frozen yogurt from Yo Swirls and more discounts from the restos with every purchase. Isn't that great? We were certainly glad to be at the Venice Piazza last weekend to have a taste of the Food Adventure. ... Continue Reading...

A P600 four-course meal at Harry’s Bar, Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill

We've eaten a few times at the fairly new Venice Piazza in McKinley Hill, the latest restaurant strip to open near the Fort. I hear the whole complex has a Venetian theme and there will even be those faux gondolas in the future. It all sounds exciting, but the restaurants we've tried on this strip has so far been wanting. Old Vine Grille was a costly disappointment and Stackers burgers weren't really as juicy and tasty as one expects to be. I am forever waiting for Ristras Mexican Grill to open, mostly because San Juan is a long drive from where we live. But the ... Continue Reading...