Ask anyone from Italy and they’ll tell you that while there is Italian food, it’s more regional than national. Tuscany, a region in Italy famous for its local produce and meat, is where some of the best Italian dishes come from… and Balducci Ristorante is the best place to get authentic Tuscan cuisine in BGC.
Known in Japan as “The Pizza Man”, Salvatore Cuomo is the man responsible for introducing Neapolitan Pizza to the Japanese. He built a food empire from the ground up, and that empire now invades the Philippines with Salvatore Cuomo & Bar in Bonifacio Global City (BGC). Salvatore Cuomo is the man who single-handedly introduced the Japanese to Italy’s world-famous Neapolitan pizza. What started out as a bankrupt restaurant from his dad is now one of Asia’s most successful Italian restaurants, with over 100 branches in Asia. TOEING THE LINE. Salvatore Cuomo & Bar is a premium casual dining restaurant. In other words, expect the best without the stiffness. […]
A new dining scene sited in one of the bustling streets of Makati is about to excite your taste buds and let you experience Pasta in many ways! Trufa Pasta Bar is a brainchild of a cocky Catalan guy and a true-blue Filipina who both share the same passion for pasta. The restaurant is currently on a soft opening and will be officially opened this September 1; but if you’re as excited as us, you can visit them now and be one of the first few to experience this new delight in town. Trufa means Truffle in Spanish and the reason behind the name of the restaurant is […]
Fine dining and the beach rarely mix. You would either need to talk to a restaurant owner and ask them for a special dinner service… or go to Boracay and get your meal at Christina’s. Christina’s is one of Henann Regency’s in-house restaurants located right on the beach. It completes the Regency Food Plaza by offering some of the best international cuisine you’ll get next to Hap Chan’s authentic Chinese cuisine and Mesa’s Filipino dishes. They mainly cater to Henann Regency’s guests who stay in their suites, but are open to the public if they have room. FINE DINING ON THE BEACH. That’s what you’ll get at Christina’s. […]
Where can you find the best pizza and pasta dishes in Coron, you ask? It’s in Trattoria Altrov’é, a popular restaurant that serves mouth-watering dishes for a wonderful dinner delight. Trattoria Altrov’é is an Italian restaurant located at the town proper which serves delectable European dishes. It got its name “Trattoria,” which means a “small Italian restaurant” and “Altrov’é,” meaning “elsewhere.” The interior of the place is a modern mix of everything, from its Japanese-inspired seating style, to the woody details that makes its homey vibe plus its barefoot area. The place feels like home, making the guests feel welcomed as they have candlelit dinner that makes the […]
A true Italian experience awaits you at Farfalla Osteria, the Hotel Durban’s in-house Italian restaurant. Farfalla Osteria is a modern Italian restaurant with an emphasis on keeping your Italian dining experience as authentic as possible. The name may not ring any bells, but it’s very popular amongst westerners, especially those who stay at the Hotel Durban. START YOUR MEAL WITH Farfalla’s Insalata di arance (P300), a medley of orange slices, greens, red onion, black olives, and olive oil. Their menu is carefully curated by an Italian consultant, who makes sure each dish stays true to its Italian roots. This holds the key to this restaurant’s success: an Italian […]
Meatball lovers, this place could be like your home. THE MEATBALL REVOLUTION. A place for meatball lovers. Photo by Reyjohn and Gio Tia, grabbed from zomato.com Meatballs are actually one of the best food items in the world, as it can be eaten along with other food! Be it on pasta, a bun, or even on rice, meatballs will always find its way to make your food more delectable and more enjoyable to eat. MEATBALLS x PASTA x RICE. Top it off with the best ingredients of your choice! Photo grabbed from the Meatball Revolution’s Facebook page In Venice Grand Canal at McKinley Hill Taguig, there’s […]
A restaurant serving great Italian cuisine is somewhat of a rarity: most of them lie in upscale areas (like BGC) or are found only in hotels. My Kitchen by Chef Chris belongs to the latter, taking things a notch higher with dishes suited to the Filipino palate. My Kitchen can be best described as a no-nonsense restaurant that serves you traditional Italian food with twists and tweaks that make it uniquely Chef Chris’s. For starters, people don’t use the term “pizza” when they want to order, well, pizza. THE ORIGINAL, as they like to call it, can be classified as pizza, but it’s still an Original. “A fine, […]