Nestled just a few steps away from Alona Beach is a minimalist restaurant that opened their doors last February 20, 2019. Ubeco is one of the many expat-owned establishments in Panglao Island. It is also a family business run by Yubin, a Korean nationality who is also the restaurant’s chef. Her sister, on the other hand, serves as the barista of the cafe. It was also Yubin who designed the restaurant, taking inspiration from the scenes of Thailand and a few local inspirations from the Philippines as well. The name of the restaurant, according to Yubin, was really a no-brainer. Two local flavors, Ube and Coconut, were combined together to create the […]
SMOKE is strategically located near the iconic San Agustin Church of Paoay in Ilocos Norte, making every dining experience a classic one. With hearty smoked dishes, tender and flavorful to the last bite, surely SMOKE is one of the only few authentic American smokehouses that can compete with those even in Manila!
Tipple & Slaw in Bonifacio Global City birthed from a simple sandwich shop idea. However, when the owners saw their prospective space at The Forum, which only had one or two restaurants then, they thought that it would be better to go with a bar instead. They weren’t wrong about the decision, though, as it’s now one of the oldest (and still standing) restobars in BGC. Established in 2014, Tipple & Slaw boasts every comfort food that you can think of, perfectly paired with their long list of alcohols. The history of its name will spark your interest, too. “Tipple & Slaw” came from an old English name Tipple, which means drinking, and […]
Ikinari Dango, a local Japanese snack, is one of the many little reasons to visit Kumamoto Prefecture. In Kumamoto, Imoya Chobei Shoten is one of the biggest names when it comes to Ikinari Dango. The shop specializes in creating these local sweets in different flavors and forms. As time went by, they were able to produce more varieties such as ice cream, potato chips, and potato sticks.