Category: Gut Feel

  • Saucy-liscious Reyal Litson Manok

    Saucy-liscious Reyal Litson Manok

    In this season of many gatherings, the Filipino’s iconic litson manok (roasted chicken) is ever present. Aside being a much healthier alternative to fried chicken, roast chickens are widely available and at reasonable prices. Adding to the many choices out there, Reyal Litson Manok is steadily making itself known in the roast chicken market. I’ve seen some stalls in Laguna and have been curious on how their taste fare. Especially with the tagline “mas masarap ‘pag may sauce (more delicious with sauce)”

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  • Asakusa : Home of Tempura opens at Ayala Vertis North

    Asakusa : Home of Tempura opens at Ayala Vertis North

    Asakusa (pronounced as ah-sahk-sah) is a district in Tokyo renowned for its bustling Japanese tempura shops scene. This is where couple, Chef Jacob and fashion designer, Celine found their most memorable tempura experience in Japan. The tempura from a small and simple shop in Japan served by an old couple were one of the best they tasted that they were inspired to bring it in Manila. Hence, Asakusa: Home of Tempura was born in 2015 with its first branch at the Grove by Rockwell. Establishing itself as the tempura specialty house enjoyed by people in Pasig. Two years after, Asakusa opens its doors at Ayala Malls Vertis North to serve northerners in the Metro.

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  • Exciting Array of Flavors at L’Appart Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

    Exciting Array of Flavors at L’Appart Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

    The rooftop views of Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit is not the only draw at the 32nd floor of this 5-star hotel. Parisian-inspired, L’Appart Rooftop Bar and Restaurant offers an enticing landscape of flavors when new Head Chef Nicholas Basset mans the kitchen. Chef Nicholas lends his vast experience and inspiration from his global travels to whip up a refined menu that’s not only instagrammable but promises to pique ones tastebuds.

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  • Eagle’s Nest in Eagle Point Resort: Foodtripping Surprises on a Stormy Staycation

    Eagle’s Nest in Eagle Point Resort: Foodtripping Surprises on a Stormy Staycation

    What do you do when you find yourself in Anilao on the eve of a brewing tropical storm?  You pray for better weather and find other things to do while on staycation.  For your Happyfoodies, it was a good excuse to foodtrip at the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant and Bar of Eagle Point Resort, perusing the menu and asking the friendly staff for recommendations and suggestions.  We haven’t been anywhere around here for a long time so it was nice to find that the resort’s eating venue offers a great view of the sea (roiling as we sample the fare the two days we stayed there).

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  • Ortigas Amigos! Mexican-Latin Gringo is in the Neighborhood

    Ortigas Amigos! Mexican-Latin Gringo is in the Neighborhood

    The first time I tasted the signature Gringo flame-grilled dishes, the Original Chicken, Southern Spice and Baby Back Ribs, I knew their distinct char-broiled goodness would become a local favorite. Together with their sauces, Lemon Herb and Hot and Spicy, and the sumptuous sidings, Gringo offers great value for their Mexican-Latin cuisine offering. From their first branch at SM North Edsa, they have since expanded to the Fort, Makati and now the newly opened branch at The Atrium, SM Megamall. The recent soft opening gave happyfoodies a chance to sample the other goodies in their menu.

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  • Uma Uma Ramen debuts Aligue Ramen at BGC

    Uma Uma Ramen debuts Aligue Ramen at BGC

    BGC will now enjoy 60 years of ramen-making heritage from Fukuoka, Japan as Uma Uma Ramen opens its doors at Uptown Parade. The contemporary-casual ramen restaurant made quite a first impression at SM MOA with its family recipe noodle and MSG-free yet robust-flavored Tonkotsu stock. It is the first time for happyfoodies to zip in at Uma Uma Ramen. Excited to try out the current favorites like the Uma Uma Ramen and Tan Tan Men as well as the new fusion of local flavor twist Aligue Ramen.

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