Authentic Pakistani Food in Makati 

There IS an authentic Pakitani restaurant in Makati! Found out about it through Kitchen Bookstore owners Rajiv Daswani and Miguel Angeles and Power of Pen founder Tetta Tirona.  I’m not supposed to tell 🙊 So I’m keeping the info here instead of sharing it in Inquirer.  Rajiv, who is of Indian descent, did the ordering.…

World’s 50 Best Heads to Oz

From New York to Australia. The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in April 2017 will be in Oz, following a very successful awards reception for 2016 in New York. The World’s 50 Best (@theworlds50best) is a list produced by British magazine Restaurant based on a poll of international  chefs, restaurateurs, and media. There are also…

Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants

Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants Full List

Full list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2016: 1 – Central, Peru 2 – Maido, Peru 3 – D.O.M., Brazil 4 – Boragó, Chile 5 – Pujol, Mexico 6 – Quintonil, Mexico 7 – Astrid Y Gastón, Peru 8 – Mani, Brazil 9 – Tegui, Argentina 10 – Biko, Mexico 11 – Sud777,…

Margaux Salcedo with her Jack Russel farm dog Stardust

Baguio Diaries 2016: Camp John Hay Turns 25

Camp John Hay celebrated its 25th Anniversary since the turnover from the Americans. While we wax patriotic and are obviously ecstatic about the Philippines taking over, we must admit that there are things about the old John Hay that are sorely missed. So this September, The Manor and The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay,…

New Zealand salmon is the Wagyu beef of the sea

In my column First Class in today’s Inquirer (28 August 2016, Sunday), I talk about New Zealand salmon, my current obsession 🙂   After being made aware by a wellness doctor of the dangerous levels of my visceral fat, on top of hideous subcutaneous fat, I realized it’s time to cut down on the Wagyu…