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Margarita Fores Named Asia’s 50 Best Female Chef 2016

I had been rooting for this moment for so long! Since I can remember, have been wanting to see Margarita Fores’ name up there alongside Asian greats and finally the day has come. Margarita Fores was named Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2016 by the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards Jury. Fores succeeds Hong Kong’s…

Oxtail Papardelle at Va Bene Pasta Deli BGC

ManilaSpeak Review: Va Bene Pasta Deli

I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of food at Va Bene Pasta Deli at Bonifacio Central (where the cinemas are located) on the block immediately after Bonifacio High Street. I had suggested the restaurant for our high school Christmas reunion on sheer account of the reputation of the Va Bene in Petron, which had…

Chef Billy King, Prince Albert, Hotel Intercontinental closes

Billy King at Prince Albert: One More for the Road

Chef Billy King returned to The Prince Albert at The Intercon for a one night only special dinner to bid the iconic restaurant adieu. The new generation might not be familiar with Billy King but he is an exceptional chef who made a real dent in the Philippine culinary industry back in the ’80s. He…