Pottery by Aleth Ocampo

My friend Aleth Ocampo, known for her insanely addictive chocolate chip cookies and private dining savvy, has gotten obsessed with pottery. Her hobby has blossomed into a collection and she now has an ongoing exhibit at Aphro Living at The Alley in Pasong Tamo. I had seen bits and pieces of work but never all…

half & half interiors, baguio restaurant, nepalese cuisine, nepalese art, ganesha, chicken curry, twakka makai, momo, basmati rice

New Baguio Find: Nepalese Resto on Outlook Drive

When Hill Station’s Mitos Benitez YΓ±iguez recommends a restaurant in Baguio for you to try, you try it. I was delighted to hear that there is a new guy in town, a half-Nepalese, half-Filipino fellow named Julian Shakya who, with partner Bernie Figer, opened this Nepalese restaurant on Outlook Drive. HALF & HALF When I…

Miele's Dialog Oven. Photo by Philippine food writer Margaux Salcedo for margauxlicious.com.

5 Ways the Dialog Oven Will Change Cooking Forever

When Miele says that their latest creation, the Dialog Oven, is revolutionary, they are not exaggerating. Here are 5 ways the Dialog Oven will change cooking forever: 1. Food will now be cooked using energy penetrating it all throughout, all at the same time, unlike current ovens where heat struggles from outside the ingredient to…

Nico Garcia, Goldee Salcedo, Proposal, Eiffel Tower, Le Jules Verne

Beautiful Proposal Atop The Eiffel Tower

I have the honor of announcing the engagement of Makati Congressional bet and 3-term Magallanes Councilor Nico Garcia to the gorgeous and gregarious entrepreneur/baker/leadership and management trainer and consultant/supersister/superdaughter/supergirl Goldee Salcedo. Finally! πŸ™‚ Nico and Goldee have been a couple for eight years running. After keeping everyone in suspense, both heaven and earth are rejoicing…

A Very Long Thank You Note from Ephraim’s Angels <3

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THOSE WHO JOINED US IN REMEMBERING DAD on the occasion of his first year anniversary in Heaven. June 21, 2016 was when my dad, Ephraim Salcedo,Β  joined His Creator. In the days that followed his passing, while I experienced grief for the first time and finally understood what the…

MISSION: MANILA features Chef Tatung

Mission: Manila, a passion project of mine to promote Filipino chefs, is back, this time featuring Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou. Chef Tatung, as he is fondly called, is chef-owner of Restaurant Agos in Mall of Asia, a bestselling cookbook author on Filipino food, and the resident chef of the morning show Umagang Kay Ganda. I…