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,…

Cafe Fleur by Sau del Rosario, Angeles, Pampanga

Cafe Fleur with #LafangMD

Here’s a copy of my column First Class published 21 August 2016, Sunday, in the Philippine Daily Inquirer + more pics 🙂 I wrote about a recent day trip to Pampanga. Went with a few doctors of my dad, whom we met when they were just residents and now they have finished their fellowships! Angeles…

Sarap Filipino Restaurant, Filipino Food in Rome, Vatican, Margaux Salcedo for Margauxlicious.

Craving Adobo in Rome

  After over a week in Europe, in spite of all the great food, I was really looking for Filipino dishes! So I was delighted when my friend Mother Superior Regina Ate brought me to Sarap at the Vatican. It is conveniently located just a couple of blocks from St. Peter’s Square. So after hearing…

Margarita Fores, Margaux Salcedo, margauxlicious, Asia's 50 Best restaurants, World's 50 Best

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…