Authentic Pakistani Food in MakatiΒ 

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 πŸ™Š So I’m keeping the info here instead of sharing it in Inquirer.  Rajiv, who is of Indian descent, did the ordering.…

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 πŸ™‚ 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

Β  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…

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…