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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…

Ristoranti Al 34, Rome. Photo by Margaux Salcedo for margauxlicious.com.

Margarita Fores’ Italy: Rome

Who else to call for tips when going to Rome but the lady who introduced Filipinos to al dente pasta, Margarita Fores. My first time in Rome a few years ago for the canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod, I asked for tips on where to eat and hunted down her recommendations. They were all delish!…

MADRID FUSION Manila

Madrid Fusion 2015 Shines Spotlight on Philippines

As published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 11, 2015. β€œWe never thought this would happen in our lifetime,” Chef Myrna Segismundo said, sharing the news that she and Chef Margarita Fores will be cooking at Madrid Fusion in Spain this February. Madrid Fusion-International Gastronomic Summit is one of the most prestigious gatherings of chefs…