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…

Summer at Eve’s Garden, La Trinidad

I had to submit an article on healthy food to Inquirer Red and just had to include this memorable healthy meal that included not only greens but also flowers right from Eve’s Garden up in the mountains of La Trinidad, Benguet. Yes, we have treasures like this here in the Philippines if you know where…

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…

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…