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…

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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…

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…

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!…