Category: Food

  • McDonald’s in-store parties are back to give families, friends celebration to remember

    You can once again get together at McDonald’s for a safe, fun, and convenient way to celebrate birthdays or milestones with the ones you love Birthdays are one of the most treasured milestones in a person’s life, but with the restrictions from the past couple of years, Filipinos— both young and old— have limited their […]

  • Ninong Ry, Panlasang Pinoy collaborate to tackle Tinola Trouble

    Celebrity chefs, Ninong Ry and Panlasang Pinoy’s Vanjo Merano released separate videos over the weekend in what appeared to be a throwdown-slash-collaboration between the two. Both personalities appeared in each other’s videos and showed viewers their own take on cooking the oh-so-controversial tinolang manok.

  • Strong Zero, Horoyoi Peach, and more Japanese faves now available in FamilyMart

    Strong Zero Horoyoi, Peach, and more Japanese faves are now available in FamilyMart.

    No need to wait until you can travel to Japan or scout for suppliers to enjoy Japanese convenience store favorites. Thanks to FamilyMart, iconic items such as Strong Zero, and Cheeza are now easily accessible across all FamilyMart stores in the Philippines.

  • Cebu’s Ayer Lechon now open in Il Corso

    With people preferring to dine out safely, Cebu’s Ayer Lechon opened its 13th restaurant in an al fresco setting at Il Corso Mall in Cebu City’s South Road Properties. General Manager Mandy Carlos said they can accommodate 40 people at the company’s newest branch in compliance with public health restrictions.

  • Brick Lane Doughnuts opens second store in Oakridge

    Cebu’s only London-style doughnut store has opened  a second branch at the Oakridge Business Center in Mandaue City with a menu of 24 specialty flavors. The Brick Lane Doughnuts store in Oakridge will be serving customers from 10 am to 10 pm daily beginning October 18, 2021.

  • FamiChicky now in the Philippines

    FamiChicky (originally called ‘Famichiki’ in Japan) has finally arrived in the country, thanks to FamilyMart Philippines, which has made available the famed konbini (convenience store) snack in Luzon stores starting August 6. “We’re so glad and excited to finally bring in this Japan favorite. Filipinos can now delight in this well-loved chicken treat, whether at […]

  • Latest milk tea destination Kurimi features premium drinks, gelato offerings

    With its creamy drinks and numerous flavors, the newly opened Kurimi in White Hart Lane in Banawa is a delectable addition to Cebu’s milk tea scene. Kurimi serves premium Taiwanese milk tea with Asian flavors. The name and store’s 2D theme depict its Japanese branding. Kurimi is an assimilated Japanese word for “creamy,” according to […]

  • More than just a beach paradise, Bantayan is buwad heaven

    More than just a beach destination, Bantayan Island is also known for its delicacy – buwad or dried fish. From the popular danggit or dried rabbitfish to dried squid and even such exotic products as fish tocino, Bantayan has a wide range of these popular pasalubong items. The best place to find dried fish is […]

  • Plantation Prime puts delicious kare-kare, Pinoy food in a can

    A group of Cebuano entrepreneurs turned a classic Filipino dish that normally takes several hours to prepare into effortless table fare. Plantation Prime is not stopping with just the canned Beef Shank Kare-Kare, either. The young brand has added longganisa to its list of available products and pretty soon, Bicol express, chili con carne, spaghetti, […]

  • bai Hotel introduces afternoon tea experience

    Your choice of hot drink plus a selection of delectable desserts, bai Hotel Cebu now serves its own version of the afternoon tea that was popularized by British royalty in the 1800s. The Afternoon Tea Delight, available daily at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge, is the Cebuano version of the refreshment but with an international touch, […]

  • Pungko Ta Poy makes streetfood trendy

    From ginabot and tuslob buwa to lumpia taugi and ngohiong, enjoy your pungko-pungko favorites at Pungko Ta Poy (PTP). PTP takes Cebuano street food off the street and brings it into a more comfortable and trendy setting in the Bloom Building in Saac II, ML Quezon National Highway, Lapu-Lapu City.

  • Mountain stop: Woods Smokehouse Restaurant in Busay

    With its wide open space and tables spaced far apart, Woods Smokehouse Restaurant in Busay, Cebu City meets the proper ventilation requirement necessary for dining out during these pandemic times. The panoramic view of the Cebu coastline from the mountainside stop is also breathtaking.

  • Want lomi? Try Lomi Boss in Lapu-Lapu City

    The first time I tried Batangas-style lomi was when I was in that city for a work-related trip. I was surprised by how full the dish was of meat and topped with chicharon. I love lomi but, until then, have mainly tried the one with smaller servings of meat and more vegetables. I guess the […]

  • Red Ribbon opens 500th store in Lapu-Lapu City

    Red Ribbon recently opened its 500th store on MV Patalinghug Jr. Avenue inside the Pueblo Verde Mactan Economic Zone II in Lapu-Lapu City. The opening is a testament to the burgeoning market that is Cebu and its strong love for the brand. This 63-hectare PEZA-registered, mixed-used economic zone is home to 14,000 employees while playing […]

  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Hai Shin Lou Cebu

    It has been a tough year. But the Ox is tougher and that is reason enough to celebrate. Welcome the brand new year of the Ox with these great deals at Hai Shin Lou Cebu.

  • Enjoy Hai Shin Lou Cebu bestsellers in Lucky Trio Sets

    Good things do come in threes and this holds true at Hai Shin Lou Cebu as we bring you Lucky Trio Sets! We’ve combined three bestsellers into a set meal good for two to three persons. Enjoy these delicious and authentic Cantonese dishes with family and friends now!

  • Celebrate the Spirit of Sinulog at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

    The tradition continues at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu! We always kickstart the year by celebrating Sinulog with our most beloved Culinary Journey, Sugbusog. This year, as we continue to find ways to keep the tradition and celebration alive while having the safety and security of guests in mind, we are offering you Sugbusog on a […]

  • PLDT, Smart equip MSMEs for digital pivot

    In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic when all types of businesses were reeling from quarantine measures, it was feared that only giant corporations would survive. Today, less than a year later, the prognosis looks to be changing. Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) appeared to have defied the odds, emerging resilient in the […]

  • Online-only resto Snappy offers great food for quick orders

    A technology start-up has teamed up with an award-winning chef to create the first ever online only restaurant Snappy! at to provide flavorful, chef-crafted creations in a snap. Snappy! Co-founder Ryan Tan said during the virtual media launch on December 11 that they hope to revolutionize the food industry by making available delectable menu […]

  • Hai Shin Lou Cebu now open for dine-in

    Hai Shin Lou Cebu is now open to serve dine-in guests. While takeout and delivery options are still available, guests who would like to have a safe and secure dine-in experience may now do so. Bestsellers Menu Order from our special menu featuring 30 of our bestselling dishes! This menu features the best of Hai […]