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

Woods Smokehouse Restaurant is located in the mountain barangay of Busay in Cebu City.

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.

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…

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 www.snappy.com.ph 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…

DOT, Grassroots Travel, Smart join hands to mount Kulinarya sa North Cebu Webinar

Smarter tourism in the new normal In the Philippines, Culinary Tourism and Farm or Agritourism have been identified by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as two of the niche markets it would like to tap and promote. It is for this reason that the DOT, Grassroots Travel, and PLDT-Smart recently organized a two-day webinar entitled…

Nestlé Philippines shifts to paper straws in ready-to-drink products

Nestlé Philippines is switching from plastic to paper straws for its ready-to-drink (RTD) products – a move that will eliminate 130 metric tons of plastic straws by yearend. The move is the first of its kind and scale in the country. The shift is part of its global commitment to make 100 percent of its…

10 fun areas to dine in at SM

Who says social distancing while eating out can’t be fun? As dine-in services resume in the new normal, SM malls nationwide are offering a new and safer dining experience for shoppers who want to satisfy their cravings and have a good time with family and friends. As part of its #DineInSM campaign, SM malls have…

Marco Polo Cebu food faves now for pick-up at 20% off

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu is giving its patrons a delicious offer for July. When you order from the hotel’s Food Faves menu, they will give you a 20% discount on your total bill. The Marco Polo Food Faves Menu offers over 30 of their bestselling items. It has signature ala carte items such as Classic…

Hai Shin Lou Cebu ready for pick-up, delivery

You can now enjoy the mouth-watering dishes of top Cebu restaurant Hai Shin Lou Cebu in the comfort of your home. Order from a takeaway menu featuring 30 of their bestselling dishes. The takeaway menu features the best of their appetizers, roasting, soup, seafood, fowl, beef, pork, vegetables, rice noodles, and fried rice.

Pizza Hut reopens more branches, offers take-out options

Enjoying pizza, pasta and other treats is now more convenient as Pizza Hut reopens more branches around the country and introduces new ways to take out your favorite dishes. Whatever Pizza Hut specialty you’re craving for, you can have it to-go from your nearest Pizza Hut Branch. With quarantine measures being loosened, Pizza Hut has…