some thai tomas morato restaurant
This Thai restaurant in Tomas Morato isn’t really Thai yet people line up to eat there. Why?

Jorge Mendez’s Some Thai does not claim to be authentically Thai and yet it’s in that frankness that people find it worth waiting in line for. That or the fact that it serves really good versions of Thai staples and then some

rebel bakehouse and coffee shop maginhawa quezon city
Baguio’s famed bakehouse and cafe Rebel is now open in Maginhawa, QC

No need to hike up north to taste their laminated pastries. Best of all, you can preorder to secure your croissants and danishes before they run out

greenbelt 1 when it was first opened as greenbelt square designed by leandro v. locsin
Greenbelt 1 is not the first Locsin building demolished in Makati and it will not be the last

Before he was a National Artist for Architecture, Locsin’s prolific body of work began with a few buildings along and around Ayala Avenue—where most of it also met their fall

coolest streets in the philippines cebu, negros, baguio
These are the coolest streets in the Philippines—literally

We are currently living in an air fryer the size of a country. Luckily, there are a few low-temperature local destinations to cool off in this summer

list of restaurants, cafe, and shops open on holy week including an indian restaurant, a cafe, and a book shop
Holy Week 2024: Restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, and recreational spaces to go to if you’re staying in the city

A guide on how to spend your Holy Week weekend if you’re staying in the city

it’s vintage makati vintage shop with owner and creative director fed pua inside the store’s plush toy window display
5 of Fed Pua’s favorite things at the new It’s Vintage store in Salcedo, Makati

It’s Vintage’s creative director gives us a tour of their bigger, funkier, and trippier space

More than buko pie: Sweet treats to eat in Los Baños as recommended by a local

You can’t go wrong with the ubiquitous pasalubong pie of course, but there are many other desserts and pastries you can also enjoy

5 day-to-night-to-morning places for your meeting or night out

If you’re tired of seeing the confines of your home or your desk at work, these establishments are the breath of fresh air you need

Magazine shop Spruce Gallery is all about rekindling Manila’s love for print

Business partners Ric Gindap and Bonnapart Galeng are done with exorbitant local retail prices and extortionate customs fees—but just not yet with print—so they put up their own magazine shop that operates at minimal margins

Get to know Escolta, its history, and its burgeoning creative community at this street party

Hola, Escolta! this Nov. 25 features tours, open studios, and a street party, all in service of reintroducing what was once the “Queen of Manila’s Streets”