EATS

The good can get better, Pino and Pipino prove with their comeback

“You just know the food’s going to be good when you can already smell it through your face mask,” I tell my colleagues

Sky rises and sunsets: Outdoor dining with stunning views

If you want to catch the sunset or enjoy the city skyline with a drink in hand, these venues are worth the visit

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Poblacion is (slowly coming) back. Here’s what’s open

If you’re craving a glimpse of pre-pan de coco life, the bars and restaurants of Poblacion are slowly but steadily opening back up for business

Coffee breaks still matter, and you need them now more than ever

A quick coffee break can do more than help you escape from the stress of work pre-pandemic

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Adobo is not just chicken or pork. At this local chain, it’s also fries

Potato Corner’s new limited-edition flavor is an ode to the lasting salty and sour flavor of adobo

A non-exhaustive list of pies to try in Manila

If you’re in the mood for a good slice of pie, these local home bakers will surely deliver

A list of bellychon places for your putok batok prayers

The beauty of bellychon is that it immediately cuts to the chase. Less mess, no carving, and *definitely* no leftovers

Kiwami Japanese food hall offers old favorites and new discoveries

From familiar favorites like Yabu and Ippudo to newer yet storied restaurants like Yakitori Hachibei and Hannosuke, there’s nothing you won’t like at Kiwami