2023 in dining: 10 of the year’s most marvelous bites

Food is one of the only acceptable categories in life where it’s more than okay to play favorites. Here’s some of the best that 2023 had to offer

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Taco places that should be on your radar

Whether it’s to satisfy a sudden craving or if you’re out to get the best Taco Tuesday experience, these four spots deserve a visit

I cannot stop thinking about Bolero BGC’s cheesecake

If there’s one thing modern European restaurant Bolero has to brag about, it’s their *literal* award winning cheesecake

3 hotpot restaurants for every kind of hotpot lover

There’s something for every occasion—from casual lunch to celebratory dinner

At chef Miko Calo’s Taqueria Franco, transcendent tacos with foie gras, steak, and duck confit

How would a fine dining chef make tacos? At this new Salcedo Village taqueria, Calo explores its possibilities while keeping it playful

At this BGC izakaya, there are 50 premium sakes to try—via flight or a wine goblet

Entering this quaint izakaya called Sakagura in BGC feels like you’ve just been transported into…

Bolo Coffee Club is a tribute to the HK cha chaan teng—with a Poblacion twist

Bolo Coffee Club’s neon lights are what bring people through the door, but the warm atmosphere and brilliant fare is why they stay

A natural wine education by way of three new bars

Natural wines are having their moment here in Manila. To get acquainted with this global movement, let these wine bars do the talking