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MANILA: Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Crab Now in the Philippines at Shangri-La at the Fort

MANILA: Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Crab Now in the Philippines at Shangri-La at the Fort

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Crab (No. 25 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018) opens its doors in Manila, Philippines at Shangri-La at the Fort on January 16! This is Ministry of Crab’s third location after Colombo and Shanghai– and soon, they will also be opening […]

MANILA: Why You Should Dine At Lampara Neo-Filipino Bistro in Poblacion

MANILA: Why You Should Dine At Lampara Neo-Filipino Bistro in Poblacion

You’ve most likely heard about Lampara being the newest dining destination in Poblacion, Makati, run by co-owners and cooks RJ Ramos and Alphonse Sotero.  As its name suggests, the inspiration of Lampara (which means “lamp” in Filipino) is to shine light on Filipino cuisine, more specifically […]

My First Art Basel Miami (Miami Art Week 2018)

My First Art Basel Miami (Miami Art Week 2018)

You guys know I’ve been spending some time in Miami this year, and I was thrilled to be in the city for one of it’s most important events– Art Basel Miami 2018! Held every year during the first week of December, Art Basel Miami is the […]

My Birthday At Harpke Family Farm With Bazaar By Jose Andres South Beach

My Birthday At Harpke Family Farm With Bazaar By Jose Andres South Beach

I celebrated my first birthday in Miami/ USA last November 11 at the lovely Harpke Family Farm in Dania Beach (about a 40-minute drive from Miami; close to the Fort Lauderdale airport) for The Bazaar by Jose Andres South Beach’s guest chef series, “Bazaar at […]

MIAMI: Inside The Exquisito Chocolate Factory in Little Havana

MIAMI: Inside The Exquisito Chocolate Factory in Little Havana

Carolina Quijano’s Exquisito Chocolates is Miami’s first chocolate factory. Located at Little Havana (right by the “Welcome to Little Havana” mural and Calle Ocho rooster sculpture), it opened its doors last May 2018. Carolina was born in Miami, raised in Baranquilla, Colombia (where her family is […]

BOGOTA: Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants For 2018 (The Full List)

BOGOTA: Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants For 2018 (The Full List)

The 2018 Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Bogota, Colombia, culminated with Mitsuharu “Micha” Tsumura’s Maido (Lima, Peru) taking the No. 1 spot— for the second year in a row. Maido is known for its Nikkei cuisine (Peruvian-Japanese) with a menu strong […]

MANILA: 2018 Restaurant Openings To Check Out

MANILA: 2018 Restaurant Openings To Check Out

Hi guys! I’ve been traveling so much, I’ve been in the Philippines only two months straight– this July and August. While in Manila, I took the chance to experience some of the most highly anticipated restaurant openings of 2018— places I highly recommend to you on […]

MIAMI: Travel To Fort Lauderdale (Fast!) With The New Brightline Train

MIAMI: Travel To Fort Lauderdale (Fast!) With The New Brightline Train

Miami and Fort Lauderdale are now much closer with the new high-speed Brightline train service, which debuted last May. Travel time is just under 30 minutes, plus it’s easy, convenient, stress-free (you don’t have to worry about traffic!) and allows you to be productive– WiFi […]

MANILA: Bar Pintxos To Raise Funds For Children With Cancer (October 2018)

MANILA: Bar Pintxos To Raise Funds For Children With Cancer (October 2018)

This October 2018, one of my favorite places to get Spanish food in Manila, Bar Pintxos, will be raising funds for children with cancer, through their month-long promo, “Pintxos for a Cause.” All three Bar Pintxos branches (Bonifacio Global City, Salcedo Village and Alabang) will […]

NEW YORK: Sichuan Soul Food Feast With Fly By Jing (Sept 29)

NEW YORK: Sichuan Soul Food Feast With Fly By Jing (Sept 29)

Our first Cross Cultures event in New York City, is a Sichuan Soul Food Feast with the amazing Fly By Jing, on September 29 (Saturday) at Urban Outfitters’ Space Ninety8 in Brooklyn. It was meant to be a one-night-only dinner affair, but we had to open […]