CHOW BUZZ | 11th Doreen Fernandez Food Writing Awards at the Writers’ Bar of Raffles Hotel Makati

April 16, 2014 | 10:34 am | By Cyrene de la Rosa | Lifestyle Section,

A fresh harvest of award-winning food essays were recently celebrated in an afternoon tea that revered this year’s contest theme: Rice.

WEEKEND CHEF | Yes, you can! Make your own Crispy Kani Maki

April 11, 2014 | 9:39 am | By Dolly Dy-Zulueta | Photos by Raff Zulueta | Lifestyle Section,

Craving for Japanese food this summer? Then try this sushi recipe. Mango slices and crashed tempura crumbs make it refreshing and delightfully crunchy.

LICK IT | Create the ice cream bar of your dreams at Magnum Manila, opening on April 8

April 7, 2014 | 6:27 pm | Text and photos by Kara Vibal Guioguio | Lifestyle Section,

It’s a pop-up cafe and will only be open for a year.

WEEKEND CHEF | Two recipe treats: Delicious Chinese Prawn Dish and Crispy Fish Fillet with Oatmeal

March 28, 2014 | 6:27 pm | Text by Dolly Dy-Zulueta | Photography by Raff Zulueta | Lifestyle Section,

Beyond just grilling and frying, here are two scrumptious seafood recipes to try for your summer celebrations.

CHOW BUZZ | Must check out: Magnum Manila Café at SM Aura; EDSA Beverage Design Studio launch

March 28, 2014 | 3:30 pm | By Cyrene de la Rosa | Lifestyle Section,

It’s the ultimate Magnum Bar treat as the soon-to-open store offers limitless make-your-own options and well-crafted comfort foods.

At Lartizan, a taste of European elegance by the French Baker

March 27, 2014 | 3:22 pm | Text by Francine M. Marquez | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Oysters from Britanny, Jamon iberico, pasta tossed on a Parmesan wheel, even chandeliers from Czechoslovakia, it’s truly ‘la belle vie’ in this boulangerie.

Celebrity chef Alain Ducasse in Manila: “Have passion, work hard, and share knowledge”

March 18, 2014 | 7:12 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

The internationally renowned Michelin-starred chef shares his wisdom to students of Enderun Colleges.

World-renowned chef Alain Ducasse in Manila for lecture and charity dinner, March 17 and 18

March 17, 2014 | 8:10 am | Text by Francine Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

The world’s most influential chef arrives in Manila to give a talk on excellence and to raise funds for indigent but talented culinary students.

Let’s do the IHOP with all-American pancakes and new all-day Filipino breakfast meals

March 15, 2014 | 2:01 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero,

Have the best of both breakfast sets in all local restaurants of this US-based established.

CHOW BUZZ I Manila welcomes Celebrity Chef Alain Ducasse and Next Iron Chef winner Geoffrey Zakarian

March 15, 2014 | 11:59 am | By Cyrene de la Rosa | Lifestyle Section,

Two famous chefs will be in town this month to inspire Manila’s culinary students and foodies alike.

WEEKEND CHEF | Seafood Cioppino Soup: A rich and hearty seafood treat to welcome summer

March 15, 2014 | 10:47 am | Text by Dolly Dy-Zulueta | Photos by Raff Zulueta | Lifestyle Section,

Celebrate the early days of summer with this rich and hearty seafood fish stew filled with the fresh catch of the day.

Buttermilk fried chicken, katsu, and Brookies: More food adventures at Shangri-la Mall’s East Wing

March 9, 2014 | 2:51 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero| Photos by Romsanne Ortiguero and Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

Foodies looking for American comfort food, a quick fix of Japanese eats, and wickedly sweet desserts should check out Level 5 of the East Wing of Shangri-La Plaza.

RECIPE | For Lenten season, vegetarian cooking made easy

March 8, 2014 | 9:19 pm | Text and photos by Melissa Bagamasbad | Lifestyle Section,

Learn to make nutrition-packed flavorful meatless dishes in this Quezon City restaurant.

CHOW BUZZ | When in Pampanga, eat at Downtown Café by Bale Dutung

March 7, 2014 | 6:06 pm | By Cyrene de la Rosa | Lifestyle Section,

Claude Tayag opens yet another restaurant serving an interesting selection of Pampango dishes with a twist.

TOP MENU MASTERS | From the kitchen to Facebook—how to sell buzz-worthy eats

March 3, 2014 | 1:27 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

Successful restaurant CEOs share their experiences and best practices in this yearly gathering of learners from the foodservice and hotel businesses.

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