Category Archives: Food

Cocina Juan: Latino Flavors of Maginhawa


When one talks of a place where visual art, good food and young hippy crowds mix harmoniously, no doubt that would be the small village street that has now gained fame bigger, and longer, than itself – Maginhawa Street. Spanning three residential villages, Maginhawa was initially a secret hangout of UP Fine Arts students but eventually, attracted the socialite crowds of Ateneo. As we went around, we discovered the top-rated, “hole-in-the-wall” restaurant called Cocina Juan. Hungry, we decided try them out!

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Healthy Starts With Delicious at Sugarleaf


Growing up in Negros Island, currently the undisputed Organic Bowl of Asia, and having good friends involved in the organic and sustainable food movement, I have a preference to organic food. A chef once exclaimed that running organic food restaurants are one of the most challenging business venture, but seeing a number survive and flourish touches my heart. After all, there is hope to spreading the movement and Sugarleaf is one. Contrary to usual notions, Sugarleaf is not ‘vegetarian resto’ but a health food cafe!

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Wheatberry: A Cozy Events Venue In QC


Planning a small event soon in a cool and cozy place? Comfort is key especially in this hot summer weather and the best place to be is where there’s cool fresh air. In the secluded corner of Scout Tuason, just near the busy Tomas Morato is Wheatberry Bakery and Cafe where local residents hang out in a lazy afternoon and where employees from nearby offices meet their clients. Upstairs, the function room is often full to accomodate birthdays and small events. What served in the cafe? Let us check out their bestsellers!

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