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Learn how to make the top 3 sandwiches from Gardenia's 'The Next Big Sandwich Hit'

Learn how to make the top 3 sandwiches from Gardenia’s ‘The Next Big Sandwich Hit’

Gardenia, the leading manufacturer of bread in the Philippines, recently held ‘The Next Big Sandwich Hit,’ bringing together Hotel and Restaurant Management students from Metro Manila to create their own unique sandwich masterpieces. The ingredients provided included walnuts, mango, strawberries, prawns, cucumber strips, among others. Eats Now or Never shows you how to replicate the top 3 sandwiches...
New at Pinkberry: Maria Sharapova's 'Sweets'

New at Pinkberry: Maria Sharapova’s ‘Sweets’

For awhile there, frozen yogurt was the toast of Manila. Those sweet, tangy, and creamy concoctions were everywhere. And while the demand may have waned–taken over by milk tea, and then artisinal ramen, and then slow-brewed coffee (the person who can identify the next food trend gets a prize–Editor)–the fro-yo...
Teddy's Bigger Burgers opens in Makati

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers opens in Makati

Claiming to be Hawaii’s top burger joint, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers opened its first branch in the Philippines—its second international market after Japan—last August 23 in Makati City. But before the throngs of hungry meat-eaters arrived, Eats Now or Never got a sneak peak (and taste) at the burger they’ve been...
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Buffet restaurants in secrets

Buffet restaurants in secrets

It’s the gem of a foodie. As you might as well know, buffet restaurants which have been cropping all over Metro Manila these days, offer a number of international cuisines and various amounts of dishes to choose from. Among these include Asian, Continental, Korean, Japanese and a host of other celebrated fare from all over...
Buffet Buster: Sambo Kojin

Buffet Buster: Sambo Kojin

 In the second of our Buffet Buster series, Eats Now or Never explains how to get the most out of your money when visiting the many buffets in the metro. It’s not about eating as much as possible; it’s about choosing the most expensive food. According to legend, Sambo Kojin is the Japanese Kitchen God...
A mad dash for flavors

A mad dash for flavors

If there is one thing that separates Mad for Pizza from the other pizza places in town, it would have to be its eccentricity and originality. For one thing, it is the first pizza place that is not franchised from anywhere in the world and is purely-owned by a group of Filipino-Chinese businessmen. For another,...
McDonald's Philippines brings back Twister Fries after 2 years

McDonald’s Philippines brings back Twister Fries after 2 years

Rejoice, fast food and and carb lovers because Twister Fries is back! It was two years ago, in 2012, when the public last saw a glimpse of the twisted deep fried creation of McDonald’s Philippines. And since that bitter-sweet farewell, many have posited the question–next to “What is Grimace?”–“When will Twister Fries return?” The answer, we...
10 alternative restaurants not just for the food

10 alternative restaurants not just for the food

Nowadays restaurants offer more than your average set meal. Some have found a way to entertain their guests and customers – not just through their palate but through other senses as well. Here are the top ten restaurants where you can dine in – and play a round of archery, sip some wine, read a...
Food Round Up: August 24-August 30

Food Round Up: August 24-August 30

In this week’s roundup of the most interesting food-related stories on the World Wide Web, we discover the chef who grilled steak with molten lava, how to cook perfect steak by searing when frozen then cooking in the oven, the Japanese designer who made edible Lego bricks, how to turn packets of instant ramen into...
Food Round Up: August 17-August 23

Food Round Up: August 17-August 23

In this week’s roundup of the most interesting food-related stories on the World Wide Web, we discover the existence of cappuccino potato chips, the future of food, exclusive restaurants require tickets, the chocolate kebab in Germany, and the machine that lets you inject fillings in an unpeeled banana!     Cappuccino potato chips From: Tasted...
The many uses of McDo's fry holder

The many uses of McDo’s fry holder

It’s one of those things that make you go, ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ McDonald’s Philippines launched last week their fry holder, a nifty car accessory meant to hold your favorite McDo Fries while you traverse the ugly roads of the metro. The plastic container in a similar iconic red color is meant to...
Food Round Up: August 10-August 16

Food Round Up: August 10-August 16

In this week’s roundup of the most interesting food-related stories on the World Wide Web, we discover the simple guide to pairing wine and cheese, who invented tequila, the potato salad Kickstarter that got $55k in funding, the 8 most insanely unhealthy restaurant meals in America and Andrew Zimmerm features Philippines in Bizarre Foods!     The...
Unlimited...shawarma?! Only at Kazams.

Unlimited…shawarma?! Only at Kazams.

Located along the famed Maginhawa Street in Quezon City, Kazam Kebab House, better known as the “House of Unli Shawarma” is a Persian-inspired restaurant that offers unlimited shawarma for just P235. From 12 noon-3 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m. every day, you can avail of this Middle Eastern delicacy plus one glass of iced tea....