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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,...
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 so proud of. Located at...
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...
Salo: Filipino comfort food

Salo: Filipino comfort food

If there is one thing that we Filipinos are known for, it’s to gather and celebrate whatever the occasion  may be. Of course, no festivity is ever without food, so in between the merry making, we gorge down on the appetizers, taste the bestsellers and cram our stomachs full with the sweet desserts. Salo, a...
Ally's All-Day Breakfast Place: Not yo momma's pancakes

Ally’s All-Day Breakfast Place: Not yo momma’s pancakes

Much has been said about breakfast being the most important meal of the day.  But when you’re at Ally’s All-Day Breakfast Place, a quaint, well, all-day breakfast place on Malingap Street in Quezon City, breakfast isn’t just important; it’s the star. And this place takes its responsibility seriously. We thank them for that. Bright and...
The best food place in QC that's not Maginhawa: The Zone at Malingap

The best food place in QC that’s not Maginhawa: The Zone at Malingap

Located on Malingap Street in Quezon City–perpendicular to the more popular Maginhawa–The Zone Compound (aka ‘The Z’) used to be the garden area and driveway of an old house. After opening up the space to several small-time food tenants, the space now plays host to 13 medium-scale restaurants and has become the perfect place to spend an...
Wingstop: time to take flight

Wingstop: time to take flight

Wingstop is probably the only restaurant of its kind that offers only chicken wings as its main staple – yes, chicken wings – to loyal customers and clients. The first and original branch in Dallas, Texas in the United States, this dining connoisseur has come into the industry with the idea of bringing in buffalo-style...
Tapeo: Tapas, Sangria, and some Spanish Sass

Tapeo: Tapas, Sangria, and some Spanish Sass

  Many small-scale restaurants and carinderias consider it their bestsellers. After all, tapas exude a poignant aroma of Pinoy flavor and texture, especially when combined with eggs and fried rice in a breakfast setting. Think about ordering tapsilog. But contrary to popular beliefs, tapas are not slices of delicious beef marinated in soy sauce. They...
Silantro: a bite of Mexican proportions

Silantro: a bite of Mexican proportions

Not all Mexican food is created equal. Some are deemed a little too bland on the palate while others offer dry and non-succulent meat that’s tasteless and hard to chew. But if there is one restaurant in the metropolis that can give you an ultimate high with different sauces as toppings, crispy soft and hard...
10 sports bars to catch the FIFA World Cup

10 sports bars to catch the FIFA World Cup

It’s the cheers and the jeers. Sometimes it’s the booze – or maybe a round of pool. At other times, it is just plain watching a sporting event on the huge TV screen while drinking a couple of beers and talking with a friend over the loud hoots of the crowd. But whatever it is,...