The best new food blog eating its way through the Philippines--for people who like playing with their food. Sorry, mom.

Food is fleeting and ephemeral. Eats now or never.
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...
Latest entries
Enjoy 3-Peso ramen at Nomama

Enjoy 3-Peso ramen at Nomama

  It’s a bittersweet ending. After three years of operations, Nomama–which means “That’s It” in Japanese–has finally decided to close the doors of its Quezon City branch and say “That’s It,” for real. But for ramen lovers whose hearts are still set on slurping Chef Him Uy de Baron’s noodles creations, this is also a time to celebrate....
Dinner in the Dark

Dinner in the Dark

A restaurant’s ambiance – the mood set by the music, furniture, architecture, smell, and lighting is vital to the dining experience, almost as important as the taste of the food. Imagine eating in pitch black darkness, not the brownout kind of darkness, where you can make out hazy shapes to guide you, a darkness where...
The funniest reactions to Jollibee's #ChickenSad controversy

The funniest reactions to Jollibee’s #ChickenSad controversy

What happens when the largest quick service restaurant chain in the country fails to provide its most popular menu item? A viral campaign no one could’ve predicted. On August 7, Thursday, the hashtag #ChickenSad began to spread on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook,  stemming from the disappointment of Jollibee customers at the lack of...
Teddy's Bigger Burgers to offer a year's supply of burgers!

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers to offer a year’s supply of burgers!

If there ever was a reason to wake up early on a Saturday, this would be it. Teddy’s Bigger Burgers, Hawaii’s number one burger chain, will be opening its first branch in the Philippines (its second international location after Japan) on August 23. Located at the third level of Greenbelt 3 in Makati City, the...
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...
Food Round Up: July 27-August 2

Food Round Up: July 27-August 2

In this week’s roundup of the most interesting food-related stories on the World Wide Web, we discover the 6 ways the food industry tricks you into eating garbage, the ultimate beef cuts cheat sheet, 6 animals you can eat alive, the guy who went on an all-alcohol diet for a week, and the most expensive...
Screw fashion. Where to eat at SM Megamall Fashion Hall

Screw fashion. Where to eat at SM Megamall Fashion Hall

SM isn’t exactly, well stereotypically speaking, known for its dining experience but it is rapidly leveling up in this game by bringing in huge contenders to this sentiment. Only in SM Mega Fashion Hal lwill you find the cheapest Michelin star dim sum, healthy fried chicken, the best churros from Madrid, and a classy afternoon...
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...
Wendy's is bringing back the all-you-can-eat salad bar!

Wendy’s is bringing back the all-you-can-eat salad bar!

Rejoice, gluttons and cheapskates! Wendy’s Philippines announced earlier this week on their Facebook page plans to bring back the infamous eat-all-you-can salad bar. Known for producing some of the most impressive and towering vegetable towers on a plate, the salad bar was discontinued more than  decade ago for reasons yet unknown–although rising food costs due to...