Category: Food and Drink

MIAMI: What are the South Beach Wine and Food Festival ‘Intimate Dinners’ like?

MIAMI: What are the South Beach Wine and Food Festival ‘Intimate Dinners’ like?

This 2020 was my second year at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF). While last year I did the signature events– ‘Best of the Best’ was my favorite!– this year, I wanted to do just the ‘Intimate Dinners.’ I think that when most people […]

MIAMI: Six Food Trends for 2020, According to Gluttonomy

MIAMI: Six Food Trends for 2020, According to Gluttonomy

Happy 2020 from Miami! I arrived in beautiful South Florida (where the weather has been a steady 19- 25 C at the height of winter!) a couple of weeks ago and have been busy immersing myself back in the food scene. One of the insightful […]

The Food Intolerance Test: Should You Take It?

The Food Intolerance Test: Should You Take It?

I took the food intolerance test at Hi-Precision Diagnostics at Powerplant Mall in Rockwell, Makati a few months ago because I was curious. I had heard about it from friends who had taken it, and as a food journalist and blogger, I eat basically everything for a […]

Manila’s One To Watch: Metiz By Stephan Duhesme

Manila’s One To Watch: Metiz By Stephan Duhesme

Ever since he was really young, 30-year-old Stephan Roxas Duhesme, has always seriously been into food. I’ve known the half-French, half-Filipino chef since he was in high school (circa 2007). Many at that age would wave off dinner before a night out but with him, no, it […]

Why You Should Travel To Udine, Italy– EIN PROSIT!

Why You Should Travel To Udine, Italy– EIN PROSIT!

Chances are you’ve probably never been to or even heard of the city of Udine (located in the Friuli Venezia Guilia region) in Italy. But that’s going to change as it’s now become the home of Ein Prosit— one of the country’s largest food and wine […]

A Non-Car Enthusiast’s 1st Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix!

A Non-Car Enthusiast’s 1st Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix!

I’m still on a high from my first ever Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (September 20 to 22, 2019)– what an experience! Full disclosure: I’ve never watched a race in my life (not even on TV) and didn’t know much about it until […]

Amado Fores’ A Mano Opens At Powerplant Mall, Rockwell

Amado Fores’ A Mano Opens At Powerplant Mall, Rockwell

Amado Fores is one of the most legit food persons I know. When you ask him for recommendations on where to eat in a particular country or city, he not only lists you the restaurants but the specific dishes that you MUST order. In fact, […]

When Bangkok’s Gaa Took Over Discovery Primea’s Flame in Manila (Cross Cultures)

When Bangkok’s Gaa Took Over Discovery Primea’s Flame in Manila (Cross Cultures)

#GAAINMANILA was the hashtag last September 3 and 4, 2019 when Asia’s Best Female Chef 2019 Garima Arora’s Gaa restaurant in Bangkok took over Discovery Primea’s Flame restaurant– my events platform Cross Cultures’ first event back in the Philippines in two years! Special thanks to […]

Cross Cultures Presents… Asia’s Best Female Chef 2019 Garima Arora of Gaa (Sept. 3 & 4, 2019)

Cross Cultures Presents… Asia’s Best Female Chef 2019 Garima Arora of Gaa (Sept. 3 & 4, 2019)

Hi guys! It’s been a while since my events platform Cross Cultures had an event in the Philippines but on September 3 and 4, 2019, we will be having Asia’s Best Female Chef 2019 Garima Arora of Gaa in Bangkok (No. 16 on Asia’s 50 […]

SINGAPORE: Make Way for Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) This July 17 to 19

SINGAPORE: Make Way for Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) This July 17 to 19

Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) is Southeast Asia’s leading trade show for artisan, gourmet, and fine food and drink offerings. Originally from the United Kingdom, SFFA first came to Singapore in 2017, courtesy of specialist exhibition organizer Montgomery Asia. This year, the third edition […]