Food and Travel

    Ikan Dabu-dabu (Deep-fried fish with Dabu-dabu sauce) by Chef Pradipta Bayu Primputra Abstain from meat this Holy Week—but that doesn’t mean you can’t whip up something good at home! Fish and vegetable dishes are the go-to options this Lenten season. Try something new and different, like this Indonesian recipe we...

Surf and Turf (USDA Wagyu Beef Cheek, Lobster Jus, Horseradish)   The renowned chef and impeccable palate behind some of the world’s most famed restaurants, Michelin star chef Davide Oldani finally came to Manila last January 18, 2017 to share his world of flavor. He recently opened his first concept restaurant...

Novotel Manila Araneta Center’s Fortune Set Chinese New Year menu composed of 15 courses Lauriat or “lao diat” in Fookien is a sit-down banquet prepared and enjoyed on special occasions, and is served on a Lazy Susan (turntable). Normally composed of 8 to 10 dishes at the very least, it features appetizers and...

Bring out the bubbly! But this time, we’re giving it a special, Filipino twist and kick! Calamansi and chili in champagne, anyone? Any celebration is never complete without some drinks, especially on New Year’s Eve. Planning to pop a bottle of champagne? For added twist and flavor, mix it with a citrus liqueur and...

This delicious tropical cocktail using red dragon fruit wine gives a unique blend to the traditional sangria. Plus, its pretty pink color makes it very Instagrammable, too! Sangria is a party favorite. It’s fruity, refreshing, and bursting with different flavors that appeal to everyone’s taste and liking. To add an...

Feast your eyes on Asian Dragon’s much-awaited holiday food guide MARRIOTT HOTEL: Turkey to Fly: A complete feast from this five-star hotel in Resorts World: a five-kilo turkey roasted to a rich, mahogany brown and filled with stuffing, with sidings of: Brussels sprouts with pancetta; garlic mashed potatoes; choice of...

Photo courtesy of Crowne Plaza Asian Dragon picks this decadent cake as the dessert to grab for your parties and midnight cravings Cakes are holiday table staples. To celebrate this season’s festivities, Asian Dragon highly recommends that you pick up a box—or two—of Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s Crowne Cake. This...

Mooncakes are best paired with aromatic teas, so why not go for one that gives you both? While we will always love the traditional mooncakes filled with duck yolks and nuts, this mid-autumn festival, treat yourself to unique and exquisite tea-infused flavors with added surprises, like chocolate and citrus. TWG Tea,...

It’s been a year since Dusit Thani Manila opened its farm-to-fork buffet concept, The Pantry, and it looks like it only gets better from here. As a thanks to the lovely patrons of The Pantry, the hotel is hosting a week-long anniversary celebration of fine food, drinks, and music from September 19 to 24. Throughout...

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is bringing dining to a whole new level with the launch of The Table by Golden Circle, a new food and beverage loyalty program for Golden Circle members. The Table by Golden Circle promises a whole new range of benefits to members who continue to choose fine dining at Shangri-La hotels...