Beyond Home Cooked

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Current Rank: 237 (Food & Drink)
Site Description: The restaurant chronicles of a food enthusiast in Manila
Date Joined: Sep 7, 2010

Tags: Food, Restaurants

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Borough : For All Day NY Comfort Food
on Sep 2, 2011     I have been eyeing on Borough since it first opened.  The concept of bringing 24/7 New York comfort food in Manila really fascinated me. Comfort food can be anything to anyone – even if it’s a costly piece of Foie Gras. T...

L'entrecote: Indulging on Steak Frites in Manila
on Aug 20, 2011      Steak and Fries. Three glorious words that can easily arouse anyone’s appetite.  Recognized as Steak Frites in France, the lovely pairing of crisp fries with a large slab of sirloin has increasingly become a staple in...

L'incontro Italiano: For Unpretentious Italian Goodness
on Aug 17, 2011                 Situated in the heart of Makati, at Reposo St., is a quaint restaurant that emanates a certain old-world charm. The stone walls make the restaurant look timeless. Since high school, I...

Hai Shin Lou Seafood King : The All-around Chinese Restaurant
on Aug 15, 2011 I do apologize for the year-long hiatus. For the past year, I've been quite busy hitting the books and reviewing for the board exams. Thankfully, the arduous journey did bear something good! :) All the stress however did not stop me in my pursu...

Spasso: For the love of Italian Tapas!
on Sep 27, 2010        Amidst all the thesis woes and the months our group dedicated to painstakingly converting 80 kilos of humble papaya seeds into a golden orange biodiesel, my food buddy and I felt the need to indulge ourselves and fina...

Urameshi-Ya: Where Kobe Meets Yakiniku
on Sep 20, 2010      Finally, we are living in a food generation that yearns to spend huge amounts of money for the sake of relishing top-notch beef. Manila’s exposure and knowledge to the exquisite breeds of beef is certainly not primitive. W...

Mamou: For Glistening Steaks and Good Ol' Home Cooking
on Sep 12, 2010           I am not a dead-on carnivore who salivates in the presence of rib-eye steak and the rest of its fine relatives, the tenderloin, the filet mignon, the porterhouse, the sirloin, or the New York strip.

Maitre Chocolatier Boutique Cafe: The Answer to your Chocolate Cravings
on Sep 9, 2010I was a kid again. Complimentary Ritter Sport      The world will be doomed without chocolates. And I'd rather not imagine any further how life will turn out without the brown (and sometimes white), smooth, and velvety,...

Antonio's, the Food-Lovers Mecca
on Sep 7, 2010It is of rarity that the outstanding restaurants in our country do get recognized. We have a plethora of good eats in the Philippines that vary from comforting home-style to exquisite.  Even Makati can already stand as its own food nation. To na...

Mr. Jones: The Modern Day Diner
on Sep 7, 2010         Just when you thought that Haute Bistros, Trite Cafes, and Uptight French Restaurants are taking over the dining scene in Manila, you better think again. Right at the heart of the Metro (that's Greenbelt 5)...

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