Japanese-inspired ‘craft milk bar’ FRNK opens today

Those who love creamy drinks but have had enough of milk tea can now turn their attention to FRNK, a new Japanese milk bar... Read on

Tokyo Tokyo now has three flavors of Japanese-style chicken wings, including Sriracha

Japanese fast food chain Tokyo Tokyo said today that it will start serving three flavors of chicken wings in all of its stores nationwide.... Read on

Choc Nut ice cream is now a thing and you can get it at The Lost Bread 

Choc Nut is a chocolate-peanut candy that most Filipinos grew up eating. They’re a favorite recess snack and are ever-present in children’s party loot... Read on

McDonald’s now offers Milk Tea McFloat in Philippines

The milk tea craze just keeps on growing in the Philippines and the latest joint to offer it is none other than fast-food giant... Read on

Popeyes brings signature fried chicken and Filipino-style spaghetti to Manila

Fried chicken chain Popeyes has got everyone in Manila excited ever since they announced their comeback in August last year, several years after closing... Read on

Happy Thursday, Folks: Yellow Cab to offer unlimited wings each Thursday this month

Ain’t no party like a chicken wing party. Yellow Cab announced today that it will offer an unlimited wings promo for PHP349 (US$6.66) on... Read on

World Street Food Congress canceled (again)

Will there ever be another World Street Food Congress here in Manila? Not anytime soon, according to an announcement from its organizers today. The... Read on

Turn out for what: Philippine Election Day food and drink promos

The Philippines’ 2019 midterm election is here, finally — and with great voting power comes great responsibility … and freebies. To encourage Filipinos to... Read on

Convenience store Ministop to start delivering its famed fried chicken

This convenience store is about to get a whole lot more convenient. Ministop Philippines’ Facebook page announced yesterday that it will start delivering their... Read on

Manila’s The Curator, OTO, and The Backroom included in Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019

Three of Metro Manila’s trendy bars gained international recognition after they were announced on the list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 during a... Read on

Good Weird: KFC’s new fried chicken taco, the ‘Chaco’ now available in PH

KFC Philippines announced today that their new food hybrid the “Chaco” is now available in stores and for delivery nationwide. “The latest chicken innovation... Read on

Shake Shack is (finally) opening in BGC on May 10

The wait will soon be over but the long queues are just about to start. After almost a year-long wait, burger chain Shake Shack... Read on


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It’s a wonderful time to be a beer drinker in the Philippines. Thanks to the recent explotion of the craft beer culture in the country, there’s now a broad range of local beers available in bars, restaurants, and even on the liquor aisle of your favorite supermarket. The industry’s...

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