La Vita Ristorante Italiano opens in The Podium Mall, Ortigas

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Italian food, when fused with other ingredients to suit different tastes from different countries, gradually loses its identity. Fortunately, Chef Maurizio Gibillini was able to establish authentic and modern Italian cuisine on every plate. The thing that makes La Vita’s dishes stand out is the focus on high quality, seasonal, regional ingredients – and the simplicity of each recipe.

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Holiday Inn & Suites launches “Adobo Nation” at Flavors Restaurant

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Adobo is arguably the quintessential Filipino dish – ask a Filipino how they like their adobo, and you’ll probably get a different answer each time. Such is the nature of this much-loved dinner table staple: it is enjoyed in countless of different ways. This is precisely what Holiday Inn & Suites Makati celebrates this October with Adobo Nation, a festival that brings to light the unique and inventive ways of cooking adobo aside from the classic.

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The Peninsula Manila, Colombian Gastronomic Week

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Truth be told, I have no prior knowledge of Colombian Cuisine, much more Colombian Pacific Cuisine. I thought it would be similar to that of Latin American or Peruvian flavors, but I was totally wrong. It was a classification on its own, especially Colombian Pacific Cuisine. One flavor similar, that ties the region together is that of Cilantro or Culantro.

The Peninsula Manila features Chef Rey Guerrero of  Sabor Pacifico Restaurante in Spices Restaurant on October 4, and 5, 6pm. Like me, you can also have yourself a taste of true Colombian Pacific cooking, and appreciate what the cuisine has to offer.

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