Craft Beer, Good Food and relevant literature Manila, PH

Trois Gourmands, Saigon

In the residential area of District Two, twenty minutes away from the busy center of Ho Chi Minh City, one can have a luxurious multi-course French dinner nonpareil. As with many of Southeast Asia’s fine dining gems, Trois Gourmands is...

A Preview of The Blackboard

The Center for Culinary Arts Culinary School Market Cafe at The Podium is about to undergo a makeover. French-born, American-raised chef Michel Cottabarren is bringing Manila his combination of classical French technique, creative flair and a preference for market-fresh ingredients...

The Lunch Lady, Saigon

The Lunch Lady is a nondescript food stall on the outskirts of District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It has become a must-visit attraction in Saigon since being featured in Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations. With the advent of...

Sierra Nevada Hoptimum

Sierra Nevada’s Hoptimum Whole Cone Imperial IPA is a solid brew from one of the breweries responsible for making craft beer what it is today. I was fortunate enough to have been given a bottle by fellow beer enthusiast and...