Perhaps you won’t find a more quintessential name for an Italian restaurant than Mamma Mia. It’s also the expression you most often say when parodying an Italian accent and doing it badly, but then that also makes the restaurant feel accessible.
Category: FOOD & DRINK
While the searing heat of summer brings some discomfort, the hottest months of the year is also when some trees start to bloom and fruits hit their peak.
Planning a special occasion? Your home can be a party place. Surely there are birthdays, anniversaries, and other days special to you that might be made all the more special if you do the cooking.
One of the most classic dishes that I had to make as a Chef is a dish called Lobster Thermidor. This dish is extremely time consuming to make. However, to me its worth the effort.
Citrus fruits always bring a sense of freshness to them. Whether eaten as is or squeezed into a dressing, the juicy tartness it gives any dish livens it up.
As COOK Magazine celebrates 20 years in print, I look back to my favorite eats. As a food magazine editor, I’ve probably gone to over a hundred hotel and restaurant invites.
In ancient time the Greeks were quite devoted to gastronomic luxury and had attained some refinement in the culinary sphere. Plato and other philosophers gathered their friends and pupils for sumptuous banquets.
There is a lushness to Pandan Asian Café. The minute you enter the restaurant, designed by Ivy Almario, the greens and the foliage-themed decor from the wallpaper to the upholstery and accent pieces, like wall sconces in gingham green, just add to this verdant quality.
Food and travel are inseparable, especially for foodies. Whenever I go abroad, as much as I want to see the sights, it seems that trying the local food trumps any landmark or attraction.
One of the most memorable seafood I had was when I was in Australia, looking for some place to grab a pint of beer.