Something’s Brewing – Three Waves of Coffee

Today, coffee is a culinary experience. It is not just your morning wake-up call or after-dinner-with-dessert beverage. Homage is paid to its origin, brewing methods and all the nuances of its flavor. But why has coff... Read More

Cuaderno Fil-Mex Book Café: A Haven for Foodies and Book Lovers

My late night thoughts include one constant self-debate to find out what is better: the smell of good food or the smell of books. Squeezed in the middle of the bustling Estrada Street in Malate, Manila is a café-slash... Read More

Neighbourhood Focus: Everton Park is Singapore’s hidden little foodie enclave.

Very few of the original establishments in Everton Park still serve their initial purpose. It is amazing to see, that amidst the drastic cultural makeovers the neighbourhood had gone through, it still managed to keep ... Read More

Hustle Cafe: Helping Out-Of-School Youths One Cup Of Coffee At A Time

The hustle and bustle of big Manila is hard to escape. Especially, when you are looking for a place to work. Sometimes a coffee place can provide that peace and quiet. More often, however, they don’t. – if you’r... Read More

Brewing inspiration in Manila: D’ Cup Coffee Republic in Mandaluyong

OK first things first—a day does not start until the first cup. However, in the age where coffee shops mushroom from one corner to another, a cup of joe is not anymore enough. To ace the coffee game, cafes must realiz... Read More

Neighborhood focus: Poblacion beyond the bright lights

Poblacion translates to “town” or “population” in Spanish, a name usually used to refer to a municipality’s center of trade, religion and government. With a rich cultural past, Poblacion has indeed lived up to its nam... Read More

Habitual Coffee: Habit-forming in Chino Roces

Harnessing the various flavors of the world into cups of specialized joe, Habitual Coffee slowly warms up its surrounding community with coffee that is rich in flavor, as it is in substance. It started with an ordinar... Read More

Neighborhood focus: Treats and eats in Chino Roces

To a random commuter, Chino Roces (also known as Pasong Tamo) could be a dreadful 6-kilometer stretch of pure traffic and chaos, but to someone who can spare a few moments to stop and observe while waiting for the go ... Read More