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Antonio's Tagaytay, Balay Dako can deliver to Metro Manila

Jul 11, 2020 - 12:05 PM

Ready-to-cook Filipino dishes, meats, and pasalubong items from the two Tagaytay dining spots are available for delivery daily

Nacho bake: What it is and where to find it

Jul 05, 2020 - 4:00 PM

It's nacho ordinary snack! Local businesses have been serving the cheesy, beefy trend – here's where you can get your fix.

Crosta Pizzeria is a must-try, vegan or not

Jul 05, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Falling in love with this Poblacion pizza joint is as easy as (pizza) pie

Baked samgyup: What it is and where to find it

Jul 02, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Kimchi rice, pork or beef belly slices, melted cheese, and nori – would you try baked samgyup?

Patients in need of remdesivir can get special FDA permits

Jul 01, 2020 - 9:49 PM

Currently, the Philippines only administers remdesivir to hospitalized patients with severe cases of coronavirus

ON TRIAL. One vial of the drug Remdesivir at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, northern Germany on April 8, 2020. Photo by Ulrich Perrey/AFP

LIST: Where to get grazing boards in Metro Manila

Jul 01, 2020 - 10:30 AM

Cold cuts and cheese, anyone? For a grazing box all for yourself or to share, here are some local businesses to check out.

Bicol's Biggs now delivers frozen ribs in Metro Manila

Jun 27, 2020 - 6:55 PM

You can now prepare Biggs' famous baby back ribs at home – just pop them in the oven or cook them over a grill

Llaollao Philippines launches 'froyo freezer on wheels'

Jun 25, 2020 - 1:22 PM

The frozen yogurt franchise can get your froyo orders delivered to you still frozen from these 6 Metro Manila branches

CDO celebrates 45th anniversary with a younger look

Jun 25, 2020 - 11:42 AM

The brand refreshes its identity while remaining loyal to its mission, producing 'Food That Brings You Home'

Mercato Centrale opens online portal for delivery

Jun 24, 2020 - 3:03 PM

Home-based vendors of the BGC night market are selling their frozen and ready-to-eat items via the Mercato Favorites website

U.N. warns aid flights could collapse in July

Jun 19, 2020 - 10:31 PM

The United Nations is due to transport 78,000 cubic meters of life-saving cargo over the next 6 weeks for more than 30 organizations, but it only has sufficient funds to deliver 56,000 cubic meters

Yemenis displaced from areas near the border with Saudi Arabia receive humanitarian aid given by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the northern province of Hajjah on May 6, 2019. (Photo by ESSA AHMED / AFP)

Flying bubble makers could save world from starvation

Jun 18, 2020 - 10:21 AM

A Japanese scientist successfully demonstrates that soap bubbles can be used to pollinate fruit-bearing plants

U.S. brands Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's to change amid protests

Jun 18, 2020 - 12:15 AM

(UPDATED) The Aunt Jemima line of pancake syrup and batter will be renamed, while the Uncle Ben's brand of rice dishes will 'evolve'

Boxes of Aunt Jemima pancake mix are seen on a store shelf on June 17, 2020 in Washington,DC. - The Aunt Jemima brand of syrup and pancake mix will get a new name and image, Quaker Oats announced on June 17, 2020, saying that the company recognizes that "Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype." The 130-year-old brand features a Black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally dressed as a minstrel character. Quaker, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, said removing the image and name is part of an effort by the company “to make progress toward racial equality.” (Photo by Eva HAMBACH / AFP)

You can get Good Shepherd Tagaytay's ube jam, alfajor delivered to Metro Manila

Jun 16, 2020 - 2:11 PM

Other Good Shepherd Tagaytay goodies are also available like choco flakes, angel cookies, lengua, and cashew brittle from SPEW Organic's website

Ineng’s Special BBQ sells frozen chicken BBQ, longganisa, liempo

Jun 13, 2020 - 3:44 PM

Now you can prepare Ineng's ulam favorites at home with these frozen packs

LIST: Where to get fresh kimchi for delivery, pickup in Metro Manila

Jun 13, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Craving for this Korean staple? Check here for several restos and small businesses that are open for pick-up or delivery.

How to eat right in quarantine

Jun 11, 2020 - 7:10 PM

Sports nutritionist Jeaneth Aro debunks diet trends and Pinoy eating habits to help you eat right this quarantine

Get up to P100 discount from these GrabFood restaurants

Jun 11, 2020 - 3:49 PM

Use these codes to get free delivery and discounts on Bacolod Chicken Inasal, 8Cuts, Conti’s Bakeshop and Restaurant, and more

Baguio Country Club now delivers banana bread, raisin bread to Metro Manila

Jun 10, 2020 - 5:50 PM

Now you can enjoy Baguio Country Club's famous freshly-baked loaves at home – they're available for pick-up at this location

Get a liter of ice scramble delivered by Iskrambol Manila

Jun 10, 2020 - 12:07 PM

Every order comes with ice scramble toppings – buttermilk, choco syrup, mini mallows, and sprinkles

LIST: Where to get local coffee beans, grounds for delivery

Jun 10, 2020 - 7:30 AM

In need of a caffeine fix? Here are some Filipino businesses to buy your locally-sourced beans from and support – all for the love of coffee

Some 'starving' in North Korea as virus measures deepen food crisis – U.N. expert

Jun 09, 2020 - 11:30 PM

Before the coronavirus crisis, more than 40% of people in North Korea are already considered food insecure, with many suffering malnutrition

FOOD INSECURITY. North Korea's border county of Kaepoong is seen from a South Korean observation post in Paju near the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on May 17, 2019. File photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

House bill seeks jail for pranking food delivery riders, canceling orders

Jun 08, 2020 - 6:50 PM

No-shows and last-minute cancellations could land customers in jail for up to 12 years, if the proposed Food and Grocery Delivery Services Protection Act becomes law

Lumpiarito Station's platters is the food delivery you didn't know you wanted

Jun 06, 2020 - 1:31 PM

How does a lumpia grazing board sound? This local business serves 8 kinds in one box – toge, ubod, shanghai, dynamite, kamote, you name it – each with its own dip!

Ate Rica's Bacsilog reopens select PH branches for delivery, takeout

Jun 05, 2020 - 12:51 PM

Missing Ate Rica's Bacsilog? There are now 62 branches open for delivery and takeout

Plant-based luncheon meat is coming to the Philippines

Jun 05, 2020 - 8:00 AM

OmniPork's vegan version of luncheon meat will be imported by Prime Pacific Foods

You can get frozen, ready-to-bake Jamaican Patties for delivery

Jun 04, 2020 - 8:07 PM

Now you can enjoy the flaky, meat-filled pastry freshly-baked from home

KFC brings back Chizza, Pizza Twister to menu

Jun 02, 2020 - 11:29 AM

Did you miss them? KFC's chicken-pizza hybrid the Chizza and the Pizza Twister are making a comeback.

LIST: Sushi, sashimi shops open for delivery in Metro Manila

May 31, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Can't go wrong with Japanese food! These local restaurants and home businesses are selling their sushi rolls and fresh sashimi for delivery.

[OPINION] The animal industry can be the next pandemic ground zero

May 30, 2020 - 9:30 AM

'Supporting our local farmers and domestic agricultural industry should be an important foundation of a post-pandemic, green way of life'

Buy one, give one: Raging Bull Burgers lets you donate a burger to delivery riders

May 29, 2020 - 12:18 PM

For every Raging Bull burger you buy, your GrabFood or Foodpanda driver automatically gets one for free

LIST: Where to get cinnamon rolls in Metro Manila

May 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Whether you're vegan or feeling extra indulgent, we've got an option for you!

Ababu Persian Kitchen reopens 4 branches for delivery, pickup

May 28, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Ababu's Xavierville, Maginhawa, UST Gelinos, and Malate branches are now open for pickup orders

Locavore sells ready-to-cook sizzling sinigang, lechon belly, crispy pata

May 28, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Locavore's Filipino favorites are available for delivery in frozen, ready-to-cook, or party tray form

Get taho in a tub from Giant Taho

May 28, 2020 - 7:30 AM

Their Taho in a Tub includes 2.5 liters of taho, syrup (classic, strawberry, or choco), and sago, and can be delivered hot or chilled to your home

For Cardi B, lumpiang shanghai is ‘good as hell’

May 27, 2020 - 12:49 PM

The rapper is introduced to Filipino cuisine by her aunt-in-law

CARDI B. The rapper has been staying at home with her husband Offset and their daughter Kulture. Screenshot from

Sushi bake: What it is and where to get it

May 27, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Have you been seeing tins of this on your feed? That's sushi bake for you – the latest food trend taking home cooks and foodies by storm

Razon's of Guagua reopens PH branches for delivery, takeout

May 26, 2020 - 5:42 PM

Hello Razon's halo-halo, pancit luglug, sizzling sisig, bulalo, and more! Check out the list of reopened branches here.

Nathaniel's Bakeshop sells frozen buko pandan, siomai, siopao in select groceries

May 23, 2020 - 12:14 PM

Nathaniel's buko pandan salad, longganisa, and pork barbecue are available in these supermarkets nationwide!

LIST: Dim sum, dumplings delivery options in Metro Manila

May 22, 2020 - 8:21 PM

Want sum dim sum? For frozen or ready-to-eat dumplings, xiao long bao, siomai, wontons, and more, check these shops out

ROYCE Chocolates reopens branch for pickup, delivery

May 22, 2020 - 5:36 PM

Nama chocolate bars, chocolate-covered potato chips, and more are available to order from ROYCE's Powerplant branch

Red Mango sells frozen yogurt in pints for delivery

May 21, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Craving froyo? Red Mango delivers pints of their original frozen yogurt – also available in Mango Jubilee, Choco Overload, and Banana Almond Crunch flavors.

7-Eleven is selling ready-to-cook siomai, hotdogs, take-home siopao

May 21, 2020 - 3:27 PM

(UPDATED) You can also get ready-to-heat Hotta! Rice ulam packs and fry-your-own corndogs, potato chips, and fries

Hong Kong's soufflé pancakes available for delivery, pick-up

May 20, 2020 - 3:06 PM

Dessert café's Ayala Malls Manila Bay branch is taking orders of their fluffy cremé brulée, matcha, milk tea, and tiramisu pancakes

Be your own barista: 3 refreshing coffee concoctions for a hot day

May 20, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Add a twist to your usual coffee brew with these recipes

All photos by Iya Forbes/Rappler

Family Mart delivers onigiri, ramen, bento boxes

May 19, 2020 - 5:57 PM

Family Mart's onigiri comes in 5 flavors: salmon, tuna mayo, SPAM, tori mix, and tinapa!

Be your own barista: 3 creamy, comforting coffee drinks you can make at home

May 19, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Up your coffee skills with these recipes you can make with ingredients right from your pantry

All photos by Iya Forbes/Rappler

Mom and Tina's reopens Makati, Pasig branches for delivery, takeout

May 18, 2020 - 6:46 PM

Corned beef, anyone?

Sambo Kojin delivers 'grill-at-home' samgyupsal buffet kits

May 16, 2020 - 8:07 PM

Sambo Kojin's grilled meat and seafood buffet can come to you for just P331 a head

Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina reopens 5 branches for takeout, delivery

May 16, 2020 - 4:47 PM

Silantro's nachos, burritos, and quesadillas can now be ordered from branches in Metro Manila, Baguio, and Pangasinan