The most anticipated restaurant openings of 2020

Tuck the napkin into your shirt as 2020 promises to be another year full of delicious eating with the opening of new food halls, new Filipino food concepts and a number of foreign franchises.

The 2019 giving journal wants you to live generously

“It’s not a planner, it’s a Giving Journal. The essence is really giving to the community and our customers,” Nella Lomotan, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s communities and engagement manager, said. “It has been that way ever since. It’s not about what it is, it’s who it’s for and what it does.”

Stiftung Solarenergie Foundation & The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: On A Mission To Light Up 50 Homes In A Remote Community In Sarangani!

One in five Filipinos has no access to electricity.  So for them, productivity and opportunities are put on hold soon as the world turns dark.  Students find it harder to study and learn, livelihood slows down, and simple chores become harder. This need was recognized by Stiftung Solarenergie Philippines, an organization dedicated to empowering rural … Continued

Expect cold brews, single origins, and millennials to power tea’s impact in 2019

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s master tea blender David De Candia returned to Manila last week for a series of talks and workshops on tea blending. De Candia has been a tea specialist for 21 years, creating blends as well as traveling the world to educate people. Some of his career highlights include being … Continued

Do brunch right at Nono’s in Salcedo Village, Makati

There comes an age in everybody’s lives when daytime drinking get-togethers trump evening tete-a-tetes. It’s called tita-hood and it’s great! Among the many delights it brings? Brunch. Our minds are wandering over our favorite weekend delight after enjoying ourselves at Nono’s in Salcedo Village, Makati.

Why Nono’s new breakfast menu works

At Nono’s, a self-proclaimed hub of comfort food and memory-laden fare, the menu is filled with a good selection of dishes. There’s mac ‘n cheese and steak sliders, classic Bolognese, and fried truffle cheese wontons; there’s banana cream pie, hot chocolate, and almond crunch ice cream sundaes. There’s variety but certainly not to a degree … Continued