10 Years of Classic Confections

10 years ago, Greenbelt opened its doors to the discerning shoppers of Makati — within it, a humble abode of delectable goodies opened too — we look back at Classic Confections, a true-blue go-to for homemade sweets.

This Chef Turned Her Home-Based Business into a Restaurant

“My philosophy has always been to serve timeless, classic, and fresh food. Nono’s does just that: the menu is a journey through my childhood because it has a lot of familiar dishes that carry a fresh and updated look. When it comes to my cakes and my food, I will always go for timeless. That … Continued

This restaurant’s fried chicken is among the best in Manila

Chef Baba Ibazeta-Benedicto recently opened Nono’s at UP Town Center—a name shared with her famous Nono’s Chocolate Oblivion (it also happens to be her father’s name!). Here at her newest venture, Chef Baba cooks up food that’s rich not just with flavors but also with stories from her childhood.

Say yes to Nono’s

What this restaurant does best is crystal-clear: At least one of the dishes will not only taste good, but it will make you feel good. And that one dish is enough reason for you to come back again and again.

Coffee chain donates classroom for Davao SpEd students

When classes open in June, special education (SpEd) students of Malagos Elementary School in Davao stand to benefit from a new classroom recently donated by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (TCBTL) as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) thrust.

The Chef Behind One of Manila’s Best Chocolate Cakes Is Opening a New Restaurant

I had to ask about the chocolate cake. At this point in her career, Baba Ibazeta Benedictocould be either numbed by the effect of her legendary chocolate creation or incredibly sensitive to it. The latter seemed especially likely. When a pastry chef opens a full-service restaurant complete with a range of savory fare, it’s usually … Continued