The house that specialty coffee built

If you could do a sort of James Joyce stream-of-consciousness literary magic, and transcribe the conversations transpiring inside a coffeehouse, that would be quite a jolt. Think of all the blind dates, business meetings and casual conversations percolating inside the café — in a variety of fonts, sizes and colors. A plumed question here, a … Continued

Nono’s: Keeping It Simple

As Manila continues its journey to becoming an important culinary destination in Asia, we see a staggering amount of restaurants popping up all over the metro—from the north to the south—taking advantage of this movement. Some take the path that aligns with the rest of the world’s dining meccas, making use of novel techniques to … Continued

Will you join the tea movement?

David De Candia is living proof that it’s never too late to discover and pursue new passions. The Global Director of Tea for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf didn’t even start drinking tea until he joined the company 18 years ago. His interest in tea started by accident. He was initially hired by one … Continued