Millie & Karla Reyes
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Gout de France: A celebration of French Gastronomy
by Millie & Karla Reyes - March 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Every year, French gastronomy is celebrated in a most unique way as about 2,000 chefs in five continents simultaneously serve French cuisine in an effort to promote French tourism and spread a taste of France to...
In love with fireflies & food at Donatela Hotel
by Millie & Karla Reyes - March 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Once again, we found ourselves back on Panglao Island, this time on a nature trip.
Moonstruck at a Panglao Beach getaway
by Millie & Karla Reyes - February 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Every year for Karla’s birthday we plan a bonding activity.
Bachour in Manila: An amazing, sugar-glazed week
by Millie & Karla Reyes - November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
When I was little girl, I was rarely in The Plaza’s hot kitchen.
Judging the Conrad FB Masters
by Millie & Karla Reyes - October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
The winning chefs will compete  with chefs from other Conrad Hotels  in Asia.
A taste of provence at Mireio
by Millie & Karla Reyes - August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to witness the launch of Gout de France by French Ambassador Thierry Mathou, to celebrate French gastronomy as the only cuisine recognized by UNESCO as world heritage. ...
Steak out at Wolfgang’s
by Millie & Karla Reyes - July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s business as usual at Resorts World mall and both Karla and I could not resist an invite to Wolfgang’s Steakhouse.  We have both wanted to try it but since Karla was away for most of 2016, we...
Bringing classic Italian dishes (and tableside service) back
by Millie & Karla Reyes - July 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
We were invited to sample the culinary creations of new Italian chef Alan Marchetti at Finestra in Solaire Resort & Casino, and were both awed.
Why Chef Daniel Boulud made us starstruck
by Millie & Karla Reyes - June 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
We were in New York recently for Karla’s graduation from the International Culinary Center, with commencement exercises held at the legendary and prestigious Carnegie Hall.
Crab crazy in San Francisco
by Millie & Karla Reyes - May 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
I cannot think of a single restaurant in San Francisco that can whet my appetite more than Thanh Long, the world-famous 46-year-old Vietnamese restaurant on Judah Street famous for its Dungeness crabs roasted in...
What’s new on the L.A. food scene
by Millie & Karla Reyes - May 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
I’m told what’s in are the ‘fixed price menu’ and ‘meals for sharing’ so, like family type meals, they’re more casual and less fancy.
Gout de France is so good!
by Millie & Karla Reyes - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
MILLIE: When I think of France, I think of food. Good food. Fine food. Smooth-as-silk foie gras. Delightful truffles. Delectable cheeses. Buttery croissants. Crusty baguettes. Melt-in-your-mouth Belon oysters. Marrons...
Champagne makes this dinner sparkle Karla Reyes
by Millie & Karla Reyes - November 24, 2016 - 12:00am
At Nicolas Feuillate, the Brut Champagnes spend two to three years in the cellars, which goes above and beyond the minimum 15 months imposed by law. They say that aging develops the style and character of the C...
The top 3 food trends: Gluten-free, organic & super foods
by Millie & Karla Reyes - September 8, 2016 - 12:00am
MILLIE: One of the best trade shows I have ever attended showcasing the latest trends in the hotel and restaurant industry was the NRA by the National Restaurant Association in the USA, held annually at McCormick...
A celebrity chef-studded New York culinary experience
by Millie & Karla Reyes - August 18, 2016 - 12:00am
KARLA: Every year, The New Yorker magazine organizes a special event that allows you to meet, greet and cook with some of the world’s most renowned chefs.
A lob story
by Millie & Karla Reyes - July 7, 2016 - 12:00am
KARLA: I never used to eat lobsters and was not fond of crustaceans until about seven years ago here in New York.
There’s no town like Chinatown
by Millie & Karla Reyes - June 23, 2016 - 12:00am
MILLIE: A dear friend once warned me to prepare myself for that time when Karla would be all grown up and I would find myself alone a lot.
A Passion statement
by Millie & Karla Reyes - May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
A French cafe experience, chef Gerard Dubois’ Passion boasts crusty sourdough bread and baguette and his sandwiches are made with artisan bread baked in-house.
No fusion at Ogawa, just top-quality Japanese cuisine at reasonable prices
by Millie & Karla Reyes - April 6, 2016 - 10:00am
MILLIE: I have long wanted to revisit Japan.
Lenten bites
by Millie & Karla Reyes - March 9, 2016 - 9:00am
MILLIE: In observance of Lent, I try to abstain from meat on Fridays and offer the deed as a sacrifice for a special intention.
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