Millie and Karla Reyes
Millie and Karla Reyes
  • Articles
  • Authors
Seafood towers, steak & caviar for brunch, the finestra way
by Millie and Karla Reyes - March 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Karla and I spent a very memorable Sunday together, enjoying a well-deserved Champagne brunch at Finestra in Solaire after being cooped up at home for two years. The Italian-inspired brunch prepared by chef Alan...
Every day is fry day
by Millie and Karla Reyes - June 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Millie: Having been locked down for 14 months at home, I had a long list of things to do but must admit, I haven't been successful in accomplishing even 20 percent of the tasks I envisioned myself doing.
Craving for crabs
by Millie and Karla Reyes - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Our favorite is curry crabs, which we love feasting on with our bare hands! The sauce is so rich and tasty and always, we eat it with a heaping scoop of steamed hot rice.
Easy meals for celebrating at home
by Millie and Karla Reyes - September 17, 2020 - 12:00am
I have learned many lessons during the last six months; the most meaningful is the appreciation and celebration of life! So many people I have known all my life, or even briefly,
Around the world in MECQ
by Millie and Karla Reyes - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Karla and I have been imagining we are traveling and our meals are planned according to what ingredients we have at home. It’s quite interesting what destinations we have reached!
Home-cooked meals under quarantine
by Millie and Karla Reyes - April 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Concerned friends have asked how Karla and I are coping during the ECQ and I always say, “I’m enjoying it!” I have lots of quiet time to pray, to work, do house chores.
A time to count blessings
by Millie and Karla Reyes - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
I was wondering what it was going to be like during the next few weeks when practically the whole of Metro Manila is on enhanced community quarantine and now total lockdown.
Feeding the frontliners
by Millie and Karla Reyes - March 19, 2020 - 12:00am
One can never be prepared for something like this Covid-19 outbreak, which is causing so much fear and confusion.
Is Txoko Asador a secret society of foodies?
by Millie and Karla Reyes - March 5, 2020 - 12:00am
MILLIE: Hear ye! Hear ye! There’s a new restaurant that just opened its doors called Txoko, an asador offering unique and contemporary Spanish dishes located on the ground floor of Erlag Building on Esteban...
Elevated local cuisine & French classics
by Millie and Karla Reyes - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It has been a very challenging and busy year for Karla and myself, hardly any time to sit and relax, much less travel. So we decided to take off for a weekend since we had a wedding to attend in Tagaytay.
Crab & Lobster in santol raise the red lantern
by Millie and Karla Reyes - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a degustation dinner like no other!
Four hands and a French-Japanese feast
by Millie and Karla Reyes - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
We recently experienced a Four Hands Collaboration degustation dinner featuring two highly acclaimed Japanese chefs, Yoshiaki Ito and Hiroyuki Meno at Epilogue, S’Maison.
Skewered chicharon? Hai!
by Millie and Karla Reyes - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
You can’t get me out of bed on Sundays unless it’s for work or something yummy!
New Hong Kong food finds
by Millie and Karla Reyes - June 27, 2019 - 12:00am
One of my best trips ever was a recent one, unplanned and on a whim.
The amazingly cheesy story of Pascal Beillevaire
by Millie and Karla Reyes - April 25, 2019 - 12:00am
In recent months I have been to food crawls and wine crawls, but the other evening Karla and I attended an extraordinary cheese soiree.
An interactive lunch at Mirèio
by Millie and Karla Reyes - March 7, 2019 - 12:00am
When my parents were alive, we would have our regular Sunday family lunches
The love story behind the Aristocrat — and the back story of their barbecue
by Millie and Karla Reyes - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
When you’ve been in the restaurant business for 80 years, as my family has been, it is so heartwarming when you hear people say, “My first date was at The Aristocrat on Roxas Boulevard,” or “My...
Two must-stops in Davao for every foodie
by Millie and Karla Reyes - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Karla and I arrived in Davao on a Friday night, our flight slightly delayed.
Laing, Tinutungan and Sili ice cream? only in Bicol!
by Millie and Karla Reyes - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It was an invitation we could not resist, so despite our busy schedule, Karla and I took off on another nature adventure, this time to the Bicol region, the land of pili nuts and chilies.
Where ducks go to roast
by Millie and Karla Reyes - May 31, 2018 - 12:00am
When my parents were still alive, one of their favorite places to visit was Hong Kong.
1 | 2
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with