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.
Smoque gets in your eyes
by Millie and Karla Reyes - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
One of our newest finds on the island of Panglao was Smoque, a newly opened restaurant by chef Raphael Ongchiong.
An evening with food and wine connoisseurs
by Millie and Karla Reyes - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The most prestigious gastronomic guild of international connoisseurs and gastronomes is the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs.
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...
Duterte appoints Davide as RPOC chief
by Kristine B. Quintas - January 28, 2017 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Governor Hilario Davide III as chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council -7 during the President’s recent visit to Cebu.
P888M budget for Talisay approved
by Iris Mariani B. Algabre - November 30, 2016 - 11:59pm
The Talisay City Council has approved yesterday the proposed P888 million-budget for the city for next year.
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