Help teens pick healthy food

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL– (PIA6) — Adolescence is probably one of the most confusing and experimental stages of the human life. It is when rapid changes occur inside the body like hormonal surges which prepare the teens to face the real world and become adults, said Jund Rian Doringo of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute-DOST. According to the Philippine Dietary Reference Intakes (PDRI) by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST), […]

Safety officials warn Americans to be careful with frozen turkey

MARYLAND, United States (Reuters)– The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned Americans not to place a frozen turkey into a hot deep fryer this Thanksgiving. As the video showed, doing so results in an explosion of oil and flames. “We estimate an average of about 1,400 cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day each year. This is more than three times the average number of cooking fires each day throughout the rest of the year,” the […]

Kusina Lokal

KUSINA Lokal, a 24-hour non-stop authentic Filipino restaurant, recently celebrated its Grand Opening at Eton Centris Walk, Quezon Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City. This Filipino-themed restaurant is owned by the award-winning international actor, Mr. Jacky Woo.   One of their specialty dishes is “Corned Beef Caldereta” according to Chef Jonah, Kusina Lokal’s Head Chef. Aside from satisfying your taste buds, Kusina Lokal is also easy on the wallet with affordable prices. Some of the showbiz personalities who […]

The most expensive food in the world

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 28) – How much do you spend for a single meal? Is it worth a thousand, a hundred or the cheapest available? How about the measure of servings, quality or simply its presentation? Do you consider those? I know that each one of us has our own standard on buying food. Most of the Filipinos would prefer more of where they can get more savings, but for those who spend much just for […]

Food delivery apps spice up Indian train journeys

by Bhuvan BAGGA MATHURA, India (AFP) — Passengers on India’s vast railway network have long complained of the terrible meals on offer to sustain them on long journeys, but a slew of new services bringing fast food to their seats is changing the way they dine. From Kentucky Fried Chicken to Domino’s pizza and a host of local delicacies, today’s train passengers have access to a vast array of hot dishes, all at the click […]

Foodie’s paradise

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 11) – It must be Instagram ready: whether we accept it or not, it is one of the many considerations that we have whenever we are about to dine out. In this technologically-inclined generation, millennials do not just go to restaurants for the primary purpose of eating alone, taking social media-ready pictures of the food that we ordered and the people who we are with has become a habit. #foodislife and  #foodislove […]

Japan sushi chain stung by ‘wasabi terrorism’ claims

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — A Japanese sushi chain is being accused of ‘wasabi terrorism’ after it admitted to heaping excess dollops of the pungent root into foreign customers’ food. Osaka-based Ichibazushi issued an apology on its website Sunday, owning up to the charges but denying discrimination was at play. It insisted that the wasabi-laced sushi was a response to many foreign-born patrons ordering extra portions of the fiery green paste used a condiment for the raw […]

Eat them all: Pokemon-inspired burger craze hits Australia

SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) — Pokemon Go fans gathered outside the Sir John Young Hotel in Sydney’s CBD have a new catch-cry, rather than catching them all, here it’s about eating them all. Cashing-in on the Pokemon Go phenomenon, Sydney’s Hashtag Burger and their pop-up restaurant Down N’ Out Burgers have created Pokemon-inspired burgers featuring characters Pikachu, Bulbasaur and Charmander in burger form. With only 100 burgers available per day and hundreds waiting in the cue, […]