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This Restaurant is the Reluctant Vegan’s Hidden Spot in Makati

iVegan’s menu is a bible book of your typical meat eater’s diet translated into a plant-based version. There’s all-day breakfast consisting of adobo and tapa, burritos made with chorizo, burgers and pizzas, and staple Pinoy ulams such as sisig and kare-kare. All without a strand of meat.

LA-Based Filipino Pastry Chef Recounts Encounter With Nicole Kidman Over Ube-Cheese Pandesal

One Filipino baker based in Los Angeles, California is bringing the pandemic-born ube-cheese pandesal to the next level: Hollywood.

The Moment Group Whips Up Southeast Asian Flavors With HuChi

The people who brought Din Tai Fung to the Philippines are cooking up the look, smell, and taste of Vietnamese eats through HuChi, a brick-and-mortar space in Rockwell Power Plant Mall that gives a nod to Southeast Asia’s aromatic palate.

Chatting With Ju Won, the Widely Followed TikTok Creator Bridging Filipino and Korean Cultures

Get to know this content creator who commands millions of views through her humorous takes on the Filipino and Korean cultures.

Yogurt, Gulp Cups, and Pastries: The Odd Ways Brands are Weighing in On PH’s Voting Sentiment 

Local brands are conducting their own creative, albeit unscientific, mock polls, joining the Philippine political circus in a detour from old-school marketing where companies are expected to be apolitical.

Café Fleur: Chef Sau’s Pandemic-Born Resto in Poblacion for Brunches and First Dates

The Beat Asia tried celebrity chef Sau Del Rosario’s latest venture in the hippy neighborhood of Poblacion, Makati.

Meet the 23-Year-Old Photographer Capturing Singapore’s Concrete Jungle

The Beat Asia spoke with Chiok Jun Jie in February to talk about photography, architecture, and how he’s making a dent one picture at a time.