Pinoy Food lovers unite at the Best Restaurants Guide 2009 launch

The way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach so to celebrate the joy of eating, Nokia teamed up with premiere society magazine Philippine Tatler and launched the Best Restaurants Guide 2009, a compilation of reviews of the top dining destinations in Manila.

Sala Soup
Sala mustard and cucumber jelly with salmon caviar

On its 5th Edition, the Best Restaurants Guide is a foodie’s ultimate guide on the where, what, and why of food and drinks. “Nokia continues to support all style segments of our user’s life – from music, food, art, and fashion,” says William Hamilton-Whyte, General Manager, Nokia Philippines. “We complement each area with products that suit every lifestyle each packed with music features, a great camera, or stylish design.”

Food from Red
Food from Red

Food is best when its shared and with the Nokia 6700 Classic, you can take photos of your gastronomic delights using its 5 megapixel camera and just as easily upload it in your Ovi account for your network of friends and family to enjoy.

Lusso's Demi-Pound Burger
Lusso’s Demi Pound Burger

High-speed data access allows you easy and fast uploading to your favourite sharing sites.

Crispy catfish with green mango salad
Crispy Catfish with green mango salad

At the event, guests feasted on the lovely spread of beef, lamb, chicken, and seafood skewers, an assortment of refreshing salads, and an intoxicating array of luscious desserts.

Inagiku's Sashimi Moriawase
Inagiku’s Sashimi Moriawase

An exhibit of food photos taken by Alex Van Hagen using the Nokia 6700 was also featured.

Pepato's Pan Seared Goose Liver Mango Duetto
Pepato’s Pan Seared Goose Liver Mango Duetto

These included Lusso’s Demi-Pound Burger, Pepato’s Pan Seared Goose Liver Mango Duetto, Inagiku’s Sashimi Moriawase, Sala’s salad of blue swimmer crab, mustard and cucumber jelly with salmon caviar, and People‚Äôs Palace’s Crispy catfish with green mango salad.


Seen at the gastronomic shindig were the Nokia team led by General Manager William Hamilton-Whyte, Marketing Manager Mitch So, Corporate Communications Manager Nikka Abes, Product Manager Mike Smith and Channel Development Manager for Distribution Jerry Manus.

Thai Food
Thai Food

The Philippine Tatler team was also in full force led by Irene Martel Francisco and Editor in Chief Anton San Diego.

Other guests included US Ambassador Kristie Kenney, American Express’ Ian Fish, Taguig Mayor Fred Tinga with wife Kaye, Rick and Juana Yupangco, Tats Manahan, Rosanna Ocampo, Jay and Malou Gamboa, Shangrila’s Joy Wassmer, Nini Licaros, Karen Santos, Princess Disini.

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