The Global BonChon Chicken Phenomenon – Drawing Crowds in Baguio

BonChon, the crispy chicken sensation raved about globally, is now serving the original Korean fried chicken secret the world craves for in the Summer Capital of the Philippines.BonChon opens its doors in SM City Baguio, Breezeway Terrace, at the 2nd floor.

Bonchon in Baguio
Bonchon in Baguio

BonChon, meaning “original village” in Korean, serves Korean fried chicken that’s super crispy yet light and not greasy, with hot moist juicy meat, and sauced with its addicting soy garlic or spicy glaze. From its original home in Seoul, BonChon opened branches in New York where its crispy chicken secret earned major media and industry accolades, as well as raves from discriminate diners. (more…)

Groove to a whole new snacking experience with Jack ‘n Jill Shake and Roll

Earlier, Universal Robina Corporation (URC) introduced another innovative product, Jack ‘n Jill Potato Chips Shake and Roll. The first of its kind in the market, Shake and Roll presents a unique way to snack with a two-in-one pack that contains a packet of chips and a separate one for added flavor.

Shake and Roll now in Manila
Shake and Roll now in Manila

Similar to what made Jack ‘n Jill Potato Chips popular throughout the years, Jack ‘n Jill Shake and Roll is made from premium grade potatoes that are thinly sliced for that ultimate golden, crisped chip experience in every bite. The lightly seasoned chips are made even better with Japanese-inspired seasonings included inside each pack, offering more fun as snack-lovers flavor their own potato chips. (more…)

Food Magazine reveals secrets from the Tsinoy Kitchen

Indulge in China’s food and culture with FOOD Magazine’s June 2013 issue.

FOOD Magazine June 2013
FOOD Magazine June 2013

This month’s pages include features about classic Chinese and modern Asian cuisines, plus everything in between. The “Best of Chinese Food” guides readers on where to find the most delicious Chinese dishes in Metro Manila. Food Magazine also uncovers the secrets of Binondo, the oldest Chinatown in Asia. (more…)

Top skills necessary to become a food critic

Food industry has given a boost to many opportunities in the country as well as in the world. People all around attracted to flavors are finding new recipes and advertising them to gain popularity, be it master chef TV programs or a recipe in a magazine. A career in the Food Industry is a very challenging career as it needs sharp and right perception with exceptional knowledge of culinary and healthy observing capability. Food industry has created a variety of jobs in India, and one of the best is to become a Food Critic.

Chef-Theo-Zaragoza-332x500These are the requirements of a decent food critic, let’s check it out:

Communication skills:

Food critic should be communicative, he should be expressive, and he should be engaging in his writing. His conversation should cover facts about food, decor, service and ambiance. Communication here also means having Shakespearean vocabulary, he should have complete knowledge about the food so that he is able to express more on the cuisine.

Observation skills:

A good observer is the best judge. He should be detailed and should pay attention to every detail. Because a small amount of salt can make or break your cook. Starting from slur on water glass to aroma filling up the dining hall, rising temperatures of wine to cooling creamy ice creams observation will make your decisions firmer, and your views would be accepted.

Knowledgeable Attitude:

There is nothing powerful than knowledge. As a cook critic, you should try new dishes and know the importance of every ingredient, when you will have the knowledge about spices only then you will be able to make new tastes out of it. Different cooking techniques will help you get recognition. A critic’s view should be logical, unless he is aware of the taste he will not be able to write about the dish. So knowledge is important.

Curious Nature:

Curiosity is another factor which determines critic. A curious critic always looks for new taste, new cooking methods, different tips and tricks of cooking. He is always in quest of something new. Curiosity helps is providing refreshing idea, and it is appealing to readers. (more…)