Dean & Deluca Pistachio Cake

It’s a Dean & Deluca Holiday

There is still time to spread Christmas cheer with unique Dean & Deluca gifts in wooden crates, canvas bags and festive red boxes.

Get one creatively packed or make your own from tons of choices like wine, jam and jellies, coffee, tea, canned and bottled savory goods, sauces and pasta.  Pair these with mugs, coffee press, tumbler, tea pots and cups, wine stopper, whisky rocks, aprons and so on. You can also put in fresh baked cookies or bottled granola.

Dean & Deluca Gift Crate

What about hot food to grace your Christmas and New Year’s Eve tables? Dean and Deluca has got you covered. Its Party Specials include Cochinillo with Apple and Golden Raisin Chutney, Slow Roast Leg of Lamb and 8-Hour Angus Roast Beef. Continue reading “It’s a Dean & Deluca Holiday”

Illustrado Cookies and Brownies

Holiday Tienda from Ilustrado

Share a feast with your family and friends with the best holiday food-to-go only from Ilustrado at Intramuros, Manila.

Paella Ilustrado


 The house specialties take center stage like Adobong Bagnet with Taba ng Talangka, Callos Madrilena, Twice Cooked Angus Beef Shortplate, Paella Ilustrado, Palabok Negra with Crispy Calamares, Christmas Turkey, Pineapple Glazed Leg of Ham, Cochinillo and a lot more.


Clockwise- Spicy Cheeseball, Cheese Pimiento, Boursin Cheese Spread, Duck and Chicken Liver Pate


Cakes lead the dessert choices with Baked Cheesecake, Christmas Eggnog Cake, Chocolate Fudge Cake along with different flavored brownies, cookies and breads.


Adobong Bagnet with Taba ng Talangka


To enjoy at home or as unique gifts, try homemade dips, delis and dressings like Boursin Cheese Spread, Spicy Cheeseball, Chimichurri, Malunggay Pesto and the traditional Atsara and Bagoong.


Illustrado Cookies and Brownies


To know more offerings and other details visit Ilustrado at 744 General Luna Road, Intramuros, Manila (527-3674, 527-2345); Café Ilustrado, 4th Level SM Makati (818-6760) or Pasteleria Ilustrado, 2nd level, Alabang Town Center (0919-845-9503) or email or log on to  You can also log on to for Ilustrado Tienda delivery services.


A Joyous, Delicious Holiday at Mario’s

Cochinillo with crispy, crackling skin and moist tender meat, Callos Madrileña with rich red sauce; Paella Valenciana with a medley of seafood and meat; Lengua Con Setas of melt-in-your-mouth ox tongue in a delicate wine sauce; the Famous Caesar Salad of fresh greens with tangy dressing; Toffee Sans Rival, Canonigo, Bread Pudding, Chocolate and Cheese Cakes and Sugar-Free Jello that bring a delightful sweet ending to your meal.

Mario's Paella Valenciana
 These are the flavors to expect at Mario’s located at 191 Tomas Morato, Quezon City and 16 Upper Session Road Extension, Baguio City. Continue reading “A Joyous, Delicious Holiday at Mario’s”