The question of where to go when mother nature calls is an important one. There are certain things you should know about while you are in the Megacity and the rest of the country. Should you ask for the loo or use another word for it?
Pica-Pica and Pulutan are terms for Philippine finger food. It is usually fatty, salty, and delicious, just the right snack to keep your stomach in balance during a long night out in Manila's bar scene.
With average temperatures of more than 30 degrees, staying hydrated is vital in Metro Manila. Here is what the Megacity has in stores, from mango juice and below-zero beer to service water and 3-in-1 coffee.
The Philippines has a lot to offer when it comes to alcoholic beverages, with nearly every region having its own type of wine or liquor. The country has been producing some local wines before the Spanish conquistadors docked on its shores. These exotic wines and liquor are often made from ingredients that are abundant in the tropical country. Here are seven specialty wines and spirits that you should definitely try.
"Vom Fass" is German for "from the cask", and that is how the delicacies at this little store are served. The two branches in Metro Manila have a wide, constantly changing selection of liquors, oils, vinegars, and whiskeys, sold straight from the barrel per 100 ml.
Drink Up Philippines is the biggest drinking festival in the country, featuring some of the best pubs and restobars in Metro Manila. The open air festival promises a whole day of live music, drinking games, competitions, and the celebration of all kinds of alcoholic drinks.