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Margaux Salcedo

Margaux Salcedo is a food writer.

She is the dining columnist of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Her column First Class is published every Sunday in the Sunday Biz section.

Margaux was also the food columnist for eight years of the Sunday Inquirer Magazine.

Every month, Margaux has a section for her food features in Cook Magazine.

Her works have also been published in the book Slow Food: Philippine Culinary Traditions of Erlinda Panlilio and Felice Sta. Maria, as well as in the second edition of Amy Besa's Memories of Philippine Kitchens.

She was also the Country Editor for the Philippines of the Miele Guide, the first authoritative and independent annual guide to Asia's finest restaurants.

She co-anchors the radio program Home Cook on dwIZ 882 where she talks about everything delicious. She is on air Monday to Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.

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By: Margaux Salcedo
Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou of Agos Restaurant in Mall of Asia is the speaker today at Madrid Fusion 2017. He is the first Filipino to speak at the aud ...


By: Margaux Salcedo
Remember Lolo Dad’s? Once upon a time THE fine dining restaurant of Manila? Chef Ariel Manuel went MIA after Lolo Dad’s at 6750 and the original Lol ...

No Ghost Month for the Swiss! Cheese Buffet Starts ​August 19

By: Margaux Salcedo
Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas (across Metro Walk) goes all out in supporting the 725th National Swiss Day. Of course they would. Their General Manager ...

3 Hot New Chefs in the 2016 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List

By: Margaux Salcedo
Gaggan is charming but check out these three hot new chefs on the 2016 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list: Kirk Westaway of Jaan in Singapore, Wi ...
Kirk Westaway, Chele Gonzalez, Willin Low, Wild Rocket, Jaan, Gallery Vask, Asia's 50 Best

World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards Update

By: Margaux Salcedo
So excited for this year’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards because for the first time it will be held in New York City! For 14 years, ...

Earth Kitchen: Neighborhood Restaurant for Healthy Eats

By: Margaux Salcedo
FINALLY made my way to Earth Kitchen in Quezon City. This restaurant was recommended to me by Town & Country EIC Yvette Fernandez when I did a r ...
Margaux Salcedo, Earth Kitchen, Pomelo Salad, Jan14, 2016

Margarita Forés Named Asia’s Best Female Chef for 2016

By: Margaux Salcedo
I had been rooting for this moment for so long! Since I can remember, I have been wanting to see Margarita Forés’ name up there alongside Asian grea ...

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