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10 Aphrodisiacs and Where to Eat Them
Passion on a plateólust after food to make you lust after each other.
By: Mabel David Pilar  |   Published on: Feb 2, 2014 - 8:00am

( Named after the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite, aphrodisiacs were believed to arouse sexual desire since ancient times. But many widely considered aphrodisiacs are actually less scientific and more, well, suggestive. While there are no scientific studies that prove certain foods directly affect libido, some do provide helpful physiological or psychological effects. If you've got something planned on Valentine's Day, an aphrodisiac on the menu can be a fun way to keep you and your beloved in an amorous mood, or at the very least, have a fantastic meal out of it. Here are 10 popular aphrodisiacs to feast on and where you can get an ample serving of passion on a plate.

This article was originally published on February 13, 2011.

Photos by, Paolo Zalameda (Ninyo), Jin Perez (Champagne Room), Lori Baltazar (Myron's) and courtesy of Pino, Chef Laudico's Bistro Filipino, and Heart 2 Heart Online (Elbert's Steak Room).

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  • yoko
    gallery's not functioning
    Feb 03 2014 @ 09:31am     Reply  
  • ms. balonia
    Nice list spot. Me and my papa Romy should try this foods
    Feb 17 2011 @ 03:59pm     Reply  
  • anson
    For truffles and honey, try Salon de Ning at the Manila Pen. Order the cheeseboard as it include honey with truffle oil. That is two aphrodisiacs in one.
    Feb 14 2011 @ 04:20pm     Reply  
  • foodie
    nice list. :)
    Feb 14 2011 @ 01:27pm     Reply  
  • pp
    all these dishes look delicious! I'm getting hungry! :)
    Feb 14 2011 @ 12:36pm     Reply  
  • xavier
    I love Oysters!!! Also try the oysters at Cav. Yummers!
    Feb 14 2011 @ 12:10pm     Reply  
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