Found at The Funny Lion Hotel, Hunt Restaurant is one of the upscale restaurants you’ll see around Coron. With their extensive menu, you will see the fusion dishes that they serve to its guests and also to its walk in customers. HUNT INSIDE. A spacious restaurant welcomes Hunt guests for a dine. Opened in 2015, Hunt Restaurant is the hotel’s in-house restaurant that serves a wide array of food for both their local and foreign customers. They usually serve Asian and Western cuisine, as many of their guests are from Asian countries such as Taiwan, China, and in Korea where they usually come in large groups either for a business […]
Pandas are not usually pink… except when it involves food. Pink Panda, a Southeast Asian diner in Makati, has promised a revamp and they might just deliver a big punch with it. A VERY PINK PANDA. Not endangered or dangerous; just very, very tasty. They’ve teased their updates on their social media accounts. From the looks of things, Pink Panda will be a big hit once they open sometime this month. A fixture in food fairs, bazaars, and festivals, people always seem to say “Where is Pink Panda?” WHERE IS PINK PANDA? They’re right here. Now, people don’t have to go as far as scouring every […]
Work from home is officially a thing in the Philippines. However, most people who prefer to “work from home” don’t really work from home because they feel too relaxed to get any real work done. You’d like to eat while working, but restaurants and bars are not exactly ideal; trying to do it in a coffee shop limits your dining options to pastries and a few set meals. Enter 59c, a co-work space, restaurant, and bar all rolled into one. COWORK, CHOW, COFFEE, COCKTAILS. Be productive without the need to be in an office at 59c. 59c is the product of the minds of Jean Paul and Patricia […]
The hustle and bustle of today often leaves you in a weakened state. Places to take a break are few and far between, especially in a city like Makati. Good thing there’s WHISK Asian Bistro Café. WHISK ASIAN BISTRO CAFÉ: Your new place for R & R in the hustle and bustle of Makati. WHISK is a place where you can enjoy a fusion of Asian flavours in a place that’s a cross between an industrialist café and a minimalist bistro. What you get is the best of both worlds: great food with a great view of the city at ground level. MINIMALIST AND INDUSTRIAL. At WHISK, […]
Located at the luxurious EDSA Shangri-La hotel, HEAT offers sumptuous all-day dining for its guests. HEAT is an all-day restaurant that offers sumptuous serving for its guests, masterfully prepared by international executive chefs. The dining offers Asian and continental specialties through a lavish buffet with a live-kitchen concept. The spacious restaurant has a seating capacity of 426 people that also offers an outdoor setting that has a garden and a pool view. But if you want to dine there privately, you can do so by choosing among its private rooms called Celsius, Kelvin, Rankine, and Fahrenheit. As for HEAT’s buffet servings, you will see various dishes of international cuisine. The […]
Feeling tired from all the visits in Baguio’s popular spots? Take some rest at this relaxing café. The paintings create a stylish atmosphere Café by Ruins Dua is an Asian fusion restaurant that offers breakfast and brunch meals. It also serves as the main bakery where customers can enjoy freshly baked varieties of bread. The popular homemade bread, Cinnamon Danish (P75), has rich flavor of butter and cinnamon which is excellent to partner with whipped cream. There are dishes available made with plenty of fresh vegetables from Baguio market. One of its specialties is the juicy duck dish called Duck Cassoulet (P340) which is served with bean cream sauce. Duck […]
Have a spoonful of Baguio’s history and taste the flavor of Asia’s hill stations! Enjoy your graceful dinner in the tasteful restaurant Hill Station is a restaurant that serves to pay tribute to Baguio’s history as among the Asia’s last hill stations during the Spanish and American colonial periods. This restaurant was originally a hill station built by the Americans in 1905 and was later on renovated and opened as a dining place in 2010. This restaurant offers robust dishes that blend the flavors of Asia’s hill stations with the tastes of Old World Europe and New World America. Its menu includes breakfast family platters with healthy options, side selections, […]
Discover the taste of Asian cuisine in Baguio! Chef’s Home is an Asian fusion restaurant that serves dishes influenced by Malaysian, Thai, Indonesian, and Filipino cuisine. The restaurant has a Malaysian chef who ensures that the taste of all their dishes are authentic with the use of ingredients and spices shipped from abroad. Malaysian’s comfort food, Nasi Goreng The restaurant’s bestseller is a Malaysian traditional rice dish called Nasi Goreng (P120). Another recommended dish is called Tom yum soup which is rich in seafood flavor. You can also buy homemade pickles made of fresh Baguio vegetables here in the restaurant.
RED GINGER. One of City of Dreams Manila’s dining offering. Being one of the restaurants at the great entertainment complex that is City of Dreams Manila, Red Ginger offers the pleasant dining atmosphere and delectable dishes you deserve. Mainly a Thai cuisine restaurant, Red Ginger is the restaurant you must go to if you want to try out scrumptious Southeast Asian dishes. It presents fusions of Indonesian, Singaporean, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. Its Indonesian chef, Audi Hayun Budiman, has experience in world class 5-star hotels providing arranged dishes in various genres. CHICKEN LOVER? Try Red Ginger’s Caramel Ginger Chicken The contemporary dining restaurant names Nasi Goreng Jakarta, Beef Rendang, and Char Kway […]
Looking for exquisite cuisine to complement lavish hotel lifestyle? Try out Wave at Nobu. The restaurant bar is located beside the Nobu Hotel’s pool, and it is open to both hotel guests and non-residents. Nobu Hotel offers a wide variety of international dishes such as American, European and Asian, using local and imported fresh ingredients. The hotel offers delectable dishes which absolutely harmonize with the hotel’s luxurious vibe. Its al fresco dining experience will surely make it a memorable restaurant that the guests will love. The restaurant also boasts of its relaxing ambiance, draped with an overhead wave of clouds which functions as the soft light mobile. This makes the […]
Can’t decide on what cuisine you’d like to try next? Check out Little Asia’s creation Bistro Charlemagne, a restaurant that offers sumptuous “European meets Asian” menu located in Laguna. Bistro Charlemagne is owned by third-generation restaurateur Charlemagne Lim, who, along with a celebrity chef created the menu that features fresh renditions of classic favorites. The restaurant’s interior is all about quiet elegance and sophistication. DIG THIS SISIG. Discover Bistro Charlemagne’s Sisig Fries creation (P245) VEGGIE VARIETY. Bistro Charlemagne offers an array of vegetable dishes like this Grilled Vegetables made with zucchini, eggplant, tomato, onions, and bell peppers (P245) SEAFOOD FEAST. Try their Fish Roulade in Pumpkin […]
Asian flavors and staples Ninak, derived from kanin (flipped to coin a unique name) which means rice in Filipino is a one-stop restaurant for Southeast Asian flavors and popular staples. Here you can take a gastronomic trip to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines through their dishes. With rice as its culinary centerpiece, a major mainstay in Southeast Asian cuisine, the restaurant brings to the table comfort, flavors, and culinary cultures. The restaurant is owned and managed by the Jose brothers, who also gave us the popular gourmet burger chain in the metro, the Brothers Burger. Ninak started as a food delivery service outlet in Ortigas and Pasong […]
Toastbox, under the same family with BreadTalk, is a popular Singaporean restaurant chain that has become a favorite breakfast (and more!) destination in Asia including Manila. It currently has six branches in major key shopping and commercial districts in the metro serving traditional and well-loved Singaporean and Southeast Asian cuisine, from the famous ‘chicken hainanese rice’ to the aromatic ‘kopi’. The restaurant’s design is very relaxing with its light gray hue combined with white color scheme. It also has some nicely done floor patterns, glass walls and mirrors that make the area look even more airy. The restaurant’s total look is clean, simple and modest but definitely stylish in a […]
Unique Concept, Substantial Flavors One of Manila’s breakthrough restaurants centrally located in Burgos Circle in Bonifacio Global City offers the quirky concept of comfort and unapologetic food combined. FAT (yes, the unhealthy stuff) Restaurant has been creating buzz among the growing foodies population in the metro. This new fat-themed restaurant helmed by Chef Khel Zaguirre of the famous Locavore in Kapitolyo Pasig City introduces popular all-time favorite dishes with interesting twists that are rich and tasty in a substantial way. The look of this modern 2-floor restaurant is simple, stripped-down, and straightforward with a contemporary feel. Its themed paintings, plain tables and wooden chairs and subdued hanging lamps give the diner a […]
A new take on familiar flavors. That’s the rationale behind the unassuming name that bears the right confidence to stand out. Your Local is able to draw foodies with its Asian Fusion cuisine that makes their customers come back for more. Torched Salmon Donburi (P540). Torched salmon topped with mentaiko, ebiko, oboro, and salmon skin on roast corn with shitake black rice underneath. The feast of flavors that erupts upon tasting the Torched Salmon Donburi is one of the reasons why customers keep coming back, and perhaps the main reason for first-time goers to drop by and discover what the fuss is about. Chili Crab Buns (P290). chili crab, cucumber […]
M Café or Museum Café is another Raintree Restaurants’ concept, serving modern Asian cuisine in a pleasurable and relaxing setting. It offers exquisite food, striking mixed cocktails, great location, and a soothing cool vibe. The M Café at the Ayala Museum is centrally located at the corner of Makati Avenue and Dela Rosa Street. M Café is an airy, pleasant, chic cafe located at a museum that showcases Filipino ingenuity and more making it ideal for stimulating and relaxing conversations over some superb food. Dining halls are wide and spacious both in the first and second floors (Seated: Bistro A&M: 80)/Loft One: 12-15/Loft 2: 25-30). The glass panels, bright […]
Find out why it’s good to have it bad for the newest chicken place in town. A quick trip to Hole-in-the-Wall at the recently opened Century City Mall and you know what’s the “baddest” chicken place currently in the metro. BAD BIRD: Umami Fried Chicken takes Manila by storm –thanks to the distinct, satisfying umami flavor that is uniquely present in every bite of Bad Bird Chicken. Umami flavor is translated as a pleasant, savory taste and is widely considered by foodies around the world as the “fifth taste”. – Crunchy on the outside, succulent and tasty on the inside. The Waffle Plate (PHP290) is a combination of sweet potato […]
Experience fast, fresh and delicious stir-fry, breakfast and specialty dishes. Fan Chao in Chinese means stir fry. And stir-fries Fan Chao Express has. Strategically located a few steps away from the Don Bosco Parish Church, Don Bosco School and Walter Mall, Fan Chao Express is a fast, casual dining restaurant offering that serves mouthwatering and tasty fusion of Chinese, Asian and American cuisine. With their grand opening happening during the Chinese New Year celebration of this year, they offer stir fry entrees made and prepared from the finest quality meats tossed with their secret sauces and fresh vegetables, specialty dishes and fried rice, breakfast specials, side orders for sharing, soups, […]
If you ever find yourself looking for a great meal in Cebu, just head over to I.T. Park in Lahug area, where you’ll find Ilaputi. Ilaputi immediately identifies as a classy restaurant at first glance. The glossy interiors are mostly black and gray hues, with overhead yellow lamps that give the place an attractive, intimate vibe. This restaurant prides itself on serving Asian soul food and fusion dishes. The menu is extensive: they have pasta, sandwiches, tapas, drinks, cocktails, all-day breakfast plates, and the Puti Platos – their classic and original dishes, all scrumptious and exciting. Regular diners and the restaurant staff can name a lot of crowd favorites. But […]
The Aristocrat Restaurant is famous for its world renowned Chicken BBQ & Java Rice combination. The Aristocrat also carries a wide variety of delicious Filipino & Asian inspired cuisine and has been serving customers from all over the globe since 1936. That’s 78 years of good food and fond memories. It has grown to become a staple in Pinoy culture and iconic in the Filipino food universe. BBQ Family Be sure to visit one of their branches when visiting Luzon. Open 24 Hours in Roxas Blvd. (Manila) & Jupiter St. (Makati). Our other branches are located in: SM Mall of Asia, SM Manila, SM San Lazaro, SM Dasmarinas (Cavite), Robinsons […]
As the name suggests, this restaurant offers rich aromatic spices from seven countries: India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Chinese, and Filipino. Spices offers a unique dining experience for its customers and it’s located at the first-class hotel The Peninsula. The Thai menu was excellent! We tried the Malaysian chicken curry with herb lime and Thai red curry beef with potatoes. Their wine selection is abundant. The staff is very accommodating and can tell you which wine suits each dish. If you want to enjoy a exquisite and beautifully prepared Asian cuisines and dine in luxurious restaurant, Spices is a good choice for that. ● Applications: Lunch date with friends, business […]
Aposento is an Asian restaurant near the Citibank tower in Makati. It serves different Asian cuisines, like Japanese pork cutlet on rice. It is crowded with businessmen, especially during the weekdays. (1) Crispy pork pattern (P495) (2) Wagyu Burger (P350) (3) Blueberry Cheesecake (P190) Their most popular dish is the Wagyu Burger (Photo 2), a thick Wagyu patty combined with fresh vegetables, cheese, mushrooms and bacon. The Classic Crispy Pata Pork is the most recommended by the manager. It’s so crunchy and juicy and is sprinkled with garlic, just simply irresistible! After those heavy meals, you can try their delicious cheesecake. (4) Impressive interior Cocktails are 50% off for women […]
Mercado is a restaurant buffet within the Resorts World Manila Casino. A lot of their customers are patrons and casino-goers. Mercado offers not only common Filipino dishes but also a variety of Asian and Western cuisines. Unlike other restaurant buffet, Mercado offers limited food choices but everything is, without a doubt, delicious. If you want to eat in a buffet restaurant and leave with a satisfied stomach and wallet, then Mercado is one of the best choices for you.
P.F. Chang’s has around 200 stores in the United States and serves traditional Asian and modern Chinese fusion cuisine. In the Philippines, this restaurant has 2 outlets in Fort Bonifacio and Alabang. Before opening its stores in this country, though, the chef has trained for 6 months in the United States. Chang’s spare ribs are this restaurant’s bestseller. It is made from pork bone that has a golden brown barbecue sauce, topped with sesame seeds, bringing out the flavor of the meat. Shrimp with candied walnuts is a refreshing dish that has walnut sauce, shrimp, and honeydew melon.
Tao Yuan is a restaurant in Malate. It has an aquarium full of seafood fronting its store. Chinese local customers confirm that the food served in this restaurant is truly authentic. Tao Yuan’s menu focuses more on Singaporean food. One of those dishes is the Hainanese Chicken (Photo 1), which is actually a dish that you can order without any hesitation. The classic Singaporean Chili Crab is the restaurant’s featured menu. Private and VIP rooms are also available to customers who want to hold important meetings and parties while enjoying delicious Singaporean cuisine.