If you want to eat Italian food in Boracay, visit the very famous Aria! This is a restaurant that serves authentic dishes made by Chef Gino, who is an executive chef from Italy. Customers won’t get bored eating in Aria because it has a weekly and monthly special menu. Moreover, it also uses fresh seafood from Boracay, ham, tomatoes and other ingredients that are imported from Italy. Aria’s recommended dish is its Special Asparagus Pasta that has cheese, ham, asparagus, and truffles in homemade fettuccine. The truffles give this dish a wonderful aroma and the rich cheese is well with the al dente pasta and spreads slowly in your mouth. Various kinds of wine are […]
Relish Ponte is a popular restaurant on Valero St., which can be called Salcedo main street. This restaurant’s predecessor, which was located in Tomas Morato, Quezon City, was run by the grandfather of the current manager. And even after moving to Makati, this restaurant still retained its charm and the recipes from previous generations. The famous ‘Amazing Artichoke’ (photo 1) is a dish with spicy chips that is diped in baked artichoke and cheese. With just a bite, it seems that you’ll become addicted with its rich and refreshing taste. Some of the old customers from the old restaurant just come to visit the new Relish at Ponte to eat this […]
Amici is an Italian restaurant that already has 8 branches in Metro Manila. One of its branches is located in Don Bosco, facing Pasay Road. It is also a 3 minute walk from Little Tokyo. Its name, amici, means friend in Italian. Amici has a casual atmosphere and serves dishes with reasonable prices. All of its 8 stores have authentic wood-burning ovens, where Amici’s highly-recommended pizzas are baked. The dough of their pizzas are crisp because they are baked in high temperature over a short period of time and with only a small amount of oil. Amici also uses various pizza sauces that are even imported from Italy. Customers can also enjoy sharing their meals with […]
UPDATED: This restaurant is CLOSED as of January 15, 2019. Gotti’s is a casual Italian restaurant that is located outside the Promenade, along the first floor of the main mall. The pasta is only Php 150; while the pizza is Php 260. Seafood Pizza is a dish that has shrimp, squid, mussels, tomatoes and olives that is tangled with thick parmesan cheese. Its crisp dough, which is baked in stone, fits perfectly well with all of the ingredients. Seafood pizza The Siciliana Spaghetti and Mediterranean Salad are some of the regular dishes that have a lot of volume. Siciliana spaghetti Mediterranean salad Gotti’s dishes are popular among young customers because of its […]
Capricciosa is an Italian trattoria restaurant that originated in Japan. This restaurant uses ripe tomatoes that are imported from Italy. This is the reason behind the sweet and rich taste of its dishes. 30% of Capricciosa’s customers in Greenbelt 3 are mostly Japanese. The classic appetizer, Sicilian Meat Sauce over Rice Croquette (Photo 1), is a popular dish in this restaurant. If you’ve already been in Capricciosa’s branch in Japan, then you should visit its branch in the Philippines.
Cibo is a casual Italian restaurant that has already expanded to 11 outlets in Metro Manila. Cibo actually means ‘food’ in Italian. Pasta (P200), panini (P100), and other dishes in this restaurant are reasonably priced, so customers do not need to worry about their budget. Porchetta (photo 1) is a Roman style roasted pig that is perfect to be eaten with wine. This dish is also served with sweet apples, pears, and spicy tomatoes. The penne al Telefono (photo 2) is an authentic pasta with thick crème that mixes well with an al dente penne. Beer or wine can also accompany this scrumptious dish.
My Kitchen by Chef Chris is an Italian restaurant that is set up on the first floor of a hotel called The Oasis near the Paco Park Hotel. Many of this restaurant’s authentic Italian dishes have combined both tradition and innovation to create a menu that is simply for My Kitchen. Vegetables with vivid colors, meat, seafood, and cheese are served in an amiable amount. Any of this restaurant’s dishes are very tasty and its serving is quite large, which is a meal that is good for 2-3 people. My Kitchen seats 120-140 persons, but has a lot of customers during weekends. It is advisable to make reservations during those days. […]
Il Paccino Trattoria is a perfect hideaway that serves a homely, authentic Italian cuisine. You can locate this restaurant in Alfonso Street, near Chef Natalia’s home. Il Paccino Trattoria changes its menu on a regular basis. Their chef, Natalia, had culinary training in Florence, Italy. After returning home, she just cooked for her friends and family. Then, three years ago, Chef Natalia was able to open her own restaurant. As much as possible, this restaurant uses ingredients that can be found in the Philippines, creating a meal with simple yet high quality ingredients. The main dishes of this restaurant until the end of September are lapu-lapu, lamb chops, beef stew, […]
To enjoy delicious cuisine with an affordable price. That is the concept of Mom and Tina’s Bakery. This restaurant opened in Pasig City 25 years ago. Now, the homely cuisine it offers is loved by its local patrons. In 2008, Mom and Tina opened a store in Legazpi; hence, boosting its popularity. During lunchtime, about 100 seats are always fully booked! Customers can also enjoy dining at this restaurant’s terrace for a change of ambiance. Chicken spinach lasagna, which seems to be a popular lunch item among office ladies who are regular customers, is a dish with creamy tomato sauce and homemade pasta. Chicken Spinach Lasagna They also serve chicken relleno, […]
If you happen to be in Burgos Circle and yearning to taste authentic Italian cuisine, come to Cantinetta to savor its pasta and other dishes, which use ingredients that are imported from Italy. Cantinetta’s chef has experienced culinary training in Naples, Italy for 6 months. This restaurant’s recommended course is the Fettuccine Tartufo (photo 1), aromatic pasta with truffles. Its rich and creamy sauce with plenty of truffle oil is an exquisite combination with the fettuccine. Parma ham is added to make the dish even better. The Salmon Al Prosecco (photo 2) is another dish that is worth mentioning. It has the taste of white wine that is combined well with the […]
UPDATED as of January 15, 2019: This restaurant is CLOSED. If you are a wine fanatic, then this is a place that you can call paradise. The modern European-style interior, which is decorated with vintage furnishings, gives out a high-end atmosphere. CAV is a restaurant that serves wine and food with reasonable prices. From a P350 to a P200, 000 bottle of wine, this restaurant recommends a wide range of fine wine that comes from all around the world. It is said by one of the staff that the wine they offer are not of the same prices as the ones being sold in supermarkets. Customers can also try CAV’s wine tasting […]