Sacapaño Restaurant, formerly known as PauPatri, is one of the secret spots in Boracay. It is "secret" as the place is hidden like a treasure beside Boracay Summer Palace and is now taking the name of its owners, Jun and Maricar Sacapaño. Don't forget to try their international specialties while you're there!
Like a pearl snug in its shell quietly sitting under the sea, Kermit Manila bides its time in letting Makati's treasure seekers find their way into the quieter part of Poblacion. The good news is that, when found, you will ultimately want to get lost in its wonders over and over again. Grab a bite of some of their must-tries including their Pizza Daku, Linguine allo Scoglio, Ravioli e Spinaci, and their signature cocktails including the Gin Basil Smash and Grifoni's Sour.
Breaking the stereotype of expensive hotel food is Bistro by City Garden Hotel Makati. Located along Makati Avenue, Bistro serves a wide array of dishes that are a fusion of the East and the West, perfect for the hotel guests and visitors that it caters to. They also offer a number of Filipino dishes that are well-loved and received by foreign visitors who want to have a taste of the country’s cuisine. Recently, they launched a new set of menu that would be perfect not only for the season of Lent, but also year-round. Crab Fettucine (P365) One of their latest offerings is the Crab Fettucine, a dish made with […]
Found along the myriad of restaurants along the beachfront is Titos Resto & Grill, a go-to place for a relaxed kind of dining. ART IN TITOS. Hued elements make up Titos’ chill and youthful vibe Titos Resto & Grill was made just to look like the owner’s home Steve, who manages the restaurant that started out as a childhood dream. The restaurant was named after his father, who decided to take a plunge and put up a restaurant business in Boracay. Upon entering the restaurant, you will be welcomed by its artistic décor, with its brightly-colored walls, multicolored chairs, and various paintings for a visual treat. According to the owner, […]
Experience a great European dining while having an overlooking view of the bay here at La Sirenetta in Coron, Palawan. Owned by a British-Filipina, La Sirenetta is one of the most recommended restaurants in Coron. Almost every local know where La Sirenetta is, as it is a restaurant situated beautifully in the middle of the reef pier. It stands on the water which is why it is a favorite restaurant to go to by many foreigners. According to its head chef, almost 90% of their customers are foreigners, which is why the food they serve is from the European cuisine, which are mostly Italian dishes. La Sirenetta has […]
Coron has been long known for its seafood. Tourists from all over the world come to Coron to indulge in everything that can be caught at sea. However, there’s one restaurant that’s setting the bar for something locals crave: meat. SANTINO’S GRILL. Best meat dishes in Coron. Santino’s Grill started off with an idea of highlighting Coron’s seafood for its locals. However, it also looks to bring dishes from Manila and give it a Coron twist. Hilbert, the restaurant’s owner, admits he did not expect Santino’s baby back ribs to be such a big hit. “I wanted to introduce the people of Coron to something different from their […]
Delight yourself as you dine in at Seafront Restaurant and Bar in Coron and see a majestic sunset view while you devour on their seafood specialties. When in Coron, you should not miss out on these two things: one would be the island hopping tour, and another one is their seafood offerings. Coron, Palawan is known for its water activities, which makes seafood as their bestselling dishes. One of the most popular restaurants in Coron is Seafront Restaurant. It’s the in-house restaurant of Seadive Resort, which is the place for diving facilities in the town. With that, the customers who dine in at the restaurant are mostly divers, […]
Here’s a place for your next seafood adventure. Sometimes, chicken and meat do not excite your palate anymore. That’s why during special occasions, you try to eat something you don’t usually have for ordinary days—seafood. In Manila, there are lots of restaurants that offer these tasty crustaceans but not all offer it with fine dining. Here in Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant, you’ll be proven otherwise. Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant is one of the many seafood restaurants in Manila, but it offers customers something new. It has served various customers for 29 years and recently, it was renovated to look more upscale. They now have royal blue […]
Gorge on scrumptious crab meat with your friends! The restaurant has the iconic American red-white-and-blue-designed chairs. Claw Daddy’s is located in front of the Nuvali Koi Fish Feeding area. This seafood and American grill-themed restaurant is famous for its crab dishes that are meticulously prepared by its chef from sourcing to cooking. Crab Maritess is a crab dish dipped in garlic oil that is savory in every way! Claw Daddy’s Baby Back Ribs is also a hit because of its all-American style taste and texture. The choice meat is drenched in a sweet BBQ sauce with a hint of ginger that makes it delectably savory, tender and juicy. The chef […]
Kapitolyo has a new kid on the block, Crunchy Crab. It takes pride in its soft shell crab burger that you won’t be able to find anywhere else in the metro. Soft Shell Crab Burger w/ Mango Cilantro (P165) There’s no question on what to order. The crab burger consists of homegrown deep-fried crab with a choice of two specialties: creamy tartar or mango cilantro. Not only do they serve burgers but they also offer Soft Shell Crab Tacos. And as a seafood shack— their quintessential Fish n’ Chips cannot be missed. Visit Crunchy Crab now and be among the first to try its unique offers that’s sure to satisfy […]
Delve in a gastronomic western journey at The Raffaele Woodfired Pizza located in the 3rd floor of The Bayleaf Intramuros where guests can enjoy a sumptuous feast of Western comfort food. Start the meal with a delectable dose of Gamberetti consisting of white shrimps drenched in a mouth-watering sauce consisting of preserved lemons, garlic, chili, and an ingredient that adds twist—almonds. Gamberetti (P380) Living to its name “woodfired”, Raffaele serves guests the quintessential Florentine dish—The Bistecca, a carnivorous Florentine steak that has been cooked to perfection using a wood-fired oven. Bistecca (P1,700) The dining experience won’t be complete without another quintessential dish—pizza! The […]
Experience fresh seafood fusion in the heart of Salcedo! A new seafood restaurant just celebrated their grand opening last March: Bait’s by Chef Joseph Margate! Located in Signa Designer Residences’ Ground Floor in Valero cor. Rufino St., this seafood kitchen is charging things up, one dish at a time! – – Joseph Margate, alumni of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, brought a whole new twist to the seafood dining experience. Margate, who served three years in the W hotel in Seattle, is introducing to Manila his fusion between the Californian and French style of cooking. Gourmet Magazine featured him as one of the few Filipino chefs who […]
Feast on the freshest seafood at this ‘dampa’-style restaurant in Bacolod! Bacolod City is a veritable food city that showcases the best of Filipino cuisine – whether it is their classic chicken inasal, seafood, pastries, and desserts. But if you’re after heaps of delicious, fresh-cooked seafood meals for the cheapest prices, the place to go in Bacolod is this hole-in-the-wall eatery called Hyksos Tulahan and Old Pala-Pala Restaurant. Hyksos is modeled after the traditional Filipino dampa restaurants, where you purchase your preferred seafood by kilo from huge counters filled with different types of fish, shrimp, prawns, crabs, clams, scallops, and other shelled delicacies. After buying, the seafood is then cooked […]
(Photo 1) Chicken Kebab with Greek Salad, Pitta Bread and Yogurt Dip (PHP 195) (Photo 2) 12″ family-size Arrabiatta (PHP 375) (Photo 3) Vegetarian Pizza (PHP 350) (Photo 4) Spaghetti Gamberi (PHP 350) Relocated on the 1/F of Pergola Mall just this year, Sophia’s Cuisina is a Mediterranean seafood restaurant that has been established for 20 years. It is run by an Australian chef and his Filipina wife. It was originally an Italian restaurant called Picolo Mondo but they added Israeli, Turkish, Greek, and North African cuisines to the menu. Thus, they changed and named it after the owner’s mom – Sophia. The restaurant is small but serves a family-size portion […]