Taste sandwiches from all over the world. Bread & Botany is a sandwich place found in BF Homes, Parañaque. It’s particularly a snack place, as it serves varieties of snacks loved from different parts of the world. Aside from bread, the restaurant also serves finger food such as chicken, chips, and burgers. It’s not your regular fast food chain as these dishes that they make are made tastier and healthier with every bite. Also, all their dishes are carefully-prepared and freshly-served so it’s really worth the wait. Love healthy? Don’t you worry as they serve healthy food you will surely love to try out once you order. […]
For the artists and art-enthusiasts, this place is for you. Artists Haven Café in Parañaque takes you in a gallery slash café slash home that will tell you a lot about art. Artists Haven is located at BF Homes in Parañaque City. Popular to those who take interests on art, it has become a go-to place for those who would like to relax, dine, and talk about art and all its beauty. Initially an art gallery, the place is adorned with paintings made by local artists so it’s really like you’re dining in a painting exhibit. It all began when a group of friends in the 80s would […]
TASTE TEPPANYAKI. A must-try dish good for 1-2 persons priced at P720. Photo from Beppinkan Facebook page. East Asian cuisine is known for its rich food history, which is why foodies love the flavorful ingredients that make up their various delectable dishes. Check out Beppinkan Restaurant if you’re up for some Japanese style Korean restaurant goodness. Located at BF homes in Parañaque, Beppinkan Restaurant lets you enjoy the variety of Korean dishes they serve—in a Japanese way. Devour on their bestselling Teppanyaki, which is a combination of beef, pork, chicken slices, with a generous serving of vegetables that make the dish more flavorful. If you like it spicy, they top […]
The long strip of Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes is a haven for foodies down south. The new kid on the block has just arrived and has packed a whole lot of punch (and spice!) with it! The Smoking Joint is changing up the barbecue game with their tasty low and slow cooked specialties! – HIGH ON BARBECUE. From outside, you can already smell what’s cooking on the grill! – The Smoking Joint may just be on soft opening but it seems like they have got it all figured out. The restaurant’s small space is maximized with strategically set tables and stools. Outside, a couple of tables are also set and […]
For a top restaurant-quality meal with a home-cooked feel, try Amalia’s Home of Fine Spanish Cuisine. Whenever you ask someone where he ate his best meal, it wouldn’t be unusual to get an answer of “home”. Indeed, a lot of people consider their homes the best place to eat and their mothers the best cooks. This is especially true for the Jocsons, the family that runs Amalia’s Home of Fine Spanish Cuisine, as it is Amalia Jocson’s delicious cooking that started their foray into the restaurant business. In the 1970’s, Chef Amalia and her husband Domingo “Mingoy” Jocson used to own an ice cream parlor and only served paella on […]
For those with a sweet tooth, Milky Moustache is a godsend. This cutesy neighborhood cafe serves coffee, tea, all-day breakfast items and tasty snacks such as paninis, sandwiches and pasta. … CUTE WITH A CAPITAL C. Milky Moustache looks homey and inviting, complete with a white porch. … But to top it all off, Milky Moustache specializes in fantastic, creamy milkshakes. One might find the number of choices overwhelming, but simply ask the servers for the bestsellers, and they will most likely point you to The Mustachio (the cookie butter milkshake, P170) or The Horseshoe (the Reese’s peanut butter milkshake, P170). Both milkshakes are rich and smooth, and the flavors […]
The first thing people should know about this burger joint is their motto: the greasier, the better. With that in mind, no one should ever mistake it for a healthy establishment. Zark’s Burgers is a popular homegrown joint that serves American comfort food, especially huge, greasy burgers – and no other joint can beat them in freshness, size and taste. What sets Zark’s apart from other places is their constant dedication to innovation and freshness. The patties are all made and grilled from scratch. Aside from the classic cheeseburger and mushroom burger, Zark’s menu contains over-the-top burgers that sound like the toothsome results of some crazy science experiments. A lot of […]
“Bad” burgers never tasted this good! On Aguirre Street in BF Homes, there is no shortage of restaurants serving comfort food. There is one place, however, where people even all the way from the north drive to just to eat at: The Burgery, the bad boys of burger (or so their logo says). The Burgery is well-known for their ridiculously good comfort food at very reasonable prices. The place is small, but it fills up with loyal patrons during peak hours. The Burgery serves appetizers, salads, pasta, rice meals, dessert, and burgers. Picking an order is almost always a difficult task, but you can be assured that every meal will […]
There’s always a new restaurant in the food mecca that is Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes, Parañaque, and this time, it’s just in time for summer. Named Outré (ooh-tray), which means “weird” or “rebellious”, the restaurant, headed by good friends Neslly Bretaña and MC Ambrocio, is a rebellious little shack serving liquid-nitrogen ice cream and delicious comfort food that you would not normally find anywhere else. Polenta Chips Outré’s Polenta Chips (P150) is prime example of the shop’s unique offerings. Molded into thick strips, these cornmeal fries are tossed with parmesan, truffle, and chives and served with freshly made mayonnaise. Not your usual potato fries, they’re comfortingly good with its […]
It’s not that difficult to find Orange Whisk Restaurant and Patisserie along the food strip of Aguirre Avenue. For one thing, the restaurant has a big sign up front, not to mention a bright orange color that is, without a doubt, hard to miss. The restaurant is a joint project of Isaiah Ortega and Pastry Chef Korinne Lirio, who have come up with a selection of dishes that are deceivingly simple yet comforting and delicious. Among the favorites are their Burger Steak with Blue Cheese Mushroom Cream Sauce – a dish of Kutayama Wagyu steak on a bed of mashed potatoes drizzled with mushroom sauce – and Wagyu Saikoro Steak, […]
When North (Luzon) meets South (of Manila), you’re in for a treat! A cozy space with capiz windows, chandeliers, plates on the wall and less than 10 tables tucked along the shops of Aguirre Avenue is Balai Ilocos, a family-owned restaurant that serves delicious understated Filipino food from the region of Paoay, Ilocos. The brainchild of Princess Aquino, a Manileña who loves Ilocano food, the restaurant is now managed by son Niño Mendoza. He cooks the dishes by his grandmothers and grandfathers from both sides of the family and has even added his own crafted items to the menu himself. The restaurant has a branch in Pagsanjan and an upcoming […]
BF Homes has always been a hotbed of new and interesting restaurant concepts. One of these is Wicked Dogs – the only specialty hotdog sandwich place in town. This nifty place along Aguirre Avenue had only just opened last week, but they’re already fully operational and serving the best hotdog sandwiches you’ll have the pleasure of eating. The floor area of Wicked Dogs may be a little small, but it’s the perfect setting for an intimate hangout with your buddies. The interiors are bright and nicely decorated with a combination of industrial and wooden touches. The furnishings also include quirky doodles, hanging light bulbs, and even a couple of swings […]
Ladies and Gentlemen. Love Letter. The Resistance. Monopoly. The Last Night On Earth. Sorry! If you read through those words and thought of something else other than the opposite sex, then it’s official: you know your board games. Yes, board games. The same ones you probably played with your siblings and childhood friends years (ages?) ago. We may not know it, but playing these games introduced us to useful skills and traits that we need and have as adults. What we do know is that playing these games is fun and sometimes, we need this pure, unadulterated glee found in moving that little token up one more square. BOARD GAMES […]
Located along Aguirre street in BF Homes, Ramen KURODA serves 3 different flavors of ramen: red (spicy), black (with a touch of garlic and black sesame), and white (standard). There is also a set which already includes a bowl of ramen, pork cutlet and rice. Make sure to order gyoza for side dish. The extensive shop with 77 seating capacity Black ramen (P290) The gyoza made by the wife of the Japanese general manager Ramen + pork cutlet + rice (P450)
Bamba Bistro serves Filipino-Western cuisines that are from the original concept of the restaurant’s owner. The owner grew up fond of cooking, Ms. Cristina ‘Tina’ Legarda is a talented chef who trained under under the famous names in the culinary world like Chef Jessie, Billy King and Maio Batali. Bamba Bistro is a combination of gourmet comfort food and modern bistro. Her recipes are the reinvention of the family’s favourite. The menu consists of the food on which she grew up with but has a diverse and playful approach on it. The restaurant’s interior and style also gives a comfortable ambiance to the customers. inside Bamba Bistro One of their bestsellers is […]
(PHOTO 1) Grilled Beef Short Ribs (P330) (PHOTO 2) Dolsot Bibimbap (P270) Owned by a Korean chef with 20 years of experience in cooking, Sam Won Garden provides a family-friendly restaurant and keeps its traditional atmosphere. Sam Won Garden is known in Aguirre Avenue because of their authentic Korean cuisines for an affordable price, and friendly and accommodating Filipino staffs. Most of the customers are patrons and locals. The grilled beef short ribs (Photo 1) are a popular dish from their menu. They use good quality of beef produced in the Philippines. The Dolsot Bibimbap (Photo 2) is another best-seller. The seasoning for this is served separately so you can […]
This shabu-shabu restaurant has been in the business for three years. Managed and owned by a Korean, Shabu Yaki maintains its traditional look and atmosphere and offers only authentic Korean dishes. For only PHP 549, you can get the seafood set (Photo 1) with various vegetables, kimchi, salad, porridge and noodles. The beef is imported from the US. They offer the beef set at a reasonable price of PHP 499. For the the pork and short ribs (Photo 2), they are grilled and served with kimchi and 6 more appetizers.
(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 […]
Among the series of Sports Bar Howzat of Karayan street, Mulligan’s Irish Gastro Pub is one of the best. It has three stores in Aguirre Avenue. Its goal is to bring the Irish pub tradition in the Philippines. It serves a wide range of beer from Belgium and Ireland. Their menu is adopted and conceptualize in Europe, America and the Philippines offering a multinational cuisine and wide selection of Children’s menu and breakfast.
Shortcrust Bakery Shortcrust Bakery is a well-established cake shop known for its Lantern Cake. It is a cake decorated using sugar craft with a lighted lamp inside. It competed in the World Tournament of Pastry and is now one of the cake decorations being taught in workshops. It is highly recommended for weddings, birthdays, and other events.
Kafe Yen is a Thai Restaurant that Started in 2013. Its second branch can be found in San Diego in the United States. You can enjoy a rich variety of their menu originally conceptualized by the owner. They serve Thai food such as the Tom Yum Shrimp and Bagoong rice, and Other southeast Asian dishes. (Photo 1) Tom Yum Shrimp, PHP 189 (Photo 2) Bagoong Rice, PHP 259
Grandad’s Grill and Deli is a home kitchen type of restaurant that offers freshly mizono-style grilled steaks and different international cuisines for a reasonable price. It is owned by famous Filipina TV Host Mariel Rodriguez’s grandfather, Mr. Rafael Sazon. Even if Grandad’s only opened in 2011, Mr. Sazon is not a newbie in the food business. He ran a Japanese restaurant and a steak business back in ’84. Until now, he is still selling raw steaks in Grandad’s and supplies other restaurants in the metro. The meats are imported from Australia. They sell it at around P1.00 per 1.25 grams. Lamb Chops (250 to 350 grams, P1.75 per gram) One […]