Start rebooting your palate with greens and juices at this salad bar located in Salcedo, Village Makati called Juju Eats. It offers a selection of greens and salads with over 50 toppings and 12 dressings. There is a variety of signature salads to choose from as well as a Do-It-Yourself option that lets you customize and build your own original salad.
Experience a great Japanese cuisine dining experience that lets you in on delectable fusion dishes through innovative creations in the name of Yoshinobu. Yoshinobu is a hidden Japanese restaurant gem located at the second floor of the Antel Corporate Center in Salcedo Village. Though it can be quite difficult to locate, you’ll be amazed at how cozy its interiors are, perfect for midday meetings or a relaxed dining situation. DINE IN. Yoshinobu’s spacious and well-lit restaurant is decorated with paintings hung on the wall for a contemporary feeling. FOR PRIVACY. If you want privacy, you can opt to dine at their function room which is ideal […]
Eating healthy is in and what’s supposed to be a trendy fad is turning out to be a lifestyle that’s here to stay. Eating in Salcedo is no different. Along the streets of Rufino and Valero is Sprout, with an image of young leaves sprouting out right above the store name. Opened in 2015, Sprout sells fresh organic food that can be eaten soon after it has been purchased. For those who are on the run, paninis and sandwiches made of fresh organic ingredients are available. Premium coffee and other special beverages such as Bright Eyes (to boost energy) and Ginger Jab (to warm the body) They also have rice […]
The masterminds behind the casual fine dining restaurant LULU created a new bar in town! Hooch is a stylish bar located beside LULU on the Ground Floor of V Corporate Centre along L.P. Leviste St. This bar definitely reflects Lulu’s alter ego, its interior filled with dimmed lights, soft midnight blue velvet couches, and glass windows. Both foreign and local bartenders man the bar on different nights. What takes Hooch apart from the other bars in Makati is their dedication in using fresh ingredients. Their cocktail syrups and garnishes are all homemade and they never use any form of preservative. We recommend the Harajuku cocktail, which is a mix of […]
This comeback from the 90s has a few new tricks up their sleeves. The moment you enter the second floor of the Antel 2000 Building, you will instantly see (and smell!) Il Ponticello. – REBIRTH TO THE 21st CENTURY. A more minimalistic logo for the new Il Ponticello. (Photo from EricJaz Foodies) – Il Ponticello is an Italian restaurant that has been operational since the 1990s. With the changing times and in hopes of rising to popularity again, the restaurant tweaked their menu up with new pizza and pasta dishes. Sure enough, in 2014, Il Ponticello started to gain much attention and has been dubbed as one of Makati’s hidden […]
Love pizza but looking for something different from the usual brick-oven pizza? Roll on down to C’Italian’s at L’Ermitage Bldg, in Leviste St., cor. Toledo St., in Salcedo, Makati and try their panizzas! – ROLLED UP AND READY! Panizza prepared for your hungry self. – Panizza is made of soft and thin dough, which is very popular in Italy. Instead of munching on it upon its arrival to your table, you have to perform specific steps in order to enjoy it. First, you grab a slice from the horizontally sliced panizza. Second, grab a good amount of arugula and alfalfa and position it nicely on your panizza. Lastly, roll your […]
UPDATE: Sabao has already closed. Sinigang, tinola and bulalo – these are soup-based classics made special in Sabao, a Filipino restaurant in Signa Designer Residences. – Binakol (P295) – Your favorite soupy dishes are given special treatment here. The sabaw (soup) is created using meat simmered for 16 hours, giving the chicken, pork or beef stock a rich natural taste. The vegetables and other ingredients are prepared separately, ensuring that they are still of best quality when served. Savor your favorite dish from the menu with a cup of brown, red or garlic rice. If you’re not too keen on rice, go a bit unconventional and add glass or Chinese […]
(UPDATE: This restaurant is closed. ) The very famous make-your-own-pizza and all-you-can-eat pizza joint, Project Pie, opened a branch in Salcedo last October, 2014. – – Located at the 2nd floor, Project Pie has the nicest interiors you’ll ever see with a stylish cafe design. Your pizza can be baked inside a large pizza oven with the toppings of your choice. The freshly baked crispy thin-sized pizza, called the No. 2 is their bestseller. – – The stylish interior and friendly staff are the reasons why people love coming back for more pizza madness.
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 […]
Drinks, anyone? Located at the ground level of Classica 1 Condominium in H.V. Dela Costa St., Salcedo, Ark Café +Lounge is a perfect place to study or catch up with friends over a cup of coffee or a bottle of wine. Ark first opened their doors to their now-loyal patrons in April 2014. – Caption: GET ON THE ARK! Take only a few steps up to Ark Café + Lounge. – Ark’s minimalistic black and white interior has a very cozy appeal. Paintings and wine bottles adorn the walls, which gives the place a gallery sort of feel. – Caption: PIECE OF ART. Crisp and white walls decorated to perfection! […]
Taste the best burgers in town in this awesome burger joint! 8Cuts Burger Blends was derived from the eight types of beef cuts, which are blended and used in hamburger patties. 8Cuts stands out from every other burger joint because they blend different beef cuts to make unique patty combinations. Their burgers are such a hit that they have a total of 7 stores in the Metro! Their latest branch, which opened March of 2014, is located at the Ground Level of Infinity Towers at L.P. Leviste St., Salcedo, Makati. BURGER HUNT! You can now satisfy your 8Cuts cravings at 7 different locations! 8Cuts Burger Blends has a very modern […]
LuLu offers a wide range of healthy gourmet and comfort food. They also serve diverse and simply traditional food. They are also popular for their salad selection: One can try the Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Chinois Dressing served with arugula and risoni, Another favorite us the Warm Wild Mushroom & Spinach with an aged Balsamic Vinegar. Their dressings are all homemade. Seared Tuna Nicoise (P350) Warm Wild Mushroom, Spinach and artichokes (P320) Mandarin and Feta (P350) LuLu Facebook Account
A stylish pub located in the heart of Makati, Rue Bourbon focuses on New Orleans dishes as well as cocktails and beers. They are known for their product cocktail, Gunpowder Liquor (P195), which baristas make by setting fire to the liquor in shot glass, sprinkling some cinnamon powder over the drink (giving it a flaming effect) and then trapping the smoke using another glass once the fire disappears. And right after you drink the shot using a straw, you have to inhale the smoke! This is usually being served to birthday celebrants! Facebook: www.facebook.com/RueBourbonPH Terrace seats always do well very much The food is enriched, too
Because of the rave reviews received by their main branch in Katipunan, Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza opened another branch in the heart of Salcedo Village, Makati early this year. Owned by Filipino food entrepreneurs Jutes and Cello Templo and named after their son, this Neapolitan style restaurant offers only the freshest pizzas carefully and individually baked in brick ovens. They use their own kesong puti (white cheese)made with milk from the Philippine Carabao Institute. For a small restaurant in Bautista near Tordesillas Street, Gino’s is surprisingly packed with customers. Customers line up outside and have their orders placed in advance, especially during peak hours. Once you take your seat inside though, […]
Photo 1 – Paneer Tika – BBQ cottage cheese(P170) Photo 2 – Masala Dosa – vegetables wrapped in a crepe (India version) (P155) Photo 3 – Outside New Bombay Along the crowded luxury condos in Dela Costa Street, Makati lies an Indian restaurant also popular among our Japanese friends. New Bombay is a small restaurant but it offers a genuine taste of authentic Indian cuisines. Most of the patrons are people who work in Makati. Their menu is rich with curry, vegetables, mutton and chicken. New Bombay is one of those Asian restaurants that offer a taste of their own cuisines for a reasonable price. Many Filipinos are spicy food […]
Chocolate Fire offers only the purest and finest selections of scrumptious chocolates. They only use pure Belgian chocolate and high-quality local and imported ingredients, adding no preservative or chemicals. Yes, it’s just pure chocolate heaven! They display over 70 different varieties of fresh chocolates daily. It is the most preferred chocolate shop for most customers when they want to buy sweet treats for their loved ones. Imagine how jam-packed they are during Valentine’s Day!
Carmen’s Best Ice Cream only uses the finest ingredients: 100% fresh cow’s milk brought over daily from the dairy farm of the owner Paco in Bay, Laguna. Other ingredients used are imported from all over the world: Horlicks malted milk from England, chocolates from Switzerland, rum from Jamaica, the finest vanilla beans from Madagascar and Turon de Jijona from Spain. They don’t substitute if some ingredients are not available! They only use the finest quality and make it the old-fashioned way – homemade.
Alexa’s Deli is a stylish and popular wine shop in Salcedo. The place is spacious enough to relax, read, study or hang-out with friends. Their menu consists of breakfast specials, pasta, salad, sandwiches, cakes and pastries, coffee and a wide selection of wines. One of the beverages you can try is the Caramel Macchiato (Photo 4) made of 100% Arabica beans. The Sausage Platter (Photo 2) is great finger-food and can be enjoyed for a glass of the house wine (P120).
Shokuji is a restaurant tucked away in Salcedo Village in Makati. If you want to eat reasonably priced Japanese cuisine, then you should try out ‘Shokuji Emperor Teishoku’ (P395). Just like the name itself, it is a luxurious set menu that gives you a chance to eat a lot of exquisite Japanese food. The Filipino version of California roll, miso soup, tuna sashimi and tempura are the dishes included in this set menu. The meat (grilled meat, chicken, pork cutlet, shrimp tempura) sauce is delicious! It has a very addicting flavour that will make you eat more rice. The grilled chicken, on the other hand, goes with a sweet Filipino […]
Feel free to enjoy this restaurant’s Italian cuisine. For starters, you can enjoy its Cold Cutlet, Pumpkin Soup and Salad, then for the main course, try out Bravo’s Pizza and Pasta that will surely deliver the taste of Italy to you. Also, to further enjoy your elegant meal, why not drink a glass of wine with it. Margarita Pizza (Small, P160/ Large, P270) is Bravo’s best dish. It has tomato, mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and oregano. The appetizing Spaghetti Gamberri (2- 3 people per serving, P335/ P635) is a meal with plenty of shrimps, tomatoes, and garlic.
Brasserie Boneme is a restaurant that serves international cuisine and lets you enjoy eating your meal with a glass of wine. This restaurant is ideal for lunchtime. When dining there, check out the restaurant’s prix fixe menu (P550, tax not included). However, if you only want to have a light meal, you could order one of Brasserie’s sandwiches that are made from varieties of bread, such as baguette and panini.