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.
At the end of the day, the objective must be to relieve one’s soul of workloads that, for sure, are stressing you out. Meet with friends, and get in some revelry are among the favorable ways to make it. Thinking of a new place for a perfect night-out? Visit the hip restaurant named Concepto, located along Manalac St. in Poblacion, Makati.
YJT Fantaste Restaurant located just in Salcedo Village, Makati, gives everyone the traditional and fresh serving of clay pot rice. The idea of putting up a restaurant serving single clay pot rice brand in the Philippines came from the couple who upon traveling, discovers a small restaurant that uses clay pot rice cooked under a charcoal. The idea soon became a reality and Fantaste, a Cantonese and Hongkong style cuisine from Hunan and Guangdong, was born.
The idea of Peppy Olive started with the owners' realization of how healthy meal options are very limited and a little too expensive. Thus, they thought of creating a fast-food type stall that encourages everyone to eat healthily, but with a very reasonable price. At Peppy Olive, they serve feel-good Mediterranean meals such as salads, pitas, rice meals, smoothies, falafel, kebab, and more.
Wow Cow Fresh Beef Hotpot in Salcedo Village, Makati sources their meat and ingredients from local farms and butchers, keeping the meat fresh to preserve its taste and quality. In a hotpot, the broth is the backbone of the whole dish. And as Wow Cow likes to keep their dishes fresh, they use natural spring water for their dish letting diners taste the beef with the fullest flavor possible.
A mature counterpart of 78-53-86 also known as the Whiteplains in Quezon City, 78-45-33 is a collaboration between the love for audio equipment and a concept of a Jazz bar. Back in 2017, owners Mr. Tonyboy De Leon and his cousin Mr. Jay Amante built what's like an extension of their living room or a bachelor pad with just an intention to listen to Mr. Tonyboy's collection of vinyl records.
Bodega Kitchen & Bar at Two Central is a restaurant and a drink stop with a coveted collection of bold signature cocktails. The restaurant also serves a taste of Filipino classics with an exciting twist here and there. Try their Drunken Chicken Wings and their Lechong Bagnet, while dining inside their hip and fun place, laden with things from the past.