FOOD Restaurants in the Philippines
Born literally out of fire and coal, Savage at the Arya Plaza in Bonifacio Global City takes its guests back to how humans first cooked their prized hunts for the day－through an open pit fire. Seafood lovers will come to appreciate Savage with their dishes including Barramundi with fresh arugula, preserved lemon, and olives, their Tuna jaw, with yeast, and miso, their Sticky Toffee Pudding Vanilla Ice Cream, and many more!
The restaurant scene in the Philipines is very particular in catering to both the foreign and local community, but while most restaurants claim authenticity on its name, one cannot deny the fact that some have adjusted their dishes to the Filipino palate but not Nha Em Vietnamese Cuisine in SM Aura, Taguig City. A little bit of sophistication through assembling the foods is the art into eating authentic Vietnamese foods and at Nha Em, when you say authentic, you gotta keep the standards authentic so everything here is made from scratch and everything is fresh.
A brainchild of Chef Josh Boutwood’s life and culinary experience, Helm is a new dining attraction in BGC that offers a live dining theater at its finest. Offering an intimate kind of multi-course tasting menu dining, guests have the chance to witness Chef Boutwood’s culinary art and expertise unfold right in front of their very eyes.
Known to the locals and visitors of Siargao as the cafe that serves the “best breakfast on the island”, Greenhouse Cafe is an arm of Greenhouse Siargao Eco Resort in Cloud 9, General Luna. Come visit Greenhouse Cafe along the Tourism Road right after the Reef Beach, and sample the cafe's best-selling hearty and healthy meals of Same Same But Different, Barrel City 2.0, and their Coconut Cold Brew, treating you with the freshest ingredients the island has to offer!
Within Lotus Shores Yoga and Surf Retreat, situated in the municipality of General Luna in Siargao, is a restaurant named as Kali Ma Cafe that serves only healthy eats. Started operating in 2016, this plant-based cafe fondly presents fully vegan options, sourcing produce from the resort’s own growing vegetable plantation and some organic farms on the island.
Serving Thai cuisine born from Northeast Thailand, with its fusion of the Laos and Vietnam gastronomy, Buddha’s Surf Resort and Restaurant stands out for their rich and rustic cooking care of Chef Suksa-Ard Wichaisri, better known as Chef Art. Visit them along the Tourism Road in General Luna and sample their Thai cuisine comprised of the Pad Thai, Tom Yum Gai, Khao Pad, and the Gaeng Ped! Plus, don’t forget to look for the “Buddha Thai Cuisine” sign that will welcome you before you enter this rustic abode.
Award-winning bar from Malaysia comes to the Philippines! The Beer Factory is now making Manila happier as they open at The Hub Greenfield in Mandaluyong. With over 13 outlets across Southeast Asia, The Beer Factory finally lands in the country with the vow to serve exceptional comfort food, friendly service, and ice-cold beer. Filipino-inspired appetizers, perfectly paired with their ice-cold beers The Beer Factory has served over three million liters of beer to customers in Malaysia, and they’re widely-known for their bartending skills, good food, beer, and unique interiors. Best for lifting up the spirits, The Beer Factory offers a wide selection of beers for whatever time or occasion, whatever mood […]
Barrel, a humble 24/7 sports bar situated along the main street of the municipality of General Luna in Siargao, prides itself on having the famous burger in the island, and foreigners, even locals, are going crazy over it. The Jack Daniel’s Burger is just one of the dishes from the bar's simple and unpretentious menu that gives an unmistakable savor. It is a classic beef burger with cheese, lettuce, onions and tomatoes, topped with the their own-made Jack Daniel’s sauce. The fresh, thick patty and the distinct sauce are both homemade, which both tastes incredibly work wonders in one’s appetite.
Grand Hyatt Manila sets the bar of dining and hospitality notably high with its newest concept--The Peak. It is a bar, a grill, and a restaurant on the 60th to the 62nd floor of the tallest skyscraper in the country. Inspired by penthouse living, The Peak, in general, flaunts a laid-back and cozy vibration of home, perfect setting for company’s desired night out.
La Carinderia in General Luna, Siargao: The Island’s Go-to Restaurant for Filipino-Italian Comfort Food
Born out of Italian Head Chef and Owner Stefano Tomasiello’s love for Filipino home cooked meals, La Carinderia was established together with his Filipina wife, Priscilla, out of Stefano’s passion for the concept of traditional dining at small local eateries in the country, where the restaurant took its name from.
Before, foodies in the Philippines would need to travel just to savor surely authentic food from different countries, but now they can experience it easily--all thanks to the never-ending openings of restaurants all over the metro offering various foreign cuisines. One such restaurant is the FatFook Kitchen in BGC, Taguig that only serves the best of Taiwanese food.
Nikkei Nama seeks to celebrate the food of both cultures, with ingredients that complement each other as if they were meant to be combined. And to give a new savor to Nikkei's frequent diners, Nikkei Nama is serving dishes one can only find in this branch--thanks to the collaborative effort of South American Chef Juan Barcos and Filipino Chef Richie Buenaventura.