Ikinari Dango, a local Japanese snack, is one of the many little reasons to visit Kumamoto Prefecture. In Kumamoto, Imoya Chobei Shoten is one of the biggest names when it comes to Ikinari Dango. The shop specializes in creating these local sweets in different flavors and forms. As time went by, they were able to produce more varieties such as ice cream, potato chips, and potato sticks.
A trip to Ilocos region wouldn’t be complete without having a big bite of the famous local delicacy–the empanada. This staple Ilocano snack can be found almost everywhere around the province, but only one stood out from the rest of empanada shops around the town of Vigan, and it is Irene’s Vigan Empanada.
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.
Wolfgang's Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zwiener is known to serve some of the best steaks in the world. The restaurant recently opened their third branch in the Philippines (and 20th in the world) in One Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City and is a perfect spot for a lunch out with friends and co-workers or a well-deserved dinner after a long day.
The next time you crave for Singaporean dishes, head on to Nanyang and experience their brunch to dinner meals. They are located at the Lower Ground Floor of SM Aura, Taguig, City. Other branches of Nanyang are in SM City Pampanga and Greenbelt 5 in Makati City. They are open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.