Ever wonder where top hotels get their European ingredients? Swing by at Santis Delicatessen's main branch at Yakal Street, San Antonio Village, Makati City, and you'll see where. With their vast array of cold cuts, European Sausages, wines, dairy products, and fresh vegetables, this gourmet shop is just about the best deli you may find not only in the metro but in over 12 branches in the country! Find out more about their products, services, and the new Gourmet Card only at Philippine Primer!
For those who are fans of the Japanese cuisine, we’ve listed some great restaurants in Salcedo Village that serves authentic and delicious Japanese food at reasonable price. 1. Shokuji Shokuji is a restaurant tucked away in Salcedo Village in Makati that offers delicious and reasonably priced Japanese cuisine. Address: G/F LPL Center, 130 San Agustin St. cor. Sedeno St., Salcedo Village, Makati City Telephone Number: (02) 812-9235 Business Hours: 11:00 am- 2:00 pm/ 6:00 pm- 10:00 am Closed On: Saturday, Sundays, and Holidays Read more: shokuji 2. Takashi Japanese Cuisine Takashi Japanese Cuisine Makati is as authentic of a Japanese restaurant experience as you can get owned by Chef Takashi Kawasaki. […]
Cebu’s well-loved Vietnamese kitchen is in Manila! Phat Pho, a modern street style noodle shop with casual counter style quick service, caused a stir in Cebu when it opened in 2013, and the experience of its flavorful dishes and enjoyable vibe was brought to Manila by the Moment Group with Abaca Group concept. GOI CUON. Vietnamese rice rolls which you can choose from slow roasted pork (P175/3pcs), chilled shrimp (p195/3 pcs), or marinated tofu (P155/3pcs). P.H.A.T. Pho, meaning Pretty Hot and Tasty, offers exceptionally tasty dishes prepared with love. The menu boasts of classic Vietnamese flavors and ingredients that are simple, flavorful, and of the highest quality. Everything on the […]
Bars come in many shapes and forms. Each one has their own unique “thing” that sets them apart, from Revel at the Palace’s highest of high class to ABV’s extensive absinthe collection. The Red Light’s “thing” is not exactly its clientele or a unique collection: it’s what they do with ideas that make them stand out.
Noche: Dine in the Dark Manila is the first and only restaurant that not only has its customers dine in total darkness but also, is served by the blind or visually-impaired staff. Noche will open starting October 14 (Friday), and will accommodate guests into a unique dining experience every Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on two dinner services - 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm.
Le Petit Souffle, a French-Japanese dessert haven by Chef Miko Aspiras might be your next go-to place every time you’ll crave for something sugary and savory. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES in Le Petit Souffle Located on the 3rd floor of Century City Mall in Makati, Le Petit Souffle offers unique and beautifully served food you’ll love. Fans of sweets will have to celebrate as they serve the best desserts in town! Valrhona Grand Crus (P375) The interior will make you want to stay a little more for some photo op after finishing your food. From the chairs, couches and tables to its walls and ceiling – everything inside this restaurant is […]
Craving for some Vietnamese food? Check out Ba Noi’s. GA NUONG (P270). Grilled chicken marinated in lemongrass sauce. For simple flavors, fresh ingredients, and healthy dishes, we seek Vietnamese food to satisfy our cravings. Good thing, Ba Noi’s, a popular Vietnamese restaurant that serves authentic and filling dishes, has several branches around Metro Manila where we can go to for our cravings. PHO BO (P280). A perfect homemade beef noodle served with fresh herbs and spices. Ba Noi’s has undoubtedly become a talk of the town when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine because of its no nonsense preparations in serving their dishes: just the right amount of flavor but still […]
Where do you go if food’s the only thing that can make your day? There’s only one place: Mudpie Heaven at Circuit Makati. MISSISSIPI MUDPIE (P250). A cold Mississippi cake with homemade gelato. Opened in September, Mudpie Heaven’s original recipe of the owner’s mother became a hit which gathered them a strong following in such a short period of time. Trivia: Ashley Cayuca, owner, got the name of her restaurant when one newspaper reporter described her grandmother’s restaurant as a Mudpie Heaven because of the said treat. Thus, the restaurant was born. BONE MARROW STEAK PIE AND MASHED POTATO SALAD (P550). For the hungry guests out there. VANILLA BEAN MILKY […]
For anyone who’s ever had an insatiable love for caffeine, coffee shops are usually the refuge. But with all the booming coffee places here in the metro, it’s always comforting to go somewhere more intimate — a place where you can just enjoy your daily dose of coffee like you’re just at home. Let us tell you about this coffee hideout called YDG Coffee along Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati. YDG COFFEE. A coffee-lover’s hideout. A literal hole-in-the-wall, YDG Coffee is not the usual coffee shop that you find in the mall. Opened up by a group of friends who are passionate about coffee, they created YDG in order […]
Open the door and be ready to find out what gastronomic offering they have at this tiny restaurant. CANTINO. Chalkboard art make the place more aesthetically-pleasing What first started as a small canteen for employees of the European Motors has buzzed the whole neighborhood and got them hooked in their sumptuous meals. Cantino, is just a simple restaurant found at Pasong Tamo where you can find a neat and fashionable dining area perfect for those on a budget workers just around the area. This secret spot is such a fine place to see when you just want a nice place to eat out during break. DINE IN. […]
Ever dreamed of a fine dining kind of night? There’s now a chance to do at Artisan Cellar in Makati. ARTISAN CELLAR DOOR. A fashionable space where you can dine and relax with wine and great food This Artisan Cellar Door is a wine shop and lounge that is the perfect spot for those who want to have a sip of their favorite wine while having a meal. Artisan Cellar Door opened in September 2015 and has catered to those groups of friends and couples who want to drink on the spot after purchasing a bottle of wine. This modern-looking place has a luxurious vibe, complementing the atmosphere […]
What started out as a hobby for its four owners has now evolved into something big. The Premium Wine Exchange (PWX), established in 2003 aimed to import boutique North American wines to the A-listers of the Philippines. This winery caters to high-end retails and has now distributed to corporate and even fine-dining establishments. PREMIUM WINE EXCHANGE. Their collection of fine wines stacked neatly PWX is a well-known winery when it comes to getting fine wines. They have more than 6000 kinds which make them really a go-to place when it comes to wines and champagnes. What they have here are not your usual wines—the selection they have are […]
Bread isn’t exactly a staple on the Filipino table with the exception of the pan de sal or the ever-popular loaf of bread which we call “tasty bread”. There are lots of bakeries within Makati, but one bakery in particular is becoming the talk of the town: Staple and Perk Bakery. Staple and Perk Bakery is both a bakery and a café. College friends Kathryn Wong, Aldrin Lim, and Bryan Ahn had an idea in 2014 to put up a resto-café based on Aldrin’s commissary business. 2 years on and they’re still among Pasong Tamo’s most popular cafés, with breads baked fresh every day. The restaurant itself is […]