Japan’s most popular cheese cake has invaded the Philippines! Uncle Tetsu is a takeaway store that specially serves unique cheese cakes. Unlike the dense, heavy Western-style cheesecake, Uncle Tetsu’s version of this well-loved cake is light, fluffy and not too sweet. Rich in vitamins and minerals, they are prepared using the freshest of eggs and milk and the best quality cheese and butter and contain no preservatives added. These cakes are also low in calories and sodium and high in protein. Originally from Fukuoka, Japan, Uncle Tetsu cheese cakes have been around since 1985. Tetsushi Mizokami, the inspiration behind the loveable Uncle Tetsu character we see as their logo, grew […]
Epic Coffee Roastery is a nice place to read alone or to enjoy coffee together with a friend. The place emanates a warm atmosphere with its wooden fixtures, brick walls and bikes display. Anyone can have their own little time here in this neighborhood-cafe as it offers a homey vibe. Epic offers coffee and cakes, and it recently started serving rice meals as well. Pour Over (Regular P110/Large P130), is a paper drip-made coffee which gives off a simple taste, they use Japanese-designed pour–over brewer. In addition, anyone can enjoy the latte art when someone orders caffé latte and cappuccino. Homemade Tapa w/ Rice (P245) Strawberry Cheesecake (P170)
Located on the 3rd floor of Mega Atrium in SM Mega Mall, Eri Curry is a restaurant that specializes in Japanese curry. Chef Erica, owner of Eri Curry, is a Filipina who grew up in Japan. Her love for Japanese curry inspired her to put up her own restaurant. She wanted to introduce her favorite dish in a way that Filipinos would love – a little sweet in flavor without taking away the genuine Japanese curry taste. At Eri Curry, customers can adjust the amount of spice and choose the toppings for the curry dish. There are three levels of spiciness: Just Right, Spicy and Firey, which is recommended for […]
From Angeles City, Pampanga, C’Italian Dining is popularly known as the origin of panizza. A creation of My Kitchen‘s Chef Chris Locher, panizza is a combination of panini and pizza. It is this delicious thin crust pizza sliced into strips. The right way to eat a panizza is by getting a strip and roll it with arugula and alfalfa sprouts. Original Panizza. KRISTINA(P810) C’Italian Dining in Ortigas offers delicious and authentic Italian cuisines as well. INSALATA CAPRESE (P540) – healthy salad which resembles the colors of the flag of Italy. SPAGHETTI CON FRUTTI DI MARE (P710) SLOW ROASTED LAMB RIBS IN AROMATIC SPICE RUB (P1,100/ two) C’Italian Dining in Ortigas […]
Hai Chix & Steaks is a unique restaurant that offers not only Hainanese chicken but also steak. It is safe to say that this is a restaurant where the line “East meets West” can apply. Highly recommended in the menu are the Porterhouse Steak and the Hainanese Chicken Rice, where the chicken is de-boned and gives it more flavor. Hainanese Chicken Rice(P245) Porterhouse steak 950g(P2,450)
Filipinos have embraced the hearty ramen dish and are extremely fond of these satisfying bowls of heaven – flavorful broth with al dente noodles and a range of tantalizing toppings to boot. World-famous ramen emporium IPPUDO is set to take Manila by storm, with a slated opening in September 2014 at the 3rd level of the Megamall Fashion Hall. Founded in 1985 by Shigemi Kawahara, the internationally-renowned Ramen King, IPPUDO PH is the newest addition to other global stores in places such as New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Sydney, Malaysia and Thailand. Backed by a huge following around the world, recognitions from the top dogs in the culinary industry, and boasting […]
ROSANJIN is a casual Japanese restaurant at SM Mega Fashion Hall that specializes in Japanese bento sets. The restaurant was named after the famous Japanese potter Rosanjin Kitaoji. – – Rosanjin’s interior is simple and straight to the point. Wood and bamboo shoots with splashes of red color are visible in the place. The long wall covered with Mt. Fuji art is also the highlight of the restaurant. – – Most people think of sushi or ramen when they think of a Japanese food, but there is a lot more than that. Rosanjin’s menu consists of all-time Japanese favourite home cooking. There are plenty to choose from while in here. […]
Update: Cafe Ysabel will be closing down in April 2017 in its original location at P. Guevarra Street. Stylish! That is the perfect word to describe Café Ysabel. When you step inside this café, its cozy space will remind you of the good old days. The ceiling fans and wooden antique furniture exudes a profound, indescribable nostalgic atmosphere. Here, you can spend elegant moments in the glass-enclosed veranda while looking at the garden. Besides its chic interior, Café Ysabel’s dishes can also be described as art. Its food is pleasing in the eyes and has been presented in dynamic and various kinds of media. Customers can choose from 150 dishes, […]
St. Marc Café is a specialty bakery and patisserie that offers freshly baked bread and pastries, drinks, and desserts. The first ever café opened was in the upscale Ginza, Tokyo in 1993. As of 2014, the brand have managed to establish more than 350 St. Marc Café stores across Japan, of which are all directly-managed. St. Marc Café features a stylish, warm interior that encourages relaxation and friendly conversations. The store concept combines a well-loved, quality “Japanese dessert place” with a premium coffee shop. It is designed to appeal to upper middle to high-end market that enjoy artisanal alternatives, and appreciate brand provenance. St. Marc Café is best known for […]
Charlie’s Grind and Grill was elected No.1 as the Philippines’ largest gourmet burger contest in MBKRS. Their cheeseburgers can feed up to five people. The ingredients to every burger the make are chemical-free. This place is perfect for burger lovers and those who want to spend their time hanging out with friends, loved ones or their family.
Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken is a restaurant for groups and families. Here, you can taste different cuisines from Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Mexico. Some of their recommended dishes are chicken char grilled platter (PHP 198), chicken char grilled on stick (PHP 180) with pasta, combo rice, corn and gravy; mozzarella cheese (PHP 170 for 6 pieces) is also recommended. The mozzarella cheese (PHP 170 for 6 pieces) is also recommended. It is fried mozzarella cheese rice cake in bread crumbs perfect with chili sauce. Another dish is the grilled chicken quesadilla (PHP 288) with tacos or chicken sandwich, tomato, sour cream, and usuyaki tortilla.
Owned by the popular chef Him Uy de Baron, Nomama is a modern Japanese restaurant that focuses on artisanal ramen. Chef Him shared with us that Nomama is a word play of “not your mama’s” ramen. The signature dish Nomama Ramen is made with house pork stock, miso-sesame flavour, chashu and tamago. Nomama Ramen (P340) They also have the Thai Green Curry Ramen. It’s a noodle soup that harmoniously blends with curry coconut flavour. Thai Green Curry Ramen (P330) Nomama serves Japanese food which are made with the freshest products and organic ingredients that are sourced locally. The dishes are all exquisite and prepared creatively for their customers. Indeed, it’s […]
(1) Purple Potato Latte with Doraemon art and Peanut Butter Latte with Hello Kitty art (2) Homemade Green Tea Waffle This Korean-inspired coffee shop allows you to experience the “Seoul” of their culture, from the quirky interior designs (like the striking chair art installation up the ceiling) to the different vintage furniture and the popular K-Pop songs played as background music. If you’re looking for a place to just relax and catch up with some friends, then this is the perfect place for you. You can even request to perk up your latte with some cute art!
Yabu is a restaurant that offers tonkatsu with very crunchy coating and soft meat. You can eat this without adding any condiments! If you are craving for a bowl of rice, fried pork cutlet and curry, then come and visit Yabu! This restaurant has a Japanese chef that supervises the dishes that are being served, maintaining a high-level quality to its food. Berkshire Pig (Black Pig) Premium Set is a dish with a crispy coating, chewy and soft texture, and rich gravy. This food is certainly like its name suggests. Yabu’s Katsudon will make you feel that you’re in Japan just by eating a grain of its rice. Hiroshima’s Deep Fried Oysters (P450) is […]
Ho Galbi is an authentic Korean restaurant that serves high quality Angus beef from the U.S. Bulgogi Special In addition to its classic ribs and skirt steak, the Bulgogi Special is Ho Galbi’s most popular dish. Its meat has a soft and sweet taste. Plus, it also has an exquisitely spicy soup. The Bulgogi Special is good for 2-3 servings. Sundoubu The sundoubu, on the other hand, is a spicy soup that has plenty of seafood, such as crab, cuttlefish, and shrimp. It will definitely make you sweat! Ho-Galbi is not just a restaurant, but also an art-gallery! A lot of artistic creations are hung on its walls. This restaurant serves imported meat. […]