The Wholesome Table in BGC
The Wholesome Table’s specialty is comfort food. But what makes all the difference is that this restaurant is passionately committed to serving all things organic. Owned by the power couple Bianca and Juan Elizalde, the restaurant specializes in healthy dishes that use free-range poultry, grass-fed beef, wild-caught seafood, local artisan products, the freshest vegetables, and natural sauces that are all made from scratch. The menu is a mix of meat, seafood and vegetable dishes, pizza, pastas, sandwiches and ‘power bowls’ –a filling bowl of various grains topped with vegetables. They also specialize in delicious smoothies and detox juices that help cleanse the body. Try the Enlightened Bowl, a brown rice […]
Salt & Pepper Diner (& All Other Spices in Between!)
The house was jam-packed and busy with activity. Customers gather by the counter where orders are taken and patiently wait for other diners to vacate tables. And the clincher? Very patient and accommodating staff, even to the most irritated clients. The Salt & Pepper Diner can be found tucked in a cozy crook that opens to a spacious area on the second floor of a wooden building in the heart of Sagada’s food street. It is the home of inutom, a type of chicken dish native to the region. Honey Lemon Inutom (P170) If you’re in for something totally one-of-a-kind, try their etag pizza! Etag is Sagada’s salted smoked pork. […]
Corner Tree Café in Makati: A vegan’s happy corner
LuLu offers a wide range of healthy gourmet and comfort food. They also serve diverse and simply traditional food. They are also popular for their salad selection: One can try the Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Chinois Dressing served with arugula and risoni, Another favorite us the Warm Wild Mushroom & Spinach with an aged Balsamic Vinegar. Their dressings are all homemade. Seared Tuna Nicoise (P350) Warm Wild Mushroom, Spinach and artichokes (P320) Mandarin and Feta (P350) LuLu Facebook Account
Pino Resto Bar
A stylish restaurant that boasts different Filipino comfort food which deliver a modern, fun and healthy approach to cooking. They are known for their Kare-kareng Bagnet, the Pino’s House Specialty. It is an authentic Ilocano crispy pork belly served with annatto-peanut sauce and bagoong rice. It is a fusion of the very famous Filipino cuisines bagnet and kare-kare. Pino Resto Bar was also featured in Philippine Primer Magazine’s September issue for their delicious salad selections. Quinoa Salad with Berries（P195） Wicked Walnut（P195） Chicken Inasal Ceasar Salad（P215）
Lemoni Café and Restaurant in Boracay: A Zesty Haven for Health Buffs
Café by the Ruins, Baguio
Café by the Ruins has a reputation of serving European and local cuisine with an “All Fresh and Organic” concept. It uses plenty of vegetables in its dishes and bakes its own bread and scones. Some of the café’s desserts are chocolate fondue (P120), which is served with a lot of strawberries, and the strawberry shake (P150). It is already a part of the restaurant staff’s routine to pick strawberries in the morning and use bountiful of them in its desserts.
Sonya’s Garden, Cavite
Sonya’s Garden is a restaurant that is surrounded by flowers and other plants, which is inspired by the countryside of Europe where the owner of this restaurant grew up in. Sonya’s Garden offers a set menu (P610) that uses organic vegetables grown in the garden. Their salad actually looks like a bouquet because of its bright colors. *** 1. This is an example of their set menu: • Green Salad with arugula, dill, edible flowers, crispy beans, and parmesan cheese • Pasta with creamy mango sauce and dried tomatoes and chicken and bread • Banana roll with jackfruits and sweet potatoes served with mint leaves (for dessert) • Homemade chocolate […]
Detoxify Bar, Alabang
In the Philippines, committing yourself to have a healthy lifestyle is a bit of a challenge because you are surrounded by a lot of delicious and tempting food. However, there is a new, and the only, organic juice bar in the metro called DETOXIFY BAR that offers a menu that is not only appetizing but also good for your body.