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.
Aventino’s Pizza and Pasta at Tuason Point in Brgy. Catangnan is definitely not your typical pizza place on the island. It may be a humble pizzeria sitting at different parts of the town, but their generous serving of mouthwatering pizzas with their signature savory and sweet dough is what makes them the go-to pizza and pasta place of locals and tourists since 2012! Try any of their best-sellers including, Tricia, Chaveli, Calzone, and Rustica to know why they are indeed the people's choice.
Pizza lovers would be delighted to know that there is a special place for them at The Bayleaf Intramuros. Situated on the third floor of the hotel, Raffaele Pizzeria takes pride in rich and flavorful pizzas that are a result of being cooked in a wood-fired oven. A must-try pizza is the Diavola (Php 570) which is made with tomato, mozzarella, and spicy pepperoni. The restaurant also lets you choose whether you like your pizza crusty or soft; just say your preference to the server. Diners can also enjoy other Italian favorites like pasta and seafood dishes. Diavola (Php 570) Raffaele offers different kinds of Bruschetta with prices ranging from […]
When it comes to food, there are two P’s that everyone loves: pizza and pasta. However, most restaurants already have these things, making it hard to choose which ones to go for. At PiPA House in Marikina, they give you these two and a bit more. PIPA HOUSE. You’ll get your dose of great-tasting pizza, pasta, and another P that people either love or hate: puns. Lots and lots of puns. PiPA House is a pizza and pasta house in Marikina that will give you a new way of looking at two of the world’s favorite comfort food. Yes, you may have seen pizza a million times in […]
Do you love pizza yet hate being restricted to one flavor, or having to buy a whole pizza only to enjoy one slice? Worry no more, because Pezzo, the popular Singaporean pizza chain, is now in the Philippines! SIX SLICES, SIX FLAVORS. Yes, it’s possible… with Pezzo. Photo courtesy of Pezzo Philippines Facebook page. You read that right: Pezzo is now in the Philippines! You can now enjoy “a carnival of fun and flavors” without the need to fly to Singapore. Pezzo is a grab-and-go pizza chain that specializes in serving pizza per slice. While this isn’t exactly new in the Philippines, it’s the first time the international […]
Most people look at pizza as comfort food. There are also people who take one look at pizza and say “if you’ve tasted one, you’ve tasted them all.” Pizza World begs to differ. LOVE OR PIZZA? You can tell they love their pizza. Pizza World is a definite diamond in the ruff. It’s been around for almost 3 months, but it’s already the talk of the town on social media, especially with people who often pass by Chino Roces Avenue in Makati. Pizza World, which opened last November 2015, is run by the trio of Dr. Farzaneh Shamsi, Dr. Shahideh Nikbin and Julie Anne Ghasemi. It gives off a vibe […]
Cold weather and pizza normally do not mix, unless said pizza is hot off a brick oven. Baguio is a place with cold weather, so people would naturally want fresh pizza. This is where Amare La Cucina comes in. UNA PIZZA. Check out this Italian resto in Baguio that serves brick fire oven pizzas. Amare La Cucina, which Amare means “to love” and “la cucina” means “the kitchen”, started off as a humble family restaurant located inside the ancestral home of owner Edmark Bustos, later moving to the EGI Albergo Hotel along Villamor Drive. It’s the only pizzeria in Baguio that uses brick fire oven for baking so that the pizza retain […]
Delve in a gastronomic western journey at The Raffaele Woodfired Pizza located in the 3rd floor of The Bayleaf Intramuros where guests can enjoy a sumptuous feast of Western comfort food. Start the meal with a delectable dose of Gamberetti consisting of white shrimps drenched in a mouth-watering sauce consisting of preserved lemons, garlic, chili, and an ingredient that adds twist—almonds. Gamberetti (P380) Living to its name “woodfired”, Raffaele serves guests the quintessential Florentine dish—The Bistecca, a carnivorous Florentine steak that has been cooked to perfection using a wood-fired oven. Bistecca (P1,700) The dining experience won’t be complete without another quintessential dish—pizza! The […]
Serves Up Pizza, New York Style Looking for a quick answer to your huge pizza craving? Let Pizza Warehouse satisfy you big time. And we mean big, literally! This pizza joint serves New-York style pizza and a slice is huge enough to fill you like a full meal. We’re talking 18 inches of pure, tasty, humongous pizza on your table that’s yours for devouring. Pizza Warehouse offers an alternative to the typical pizza menu you usually find elsewhere. Here, the size is big, the toppings over-the-top generous, and the taste satisfies any raging tummy. Pizza Warehouse started in April of 2014 with its maiden location at the 2nd Floor of […]
UPDATED as of January 15, 2019: This restaurant is CLOSED. We’re always on the hunt for the best pizza in town, and arguably, NOLITA (North of Little Italy) tops the charts as one of the best with their New York Style Pizza nestled at Bonifacio Global City. – Laid-back-urban vibe with picnic tables that makes it cozy – The main star is, of course, their authentic New York style pizza, which is offered by the slice or bought as a whole pie, boasting a diameter of around 20-22, although the former being the usual choice, it’s because a slice is more than enough to feed your hungry tummy with its enormous […]
Looking for authentic and lip-smacking Italian cuisine? Casamia is right here for you. – In the Italian vernacular, the phrase ‘casa mia’ is loosely translated as ‘my home’ that makes ‘la mia casa’ indicative of a ‘house’, simply the building where one resides. The missing article makes a big difference as it now denotes a unique place close to the heart. Casamia in Puerto Galera is the same,as it becomes home away from home. The place grows on you, especially to Italian expats who miss the taste of the cuisine known for their rich sauces and herbs. An Italian restaurant overlooking the beach reminiscent of the emerald waters of Venice, […]
– A restaurant born out of necessity for thick crust pizzas in a thin pizza crust-dominated market, Ingga Cabangon Chua decided to make his Neapolitan “no borders” pizza restaurant a reality. Not laying a claim on any authentic anything, Crust Brick Oven Pizza plays with toppings, giving way to fun and creative pizzas good to eat. Having no branches at the moment, but open to the idea of franchising, the place can accommodate up to 45 guests inside and an additional of 20-30 guests plus the garden area. Ingga believes that Crust stands out from the rest because of the quality of their pizzas. Baked in a brick oven, they […]
(UPDATE: This restaurant is closed. ) The very famous make-your-own-pizza and all-you-can-eat pizza joint, Project Pie, opened a branch in Salcedo last October, 2014. – – Located at the 2nd floor, Project Pie has the nicest interiors you’ll ever see with a stylish cafe design. Your pizza can be baked inside a large pizza oven with the toppings of your choice. The freshly baked crispy thin-sized pizza, called the No. 2 is their bestseller. – – The stylish interior and friendly staff are the reasons why people love coming back for more pizza madness.
Sink your teeth into one of Motorino’s pizza anytime of the day. The famous pizzeria located on the 2nd floor of Greenbelt is really worth the detour. SALUMI PLATE. Coppa Ham, Proscuitto, Salame, and Bread (P425) Declared by the New York Times as the “City’s Best Pizza,” Motorino Pizzeria Napoletana is the brain child of Chef Matthieu Palombino. His passion for pizza was developed during his travels to Naples in Italy. Studying the art of making pizza from the original century-old artisans in Naples, Chef Palombino perfected the art and developed what is one of the best pizzas in the world today. With Motorino’s prefect charred crust and flavorful ingredients, […]
Because of the rave reviews received by their main branch in Katipunan, Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza opened another branch in the heart of Salcedo Village, Makati early this year. Owned by Filipino food entrepreneurs Jutes and Cello Templo and named after their son, this Neapolitan style restaurant offers only the freshest pizzas carefully and individually baked in brick ovens. They use their own kesong puti (white cheese)made with milk from the Philippine Carabao Institute. For a small restaurant in Bautista near Tordesillas Street, Gino’s is surprisingly packed with customers. Customers line up outside and have their orders placed in advance, especially during peak hours. Once you take your seat inside though, […]