FOOD Restaurants in the Philippines
Barrel, a humble 24/7 sports bar situated along the main street of the municipality of General Luna in Siargao, prides itself on having the famous burger in the island, and foreigners, even locals, are going crazy over it. The Jack Daniel’s Burger is just one of the dishes from the bar's simple and unpretentious menu that gives an unmistakable savor. It is a classic beef burger with cheese, lettuce, onions and tomatoes, topped with the their own-made Jack Daniel’s sauce. The fresh, thick patty and the distinct sauce are both homemade, which both tastes incredibly work wonders in one’s appetite.
Grand Hyatt Manila sets the bar of dining and hospitality notably high with its newest concept--The Peak. It is a bar, a grill, and a restaurant on the 60th to the 62nd floor of the tallest skyscraper in the country. Inspired by penthouse living, The Peak, in general, flaunts a laid-back and cozy vibration of home, perfect setting for company’s desired night out.
La Carinderia in General Luna, Siargao: The Island’s Go-to Restaurant for Filipino-Italian Comfort Food
Born out of Italian Head Chef and Owner Stefano Tomasiello’s love for Filipino home cooked meals, La Carinderia was established together with his Filipina wife, Priscilla, out of Stefano’s passion for the concept of traditional dining at small local eateries in the country, where the restaurant took its name from.
Before, foodies in the Philippines would need to travel just to savor surely authentic food from different countries, but now they can experience it easily--all thanks to the never-ending openings of restaurants all over the metro offering various foreign cuisines. One such restaurant is the FatFook Kitchen in BGC, Taguig that only serves the best of Taiwanese food.
At the end of the day, the objective must be to relieve one’s soul of workloads that, for sure, are stressing you out. Meet with friends, and get in some revelry are among the favorable ways to make it. Thinking of a new place for a perfect night-out? Visit the hip restaurant named Concepto, located along Manalac St. in Poblacion, Makati.
Barbecue stands along the streets are a common sight in the Philippines--this street food has undoubtedly been one of the ways Filipinos would bond and enjoy the simple pork or chicken skewers with family and friends. B&B Grill in Pampanga upped the barbecue game by pushing the simple stand into a restaurant, pairing grilled meats with ice cold beer.
Souv! By Cyma is a modern restaurant in BGC that offers everyday Greek food perfect for both meat and vegetable lovers. Opened in 2017, Souv! by Cyma 's unique concept came from Chef Robby Goco’s famous Cyma Greek Taverna restaurant which serves as its casual sister restaurant. It is inspired by a popular Greek grilled fast food called “Souvlaki,” thus the name Souv.