FOOD Restaurants in the Philippines
YJT Fantaste Restaurant located just in Salcedo Village, Makati, gives everyone the traditional and fresh serving of clay pot rice. The idea of putting up a restaurant serving single clay pot rice brand in the Philippines came from the couple who upon traveling, discovers a small restaurant that uses clay pot rice cooked under a charcoal. The idea soon became a reality and Fantaste, a Cantonese and Hongkong style cuisine from Hunan and Guangdong, was born.
A great concept is born out of great memories from childhood and even greater experiences through time, and when these memories have anything to do with New York comfort food and the Brooklyn vibe, surely only good can come out of the ensemble! Gratefully, you can find just the right place at Borough, which channels the very heart of community and belongingness as they settle at Bonifacio High Street in Taguig. Try out their special Mom's Milk and Cookies, Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup, Borough Brewskie Burger, Cheese-Injected Portobello Pita Pocket and their array of sweet cakes and pies just for you! Visit them now at U/G, C2, Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Ave. cor. 29th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig and enjoy their various meals for breakfast, lunch, brunch, merienda, and dinner. Don't forget, midnight snacks are also to be enjoyed!
Modernity is not the normal attitude of Korean restaurants. The typical ones are somewhat traditional, exuding a vivid picture of its culture; Seoul Kitchen, in Los Baños, Laguna, flirts simply with being artsy and flashy. Owned by MC Habito and his Korean national wife Kyung Jin Jae, Seoul Kitchen serves classic Korean food that people normally see in Hongdae, South Korea.
The idea of Peppy Olive started with the owners' realization of how healthy meal options are very limited and a little too expensive. Thus, they thought of creating a fast-food type stall that encourages everyone to eat healthily, but with a very reasonable price. At Peppy Olive, they serve feel-good Mediterranean meals such as salads, pitas, rice meals, smoothies, falafel, kebab, and more.
Nomi Matcha now has Nomi, a modern Japanese bar covertly situated inside a modern Japanese cafe. Since it's hidden, you won't easily spot it inside Nomi--but if you're the curious type of diner who loves roaming around, you might just find yourself accidentally opening another door that's not a restroom, but actually a hidden bar.
Wow Cow Fresh Beef Hotpot in Salcedo Village, Makati sources their meat and ingredients from local farms and butchers, keeping the meat fresh to preserve its taste and quality. In a hotpot, the broth is the backbone of the whole dish. And as Wow Cow likes to keep their dishes fresh, they use natural spring water for their dish letting diners taste the beef with the fullest flavor possible.
A new Japanese Grill is in town and it boasts of refined Japanese dishes care of its own Head Chef, Takashi Kawasaki! Ichika Japanese Grill recently had its soft-opening at Pioneer Centre in Kapitolyo Pasig City this September and is inviting you to sample their choice dishes which will rival any other comfort food you have in mind. Sample their Calbi Soup, Japanese Style Potato Salad, Tori Kama-Meshi, and Tsubo-Zuke Calbi! Plus, do not forget to experience Ichika's very own Japanese grill and cook your Kushi Yaki and Gyu Harami to your heart's content! Visit Ichika at Pioneer Centre, Kapitolyo in Pasig City.
A mature counterpart of 78-53-86 also known as the Whiteplains in Quezon City, 78-45-33 is a collaboration between the love for audio equipment and a concept of a Jazz bar. Back in 2017, owners Mr. Tonyboy De Leon and his cousin Mr. Jay Amante built what's like an extension of their living room or a bachelor pad with just an intention to listen to Mr. Tonyboy's collection of vinyl records.
If not because of a Filipino musician’s liking for the originally Middle Eastern foods like kebab (grilled meat) and falafel (deep-fried ball), this one of the best-loved restaurants of the community in Los Baños in Laguna would have not existed. Since 2011, Chubby Habbi’s Mediterranean Grill has been offering foods inspired by the best of Mediterranean cooking.
Bodega Kitchen & Bar at Two Central is a restaurant and a drink stop with a coveted collection of bold signature cocktails. The restaurant also serves a taste of Filipino classics with an exciting twist here and there. Try their Drunken Chicken Wings and their Lechong Bagnet, while dining inside their hip and fun place, laden with things from the past.
Serving continental cuisine for five years now, Black Olive is a Mediterranean wine café with a coveted list of everything you would like to experience in one place. Inspired by the owner’s many travels, Black Olive was born by recreating the best out of every adventure they have been to – whether it is the food, the ambiance, or the music.