FOOD Restaurants in the Philippines
Noche: Dine in the Dark Manila is the first and only restaurant that not only has its customers dine in total darkness but also, is served by the blind or visually-impaired staff. Noche will open starting October 14 (Friday), and will accommodate guests into a unique dining experience every Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on two dinner services - 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm.
Japan’s best tendon restaurant in town is finally here, along with Ramen Nagi at NAIA Terminal 3. RAMEN NAGI X AKIMITSU TENDON. Your go-to Japanese restaurant in the airport! If you’re a fan of Japanese cuisine, particularly their heaven-sent battered seafood and vegetable dish popularly known as tempura, you totally need to get to this restaurant ASAP. GODAIME CHEF’S SPECIAL TEMPURA. A bowl consisting of Anago eel, prawn, oyster, fish, shrimp, bone cracker, and vegetable tempura. EBI TEMPURA. A plateful of prawn, shrimp, and seasonal vegetables tempura. Akimitsu Tendon, a restaurant that specializes in tendon or Tempura Donburi (rice bowl), has come to the Philippines. Sharing the same space with […]
Le Petit Souffle, a French-Japanese dessert haven by Chef Miko Aspiras might be your next go-to place every time you’ll crave for something sugary and savory. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES in Le Petit Souffle Located on the 3rd floor of Century City Mall in Makati, Le Petit Souffle offers unique and beautifully served food you’ll love. Fans of sweets will have to celebrate as they serve the best desserts in town! Valrhona Grand Crus (P375) The interior will make you want to stay a little more for some photo op after finishing your food. From the chairs, couches and tables to its walls and ceiling – everything inside this restaurant is […]
Craving for some Vietnamese food? Check out Ba Noi’s. GA NUONG (P270). Grilled chicken marinated in lemongrass sauce. For simple flavors, fresh ingredients, and healthy dishes, we seek Vietnamese food to satisfy our cravings. Good thing, Ba Noi’s, a popular Vietnamese restaurant that serves authentic and filling dishes, has several branches around Metro Manila where we can go to for our cravings. PHO BO (P280). A perfect homemade beef noodle served with fresh herbs and spices. Ba Noi’s has undoubtedly become a talk of the town when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine because of its no nonsense preparations in serving their dishes: just the right amount of flavor but still […]
Where do you go if food’s the only thing that can make your day? There’s only one place: Mudpie Heaven at Circuit Makati. MISSISSIPI MUDPIE (P250). A cold Mississippi cake with homemade gelato. Opened in September, Mudpie Heaven’s original recipe of the owner’s mother became a hit which gathered them a strong following in such a short period of time. Trivia: Ashley Cayuca, owner, got the name of her restaurant when one newspaper reporter described her grandmother’s restaurant as a Mudpie Heaven because of the said treat. Thus, the restaurant was born. BONE MARROW STEAK PIE AND MASHED POTATO SALAD (P550). For the hungry guests out there. VANILLA BEAN MILKY […]
Revel at the Palace highlights a luxurious clubbing experience through an upscale and intimate lounge and party area. Situated at The Palace in Uptown Bonifacio, Revel's high-end nightclub does not only offer top-shelf liquors but as well as lavish feasts that perfectly complements your ultimate clubbing experience.
It’s every caffeine-dependent-yuppie’s dream to be in a neighborhood where the best coffee is found. In a quest for the best coffee shops around the metro, Primer discovers this quaint café that has become the talk of the town in Kapitolyo, Pasig because of its rich and flavorful concoctions. Let’s visit United Coffee. UNITED COFFEE. Your newest coffee hangout place. LIVE COFFEE MAKING. Where you can see baristas prepare your order. FOOD AND DRINKS. United Coffee’s bestsellers. With their prime passion to serve good coffee to everyone, sisters Trisha and Leslie Carlos started United Coffee in January 2016 where they dedicated themselves in creating coffee and […]
South Amerincan’s well known steakhouse has found its way to Manila. TEXAS ROADHOUSE. A steak lover’s haven. Texas Roadhouse is a US-based Western steakhouse that serves delectable and must try Southern dishes to its guests. Now that it’s here in Manila being their first Southeast Asian franchise, many people are excited to see what this famous place is all about aside from their much loved steaks. COZY INTERIORS. Have a comfortable dining experience at Texas Roadhouse! Here, you’ll see a roadhouse dining inspired place with its picturesque bar and booth interiors of woody textures. The restaurant has a huge space which can seat around 280 people […]
Opened in August of 2016 at Arya Residences, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Fukudaya—offering an omakase-kaiseki course with off-menu dishes special to the occasion—is the first Fukudaya branch in the country and was put up to bring to the Philippines innovative interpretations of a modern Japanese dining experience.
Located at the posh Marco Polo Ortigas Manila in Pasig is Lung Hin, a restaurant that serves authentic Cantonese cuisine at its finest. DINING HALL. Where you can dine in for a taste of Cantonese cuisine On the 44th floor of the luxury hotel is where you will find sumptuous treats of authentic Cantonese dishes that are carefully prepared by its executive chef Yeung Waai Hoi and his culinary team. Every dish is made as flavorful and appetizing the way they ought to be, so you are definitely in for a good treat over a fine dining setup perfect for business lunch out in the city. STEAMED SHRIMP […]
It’s time for some wings fest! INTERIORS. A sports fan will definitely enjoy dining at Buffalo Wild Wings. When it comes to chicken wings goodness, it’s definitely Buffalo Wild Wings on top of the list. Buffalo Wild Wings is known for being a go-to place when it comes to enjoying chicken wing goodness all while watching your favorite sports show. Many sports loving fans and on-the-go foodies love to come here as they have the best selection of food to devour when it comes to a dinner with friends. TABLEGATING SAMPLER (P725). Their overflowing appetizer to begin your sumptuous meal with. HANDSPUN WINGS (P925). Wings of classic seasonings. Buffalo Wild […]
Have a breathtaking view of the Rice Terraces while you dine. THE GRAND VIEW. A view of the Banaue Rice Terraces If you are the type of traveler who’s not so picky when it comes to food and accommodation, check out People’s Lodge and Restaurant in Banaue. Started as a childhood dream, People’s Lodge and Restaurant was managed by Esberta Terrado, who named it after a popular bakery in Baguio. It only served lunch food when it first started in 1980, but as soon as foreigners and locals have started visiting Banaue, the owner’s husband thought of putting up an accommodation where they can house tourists for lodging. Thus, People’s […]
Known in Japan as “The Pizza Man”, Salvatore Cuomo is the man responsible for introducing Neapolitan Pizza to the Japanese. He built a food empire from the ground up, and that empire now invades the Philippines with Salvatore Cuomo & Bar in Bonifacio Global City (BGC). Salvatore Cuomo is the man who single-handedly introduced the Japanese to Italy’s world-famous Neapolitan pizza. What started out as a bankrupt restaurant from his dad is now one of Asia’s most successful Italian restaurants, with over 100 branches in Asia. TOEING THE LINE. Salvatore Cuomo & Bar is a premium casual dining restaurant. In other words, expect the best without the stiffness. […]
Watami is known as a restaurant that serves the usual Japanese food like tempura, rice bowls and ramen but its 3rd branch in the Philippines just busted the typecast – Watami Grill and Sushi Bar in Uptown Mall BGC is the first branch of the franchise to offer more skewers, sushi and drinks. With three branches located in the Philippines, Watami is quite a big name internationally. They are currently operating about 700 branches in various countries in Asia such as Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan. Getting inside the restaurant, a familiar Japan feel in the air will welcome you with just one sniff. Its relatively small room […]
Sanafe Lodge is your home away from home here in Banaue, Ifugao. IN AND OUT SANAFE. Sanafe has indoor and outdoor seats whichever the customer prefers No other place can make you feel at home and safe in this popular lodge in Banaue. The Sanafe Lodge and Restaurant, owned by Susan Paredes, has become a favorite accommodation for returning visitors because of its hospitable staff and lovely place. As you enter the place, you can’t help but feel at home—from their woody interiors and decorations that looks exactly like everyone’s home, up to the friendly staff who will happily assist you with whatever you need. All these things you […]
Cheese is a staple ingredient in many of our favorite dishes, none more so than the grilled cheese sandwich. While we can make cheese-based dishes in our homes, it’s rare for anyone to find a restaurant that’s all about cheese… that is, until they discover Melt Grilled Cheesery in Uptown Bonifacio Global City. CHEESE LOVERS UNITE! May we introduce you to Manila’s haven for all cheese lovers: Melt Grilled Cheesery. Melt is a gourmet “grilled cheesery”, or a place dedicated to dishes centered on cheese. Serving dishes that would make any cheese lover’s heart flutter, Melt Grilled Cheesery truly deserves its moniker “Cheese lovers’ haven”. NOTHING QUITE […]
It’s big, it’s juicy, and it’s meaty. It’s Sticky Bones! HICKORY BBQ SPARE RIBS (P1,495). Devour on their fall-off-the-bone ribs! Tagged as the legendary home of Sticky Bones, Morganfield’s finally opens up a branch in Manila at Uptown Mall where we can all devour on their mouth-watering flavorful ribs. MORGANFIELD’S. The place to go for some rib-lovin’. Morganfield’s is an American country grill and bistro from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Having branches all over Asia, it now opens its first ever branch in Manila. This alfresco dining and bar is known for their signature fall off the bone ribs plus other meaty dishes. Their bestselling ribs are […]
Have you ever wondered what kind of food they have in South America? One look at their models and athletes and you’d think they’re getting the best grub, right? Well, you won’t have to worry much longer as Naxional South American Diner brings you the best of South American cuisine. SOUTH AMERICAN GOODNESS. Get your South American fix at Naxional South American Diner. The now well-loved South American restaurant was born from the minds of Raymond Magdaluyo, Jun Sunga, Vanessa and Daniel Matsunaga. They serve food that’s “born out of our collective passion for its different countries, and heavily inspired by home cooking and traditional family recipes,” with the menu […]
UPDATED as of January 15, 2019: This restaurant is CLOSED. Basil Thai Restaurant is bringing authentic Thai cuisines in the Philippines Pure herbs and spices combined together to bring authentic Thai cuisines here in the Philippines. A mix of sweet, salty, spicy and sour perfect for our local taste buds. Started on 2012, Basil offers wide range of delectable food and drink that matches our Filipino palate. All the dishes are freshly prepared as ordered and employ all the aspects of the definitive Thai cuisines: aroma, flavour, arrangement, and colour. Once stepped in, guests can experience how it feels like to dine in a Thai garden with soothing Basil aroma all […]
Just when you think you’ve had your fair share of good old American food, here comes another player: Moe’s Southwest Grill in Bonifacio Global City. WELCOME TO MOES! You’ll hear this every single time you walk through their doors… and love every second of it. Moe’s Southwest Grill opened its doors in Atlanta, Georgia way back in December 2000. Since then, they’ve made a name for themselves with fresh, made-to-order Southwest food as well as a casual dining experience you won’t get anywhere else. Just don’t be too surprised when they scream “Welcome to Moe’s! ®” (Yes, it has a copyright.) It’s more than a rallying cry, though. […]
For anyone who’s ever had an insatiable love for caffeine, coffee shops are usually the refuge. But with all the booming coffee places here in the metro, it’s always comforting to go somewhere more intimate — a place where you can just enjoy your daily dose of coffee like you’re just at home. Let us tell you about this coffee hideout called YDG Coffee along Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati. YDG COFFEE. A coffee-lover’s hideout. A literal hole-in-the-wall, YDG Coffee is not the usual coffee shop that you find in the mall. Opened up by a group of friends who are passionate about coffee, they created YDG in order […]
This store is permanently closed. Related: Caffeined by Artesania in Makati: Furniture Showroom and Homegrown Cafe in One It’s not every day you’ll hear about a coffee shop that lies inside a furniture boutique bolstered up by great passion for local products and fostered under one roof of all voguish goodness – not until Caffeined by Mozaic Living. Opened in February 2016, Caffeined is a specialty coffee shop managed by the people behind Mozaic Living, a furniture store and lifestyle showroom established six years ago. Mozaic Living offers proudly Philippine-made, handcrafted fine pieces for the living, dining, and bedroom areas; then the management came up with the idea of establishing […]