FOOD Restaurants in the Philippines
Palladium in Makati
In Palladium, many of today’s young generation dance ’til morning. It is the biggest night club in Makati, with two floors and over 300 seats. It can accommodate 800 partygoers. Events, which usually need invitations to get in, are held in this club. Many Europeans also come to Palladium. You can enjoy listening to R&B and top 40 on Fridays and you can also have fun with electro and house music on Saturdays.
Azul Filipino-Spanish Cuisine, Pasay
The Spanish-Filipino restaurant Azul, which means blue in English, is located near the Manila Bay. This restaurant serves delicious Spanish cuisine with fresh seafood (such as oysters, mussels, crab, and shrimp cocktail) freshly caught from the nearby sea. Paella Mixta (P850), a typical Spanish dish, is a must-try. Also try the very popular Sizzling Alimango (P575), which is best eaten while it is sizzling hot. *** Suggestions: When you want to happily eat with your friends/ family Atmosphere: Clean bright store Budget: P1, 000 Recommended Menu: Paella Mixta (P850)
La Cocina de Tita Moning (CLOSED)
La Cocia de Tita Moning is a Spanish restaurant that is only available to those who make reservations. This restaurant is actually the renovated Legarda house, home of Mr. Alejandro Legarda and his wife. La Cocina de Tita Moning’s sophisticated design, which includes antique cameras, radio, and other ornaments, exudes a very nostalgic mood. When you step into the hallway facing San Rafael Street, you can see the museum that is filled with paintings and antiques. When it comes to food, this restaurant’s pumpkin soup showcases the sweet and mellow taste of a pumpkin, while the typical national dish of Spain, paella Valencia gouna,’ has a colorful taste of paprika and […]
La Tienda in Makati
At the back of Bel-Air Soho is a charming building that seems to be from rural Europe. When you enter this place, there is actually a Spanish restaurant with red and white gingham tabletops! The wooden interior of this place gives off a warm ambiance. The dishes in La Tienda are just exquisite. Aside from serving great cuisine, their prices are more reasonable compared to other Spanish restaurants. Since its opening in 1998, La Tienda upholds the taste and quality of its dishes; thus, housing a lot of regular customers. Other than being a restaurant, this place has a bar, which is very popular once the sun goes down. Suggestions: Dinner with your friend or […]
COVA Tapas y Sangria in Makati
Because cova means cave in Spanish, COVA Tapas y Sangria’s interior seems like an underground hideout, but with a touch of elegance. This restaurant is becoming a hot spot for celebrities in the Philippines. It was also nominated under the category ‘Best Spanish Cuisine’ in the MBKRS awards. COVA’s tapas has an authentic taste that you will surely love. This restaurant also offers the very refreshing summer white wine (P447),’ which is made from peaches and white wine.
Beso Cucina Vinoteka in Bonifacio Global City (CLOSED)
Beso Cucina Vinoteka started its business in April 2012 and has a reputation of serving modern Spanish cuisine. Paella, tapas, and many other dishes are seasoned by Beso Cucina to have a refined yet out-of-the-ordinary taste. The paella (photo 1), has a lot of pork and seafood (shrimp, squid, and mussels) and it only costs P580, which is good for 2-3 servings. Its most bestseller, though, is its Angus beef rib (P 1, 480). The restaurant’s interior has an eye-catching red and white motif, giving out a very Spanish vibe. Moreover, Beso Cucina has a calm ambiance so it is a perfect place to hold business meetings or a special date.
Mondo Juice, Makati
Known for their nutritious and healthy beverages, Mondo Juice tops the juicing market all the way. – Smoothies – Mondo Juice creates their signature drinks from imported and fresh ingredients from their well-known places like Switzerland and United States to ensure the great taste and quality for anyone’s drinking enjoyment. In order to promote healthy living, Mondo Juice serves healthy drinks like Detox, a kind of juice that helps to remove toxins in your body and cold smoothies like Blueberries Bonanza and Super Pinatch, one of their best smoothies you can avail from them. – Sandwich – Afternoon snacks will never be the same as you can choose over Hash […]
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Gyubou Yakiniku at Malate, Manila
GYUBOU YAKINIKU is an authentic Yakiniku restaurant located along Nakpil Street, Malate. Because of its authentic wagyu, this restaurant is very popular among expats. The reason behind Gubou’s popularity lies with the ingredients it uses. Not only does it use fresh wagyu but also a special sauce, which has miso and soy sauce, and rice that comes from the Chiba prefecture. So, why don`t you spend a wonderful moment eating quality meat here in Gyubou Yakiniku? From the left side: Chicken (P150), boneless short rib (P380), shrimp (P200), prime beef tongue (P300), top loin (P380), squid (P180) There are also set menus: Set A (P1, 350) short rib, rice, miso soup, and […]
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant, Taguig
Finally! The first outlet of Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant is now open in the Philippines! Like in Japan, charcoal fire is used to cook the different varieties of the meat that Gyu-Kaku offers, ranging from short rib, skirt, and fatty pork. Customers can fully enjoy its wagyu, which has a soft texture and a sweet flavor, cow’s tongue, whose taste is quite scrumptious, and Gyu-Kaku’s special sauce that blends very well with almost any meat. This Japanese BBQ restaurant is the perfect destination for you if you want to eat a great amount of juicy meat, while drinking a cold beer after work.
Yakiniku Sandaya, Makati
One of the regulars of Yakiniku Sandaya is the former President Ninoy Aquino, who goes in here every month. It is said that even after his inaugural ceremony, the president went to this Japanese restaurant. The cuisine of Tokyo Yakiniku is so appetizing that you will surely feel satisfied. One of its recommended meats is the ‘King Sirloin Meat.’ Customers might get surprised with the reasonable prices of the first class Kobe beef (P1200/100g) and Black Angus Beef (P350/100g), which is used for boneless short ribs. If you felt like eating delicious Yakiniku, why not try and visit Yakiniku Sandaya?
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.