Getting eggy with it.
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of running your knife through a perfectly poached egg you made yourself. Unfortunately, we’re not all chefs, but don’t panic. You can still enjoy that perfectly poached egg. There’s no better way to enjoy it than with a famous egg recipe: eggs benedict. Either on a bed of bacon or salmon, it’s the perfect way to start and end your day.
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Here are cafes and restaurants in Metro Manila and beyond where you can have the runniest Eggs Benedict dishes around.
Brown’s Gourmet – Katipunan
Brown’s Gourmet is a casual dining restaurant serving organic comfort food with a gourmet twist. Highlight of their menu are the chicken entrees.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Poached eggs, chicken, mixed mushroom, hollandaise house salad, potato hash, with an option of Salmon
2/F Regis Center, 327 Katipunan Ave, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Apartment 1B – multiple branches
Apartment 1B by Chef Marivic Diaz-Lim offers gourmet comfort food with the best quality ingredients.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Wheat English muffins, capers-hollandaise, home fries
Kitchen 1B – Legaspi Village
After surviving breast cancer, Marivic Diaz-Lim made it her mission and life advocacy to promote healthy eating and nutrition building; hence Kitchen 1B, the organic and ‘the wholesome alternative’ to Apartment 1B.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Wheat English muffins, sauteed kale, hollandaise, mixed greens, honey mustard vinaigrette and you can choose between Turkey Ham or Smoked Salmon.
The Bowery, brought to you by the same group behind Borough, is a 24-hour hot spot for some of the best musical talents in Manila.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Smoked ham, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce on a homemade English muffin, served with home fries or mixed greens. Don’t forget to try their unique take on the classic with a Shrimp Benedict.
Refinery – various branches
Refinery is a third wave cafe that serves all-day breakfast and brunch items, international comfort dishes, light meals and specialty coffee–but what sets it apart is that it also serves wine and cocktails.
What’s in their Refinery Benedict: Jamon serrano, poached eggs, arugula, hollandaise on croissant loaf, side salad.
Bizu Patisserie and Bistro – multiple branches
Bizu is a premier French patisserie offering signature Parisian-stye pastries and desserts. It is also a bistro serving European comfort food attuned to to the Filipino palate.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: croissant toast, wilted spinach, Italian prosciutto ham, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to try their Salmon Benedict.
Slice – BGC
Slice is a homegrown cafe most known for its freshly baked and indulgent cakes. It is also said to be the home of the choco yema cake.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Choose from Eggs Florentine (all-veggie), Hungry Man’s Eggs (meat lover’s), and Eggs Neptune (smoked salmon)
The Flying Pan – Salcedo Village
The Flying Pan is an all-day breakfast spot and comfort food specialist. It offers an extensive list of comforting meals including pizza, pasta, steaks, and burgers.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Choose from Eggs Benedict on Pandesal Muffin, Smoked Salmon Benedict, or Vegetarian Eggs Benedict
TWG Tea Salon & Boutique – multiple branches
TWG Tea is the finest luxury tea brand in the world. Specializing in whole-leaf teas from source estates, they offer the largest tea list in the world with over 800 different single-estate harvests and exclusive blends from every tea producing country.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Artisanal toasted English muffins topped with two poached farmhouse eggs served with creamy hollandaise sauce and a choice of smoked salmon or turkey ham
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – multiple branches
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is a popular 24/7 breakfast diner. It is a modern and upgraded ‘carinderia’ that offers value-for-money 100-peso meals, which includes a build your own breakfast plate with all your favorite toppings.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Ham, pandesal, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce
Nono’s – multiple branches
Nono’s, owned by Chef Baba Ibazeta- Benedicto (same chef behind Classic Confections), offers modern Filipino comfort food favorites.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Smoked maple ham, poached egg on toasted focaccia, topped with hollandaise sauce
Bluesmith Coffee and Kitchen – multiple branches
Bluesmith is a specialty cafe and kitchen that serves all-day dining, specialty coffee, and cocktails from sunrise to sundown.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Poached eggs, whole butter hollandaise, and honey-crusted bacon on a bed of Belgian waffles
Cafe 1771 – Ortigas
Café 1771 offers huge breakfast plates, delicious sandwiches, rich pasta, and unique pizza flavors.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Choose from Classic with Homemade Ham or Smoked Salmon, both using whole wheat bread, poached organic eggs, and hollandaise sauce
Chef Laudico OK Cafe – Pasig
Named after Chef Laudico’s children, Orlando and Keona, and also stands for Our Kitchen, as it serves their family’s favorite recipes.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Home-made ensaymada, queso de bola cheese sauce, egg, ham, and chips
Reservations are accepted
Renaissance Towers, Meralco Ave, Ortigas, Pasig
Eggs for Breakfast – Antipolo
Eggs for Breakfast is a secret garden-inspired, all-day breakfast cafe found inside Velada Estate, an events venue in the heart of Antipolo.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Choose from salmon or bacon with poached eggs on top of 2 toasted English muffins glazed with home-made hollandaise sauce served with a side salad. Try their new take using 3-hour simmered beef stew!
Breakfast at Antonio’s – Tagaytay
Often dubbed as THE breakfast destination of Tagaytay, it serves all-day breakfast in a classic and elegant but casual Antonio home-style dining setup.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Smoked ham and poached eggs on an English muffin covered in hollandaise sauce
Buku-Buku Kafe – multiple branches
Buku-Buku Kafe is an art cafe and haven for bookworms, local artists, family and friends who want to enjoy Filipino comfort food with a Malaysian twist, serving all-day breakfast, pastas, sandwiches, and options for vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian diets.
What’s in their Eggs Benedict: Tuna!!!
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