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When it comes to date nights, the toughest decision every couple encounters is picking the right restaurant for the right occasion. Aside from the fact that there are tons of options to choose from–budget, cuisine, ambiance and location are also main factors to consider.
In case you haven’t heard, BGC is the new place to be for all of your new restaurant finds. To help you with your dilemma, we’ve listed down a few of the hottest restaurants around Fort Bonifacio that are perfect for your monthly celebrations of love.
Teppan Okochi is a fine dining Japanese restaurant by Grand Chef Akihiro Okochi of Osaka, Japan. They serve dishes like okonomiyaki, Hiroshima oyster teppanyaki, wagyu teppanyaki, and unagi. Read more here.
Unit 7, G/F Ore Square Building, 31st St, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Bondi & Bourke features a menu of Australia’s most loved dishes like meat pies and steaks. They also have a private dining room with its own Chef’s Table, where guests of up to 20 can get an exclusive behind-the-scene glimpse of the kitchen in action. Must-orders here include the Steak and Mushroom Pie, US Prime Rib-Eye Steak, The Australian Burger and their new dessert called, Green Tea Panna Cotta.
Flatiron by Cafe 1771 takes pride in their comfort food dishes that are slow cooked on iron skillets. Best-sellers include the Flatiron Brisket 6, Miso-Glazed Salmon, and Intense Brownie Sugar.
Namoo House, or more popularly known as Maple Tree House, is a modern Korean barbecue restaurant from Seoul. Maple Tree House is known for their premium and quality cuts of beef and pork cooked over charcoal grill, and its beautiful interiors. Best-selling dishes here include the New Zealand Lamb Chops, Stone Bowl Bibimbap, Boneless Short Ribs and Ribeye Steaks. Read our full feature here.
Martin Place Social – McKinley Parkway
Martin Place Social is a contemporary wine & sake bar with a modern Australian food menu. Its food is modelled on the fresh seafood halls of Australia and other Asian countries and steak houses in Australia.
Little Flour Cafe is Wildflour’s little sister – bringing Wildflour’s best-selling brunch meals, pastries, desserts, coffee, wine and drinks together with new locally-inspired dishes, such as Filipino rice bowls and delicacies.
Fukudaya is a modern Japanese restaurant that offers a degustative dining experience through its two tasting menu sets. For now, only dinner reservations are accepted and there’s a limited 25-seating capacity per service.
From the Raintree group of restaurants (Chelsea Kitchen, Saboten, Museum Cafe and more) comes another new exciting concept that is Izakaya Sensu and Chotto Matte–an informal combination of aJapanese-style gastropub and sushi bar. Treat yourself to traditional Japanese dishes like the Sensu Omakase Special (11 kinds of sushi), Salmon Aburi sushi, and more from Izakaya Sensu. On the other hand, Chotto Matte serves cool beats and highball cocktails.
Melt is a cheese lovers’ heaven–a gourmet grilled cheesery serving a variety of unique cheese dishes. Check our their Classic Melt grilled cheese sandwich, Bacon and Mac Grilled Cheesery, Tocino Chorizo and Mushroom Risotto and Choco Cheese Toast.
Also read: 12 Must-Try Dishes for the Ultimate Cheese Lover
210 Degrees Kitchen + Drinkery – Icon Plaza
210 Degrees is a newly-opened French kitchen by Chef William Mahi, originally from The Tasting Room at City of Dreams. It serves a four-course set menu where you can choose your appetizer, mains and dessert. Fun fact: 210 degrees is Chef Mahi’s perfect roasting temperature level.
Chef Nicco Santos of Your Local fame has done it again with the opening of this new Peranakan restaurant. In case you didn’t get the memo, Peranakan cuisine is a combination of Chinese ingredients and Malay/Indonesian spices. We heard that their Kambing Buah Keluak, Wild Boar Char Siu, Tempeh and Nasi Lemak are all definite must-orders when dining at this restaurant. Check out out full feature here.
Offering food from all over the world in an upscale food hall setting, Todd English is a large restaurant with 9 different food stations and is branded after American celebrity chef Todd English. Try their recommended dishes: T.E. Two Way Duck, Fig & Prosciutto, and the OMG.
Add these restaurants to your ‘MUST-TRY‘ list for your upcoming monthsaries and/or weekly dates with your special someone. Make sure to tag us on Instagram @bookyapp when you post your food photos and don’t forget to use the hashtag #bookymanila.