Some meals are worth melting for.
Lockdown restrictions may have certainly eased up, but going out and dining in can still be a bit anxiety-inducing. Even though there’s certainly something about making your meals from scratch that’s just more worthwhile, not everyone has the time nor the energy to do so especially if you’ve been salivating over your favorite restaurant meals for a while now.
Thank heavens some supermarkets and online marketplaces now offer frozen meals from some of our favorite restaurants that you can easily buy, thaw, and ready to cook for when that craving hits. Here’s where you can get them!
The Moment Food Group is behind the names of some of our beloved restaurants such as Din Tai Fung, 8 Cuts, Shawa Wama, and Manam to name a few. Recently, they launched Moment Grocer, their online platform where you can easily purchase ready to cook versions of meals from their famous restaurants, as well as frozen packs that’s easy to heat for when you’re feeling really lazy.
Growcery Manila is an online marketplace that sells some of your favorite restaurant meal kits and frozen packs. Some of these include Cibo, Chuck’s Deli, Menya Kokoro, Mamou, Ramen Nagi, and Recovery Food.
Lowbrow is behind comfort food restaurants such as Bad Bird, Beefier, Fowlbread, and Ultramen. On their website, you’ll be able to shop for meal kits, frozen and ready to eat packs such as Bad Bird’s Umami fried Chicken and Ultramen’s Quick Cook Rich Tonkotsu Ramen kit.
Want to store up on Shakey’s Mojos or Jolibee’s Chicken Joy? Well, you can easily purchase them at selected Robinson’s Supermarkets within the metro. These cook-at-home frozen packs are already seasoned and marinated so cooking them would be a piece of cake.
Selected SM Mall branches – including their supermarket, indeed has it all for you. From Manam’s famous Crispy Sisig, Din Tai Fung’s Xiao Long Bao, Rico’s Lechon’s Lechon dishes, Max’s Nilagang Bulalo and Kare-Kare to Adobo Connection’s Adobo flakes, you’ll find plenty of your restaurant favorites in frozen packs that you can store on your fridge and heat when you’re hungry.
Selected branches you can find them:
- SM Supermarket Makati
- SM Supermarket Aura
- SM Supermarket Megamall B
- SM Supermarket Fairview
- SM Hypermarket MOA
- SM Hypermarket Pasig
- SM Hypermarket Fairview
- SM Hypermarket Bicutan
- Savemore Light Residences
- Savemore Acacia Residences
Anything well – frozen can be found in Frozen MNL. From frozen meats, kinds of seafood to desserts and snacks, you’ll be able to find them in this online marketplace. However, they also offer frozen packs of some of your favorite restaurant meals including Adobo Connection, Eat Fresh, Lugang Cafe, and even Goldilocks.
You might be familiar with Rare Food Shop as an online specialty meat marketplace. However, they also offer a vast range of products catering to every individual’s unique taste. From meat and seafood, plant-based food, to now restaurant ready to cook meals, Rare Food Shop can be your one-stop-shop. Some restaurants that are included are Draft Restaurant & Brewery, Old Swiss Inn, General’s Lechon, Gringo’s, and Locavore.
We know you loved using the Booky app for discovering the newest places in your city. Given these extraordinary times, we want to continue being helpful during the GCQ so check out our updated food delivery guide, restaurants that just reopened, and where to shop for groceries online, and more.
Cover image from Growcery MNL’s Facebook page.