Trick or Treat!
Halloween is fast approaching and when it comes to this spooktacular once-a-year event, desserts and sweets are a must.
Maybe trick or treat is not for us anymore, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a good dose of sugar! Presenting, some of the over-the-top and deadly desserts you should try this coming Halloween.
OMG Cake – Todd English Food Hall
Named after the famous celebrity chef, Todd English incorporates the food hall setting with 9 different food stations to choose from–raw bar, pasta section, sushi, burgers and more. For dessert, do not leave this place without ordering their explosive and uber popular OMG Lava Cake!
Sub-Zero Soft Serve – The Lost Bread
The Lost Bread is a homegrown dessert cafe specializing in French toasts and over-the-top milkshakes. Get TWO orders of their Sub-Zero Soft Serve for the price of ONE when you use the Booky app! Read more here.
Milkshakes – Casa Italia
Casa Italia is a modern, casual cafe that serves authentic Italian cuisine, premium gelato, and specialty coffee. Unknown to many, it’s a franchise from Singapore, but the original owners are Italian.
Outrageous Cones – Emack & Bolio’s
Hailing all the way from Boston, Emack & Bolio’s is a popular chain of ice cream stores that was founded by Robert Rook back in 1975.So what makes Emack & Bolio’s unique? Their ice cream and yogurt are made from live culture and non-fat milk. Read our full feature here.
S’mores Cake – Artisan Emporium
Artisan Emporium, by Chef Mira Cruz, specializes in hand-crafted breads, jams, dips and butter. You can be reassured that all pastries are freshly-baked for they always have a 20% off sale on their selected items every night from 8 PM onwards. Also, try their bestselling S’mores cake!
Sizzling Matcha/Ube – Milkbox
A coffee plus dessert place, Milkbox is known for their creative Wonuts, a crossover of a waffle and doughnut. Their coffee is also from Yardstick so no questions asked, an order of cuppa joe won’t disappoint. Other must-tries include the sizzling matcha or ube!
Shaved Snow – Vampire Penguin
Vampire Penguin is a dessert shop from California that specializes in shaved snow desserts. It’s a shaved ice dessert that has the consistency of fresh fallen snow, where they use fruit concentrates and other toppings to make it taste even better. Read our full feature here.
Gelato Shakes – Manila Creamery
Manila Creamery incorporates the Filipino culture and flavors using modern techniques, to create world class gelato with unique local ingredients. They also have gelato shakes in unique flavors like matcha taho, cereal killer, and ube salted egg.
Hot and Cold Desserts – Freezer Burn
Helmed by Miko Aspiras and Kristine Lotilla, Freezer Burn offers a unique dessert experience with their hot and cold combo creations such as the Morning Glory, Ketchup Mayo Fries, and Junkie.
Faux Twix – The Girl + The Bull
The Girl + The Bull is the brainchild of Gab Bustos (the bull) and Thea De Rivera (the girl), the same hip couple behind popular Japanese izakaya restaurant, 12/10. You shouldn’t leave without trying their Faux Twix – shortbread, caramel and chocolate.
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