A weekly summary of all the hottest new restaurants that recently opened featuring Taiwan’s most popular xiao long bao makers, a premium Wagyu beef place, Kapitolyo’s first food park and more!
Din Tai Fung – SM Megamall
Din Tai Fung is an internationally known dim sum restaurant and a 5-star Michelin awardee that serves Taiwan cuisine including its world famous classic and flavored xiao long baos. Other popular items on the menu include the pork chop rice, noodles and dim sum selections.
Wagyu Beef BGC – Forbes Town Center
Wagyu Japanese Beef is a a Japanese restaurant serving only premium graded Wagyu beef cooked in different ways. It sources meat from the original hole-in-the-wall Wagyu Japanese Beef meat shop at the Sunvar Plaza in Makati.
Gastropark – Kapitolyo
Gastropark is Kapitolyo’s first food park, it houses 14 new and unique food stalls that are sure to satisfy everyone’s individual cravings. They are currently on soft opening. Read our full feature here.
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#12 1st Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig
Cafe Laya – Taft Ave.
Cafe Laya is an all-Filipino artisan coffee shop and art gallery aimed at supporting local artists and products. It serves light meals, coffee and desserts and also holds creative workshops.
Salad Stop! – Glorietta 2
Salad Stop! is a quick service salad bar concept franchised from Singapore which allows customers to choose from over 10 signature wraps or to customize using 35 ingredients and 18 homemade dressings. This is its 5th branch in the metro.
The Study Idea Space – Katipunan
The Study is dedicated to providing a comfortable space to meet, study, and learn, all while enjoying awesome comfort food by Chef Luigi Muhlach and coffee by the Barista Box. Tables and private cubicles are open for reservations.
Isla Una – City Golf Plaza
Isla Una is a contemporary Filipino restaurant and grill inspired by the warmth of Filipino hospitality. Traditional favorites such as lechon kawali, pinakbet, dinuguan and sisig are served, as well as fresh island seafood fare and more.
Tori Ichi Yakitori & Bar – BGC
From Kyoto to Manila, Tori Ichi, literally “bird one”, is a Japanese yakitori restaurant specializing in grilled meats and parts on skewers. Unique to their menu is the currently raved about Bacon-wrapped Mochi (in photo).
Butcher’s Kitchen by Chef Carlo – Marikina
Butcher’s Kitchen is a steakhouse and grill offering specialty and no-shortcuts dishes by Chef Carlo Bayaban. Its signature dishes include the 11-spiced rub lamb chops served with their homemade chimichuri sauce, Angus steaks and Frozen Banana Ice Cream Pie.
Garnish by TYK – D. Tuazon
Previously the Tiny Yellow Kitchen, Garnish by TYK offers a mix of comfort food including all-day breakfast and specialty desserts like their signature Triple Fromage Japanese Cheesecake . They even create custom cakes for any occasion.
Paper Moon Cafe – SM Aura
Paper Moon Cafe is home to the popular mille crepe cakes of Emy Wada, Tokyo’s Grand Dame of Specialty Cakes and founder of Lady M in NYC. These handmade, paper-thin, 20-layered crepe cakes are available in mini, medium and large sizes.
Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse – Burgos Circle
Fat Daddy’s is a Southern American diner specializing in smoked and barbecued ribs, steaks, chops and other meats. It also serves other comfort dishes like the Mac & Cheese and Bacon & Smores Dip.
Schmidt’s Gourmet Hotdogs – Greenhills
Schmidt’s serves gourmet hotdogs inspired by famous hotdog flavors around the world such as New York’s Coney Island Chili Dog, Japan’s Wagamama, as well as New Zealand’s Aucklander and more.
Watering Hole – Burgos Circle
Watering Hole is a bistro and bar serving all-day breakfast, Filipino and continental fusion dishes, as well as healthy options.
Starr’s Famous Shakes – Greenhills
Inspired by the A&W milkshakes of the 80’s, Starr’s is a dessert parlour that serves creamy and thick milkshakes with dreamy flavors and toppings. It also serves some light snacks to pair with their drinks.
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