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A+ Premium Milk Tea – Banawe
A+ Premium Milk Tea is a new milk tea spot in Banawe that offers milk tea and fruit teas made from the freshest ingredients. Also featuring the Original Signature Taiwan Handmade Roll, you can get a quick bite to accompany your drink, both sweet and savory!
What they’re known for: Milk tea and their signature Taiwan Handmade Roll
Añejo – Poblacion
One of the only three Agave bars in the country, Añejo Crafted Cocktails specializes in concocting both crafted and classic cocktails for all kinds of drinkers. Have a sip of some mezcal, sotol, or raicilla while you’re at it. And if you have some agave requests, shoot them a message and they’ll try to bring some into their store for you.
What they’re known for: Classic cocktails and tequila
Hola Bombon – Poblacion
Hola Bombón is a new Spanish dining spot in Poblacion that promises a good time. Let loose and live a little with their fun and flirtatious interpretation of the very best Spanish cuisine has to offer.
What they’re known for: Pintxos, tapas, and cocktails
Rebolucion by Chef Laudico – Poblacion
Located along Polaris, Rebolucion is a Filipino restaurant serving daily banquets in the form of a Filipino buffet with over 60 dishes prepared. Serving both classics we grew up with and meals with modern twists, they’re bringing back the spirit of gathering. They serve lunch at 11AM to 2PM and dinner at 6PM to 10PM.
What they’re known for: Seafood dishes, a roast station, and halo-halo corner!
Kondwi – Poblacion
A new staple in Poblacion, Kondwi is a restaurant, bar, and all-around creative playground featuring Asian tapas, cocktails, exhibits, and even drag performances.
What they’re known for: Asian skewers and G&T!
Kosoo – Glorietta
Experience Korean comfort food at an affordable price at Kosoo, a fixture in Food Choices, Glorietta that serves sulit combo bowls where you can pick your choice of samgyupsal, dak galbi, jeyuk bokkeum, and more paired with rice and banchan!
What they’re known for: Kimchi rice, all their meat options, and banchan
Kopi Chan – Araneta
Kopi Chan is an Asian eatery open 24/7 that takes their guests all the way through the different vibrant flavors of Asia, perfect for solo diners and big groups and families alike.
What they’re known for: Asian comfort food classics like Salted Egg Shrimps, Beef Rendang, Sweet and Sour Fish
In case you missed it
Beso Beso – Magallanes
Discover Filipino-European fusion re-imagined at Beso Beso, one of Makati’s best tapas bars and degustation restaurants. Serving up creative dishes bursting with incredible flavor, Beso Beso is your next stop for a truly unforgettable dining experience.
What they’re known for: Tasting menu including their popular Dirty Ice Cream, cured foie gras “tocino” mousse, Baguio strawberries, chia seed coconut cone
Metiz – Makati
Metiz is a cozy neighborhood bistro at Karrivin Plaza that serves a prix-fixe menu that they are constantly tweaking in order to create perfect Filipino dishes reimagined, only using locally sourced ingredients and fermented foods.
What they’re known for: A prix-fixe menu and good booze
Ramenatin – Maginhawa
Ramenatin is a quaint ramen joint and Japanese restaurant along Maginhawa offering affordable meals. For only ₱130, you can expect a fresh bowl of ramen – which they make a point to make fresh (they sometimes close early because their fresh noodles are all sold out)!
What they’re known for: Cheap ramen!
The Test Kitchen – Rockwell
The Test Kitchen by the multi-dimensional Chef Josh Boutwood has open its doors once again – this time, in One Rockwell (where Apartment B used to stand). Now with an a la carte menu that features four-course meals, the modern fusion cuisine revolves around seasonality, fermented food, and a lot of wine.
What they’re known for: Charcuterie, aged meats, and in-house fermented food.
Bavarii – BGC
Tied to the culture of the German state of Bavaria, Bavarii is a German-Bavarian restaurant that offers delicious classic dishes including sausages, pork knuckle, schnitzel, meatloaf, breads, German beer and more.
What they’re known for: Sausages and schnitzel
Samyan – Rockwell
A new addition to The Grid Food Market in Rockwell, Samyan is an authentic Thai street food stall created by the owner of Michelin-starred Thai restaurant Le Du. Serving experience on a platter, he pulls inspiration from growing up and falling in love with street food in Samyan Market.
What they’re known for: Thai classics like Phad Krapao Moo, Tom Yum, and more
Flower Ranch Cafe – Shaw Blvd.
Flower Ranch Cafe is a new and very tiny cafe along Shaw Blvd. Literally a breath of fresh air, it is primarily a flower shop that added a lean menu of coffee and cookies for their customers to enjoy. With its beautiful wooden accents and furniture, the flower-filled interiors are naturally spruced up!
What they’re known for: Coffee and flowers
Shawa Wama – Glorietta 4
A grab-and-go stall conceptualized by The Moment Group, Shawa Wama offers up affordable Eastern Mediterranean street food you may know and love such as pita pockets and hummus.
What they’re known for: Falafel, shawarma, and kebabs
Hashi Donburi – Mother Ignacia
Boasting of the freshest seafood for affordable prices, Hashi Donburi is a Japanese restaurant in Quezon City serving their special donburi, ramen bowls, and classic sushi and maki.
What they’re known for: Fresh sashimi and their Donburi!
Shake Shack – SM Megamall
The most popular burger joint in the East Coast has finally branched out to Mandaluyong! North people don’t need to go far as Shake Shack is now open in SM Megamall, bringing you their famous juicy burgers and crinkle-cut fries.
What they’re known for: World-class juicy burgers, with both meaty and meat-free options, fries, and concretes.
Tablo Kitchen x Cafe – BF Resort
Tucked in the food center of BF Resort, Tablo Kitchen x Cafe is a restaurant and cafe that serves up Filipino comfort food, cocktails with a twist, and good coffee. Their place could make anyone feel at home, with a common area downstairs, a dining area upstairs for bigger groups, and an Instagram-worthy lanai.
What they’re known for: Filipino food, and their special Labuyo Honey
Arce Haus – Robinsons Magnolia
Arce Haus: Home of Cast Iron Steaks & Gourmet Desserts is about as straightforward as it gets. With 20 years of experience under his belt, their head chef has perfected their extensive menu, consisting of appetizers like salads, gourmet tacos, entrees like burgers, pastas, and Filipino dishes, and of course their tender, aged Arce Haus steaks.
What they’re known for: Tender, full-flavored aged steaks and wild desserts
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