Friday, October 23, 2015

Cheap Eats for a Nostalgic Foodtrip in Greenhills Shopping Center

Greenhills Shopping Center Throwback: 7 Cheap Eats for a Nostalgic Foodtrip

Home to bargain and tiangge (flea market) shopping, the Greenhills Shopping Center evokes fond memories from decades past. Mention 'Greenhills' to an eighties or nineties kids who grew up in San Juan or studied in any of the nearby schools and watch their faces light up remembering fondly of old spaces filled with stores, hobby shops (still recall Nova Fontana?) hang-out spots, and restaurants long gone. McDonald's first drive-thru outlet was built in Greenhills, people flocked to Tickles for all sorts of quirky and cute knick-knacks, and for even more gift shopping, there was Gift Gate and Regina Gift Shop (commonly known as Regina's, which is still open).

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Crunchy Crab Seafood Shack in Kapitolyo, Pasig

Now Open in Kapitolyo: Crunchy Crab Seafood Shack

After over a year of joining food fairs and weekend markets, a humble stall selling soft shell crab burgers now opens its first brick and mortar store at a favorite foodie destination--Kapitolyo, Pasig.

Back in 2014, Crunchy Crab Seafood Shack began whipping up their seafood creations first at their stall at the Greenfield Weekend Market in Mandaluyong  before joining their first ever food fair--Best Food Forward--at the Rockwell Tent of the same year. Crunchy Crab is run by a group of friends who wanted to make seafood more fun, approachable, and affordable, and began with a short menu consisting of Soft-shell Crab Burgers, Shrimp BLT, and Shrimp Bucket.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Ogawa Traditional Japanese Restaurant Now In BGC

Now Open in BGC: Ogawa Traditional Japanese Restaurant


The finest ingredients, freshest seafood, and succulent meats are put on spotlight by Japanese Chef Kiyoshi Ogawa in a newly opened traditional Japanese restaurant located in BGC.

Ogawa Japanese Restaurant opens its doors to the public today, October 8, Thursday. This new dining concept highlighting high quality Japanese fare in an elegantly designed space takes the former second floor space of Tony Roma's at the Fort Strip; it is the latest food concept of No Limits Food, Inc., who has been feeding the metro with a number of brands -- Tony Roma's, K-Pub BBQ, Modern Sichuan, Modern China, and Yummy Soy.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Foodgasm Goes to Maginhawa

October has kicked in and the Foodgasm team is cooking up something great!
In celebration of Barangay Teacher’s Village East’s anniversary, the UP Economics Society, in partnership with the organizers of last year’s Quezon City Food Festival, present Foodgasm Goes to Maginhawa, the 6th edition to the highly successful Foodgasm events.

Held in Mercato Centrale, BGC in the previous years, this year's Foodgasm is a whole-day food festival featuring a food-tasting competition, food-eating contest, bazaar, and concert . Bringing the fun to Maginhawa will highlight its growth as an up-and-coming food hub, as well as give a face to its illustrious name.

8 Small Ways To Make You Save BIG when Dining Out

Tipid Tips: 8 small ways to make you save BIG when dining out

Eating out is one of the most rewarding things you can treat yourself to -- after a sad day, getting a raise, celebrating something special, or just because you're hungry and don't want to cook (or can't cook to save your life). Our current millennial situation of foodies everywhere we go, snapping those #foodporn, and sharing everything they ate is really adding more fuel to the fire, our appetites raring to leave the confines of our homes and office space to explore delicious territories.

Nacho Bimby is now open in Promenade Mall, Greenhills

Now Open: Nacho Bimby in Promenade, Greenhills

Love this Tex-Mex snack? Have your fill of nacho goodness loaded with many assorted toppings and ingredients in this new Greenhills establishment.

New nacho specialty joint Nacho Bimby is now open in Promenade Mall, and recently celebrated its grand launch by treating customers to free nachos last October 1 during their happy hour from 4-6pm. For the curious wondering why the new establishment is named so, it's because Kris Aquino is one of the owners of Nacho Bimby, and nacho-rally (sorry, we can't help it), her new food investment is named after her son Bimby.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Baskin-Robbins Celebrates 70 Years of Serving Fun in Every Scoop

Here’s the latest scoop: Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, turns 70 this year! To celebrate seven decades of bringing flavors and fun to ice cream enthusiasts all over the world, Baskin-Robbins is giving away scoops of sweet deals for the whole month of September.

Ice cream lovers can indulge in not just one, but three treats that will keep them coming back for more! From now until September 30, 2015, enjoy P70 off on all quarts and half gallon fresh packs as well as Baskin-Robbins ice cream cakes. In addition to this, any Double Regular Scoop purchase gets you P70 off on a junior scoop of the exciting new ice cream flavor, Banana Split.

Honey Creme opens first Philippine outlet in SM Aura

Now (Soft) Serving Ice Cream: Honey Creme opens first Philippine outlet in SM Aura


The Korean brand known for their 'Comb Honey Soft Serve Ice Cream' using only organic milk is now available in Manila.

Honey Creme opened its first Philippine outlet in SM Aura last September 19th, serving their popular version of the soft serve ice cream: made with premium ingredients, using an organic milk ice-cream recipe, and garnished with a honeycomb. Honey Creme is found in several Asian countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taipei--and is now ready to sweeten up Manila.

The Halal Guys - End the Craving

The Halal Guys announced their Opening Date


The Halal Guys has finally announced its opening date. Make sure to cancel all your plans since they're serving their famous platters starting October 13, 2015.
The company started in 1990 when they opened a hot dog cart in New York. As their business grew, they received a great demand from the Muslim community looking for halal food which is why they started serving their famous platters of chicken and gyro with rice. And of course, their addicting white and red sauces that makes every bite tastier.

According to the website, The Halal Guys has a 20 unit franchise agreement for The Philippines. They have first announced their SM Mega Food Hall opening on July 25 but has been postponed. 

Images from The Halal Guys Facebook Page

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Eat Wide Awake at Salad Stop !

SaladStop! was formed in 2009 and is one of the fastest growing food and beverage operations in Singapore. It currently operates 13 outlets in Singapore and plans to develop the brand into Asia’s leading salad bar chain.

SaladStop! offers the largest selection of fresh ingredients and locally inspired dressings in Asia. Eating Wide Awake is our commitment to finding the best possible ingredients to feed the mind, body and spirit.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Asakusa, Home of Tempura Now Open at The Grove Rockwell in Pasig

Now Open at The Grove: Asakusa, Home of Tempura

Our food scene has been invaded by the ramens and katsus, and now hot on the scene is tempura: the battered, deep-fried delight done the Japanese way. Asakusa: Home of Tempura just opened its doors to the public two weeks ago at The Grove Rockwell in Pasig, and as its name suggests, this new Japanese joint is all about serving tempura.

For their ebi tempura, Asakusa uses black tiger prawns, and you can order the tempura as sets to arrive on your table as a complete and filling meal. The Shogun Set is black tiger prawns that can be ordered as 3 Star Shogun Set (P308/3pcs) or 5 Star Shogun Set (P478/5pcs). Their most premium set is Emperor Set (P498), with

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Paella Place ArroZeria Just Opened in Makati

Rice, rice, baby: 8 New Dishes to try from ArroZeria's New Menu

When a restaurant opens up in the metro declaring rice as its hero, you know it bodes well for the carb-loving, 'till the last morsel' folk of Manila -- which is pretty much every hungry Pinoy out there (team #extrarice). Paella place ArroZeria just opened at the beginning of this year, but already it has garnered fans for their exceptional interpretations of paella through the culinary guidance of Spanish Chef Chele Gonzalez (of Vask Modern Tapas and Gallery Vask). Along with fellow Basque native Chef Ivan Saiz and Chef Keith Fresnido, the culinary team of ArroZeria champions sustainability through their food, and pushes for use of quality local ingredients, like the local heirloom rice from the Cordillera used for their paella (the closest to the Spanish arroz bomba).

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Valero Eat Street Weekend Food Fest - Not Your Typical Foodie Festival

Not Your Typical Foodie Festival: Valero Eat Street

It’s an awesome year for food in the country, and it’s obvious with the many delightful culinary concepts sprouting from every nook and cranny. And because we’re a foodie bunch, we can’t get enough of pop-ups showcasing the tastes of Manila.

This September 19, head to Valero Eat Street at Robinson’s Signa Designer Residences, Valero Street corner Rufino Street, Makati City for a cozy culinary fest celebrating up-and-coming foodie destinations in the streets of Manila, conveniently huddled in Makati’s epicurean locale.
And it’s not just about gathering the buzz-worthies of the culinary scene and putting them all in one place. We know that’s about to cloy your taste buds.

Here are reasons why Valero Eat Street isn't another foodie market in Manila:

Friday, August 28, 2015

Yuan Congee & Dimsum Bar Now Open in San Juan

Congee Your Way: Yuan Congee & Dimsum Bar Now Open in San Juan

A new Chinese restaurant offers affordable dimsum, and lets customers choose their noodle soups and congee the way they like it -- have the freedom to choose toppings to build your own delicious bowl.
Yuan Congee & Dimsum Bar recently opened in San Juan, offering budget-friendly options for your Chinese food cravings of dimsum, noodle soups, and congee. Starters come in two sizes, single and double, and each item doesn't go beyond P150. There are assorted wraps (P89/single, P149/double) in flavors like Crispy Pork, Crunch Chicken, and Asado. Dimsum options include Fried Siomai Platter (P89/single 6 pcs, P129/double 10 pcs), Fried Shark's Fin Platter (P89/single 6 pcs, P129/double 10 pcs), Mini Asado Buns (P59/single 3pcs, P99/double 7pcs), and Fried Pork or Veggie Dumplings (P69/single 4pcs, P129/double 8pcs).

"The BFF Store" is now open in Makati - Best Food Finds from Your Favorite Purveyors

12 Things to Bring Home With You From The Best Food Forward Store

Now on its fifth year, annual benefit food fair Best Food Forward celebrates with even more reasons to eat and shop by finally opening a little store in Makati where you can get the best food finds from your favorite food purveyors.

If you're one of those foodies that frequent bazaars and fairs to discover new eats, you probably have found it difficult to order and purchase from the local homebakers and homemade food purveyors that don't have a physical store near you or delivery service with a wide range. The Best Food Forward Store (or "The BFF Store") is now open to bridge the gap of these creative food merchants and hungry customers by being a showroom of different local brands and delicacies not being offered in your regular grocery stores and mall outlets.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Paper Moon Cake Boutique and Café - Now open in Glorietta 3, Makati & Trinoma

Japanese Mille Crepe place 'Paper Moon Cafe' opens two shops in Manila August 7 and 8

Viva Group of Companies' food division, Viva International Food & Restaurants, Inc., partners with Kazuko Emy Wada of Tokyo to open two cake boutique and café outlets this weekend. If you've never had a mille crêpe -- paper-thin handmade crepes delicately stacked to form a twenty-layer cake -- then now's the time to try some.

Paper Moon Cake Boutique and Café is now open in Glorietta 3, Makati, while its Trinoma outlet opens August 8, Saturday, 4pm. The signature dessert at Paper Moon is the Mille Crepe - a specialty of Mrs. Wada, who is called Tokyo's 'Grand Dame of Specialty Cakes,' - a cake she is famous for in Japan and has also been enjoyed in New York.

Urban Agriculture: Organic Market

Eastwood City is giving health-conscious shoppers another reason to continue eating and living healthy as it hosts Urban Agriculture: Organic Market this August.
Launched in cooperation with the Organic Certification Center of the Philippines, Negros Island Organic Certification Services and Agriculture Magazine, Urban Agriculture: Organic Market will be open to the public every Sunday, from 6AM to 12NN beginning August 16 at the Eastwood Central Plaza.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Museum Café and Kabila Filipino Bistro's Sunday Boutique Brunch

7 Ways To Delight The Appetite at Museum Café and Kabila Filipino Bistro's Sunday Boutique Brunch

Every Sunday, two neighboring restaurants by the Raintree group in Makati give delicious reasons to wake up early for a leisurely brunch -- think unlimited fills and returns, with live jazz music.

Located at the ground level of Ayala Museum Complex and just a stroll away the Greenbelt area, Museum Café (or 'M Café' called by its long time patrons) is a restaurant and bar concept that's been around for years, and held its 11th anniversary party last June with two things they've been known for ever since: good company, and great live music. It gave some of its space in the recent years for next-door neighbor, Kabila Filipino Bistro, highlighting creative Filipino cuisine to complement M Café's selection of modern Asian cuisine and international fare.
Learn more about the popular Sunday Boutique Brunch at Museum Café and Kabila Filipino Bistro as we list what kinds of food are in store for you.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

'Urban Street: World's Best Street Food' Now Open in Marikina

'Urban Street: World's Best Street Food' Now Open in Marikina

Satisfy your different street food cravings from different countries all in one restaurant located in Lilac Street, Marikina's up and coming foodie district shaping up to be their answer to QC's Maginhawa and Pasig's Kapitolyo food hubs.

Urban Street opened during the last week of June, and sets itself as the new place to hangout at and eat if you want to have a taste of the world's best street food under one roof. Fun, fuss-free, and comfort food eats are in store for street food lovers: they currently offer street food like Isaw (P35/piece), Kwek-Kwek (P45), and Pork BBQ (P105) from the Philippines; Singapore Chicken Wings (P130) and Thai Pok-Pok Wings, sticks of Satay (Malaysia) and Yakitori (Japan), Nachos with Chili Con Quezo Dip from Mexico.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Now Open in Eastwood: Costa Coffee's first store in the Philippines

Last June 29th, UK's top coffee chain opened its first outlet in the country. Located at Eastwood, Costa Coffee Philippines brings in the style of London into the cafe with its warm interior and selection of coffee, pastries and sandwiches.

According to the Costa website, the brand was started in London back in the 1970s by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa. Now the brand is across many countries, with thousands of coffee shops in UK and beyond. In the first Manila store, Costa's two floors of space is London-styled, with sofas donning the Union Jack, scenes from UK framed on walls; right outside the coffee shop is a replica of the vintage red telephone box iconic and seen all around UK.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Now Open in SM Aura: Sushi Nori, Manila's First Temakeria

Now Open in SM Aura: Sushi Nori, Manila's First Temakeria

Rolling out maki, temaki, and other Japanese creations every day, Sushi Nori recently opened to the public and is Manila's first temakeria specializing on temaki: freshly hand-rolled, cone-shaped sushi.

With over 22 sushi creations to choose from, Sushi Nori at Food on Four at SM Aura lets you be playful with your sushi, where you can first choose to order it as a Temaki Handroll (cone shaped, wrapped in nori -- handheld for solo eating) or as Maki Rolls (rolled sushi good to share), and then choose among many kinds of sushi flavors.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

FAT Restaurant, Now Open in Forbes Town Center BGC

Fat is Flavor: FAT Restaurant, Now Open in Forbes Town Center BGC

Serving guilt-free comfort food and unabashedly unapologetic indulgent eats, this new restaurant in Taguig featuring Locavore's Chef Mikel Zaguirre culinary creations is where hungry diners enter with that "What Diet?" mood to eat fatty and hearty.

FAT Restaurant recently opened this month at Forbes Town Center in BGC and from its name, and the first slew of food porn in social media circles, they are out to prove tastebuds that fat is indeed flavor. Ditch your diets when you visit this new spot and prepare for a feast featuring many kinds of proteins in fatty, flavorful glory.

Aracama Celebrates Third Anniversary with One-Day Food Promo

50% Off Menu, All Day This Thursday: Aracama Celebrates Third Anniversary with One-Day Food Promo

To celebrate Aracama's three years of serving Filipino cuisine in the BGC restaurant, all food on their menu for June 25, 2015 will be on 50% off! Yes, you read it right -- come hungry for lunch or dinner, for a date or with a big group, and you'll only be paying for half of what you'll eat.

Aracama is named after its Chef, Fernando Aracama, who showcases regional Filipino cuisine while incorporating his fresh and flavorful ideas. While late-night patrons stay to party till the wee hours with its cocktail bar, live music, and dj sets, diners seat themselves hungry earlier for a homegrown dinner feast by the renowned Negrense chef.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Half Off on Big Brothers Burger on Tuesday, June 23

Go Burger Crazy as Brothers Burger turns 16: Half Off on Big Brothers Burger on Tuesday, June 23!

Brothers Burger celebrates its month-long anniversary of being in the burger biz for 16 years, and its biggest promo is 50% off on the half pound Big Brothers Burger on Tuesday, June 23, the official anniversary.

 From 11am to 10pm of June 23, 2015, customers can enjoy a big burger blowout of 50% off on their Big Brothers Burger -- that's a price slash from P245 to P123. All Brothers Burger outlets except Davao will participate in this one-day only burger feast. This offer is valid for dine-in and take-out purchases.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Mr. Graham's Sandwich Shop, Now Open in BGC

Meet the Mister: Mr. Graham's Sandwich Shop, Now Open Beside Mrs. Graham's Cafe

In 2013 self taught macaron lady Anna Achacoso-Graham began churning out the little delicate treats for special orders, then tried her luck at a food fair and immediately her unique and fun macaron flavors gained a foodie fanbase. Now operating her own space at Mrs. Graham’s Macaron Café in QC, Mrs. Graham is now joined by her husband Christopher's own delicious offerings -- if the wife is in charge of desserts, then Mr. Graham's Sandwich Shop will fill up all savory cravings for comfort food sandwiches.

Hotel and Restaurant Specials in Manila for Father's Day Weekend 2015

Father's Day Weekend 2015: Hotel and Restaurant Specials in Manila for Your Foodie Dad

Don't keep the man of the house hungry -- treat your father to unforgettable feasts this Father's Day weekend! Here's a list of special offerings from hotels and restaurants in Manila where foodie dads are treated like a king and can indulge on their special day.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Café Naya at The Palace - Now Open in BGC

Now Open in BGC: Café Naya at The Palace

This new restaurant at Uptown Bonifacio recently opened, serving coastal cuisine for lunch, afternoon snacks, and late night noms.

Café Naya at The Palace offers dishes inspired by destinations just by the coast, where fresh fish and seafood are abundant. A visit to this cafe will let your tastebuds travel to countries like Spain, France, Italy, and Greece. Coastal cuisine also reaches the regions of Asia, and so Café Naya highlights these through their sushi rolls. Aside from fish and seafood like seared tuna and dragon roll, they also serve bar chow and meaty options like braised shortribs and other comfort food. To adorn the establishment and give it a fresh and vibrant ambiance, artist Dee Jae Pa'este created murals inspired by wildlife and the tropics at the cafe.

Filipino Restaurants in Manila

Filipino Restaurants in Manila, Part 2: Where to Eat with Balikbayan and Foreign Guests

Last year, we rounded up ten restaurants where you can devour traditional and modern Filipino favorites--a list quite handy for whenever a balikbayan relative comes home craving Pinoy food, or when you need to give a Filipino Cuisine 101 and impress hungry foreign guests.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Frank & Dean Cafe x Kitchen - Now Open in BGC

Now Open in BGC: Frank & Dean Cafe x Kitchen

A cafe opened over the weekend and is now ready to serve you coffee and more.

Frank & Dean Cafe x Kitchen is now on its soft opening, officially opening its doors to the public last June 5th.

Coffee at Frank & Dean uses 100% arabica beans; local beans are used for their Basic Brew while partner Yardstick provides with the imported products for espresso based beverages. Cocktails are also available at the cafe through Ocean's Telephone Company, its upstairs neighbor bar.

8 Doughnut Shops in Manila for your Donut Fix

Mmm, Donuts: 8 Doughnut Shops in Manila for your Donut Fix


Mmm, donuts. Doughnut, or donut--however you wish to spell it--is a sweet treat of dough that is fried, most commonly shaped into rings or plump discs, and its 'holes' also serve as bite-sized donut treats. Filled, glazed, topped, sprinkled -- it can come in all sorts of flavors, and other shapes like bars and twists. Whatever form it takes, sinking your teeth into a donut in one's favorite flavor is both comforting and nostalgic.

Which ones from the list below are your favorites? Hit the comments section to share it with us and our readers!

Coffee, Music, and Ukelele: Uke Box Caffé Now Open in QC

Coffee, Music, and Ukelele: Uke Box Caffé Now Open in QC

A new coffee concept along C5 road combines drink, food, and music for the caffeine lovers seeking to kick back with good tunes and company.
Uke Box Caffé opened last May and since then, has been pleasing its earliest patrons with coffee, live music, open mic nights, and yes---lots of ukelele (or 'ukulele' in Hawaiian), a string instrument similar to a guitar and typically made of wood.

6 Hotels in Manila Celebrating Filipino Food This Independence Day Long Weekend 2015

Fiesta Time: 6 Hotels in Manila Celebrating Filipino Food This Independence Day Long Weekend 2015


What better way to celebrate the country's Independence Day than by way of food? Ain't no party like a Filipino party, after all -- food-tripping and multiple meals with great company is what we do best. Here's your (ch)eat sheet of six hotels in Metro Manila that are featuring the best of Filipino cuisine at their food outlets this upcoming Independence Day long weekend of June.


Friday, May 29, 2015

Comfort Tuesdays at Century City Mall Makati

Now Open: Comfort Tuesdays, Century City Mall Makati

A new restaurant in Makati offers comfort dining that refreshes the hungry and thirsty with comfort food and 'comfortini' cocktails.

Comfort Tuesdays opened earlier this month of May at Century City Mall, and as its name suggests, the establishment is all about comfort eating and drinking in a laid back setting.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

DIY Restaurants in Manila

9 Fun DIY Restaurants in Manila: Part Two


Here, we give you seven more DIY restaurants to add to your list whenever you're feeling creative with your cravings.

In our first Click List of 'do it yourself' restaurants specializing in dishes that will let you enjoy your food exactly the way you like it, we shared 11 establishments in Manila that let you customize meals.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Aussie brand 'Pie Face' opens in Mall of Asia

From Australia to Manila, Aussie brand 'Pie Face' opens in Mall of Asia


The Aussie pie and bakery cafe specializing in handmade gourmet pies that have little funny faces on them is now baking in Manila. Check out the new face in town for pies both savory and sweet, and other eats.

From Australia to Manila, Pie Face opens its first Philippine outlet in Mall of Asia. Pie Face's pies, coffee, sandwiches, sweets, and snacks await hungry customers at this new cafe, which also has stores in Singapore.

Oudon Japanese Udon Noodles - Now Open in BGC

Now Open in BGC: Oudon Japanese Udon Noodles

We've been bowled over ramen and crazy over katsudon. The Japanese food invasion in the metro is unstoppable, and an establishment in BGC is set to win hearts of noodle lovers with their specialty: Japanese udon noodles.

Oudon Japanese Udon Noodles is a new restaurant located at the second floor of Forum South Global in Taguig and at this new spot, Udon takes center stage as it is prepared and served  in many ways. The thick and chewy noodles traditionally are served either hot or cold in Japan, depending on the season (chilled udon for summertime, udon with warm broth during winter). And just like ramen, there are a multitude of toppings that can be placed with these noodle soups; udon can also be served 'dry' and stir-fried, or come with a separate dipping sauce.

New Steakhouse Smith Butcher and Grill Room in Makati

Now Open in Makati: Smith Butcher and Grill Room


Serious about steaks? Then head to this new restaurant boasting of bespoke steaks hand-cut to order and a premium selection of meats from around the world.

New steakhouse Smith Butcher and Grill Room opened its doors last week, offering a uniquely mouthwatering proposition to serious carnivores: your meats are always the way you want them to be -- steaks are cut to order, with a premium selection of meat from different continents, and your burgers, too, are fresh and ground to order.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

'The Food Cathedral' - A New Budget-Friendly Foodie Hub in Mandaluyong

New budget-friendly foodie hub 'The Food Cathedral' opens in Mandaluyong

Hungry folk can now bless their bellies with lots of affordable food to choose from in this new food hall in Mandaluyong.

The Food Cathedral opened last May 11, and just as its name suggests, this dining establishment has a cathedral feel of high ceiling, with lots of space inside, even a festive entrance with wide doors accented by colored glass above it.

Friday, May 15, 2015

New on Privileges: Get P250 off your bill at Outback Steakhouse

New on Privileges: Get P250 off your bill at Outback Steakhouse

Fans of steaks, burgers, and other hearty meals can score a great discount at Outback Steakhouse just by using ClickTheCity App's Privileges mobile coupon.

Feast for less at Outback Steakhouse with Privileges on ClickTheCity App

Known for their fresh flavors, generous portions, and juiciest meats and seafood, the Australian-themed American casual dining restaurant is rolling out its newest offering on Privileges: get P250 off your bill when you dine in at any of the branches in Metro Manila for a minimum purchase of P750 in a single transaction. This latest Privileges offer is available starting today May 15 until May 14, 2016.

Now Open QC: 49-B Heirloom Kitchen

Now Open QC: 49-B Heirloom Kitchen


For classic recipes that span across many cuisines--Spanish, Italian, Filipino, French, and more--head on to this new restaurant to comfort your hungry tummy.

49-B Heirloom Kitchen is a family owned restaurant that opened last month in Quezon City, and showcases family recipes that have been passed on from generation to generation -- it's comfort food interpreted by a family, and so they serve an assortment of food, from Filipino, Spanish, Italian, Tex-Mex, French, and more.

Filipino restaurants in Manila with fun Turon desserts

Top Banana: 9 Filipino restaurants in Manila with fun Turon desserts


Turon, your every day crispy and warm banana merienda, is amped up in flavors and presentation by some of our metro's Filipino restaurants. This typical mid-afternoon snack served in street carts, school canteens, carinderias--or lovingly prepared at home by your favorite lola for you to munch on when you get home from school--consists of sliced saba bananas wrapped like a lumpia (spring roll), coated in sugar, then deep fried until golden crisp. Oftentimes, slices of langka (jackfruit) finds themselves stuffed in these dessert spring rolls, and it has become common (and a favorite for summertime) to pair them with ice cream. Other popular local preparations of banana for snacking on are skewered banana cue (caramelized and deep fried), maruya (battered and deep fried), saba con hielo (served with crushed ice and milk), and of course--sliced and sweetend to be part of the many colorful ingredients in our beloved halo-halo.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Restaurants to Visit in Boracay for Good Eats

Island Eat-inerary: 10 Restaurants to Visit in Boracay for Good Eats


If you only have a quick weekend to soak the sun and sand in Boracay but your foodie heart is calling for awesome eats, fret not, as this famous island in the Philippines popular for its white sands is also filled with many awesome eats. The entire stretch of White Beach divided into boat stations, the outskirts of the island, and sleepier 'seasonal' parts all highlight a different kind of beach experience for every kind of vacationer dropping by -- the beach bum, the thrill seeker, the partyphile, and yes, of course--the foodie.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Craft Salad at Food on Four, SM Aura

Now Open: Craft Salad at Food on Four, SM Aura


Fresh, nutrition-packed, yet vibrant with flavor -- healthy 'clean' eating is slowly permeating the metro, and this new spot offering salads, sandwiches, rice bowls, pasta bowls, and healthy juices is another refreshing addition to the lot.

Craft Salad opened a few weeks ago at SM Aura's Food on Four, and they currently offer and array of salads, sandwiches, rice and pasta bowls, and bottled juices. The new healthy eats casual eatery promises a food selection that won’t feel heavy on your tummy, while keeping you full and fuelled.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

2015 Mother's Day Hotel and Food Promotions in Manila

All About Mom: 2015 Mother's Day Hotel and Food Promotions in Manila

Mother's Day is just around the corner and you can not only say it through flowers--you can honor her with a delicious and unforgettable feast. It's been proven through years with all our fully booked and crowded restaurants every second Sunday of May (did you know the dates change in other parts of the world?) that the way to a woman's heart is also through her stomach.

To celebrate the joy of motherhood, many restaurants and hotels are offering impressive promotions for Mother's Day this year. Still clueless as to where to bring the best woman in your life on May 10? Here's a rundown of hotel, food, and other festive offerings to make this Mother's Day 2015 weekend extra special.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

'Nihonkai Tsukiji Japanese Restaurant' now open in McKinley Hill, Taguig

'Nihonkai Tsukiji Japanese Restaurant' now open in McKinley Hill, Taguig


Nihonkai Tsukiji Japanese Restaurant is a new modern sushi bar and restaurant now open in Tuscany McKinley Hill, Taguig. 'Nihonkai' translates to 'sea of Japan,' and like waters abundant with seafood popular in Japanese cuisine, Nihonkai Tsukiji prepares its food as fresh and authentic as possible for customers to have a taste of Japan on their plate. The modern sushi bar also offers traditional Japanese dishes, prepared in the traditional Japanese cooking methods.

Nihonkai Tsukiji announced its soft opening one week ago, and its space can occupy many -- it has two floors, with a sushi bar at the first level and private dining rooms on the second. The restaurant also has a spacious al fresco area for outdoor dining. Japanese lanterns, cherry blossom decor, and traditional Japanese artwork adorn the entire restaurant.

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