Ogetsu Hime / Katsu-Ju

Katsudon is the most common dish I order when trying out new Japanese resto. Ogetsu Hime’s take on my go to dish is quite good. The pork is thick yet so tender. It is paired with mild flavored sauce served on top of Japanese steamed rice. The meal also comes with miso soup. Also try…

Locavore / Kinilaw

Locavore offers a variety Kinilaw that suits your taste. Kinilaw is a raw seafood dish native to the Philippines, similar to ceviche. It is more accurately a cooking process that relies on vinegar to denature the ingredients, rather than a dish, as it can also be used to prepare meat and vegetables [via Wikipedia] Fresh…

Din Tai Fung / Salted Egg Yolk Prawn

Din Tai Fung is popular for their Xiao Long Bao. But they also offer wide variety of Taiwanese dish that you will surely love. If you are craving for salted egg goodness, try out their Salted Egg Yolk Prawn. It is basically peeled prawn tossed in rich salted egg sauce. You can pair it with…

Locavore / Sizzling Sinigang

Tired of just the regular Sinigang sa Gabi and Miso? Then Locavore’s Sizzling Sinigang is a must try to satisfy your “not the usual” cravings. Locavore Ground Floor, Three Central Building, Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City Rating: 4/5

Kanin Club / Crispy Dinuguan

Kanin Club’s most popular dish is Crispy Dinuguan. Dinuguan is a Filipino savory stew of pork offal and/or meat simmered in a rich, spicy dark gravy of pig blood, garlic, chili, and vinegar (via Wikipedia). The traditional soft offal/meat is made crunchy and crispy which makes it an instant hit. Sure this dish is not…

St. Louis House of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert/ Nutella Gelato

Tired after a long walk in High Street? Craving for some sweets? Well, this place is for you. The ambiance is very cozy and they offer a wide variety of desserts. St. Louis House of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City Rating: 4/5

Ganso Shabuway / All Natural Angus Beef Set

If you’re craving for a Japanese hotpot or if you just want your tummy to be filled with meat and veggies, this is the place to be. I recommend their All Natural Angus Beef and Spicy Miso for their homemade sauce. I swea Note: This is not the typical eat-all-you-can restaurant. Meat served is not…

Razon’s of Guagua/ Tara Kaldereta

Razon is well-known for their Kapampangan food that entices the taste of the Filipinos. Their beef kaldereta tastes exceptionally good at a very affordable price. Simple yet delicious meal. Razon’s of Guagua 46 Banawe St, Sto. Domingo, Quezon City Rating: 4.5/5

Sultan Mediterranean Grill/ Royal Curry

For their Royal Curry, you can choose the meat that you want. It can either be beef, chicken, lamb or seafood with their signature curry sauce. As for me, I always order their chicken curry as I can taste the unique blend of the herbs and spices. Serving is rich enough to be shared by…

XO 46 Heritage Bistro / Crispy Pata

I have to admit that XO Bistro is one of my favorite go-to place when it comes to Filipino food. Their Crispy Pata is highly recommended that would keep you on coming back for more. Serving is rich enough to be shared by two to three people. XO 46 Heritage Bistro Ground Floor, Le Grand…

Moshi Koshi/ Katsu Curry

If you’re a fan of Japanese curry, Moshi Koshi’s Katsu Curry is a must-try at a very affordable price of P270. Their sauce is sweet and savory that could satisfy your hunger. Moshi Koshi Ground Floor, Eton Tower, Dela Rosa Corner V. A. Rufino Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City Rating: 3.5/5

Relish at Ponte/ Relish Roasted Chicken

I could definitely say that this is one of my favorite restaurants in Makati especially when I’m craving for something good to eat. Their chicken is one of my must-orders, it tastes good especially when dipped with their homemade sauce. It has a powerful taste and mouthwatering. Serving is rich enough to be shared by…