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It’s almost time for Chinese New Year, which means it’s time to try (and maybe fail) at climbing the Great Wall. What better way to impress your crush than by taking them to some of the best restaurants in the Metro.
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Show them your cultural know-how by taking your situationship to classic Chinese restos as well as trendy and delicious fusion joints!
While this may not be a sure-fire hit in climbing over the Great Wall, at the very least you’ll be eating a great meal on a date!
The OG itself, Oriental Palace is where your situationship’s family goes to celebrate occasions. Celebrate making amin to your crush surrounded by authentic Chinese dishes from Peking duck, an assortment of dumplings, and fresh seafood.
If you’re looking to show off your gastronomic expertise try Xiu for some modern takes on classic Cantonese dishes. Whether the date is a success or not, Xiu’s food will be the highlight of the night from its fine roasts to the shark’s fin soup,
This isn’t your s/o’s favorite Chinese restaurant, this is their mom’s favorite Chinese restaurant, and sometimes the key to making ligaw is to make ligaw to their family. Famous for their shark fin soup as well as a banging sweet and sour pork, there are plenty of dishes to choose from.
One of the many Michelin-starred Chinese restaurants in Metro Manila, Putien offers Asian fusion cuisine based on authentic Chinese cooking methods. Try the Putien crispy oyster, the starter platter, and drunken squid.
Located in EDSA Shang, Summer Palace is the place to be for family gatherings. Invite your s/o’s family and prepare to state your case for climbing the Great Wall. Do all these while picking through Summer Palace’s fresh seafood options and hearty roasts!
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A classic Chinese restaurant that started in Greenhills, Le Ching is most known for its delicious and affordable rice bowls. Try the beef brisket bowl after your shopping date to cap the day off in a delicious way.
Photo from Facebook: Le Ching Tea House
For a more adventurous type of date, try going to the streets of Binondo to try the famous Great Buddha Cafe. We recommend trying the shrimp fried rice, beef hofan, and pork siomai!
One of the most popular restaurants in South Caloocan, Swan Lake Restaurant is a modernized Chinese resto that’s popular among both young and old members of the Chinese-Filipino community.
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5th St. Serrano 9th Avenue, Caloocan, Philippines
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Manam never fails to satisfy its diners no matter what the context; whether it’s a date, a family lunch, and even a special occasion. Arguably offering some of the best sisig in Metro Manila, also try the sizzling sinigang, and fried lumpiang ubod.