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Saan tayo kakain?–we are no stranger to this question. Whether it’s a hangout with your buddies, a family reunion, or a special date, we’ve all experienced being clueless about where and what to eat! And with the variety of food offerings that Manila has, you can surely go crazy deciding the fate of your taste buds and bellies!

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Well now, you don’t have to say, “Bahala ka” or “Kahit saan” because we’re giving you fresh and new suggestions every week on where to eat! Read on to find out which restaurant, cafe, dessert place, and other yummy spots deserve your visit!

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK

Teakha – Kapitolyo

Teakha is the newest Chinese restaurant located in Kapitolyo that combines traditional elegance and modern ambiance for a Chinese dining experience like no other. Enjoy dimsum from 8 am to 10 am and their other classic Chinese fares from hotpot to noodles daily.

What to order: Eggplant with Minced Pork, Nestum Chicken, Honey Glazed Squid
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707 Shaw Blvd Brgy Kapitolyo, Pasig

CAFE OF THE WEEK

Assembly Hall – JP Rizal

Get your drinks from coffee to cocktails at Assembly Hall and its next-door neighbor, HereAfter. Whether you need a space to work all day, catch up with friends, or get your coffee fix, Assembly Hall makes for the perfect all-around hang-out place.

What to order: Campfire Latte, Pavlova
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2/F HMA 773 Building, JP Rizal Ave., Makati

DESSERT PICK OF THE WEEK

Founders Donuts – Zobel Roxas Ave.

Soft, fluffy, ultra-rich brioche donuts paired with milk tea sound just about the perfect recipe for a weekend treat. Luckily, you can get both at Founders Donuts.

What to order: Cream Cheese Glazed, Biscoff Tiramisu, Signature Milk Tea
founders donuts cream cheese glaze
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2nd Floor 5797 Zobel Roxas Ave., Barangay Palanan, Makati
(0945) 882 5167

BONUS!

OUT-OF-TOWN RESTAURANT PICK OF THE WEEK

Takao Studios Coffee – Tagaytay

Takao Studios Coffee is where the love of coffee and ramen meet. Though two very different things, they’re the perfect comfort food combination during a quick escape to chilly Tagaytay.

What to order: Spicy Miso Ramen Takao, Takao Toast, Burnt Butter Latte
takao studios coffee spicy chaasu ramen miso
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Cabins by Eco Hotel, Tagaytay-Nasugbu Hi-way, Silang Junction South, Tagaytay City
(0927) 997 3815

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LAST WEEK’S RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK

Olive Garden – Mall of Asia

Olive Garden has finally landed in the metro, and this American-Italian restaurant has got delicious dishes waiting for you, and no, we’re not just talking about their famous breadsticks! They have a wide array of mouth-watering pasta, salads, soups, mains, and more!

What to order: Chicken Parmigiana, Lasagna Classico, Fettucine Alfredo
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Level 2, South Entertainment Mall, Mall of Asia

LAST WEEK’S CAFE OF THE WEEK

Deuces Coffee – Makati

Don’t forget to swing by Deuces Coffee the next time you drive by Makati! This pet-friendly coffee spot promises chill vibes, satisfying plates, and perfect brews to help you unwind!

What to order: Pink Horchata, Brown Sugar Latte, Katsu Curry
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103 Perea, Legazpi Village, Makati
(0919) 077-0629

LAST WEEK’S DESSERT PICK OF THE WEEK

Red Ribbon – various branches

Red Ribbon, an all-time favorite of sweet-toothed Pinoys, has something new and special for us. Introducing their Chocolate Heaven Cake, their best chocolate cake yet! It’s made with yummy layers of moist choco fudge cake, rich chocolate ganache, and topped with a creamy chocolate icing and choco drizzle!

What to order: Chocolate Heaven Cake
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BONUS!

LAST WEEK’S VEGAN RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK

iVegan – Makati

Vegan has never tasted this good! Whether it’s comforting soups or guilty-pleasure pizzas it is that you crave, iVegan has surely got it. Feast your eyes on their wide array of offerings–breakfast plates, wraps, bowls, burgers, pizza, pasta, and a whole lot more!

What to order: Sizzling Tofu, Portobello Steak, Breakfast Burrito
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Upper Basement B&D, 122 LPL Tower Legaspi St., Legazpi Village, Makati

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Know of any places that deserve to be part of this list? Let us know in the comments section below!