MANILA – As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at 10 new restaurants in Metro Manila that received the most attention from our readers.
1. District 8
Onion Jam Croquetas at District 8. Jeeves de Veyra
This gastropub at G-Strip in Greenhills, San Juan is owned by Daniel Padilla, Vice Ganda, Kel Zaguirre, Paul Artadi, James Yap, Marc Pingris, Charlton Yu, and Francis Zamora.
Read more about District 8 here.
2. Ashark Club
The luxurious KTV room at Ashark Club. Handout photo
Patterned after hugely popular concepts in China, Ashark Club at Golden Phoenix Hotel in Pasay City is a restaurant and KTV club rolled into one.
Read more about Ashark Club here.
Nori Tacos at Hamaru. Jeeves de Veyra
Tucked away at the back of the Food Hive in Quezon City, this restaurant offers modern interpretations of Japanese classics like yakitori and sushi.
Read more about Hamaru here.
Rackshack’s mixed barbecue platter. Angelo G. Garcia
This restaurant is dubbed as the “cooler and younger brother” of the classic steakhouse Racks, offering familiar flavors in a hipper setting.
Read more about Rackshack here.
Sosogi Modeum Gui before grilling. Jeeves de Veyra
This restaurant at Okada Manila offers Korean dishes that are suited for the Filipino taste.
Read more about Goryeo here.
6. Goto Believe
Goto with a six-minute egg, and grilled pork and chicken isaw. Jeeves de Veyra
Located in Mandaluyong, this restaurant is a “hipster gotohan” that lets diners decide what goes into their bowl of porridge.
Read more about Goto Believe here.
7. Kiss the Tiramisu
Kiss the Tiramisu offers four versions of its soft serve ice cream. Joko Magalong-De Veyra
This popular dessert café from South Korea opened in Manila last November. It is located at Salcedo Village in Makati City.
Read more about Kiss the Tiramisu here.
8. Ibiza Beach Club BGC
Ostrich meat is also an option. Jeeves de Veyra
This club and restaurant is known for its Balearic-inspired 15-course grill experience, which features unlimited servings of meat and seafood.
Read more about Ibiza Beach Club BGC here.
9. Gen Korean BBQ House
Hawaiian Steak. Jeeves de Veyra
This restaurant from California has the standard Korean barbecue and fun fusions like Hawaiian Steak and Red Wine Sangyumpsal.
Read more about Gen Korean BBQ House here.
10. Nha Em
Cha Gio and Goi Cuon. Jeeves de Veyra
Located at the Sky Park of Sm Aura Premier, this restaurant serves Vietnamese dishes from family recipes and inspirations from its owners’ travels.
Read more about Nha Em here.
These food parks and regional restaurants were also popular among readers of ABS-CBN News: