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SENOR POLLO: Famous Latin Chicken Hole-in-the-Wall in Makati @SenorPolloPH

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Señor Pollo is a Latin American Chicken street joint by the owners of El Chupacabra, who perfected the formula of unique Latin American food + street artsy ambiance + good value for money.

Here’s my Sunday date experience with Rache …

SENOR POLLO PHILIPPINES
5767 Ebro Street (near Kalayaan Avenue), Makati City
Mobile Number: +63 977 142-9273
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 12:00pm
Instagram@senorpolloph
FacebookSeñor Pollo Philippines

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BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 31-40)

BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014(Top 1-10) | (Top 11-20) | (Top 21-30) | (Top 31-40) 

You can see the list of the Top 50 of Manila’s Most Awesome Restaurants in the new Our Awesome Planet App! The OAP App gives you a curated and updated list of the best restaurants in Manila–no need for a restaurant book! Plus, you can download any restaurant’s information to your phone to access it anytime, anywhere. 

Download the app here via iTunes (iOS)Our Awesome Planet or from Google Play (Android)Our Awesome Planet.

Here’s the fourth part of the year-end roundup of the Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila for 2014 (Top 31 – 40)…

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31. TOBY’S ESTATE 

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TOBY’S ESTATE is a specialty coffee house founded by Toby Smith in Australia in 2011, to “provide an uncompromised coffee experience to the coffee-loving community“. They also serve all-day breakfast and sandwiches in their flagship branch in Salcedo Village, Makati.

Read More: LARTIZAN Serendra: Boulangerie Française & Mariage Frères Tea Time!

TOBY’S ESTATE COFFEE ROASTER
V Corporate Center, LP Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati City
Websitehttp://www.tobysestate.com.au/
FacebookToby’s Estate Coffee
Twitter@tobyestatePH
Instagram@tobyestatePH

Note: Credit Card Accepted. No Reservation Needed.

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BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 21-30)

BEST OF MANILA: 50 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014(Top 1-10) | (Top 11-20) | (Top 21-30)(Top 31-40) 

You can see the list of the Top 50 of Manila’s Most Awesome Restaurants in the new Our Awesome Planet App! The OAP App gives you a curated and updated list of the best restaurants in Manila–no need for a restaurant book! Plus, you can download any restaurant’s information to your phone to access it anytime, anywhere. 

Download the app here via iTunes (iOS)Our Awesome Planet or from Google Play (Android)Our Awesome Planet.

Here’s the third part of the year-end roundup of the Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila for 2014 (Top 21 – 30)…

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21. WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF

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WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF is a hole-in-the-wall steakhouse in Makati specializing in Premium Japanese Wagyu. It was founded by Yoshikazu YayanoTakayuki Hayano, and Chef Seiji Kamura.

The wifey and I recently had our Christmas date here, and here are some tips on how to make yours a memorable one…

Read More: WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF: Makati Hole-in-the-Wall Japanese Wagyu Steakhouse! (A Review)

WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF
G-20 Sunvar Plaza Building, Amorsolo St. corner Pasay Road, Makati City 1230, Philippines
Telephone: +632 808-9508
Operating Hours: Open 10.00am to 10.00pm

Note: Credit Card Accepted. Reservation is a must. 

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MENDOKORO RAMENBA: Ramen Yushoken in Makati (A Review)

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MENDOKORO RAMENBA is the “serious ramen” reincarnation of Ramen Yushoken in Makati, by Elbert Cuenca and Ryan Cruz. The concept is inspired by the authentic ramen houses in Japan. They strictly serve ramen only, limited to 80-100 bowls daily, and just for dine-in during lunch or dinner. They now serve unlimited bowls daily from 11.00am to 11.00pm including Sundays 🙂

Do we have a new Ramen Nazi in Makati? Here’s our Mendokoro Ramenba experience…

Mendokoro Ramenba
Ground Floor, V Corporate Center, Soliman Street, Salcedo Village, Makati. 
(at the back of V. Corporate Center where Wild Flour is located. It’s along the same road as La Creperie)
Telephone: +632 478-9625
Operating Hours: Opens Daily 11.00am to 12.00mn, Sunday to Saturday
FacebookMendokoro Ramen

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BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 11-20)

BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014
(Top 1-10) | (Top 11-20)(Top 21-30)(Top 31-40) 

You can see the list of the Top 50 of Manila’s Most Awesome Restaurants in the new Our Awesome Planet App! The OAP App gives you a curated and updated list of the best restaurants in Manila–no need for a restaurant book! Plus, you can download any restaurant’s information to your phone to access it anytime, anywhere. 

Download the app here via iTunes (iOS)Our Awesome Planet or from Google Play (Android)Our Awesome Planet.

Here’s a year-end roundup of the Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila for 2014 (Top 11 – 20)…

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11. YOUR LOCAL

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YOUR LOCAL is a hip neighborhood bistro in Legaspi Village by Chef Denny Antonino and Nicco Santos. They serve their own fun interpretations of Southeast Asian favorites and their own unique take on all-day breakfast. I like the vibe, the well-curated menu, and the secret entrance to the next-door cafe.

Read More: YOUR LOCAL: Makati’s Secret Hip Neighborhood Bistro @YourLocalPH

YOUR LOCAL
GF Universal LMS Building, 106 Esteban Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City  
Email: hello@yourlocal.ph 
Telephone: +632 823-6206 
Mobile: +63 917 654 3355
Instagram@YourLocalPH
Websitehttp://yourlocal.ph
FacebookYour Local
Operating Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11.00am – 2.00pm, 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Saturday: Brunch 10.00am – 3.00am, 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Note: Credit Card Accepted. Reservation is recommended. 

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BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 1-10)

2014 was an exciting year because there were a lot of new establishments that opened in the city–both homegrown restos and international franchises

We tried each one and ranked them based on our favorites, our preferences, and 10 years’ worth of food and travel blogging experience. This is not a crowdsourced list, a list decided by an editorial team, nor a list voted by peers. This is a curated list based solely on how awesome our experience was dining in these restaurants.

BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014
(Top 1-10) | (Top 11-20)(Top 21-30)(Top 31-40) 

You can see the list of the Top 50 of Manila’s Most Awesome Restaurants in the new Our Awesome Planet App! The OAP App gives you a curated and updated list of the best restaurants in Manila–no need for a restaurant book! Plus, you can download any restaurant’s information to your phone to access it anytime, anywhere. 

Download the app here via iTunes (iOS)Our Awesome Planet or from Google Play (Android)Our Awesome Planet.

Here’s a year-end roundup of the Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila for 2014 (Top 1 – 10)…

 

1. BLACKBIRD

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BLACKBIRD is the Aviation-themed, Contemporary European and Asian Restaurant of Chef Colin Mackay of Sala and People’s Palace fame. It is located at the Neilson Tower of the old Manila International Airport and is named after the fastest air-breathing manned aircraft. The ambiance is inspired by an Airport Terminal and its Art Deco building in the heart of Makati City.

We tried Blackbird with our partners and we loved it! Check out one of our favorite restaurants of 2014…

Read More: BLACKBIRD MAKATI: Aviation-Themed Restaurant by Chef Colin Mackay at Nielson Tower

BLACKBIRD by Chef Colin Mackay 
Nielson Tower, Ayala Triangle, Makati City, across the Peninsula Hotel.
Telephone: +632 828-4888
Operating Hours: Open Daily 11.00am to 12.00mn

Note: Credit Card Accepted. Reservation is a must.

 

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WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF: Makati Hole-in-the-Wall Japanese Wagyu Steakhouse! (A Review)

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WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF is a hole-in-the-wall steakhouse in Makati specializing in Premium Japanese Wagyu. It was founded by Yoshikazu Yayano, Takayuki Hayano, and Chef Seiji Kamura.

The wifey and I recently had our Christmas date here, and here are some tips on how to make yours a memorable one…

WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF
G-20 Sunvar Plaza Building, Amorsolo St. corner Pasay Road, Makati City 1230, Philippines
Telephone: +632 808-9508
Operating Hours: Open 10.00am to 10.00pm

Best Steakhouse in Manila Series 2015!

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MATI’S Meat & Bread: Balut Aligue & Angus Ribeye Steaks!

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MATI’S MEAT & BREAD is a casual, younger version of MELO’s, created by the 2nd generation owners, Paul and Caron Macasaet. The place is named after their son Mateo, and their other children, Bianca and Tali, have their favorite dishes named after them on the menu.

We were here recently for Sunday lunch with the family and here’s our experience…

MATI’S MEAT & BREAD
Unit B2, River Park, Festival Supermall, Filinvest Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Telephone: +632 847-2273 
FacebookMati’s Meat & Bread

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THE FRUIT GARDEN: Sunshine Medley, Fairy Flush, & the Sexy Provençal Collection!

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The Gift Box (3 assorted jams of 120 gr – P510). The Provencal Collection: Strawberry Rose, Apricot, Peach Thyme.

FRUIT GARDEN is a boutique jam maker in Asia where each fruit jam is cooked in the French tradition of small batches in copper cauldrons. It’s 100% natural, with a minimum of 60% fruit content, and only fruit, sugar, and fruit pectin are used.

Every Christmas season, they release limited edition luxury fruit jams in elegant packagings. This year, the Luxury Jam collection is inspired by the fruits, flowers, fresh thyme, and rose water from Provence, France. It’s a great foodie gift this 2014 Christmas season!

Watch the video below as Pierre and Ria Marmonier explain the story behind this collection.

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LULU + HOOCH by Chef Tom Hines: Gourmet Comfort Food with 12nn-6pm Happy Hour!

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LULU is a casual fine dining restaurant with a tandem hip bar called HOOCH. The name Lulu is a carryover from the former Rockwell restaurant of the same name, while Hooch is an alcohol drink term used during the prohibition era.

We’ve already tried Lulu twice and been to Hooch three times. Here are our favorites…

LULU + HOOCH
G/F 125 V Corporate Center, L.P. Leviste, Street Salcedo Village, Makati
Websitehttp://luluresto.com/
FacebookLULU Restaurant
Operating Hours
Monday to Saturday 12.00nn until the last man standing.
Sundays 12.00nn to 10.00pm. 

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