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Antonio’s

www.antoniosrestaurant.ph

Purok 138, Barangay Neogan, Cavite
Taygaytay City, Philippines
011-63-918-899-2866


Everything at this restaurant comes from its own organic farm. Order the tasty flourless chocolate cake.
 

CAFÉ JUANITA

Unit WS-2 Burgos Circle
Forbestown Center, Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City, Manila, Philippines
011-632-403-1952


This eclectic spot serves up a different kind of Asian fusion—Filipino food with a blend of Thai, Chinese and Japanese. Try the lapu lapu fillet with tamarind sauce.
 
 

CUPCAKES BY SONJA

www.cupcakesbysonja.com

Serendra Piazza, 11th Avenue, First Level
Taguig City, Manila, Philippines
011-632-856-0308


Sonja worked for New York City’s Magnolia Bakery before returning to Manila. Her shop’s star sweet: the vanilla cupcake with Tiffany-blue icing.
 

DEZATO CAFÉ

www.dezato.com

100 Hemedy Street
Quezon City, New Manila, Philippines
011-632-727-1229


Try the mochi balls here—they fill a mound of sticky rice with chocolate, peanut butter, or even green tea and then serve the morsels like sushi.
 

MILKY WAY

www.deli.milkywayrestaurant.com

Milky Way Building
900 Pasay Road, 2nd Floor
Makati City, Manila, Philippines
011-632-817-4042


Stop by for ice cream, sherbet or the local favorite, halo halo, a blend of shaved ice, milk, fruit and sweet beans.
 

PEOPLE’S PALACE

www.peoplespalacethai.com

G/F Garden Side Greenbelt 3, Ayala Centre
Makati City, Manila, Philippines
011-632-729-2888


A chic Thai place. The green mango salad, pineapple seafood fried rice and mussaman curry are standouts.
 

SONYA’S GARDEN

www.sonyasgarden.com

Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite

Taygaytay City, Philippines

011-63-917-532-9097


A jewel of a restaurant set in a lush garden. Try the organic salad with Sonya’s secret garden dressing.
 

THE GOOSE STATION

www.thegoosestation.ph

W Tower, 1117 39th Street
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City, Manila, Philippines
011-632-556-9068


Fine cuisine with a modern twist and a sense of humor—the restaurant's name is pronounced "degustation." Order the sous vide duck breast, which is rubbed with five spices and served with black rice, a wheat crepe and an herb salad.