Makati Alternative and International
Tucked away from the busy business district, I’m Angus Steakhouse is a frequent dining destination for those who love steak and those who do not like dining in crowded places.
One of Malugay’s go-to places to satisfy one’s cravings, Wingman at The Collective offers wings - buffalo wings and deep fried wings to be exact.
This HotDot combines things you expect to find in Makati and things you definitely do not expect to find in Makati. The western corner of Makati (San Antonio Village) hosts not only a selection of international restaurants, wine stores and shops selling delicacies such as fresh meat and cheese from all over the world – but also alternative music.
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Ritual Organic Grocery sells a range of Filipino products coming from all over the country - from coffee produced in the Mountain Province to fish sauce from the southern parts of the Philippines. The shop recently moved from The Collective to Arnaiz Avenue, just a few minutes walk from Greenbelt.
B-Side is Makati’s venue for those who love alternative and progressive music. The bar and restaurant is home to a number of the most enigmatic musicians one has ever seen in the country. Groups that perform at B-Side include local and international artists.
For many of Saguijo's patrons, going to the bar has always been about the music and for providing a venue for Philippine bands who just want to rock out.
The Little Tokyo Complex offers everything Japan-lovers and Japanese Megacitizens need: restaurants serving ramen, okonomi-yaki and liters of tea and high-quality sake, a grocery, a karaoke bar, a spa, and the soothing atmosphere of a Japanese Zen garden.
Titania is known for its exquisite cooking thanks to its restaurant on Yakal Street, and the wine cellar is an established name among wine lovers.
In addition to a common code of behaviour (do not hurt or insult people et cetera), the Megacity Manila features some rules and laws which might not be familiar to everyone. While a list of all social and cultural behaviours would definitely fill some pages (and it makes more fun to figure it out by yourself), MEGACITIZENS.com features the most important rules and laws which, when followed, prevent you from getting in trouble.
Bamm is probably the only place in Metro Manila where you can wash down delicious German fast food with the traditional beer/lemonade mix speciality Radler.
Chesa Bianca is an authentic Swiss restaurant located in Yakal Street. Since it is tucked away from Makati’s busy streets, the establishment is the perfect place to go to if you want to get away from the hordes of people at the malls or any of the more crowded night spots in the area.
Central BBQ Boy Grill in Malugay features a relaxed ambiance for those who would like to have a bite to eat and a few drinks. Although not in a prime location, Central BBQ Boy Grill is highly frequented by locals, thanks to the Grill’s affordable meals. Whether you’re looking for a place where there’s cheap local beer or a place to have that Filipino picnic experience, this Malugay establishment is the right choice.
Isla is one of the old timers when it comes to Makati entertainment. The place, although far away from the main nightspots in the business district, is visited by many of its patrons to take a short holiday in a beach-like setting.
The Wabi-Sabi inside of 7274 Malugay is a cozy little restaurant that offers vegan-friendly, Japanese cuisine.
The beauty of contrast can be seen in all Yadu bags. The lifestyle brand sells bags that are one-of-a-kind, which means you won’t have to share a design with another person – ever!
Located near Malugay’s B-Side bar, this little burger place was not exactly enjoying a lot of foot traffic, but when you had the time to explore the inner parts of 7274 Malugay, more popularly known as The Collective, you should have tried the food at Offbeat. Offbeat Cafe sat right beside noodle house Wabi Sabi.