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Rice is the Philippines' all-day basic food, even for breakfast making it difficult to find fresh bread right at the next street corner. This can make it hard for Megacitizens from countries like Germany, Switzerland, and France to get up in the morning. But don't fret because there are actually several bakery chains that provide Metro Manila with delicious whole grain breads, baguettes, and other baked goods.
InterContinental Manila closed its doors in December 2015 to make way for a mixed use development.
Sitting right in the heart of Malate, the luxury 376-room hotel offers five-star service and amenities. Aside from being located in one of Manila's most popular entertainment destinations, the hotel is also just a few steps away from the capital's historical attractions.
Located in the hills of Antipolo above the Megacity, Pinto Art Museum is probably the most beautiful venue for art in Greater Manila. Apart from galleries with hundreds of exciting artworks, it has several restos and cafés and a large, lush park area full of sculptures and places to relax.
Pink and pristine, JoeMonkey is not your usual milk tea place. Complete with modern décor and polished chairs that may remind new customers of chic salons, JoeMonkey brings the milk tea experience to a new level.
Teresita’s has a carinderia feel without having to deal with the Philippine heat outside.
Vegetarians often have a hard time in the restaurants and cantinas of the Megacity. But they don't have to starve, as there are actually quite a number of places that serve delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes in Metro Manila.
A dainty little house with a lush garden and small terrace in front, tucked away in a side street of Tomas Morato Avenue: welcome to Greens Vegetarian Restaurant and Café, one of the first addresses for vegetarian dining in Quezon City.
This cozy café celebrates Filipino coffee, cuisine and culture. It puts just as much love in the preparation of perfect hot beverages as in the cooking of delicious Pinoy food.
Ichill Theater Cafe is among the most happening places in this side of the metro. Dubbed as Sampaloc’s favorite coffee shop, iChill Theater Café also doubles as an underground theater. They do things differently at iChill Theater Café giving the establishment's patrons a unique experience. If you perform on stage, you get freebies such as a cupcake or a free massage.
With its classical architecture, retro furniture and continental and international cuisine, Café 1771 seems like a little piece of old Europe amongst the Skyscrapers of the Ortigas Business District. The cafe was under renovation for a certain time but reopened on October 5th, 2015.
Quaint and dimly lit, Corner Tree Café is a great place for vegetarian comfort food. The café and restaurant serves a range of dishes inspired by the different cultures of the world.
The detailed Moorish design of Moroccan restaurant Kasbah promises enchanted Arabian nights. Unfortunately, this establishment is already closed.
Get something sweet at Zucchero, be it coffee and cake in the afternoon or a Filipino dinner in the evening.
The museum Casa Manila gives a detailed impression of upper-class life and style back in Spanish colonial times. However, the house is not an authentic relic, but a replica built in the 1980s.
13 kinds of bread, around 14 different cream cheese flavors: at LES Bagels you could order a bagel every single morning and would not run out of new combinations for more than half a year. The little place in McKinley Hill's Tuscany offers freshly baked bagels topped with freshly prepared spreads and a wide range of fancy ingredients.
Craving for something sweet? Passion for chocolate in any form is what drives the team of Chocolate Fire.
UPDATE: BAND SCHEDULE 15-31 NOW AVAILABLE: Hard Rock Cafe is world famous for its live music on stage, rock n' roll memorabilia on the wall and of course, good ol' American food. It's one of the few famous bars in the world that Filipinos are most familiar being a country that is very much into American pop culture. It came to Manila in 1995, becoming one of the most popular hangouts of the young and the young-at-heart.
Awww yes, this is just what we need on a hot summer's day: customized Magnum ice cream! At the Magnum Manila Pleasure Store in Fort Bonifacio you first dunk your Magnum in one of four different dips and then sprinkle it with your choice from 18 different toppings.
Dining at Café Mary Grace is like dining at your grandmother’s where you can get your fill of pastries, cakes, and hot beverages while sitting comfortably on cushioned arm chairs.
Arguably the best restaurant on the campus of the University of the Philippines (UP), the Chocolate Kiss Cafe serves superb Philippine, Asian and Western cuisine.