When you marry food with luxury, it’s certainly going to be a rewarding experience. Here’s a list of our top 5 restaurants you can dine at for $40.
Want to indulge in a sumptuous feast but with a tight budget? Check out these five restaurants where you can enjoy a full course meal below $20
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Cebu’s favorite hole-in-the-wall ramen place finds a stylish new home. “Spicy level three?” a good friend asked, part skeptical and part admiring, as I placed my usual order of a chashumen. This was at Ramen Kamekichi a year ago—incidentally, the last time I found myself in their branch in Mabolo. She and our other companions […]
A five-course dinner and one extremely eager food writer, Michael Karlo Lim samples the extremely creative dishes that make up Carnivore’s special set dinners. My suspicions that Barbra Sia and Kurt Famador are psychopaths have always been there from the very first time I’ve met them. They are butchers to begin with and own […]
TripAdvisor, the world’s most influential travel site, recently named Ibiza Beach Club in Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu as one of the top restaurants and bars in its locale, and awarded it with a Certificate of Excellence. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on […]
A new culinary journey sets sail as Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu’s all-day dining outlet introduces fresh flavors for its a la carte selection. “We’re happy to give present these supplementary offers at The Sails restaurant which is known for its interactive buffet style concept, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner,” shares Jeryl Tio, the hotel’s […]
The Abaca Baking Company is a coffee shop-cum-bakery designed to be a hangout place, what with a mellow playlist—volume kept low enough for people to hear each other, an abundance of chairs and tables, the strongest coffee shop WiFi connection in the city, and strategically-placed USB outlets to charge your gadgets once you’ve had your […]
From being the first hamburger joint in the city, Orange Brutus marks a milestone as it celebrates 35 years of a fast-food experience that is distinctly Cebuano. Every Cebuano, it seems, has a story about Orange Brutus. In the case of photographer Mark Philip Dales, it was fond memories of the place he used to […]
We ask TV host and restaurant owner Alexis Yap about his favorite spots in Cebu, and why he thinks they’re the best on the island. Whether they’re obvious choices or obscure destinations you’ve never heard of before, they’ll be a refreshing step off the beaten path. ALEJANDRO’S CRISPY PATA I feel relaxed sitting outside at night […]
Ilaputi opened in April 20, 2002 as the first urban-contemporary, air-conditioned karenderya serving home cooked food. It was strategically located right in front of the University of San Carlos-Talamban Campus, and offered 12 short-order items on its menu board. The pioneering menu, which consisted of ten viands and two pasta dishes, boasts of the same […]
With many modern dining establishments in the city, the old-world charm of Circa 1900 is a refreshing change of scenery. A scenic home-turned-restaurant tucked into one of Gorordo’s quieter streets, Circa 1900 is ideal for romantic dates and intimate group dinners. Picnic tables and benches are scattered across the property, although the grand staircase sitting […]
Have you broken your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy? Good news: It’s not too late to pick up the habit again, especially with Zee Lifestyle Directory‘s guide to the most delectable salads in town. CHOCOLATE SALAD The Chocolate Chamber The Chocolate Chamber’s Chocolate Salad proves that chocolate on a salad is possible. Served with the […]
The Abaca Group’s latest outlet takes Cebuano taste buds on a journey to the Middle East, gaining a following of locals who can’t seem to resist the exotic flavors. Hardwood floors, dim lighting and wrought iron features keep the dining room feeling intimate and cozy, while the open kitchen allows guests a peek into the […]
Named after an upscale neighborhood in Tokyo, this restaurant is all about bringing modern Japanese dining to the city, while serving up authentic Japanese dishes and flavors. Dining here is definitely an experience—upon arrival, diners are served with green tea, which can be taken iced or hot, and the amuse-bouche (hors d’oeuvres) that the chef […]