Tag: Pasig

  • Bantai Coffee: Cozy Community Cafe in Manggahan Pasig

    Bantai Coffee: Cozy Community Cafe in Manggahan Pasig

    Whenever I visit a new location, I always make it a point to try the local cafes before I go for the commercial ones when I yearn for coffee. It’s always interesting to see the local culture and flavor in small and homegrown cafes. I used to shift back and forth to Manggahan in Pasig since I rented a place there before. And just in the neighborhood, right across the street where I stay, is Bantai Coffee. A cozy little cafe at the 2nd floor of a building is filled with charm, nostalgia and good coffee.

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  • Bike-friendly and Cozy Brewed Specialty Coffee in Pasig

    Bike-friendly and Cozy Brewed Specialty Coffee in Pasig

    Being a coffee lover and cafe enthusiast, it’s funny how Brewed Specialty Coffee in Pasig has gone under my radar for months since it opened. It’s a short three kilometer bike ride from our house. It’s located in a commercial center along C. Raymundo where I frequently bike. It took a fellow coffee aficionado’s recommendation to check this place out. And glad I did as it’s a wonderful cafe to add to Pasig’s burgeoning coffee scene.

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  • Yani Café – Finding Good Coffee & Comfort Food in Pasig

    Yani Café – Finding Good Coffee & Comfort Food in Pasig

    I didn’t notice the sign on the building facade nor saw any on the stairs and hallway leading to the second floor (why no signs of the nice bird logo I wondered) but the spacious area fronting the Office Warehouse store could only be it. I’m rarely in the Pasig area but if I find myself here, Yani Café could be as good as any reason to do so.

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  • Oppa Chicken: Proud Homegrown Korean Chicken

    Oppa Chicken: Proud Homegrown Korean Chicken

    Korean chicken founds its place into the Filipino palette. With a few Korean franchises imported to our shores and its growing branches, it just shows how Filipinos enjoy these Korean flavors. An exciting local venture opens in the fast developing neighborhood of Orambo, Pasig. Oppa Chicken Portico brings its unique variety of Korean Chicken flavors. And this time hoping to export the brand internationally from Manila. Happyfoodies had a preview of their Korean Chicken variants they are set to serve once they open their doors this November 28, 2016.

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  • Buffalo Swing | Home-Cooked Chicken Wings, Pizza, and More

    Buffalo Swing | Home-Cooked Chicken Wings, Pizza, and More

    It’s always nice to discover non-commercial establishments ran by young entrepreneurs hoping to make it big in the food business. One such establishment in the heart of Pasig is Buffalo Swing. This family-ran hole-in-the wall resto has been serving a excellent buffalo wings and more for more than two years already. Enjoyed mostly by nearby residences like the Riverfront and offices in Ortigas, people who knew about Buffalo Swing may have kept the existence of this wonderful little resto to enjoy it for themselves. But something this good would likely be known in the foodie world eventually. Join happyfoodies with guest foodie Jen as we sample their house specialties.

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  • Akira | The Art of Teppanyaki and Great Japanese Food

    Akira | The Art of Teppanyaki and Great Japanese Food

    And he threw the knives and utensils into the air, juggling and tapping the pointy steels in a rhythmic pattern on the iron grill. I watch, cringing and hoping he won’t make a mistake. It lasted only for a few seconds but it was enough to capture our attention and awe. It’s the chef’s way of saying, the show is about to start at Akira: The Art of Teppanyaki and Sushi restaurant. We’re on the front seat, or rather, by the side table fronting the grill in anticipation of the art of teppanyaki in the making.

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