British favorite Ben’s Cookies opens in The Podium on July 16

Likely to join the list of best cookies in Manila is Ben’s Cookies: A British chain that’s set to open a shop in Mandaluyong... Read on

Food Trend Alert: Choco Butternut loaves, a la Dunkin’ Donuts, have arrived — here’s how to get ’em

If you ever thought to yourself “I wish this were bigger” when chowing down on a Choco Butternut donut from Dunkin’ Donuts — then... Read on

Booze news: MO Bar Singapore to takeover 3 Manila establishments this month

The Manila nightlife scene is getting a visit from one of its national neighbors this month, when Singapore’s swanky MO Bar takes over three... Read on

Oh, the pastabilities: Pancake House is offering unlimited spaghetti for PHP299

Here’s a bit of food news that might help alleviate those Monday blues: Pancake House is holding a juicy little pasta promo all this... Read on

Jollibee ‘Funko Pop’ goes formal in traditional barong for Philippine Independence Day

Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee is pretty much a national treasure, and so is the anthropomorphic bee mascot it’s named after — and the latter... Read on

Incoming: Japan’s MOS Burger is launching in Manila

A taste of Japan is coming to the Philippines — and it will come in the form of a burger. Popular Japanese fast-food chain... Read on

Pay-yay promo: Krispy Kreme offering mixed dozen donuts at PHP299 this payday weekend

Krispy Kreme announced yesterday that customers will be able to buy pre-assorted mixed dozen donuts at PHP299 (US$5.73) instead of its usual price of... Read on

You have until May 30 to eat at Wrong Ramen one last time

Wrong Ramen, one of the first ramen shops to open in Manila when the craze started in 2013, is bidding its customers goodbye. In... Read on

Subic favorite Meatplus Cafe opening its first branch in Metro Manila this July (finally)

Soon enough, fans of the affordable, great steaks at Meatplus Cafe won’t need to go to Subic, Zambales province or Clark, Pampanga to get... Read on

In-N-Out hosting pop-up event in Taguig City today

Californian cult favorite burger chain In-N-Out is setting up a pop-up store in Taguig City for a one day-only event today. The brand is... Read on

Japanese-inspired ‘craft milk bar’ FRNK opens today

Those who love creamy drinks but have had enough of milk tea can now turn their attention to FRNK, a new Japanese milk bar... Read on

Tokyo Tokyo now has three flavors of Japanese-style chicken wings, including Sriracha

Japanese fast food chain Tokyo Tokyo said today that it will start serving three flavors of chicken wings in all of its stores nationwide.... Read on


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It’s a wonderful time to be a beer drinker in the Philippines. Thanks to the recent explotion of the craft beer culture in the country, there’s now a broad range of local beers available in bars, restaurants, and even on the liquor aisle of your favorite supermarket. The industry’s...

Coconuts Manila Food & Drink

Restaurants are opening left and right; the best chefs have reached rock star status; and diners are willing to empty their wallets just to try the latest food trends —without a doubt, Manila’s F&B industry is thriving! Coconuts Manila is here to report on the most gastronomical destinations you’ve got to check out (or avoid). From craft beer bars to the cutest cafes, we’ll let you in on some of Manila’s best kept secret spots. Where to take your balikbayan guests for dinner? Where to get the best homemade dessert? Where to enjoy the crispiest lechon skin? Coconuts Manila regularly publishes food guides that can help you eat your way around the Metro. We’ve also traveled in different parts of the Philippines in search of the best culinary gems that the country has to offer (Bulalo from Iloilo, anyone?). Coconuts Manila writers are always interested in eating and learning about good grub. There’s always space in our tummies for sinigang and adobo, for cinnamon rolls and ice cream cakes. We try to keep up with the latest food trends, from the most affordable street food vendors to the finest 5-star dining restaurants. Over the years, Coconuts Manila has become known for a series of videos called Carinderia Crawl, where we visit the most interesting eateries in the Metro. We also have regular food columns like the Coconuts Hot Spot and the Critic’s Table. Watch this space, and we’ll serve you all the food and drink stories you can handle.