Hui Lau Shan is doing a dessert giveaway at its grand opening in SM Megamall

Hong Kong beverage and dessert chain Hui Lau Shan has debuted in the Philippines, and to mark its grand launch, the company is offering free... Read on

Wild for wings: Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings releases rewards cards, netizens react with joy

Filipino foodies who can’t get enough of their chicken wings fix were happy to find out that Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings is now offering its... Read on

Survey says: Filipinos appreciate international cuisine more than any other nationality

A study conducted by a global market research firm has shown that Filipinos are so into international cuisine that, compared to the other nationalities... Read on

Filipino food for the win: Lechon, kare-kare, and crispy pata among Taste Atlas’ world’s best dishes

Hollaaaaaa — your favorite Filipino fare just got some love from online food database Taste Atlas, which on Saturday published its list of the top 100... Read on

Pizza PSA: This Italian dining joint is selling PHP5 pizzas to celebrate its 5th anniversary

Pomodoro Pizza announced on its official Facebook account that it is selling pizzas for PHP5 (less than US$1) in celebration of the restaurant’s fifth anniversary.... Read on

Taiwan’s Xing Fu Tang is bringing its brown sugar boba milk to Manila, first PH branch opening this month

Popular Taiwanese beverage brand Xing Fu Tang is opening its first branch in the Philippines at The Podium mall in Mandaluyong City this month.... Read on

Popeyes is launching with 7 stores across Metro Manila; here are the locations

Filipinos got really excited when Popeyes, the American fried chicken chain, announced that it was coming back to the country after more than 10 years... Read on

Food trend alert: White Rabbit ice cream will be available at Black Scoop Cafe this month

White Rabbit ice cream is a new-ish dessert that has gone viral since a California ice cream shop offered it during this past Lunar New Year... Read on

McDonald’s PH has a new line of Japanese-inspired burgers and sides

If you’re looking for a quick fix for Japanese food, then look no further than McDo. For now, anyway. McDonald’s Philippines launched a new Japanese-inspired menu called... Read on

Winner winner, chicken dinner: This restaurant is raffling out PHP10,000 worth of buttermilk fried chicken

Kettle, a Southern-style restaurant that makes comfort food commonly found in the United States’ southern region, announced today that it is giving away PHP10,000 (US$192.003) worth of... Read on

TuanTuan Chinese Brasserie is offering an unlimited dim sum and snow buns deal all next month

Dim sum — always a delight until that moment you realize that you’ve ended up eating your way through tens of steamers in one afternoon. This upcoming dim... Read on

Jollibee has one of the worst fast food French fries, according to L.A. Times

While Jollibee’s Chickenjoy has taken the world by storm and is consistently ranked as one of the best fried chicken joints around, it turns out... 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.