Have Your Cake: Metro Manila shops that satisfy sweet tooth and sanity during lockdown

No offense to homemade banana bread or to people discovering a newfound talent in baking while quarantining, but sometimes a proper fudgy cake with a decadent frosting is about as essential to people’s sanity as getting three square meals a day (OK maybe not, but stay with us). If you want a break and a ...

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Send help! From halal options for Muslim frontliners to hot meals for homeless families, pitch in here

Send help! From halal options for Muslim frontliners to hot meals for homeless families, pitch in here

Still feeling anxious and restless, like you could be doing more to combat that pesky virus despite being cooped up inside your house now that we’re on the extended run of...

Two-for-One Deal: This QC veggie drop scores you cheap produce *and* supports Benguet farmers

Two-for-One Deal: This QC veggie drop scores you cheap produce *and* supports Benguet farmers

In a spot of both good news and do-gooder dealing, farmers from the town of La Trinidad, Benguet are doing a veggie drop this weekend at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. Veggie...

Crazy-Tasty Reincarnation: This Filipino sticky rice dish with salted fish is back as a cookie

Crazy-Tasty Reincarnation: This Filipino sticky rice dish with salted fish is back as a cookie

Champorado with tuyo — a chocolate porridge dish topped with smoke-dried, salted fish — is a beloved staple in Filipino breakfast bowls, but does it work as a cookie? Well,...

Pinoy food joint in Seattle wins James Beard Foundation’s ‘America’s Classics’ award

Pinoy food joint in Seattle wins James Beard Foundation’s ‘America’s Classics’ award

Ever been to a carinderia in Manila? The little roadside eateries serve cheap, filling, home-cooked meals in chafing dishes that let you just “point and pick” —...

Matcha Looking For: Starbucks introduces new green tea, espresso drinks

Matcha Looking For: Starbucks introduces new green tea, espresso drinks

The Philippines doesn’t have a winter, per se, but the weather has been a bit chilly these past few days, making it a great time (or at least not a miserable one) to enjoy a...

RIP Champ: Jollibee phases out two large, iconic meals

RIP Champ: Jollibee phases out two large, iconic meals

Hankering for a meaty, beefy Jollibee Champ Burger this New Year? How about a Big Burger Steak? Tough luck, because the rumors are true: The local fast-food chain’s iconic...

Gorge on all-you-can-eat holiday meats at Ruby Jack’s this weekend until January 1

Gorge on all-you-can-eat holiday meats at Ruby Jack’s this weekend until January 1

From this Saturday until the 1st of January, Tokyo steakhouse import Ruby Jack’s will be offering their holiday tasting menu, giving diners two hours to stuff their faces...

Stiff Peaks: Snow-capped cupcakes from M Bakery hit the sweet-tooth scene this week only

Stiff Peaks: Snow-capped cupcakes from M Bakery hit the sweet-tooth scene this week only

M Bakery, Manila’s import of Magnolia Bakery — the little Manhattan cupcake shop that rose to fame thanks to Carrie Bradshaw and the rest of the “Sex and the...

One For the Kids: The Lost Bread rolls out new Chuckie-brand chocolate milk soft-serve

One For the Kids: The Lost Bread rolls out new Chuckie-brand chocolate milk soft-serve

Here’s one for the kids, or kids at heart: the dessert fiends over at The Lost Bread have released a Chuckie-brand chocolate milk soft-serve, available for a limited run...


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Coconuts Manila F&B News

Of course you need to know about the newest places in town! How else will you impress your next Tinder date or your balikbayan cousin who’s coming to visit next month? Coconuts Manila’s food buzz will let you in on the latest trends and happenings in the F&B universe. We’ll tell you about the newest food hangouts and hotspots in Manila even before they open. We’ll also let you know the most interesting food promos and restaurant deals to help you get the best bang for your peso. Food buzz articles are typically short and sweet. Unlike our columns and reviews, these pieces are very basic and straightforward. We tell you all that you need to know so that you can just check out the restaurant yourself.

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