Empacho : New Dishes That Will Satisfy Every Filipinos Palate

by 10:18:00 PM

Empacho, a Filipino restaurant, and bar that serves best tasting Filipino cuisine, recently launched their new comfort dishes and beverages that suit family and barkada bonding or chill night with co-workers and loved ones.

Modern interior of Empacho.

Empacho's Bar area.

The new addition to their delectable and mouthwatering dishes includes bar chows, mains, noodles, desserts, shakes, and juices.



Trisaw is isaw within an isaw and another isaw. It is composed of a juicy and flavorful cow, chicken and pork intestines, cooked the traditional way of preparing isaw and served with pinakurat sauce.


Chichapop is chicken lollipop with crunchy chicharron breading with juicy and well-seasoned chicken and served with sriracha mayo.


Chichawow will really make you say WOW because by far this is the biggest chicharron (that we saw) served in a restaurant.  Chichawow is a bit salty when eaten alone but compliments well when dipped with either sinamak and empacho special sauce.

Sisig Fries


Sisig fries is composed of crispy, ruler sized fries, topped with cheese sauce and drizzled with juicy and crunchy Bagnet Sisig and salted egg.


Sinampalukang Tadyang


Sinampalukang Tadyang has al dente vegetables with fall off the bone beef tadyang and sinampalukan soup.

Sizzling Laing na Sugpo

Sizzling Laing na Sugpo has sizzling laing with juicy sugpo.


Pares Lomi


Pares Lomi has the authentic flavors of Batangas Lomi with tender noodles, topped with quail eggs, kikiam and squid balls.


Bibingka Cassava


Bibingka Cassava has the texture of Casava and the creamy, sweet and salty flavors of Bibingka.

Empacho also serves beverages such as fruit shakes, juices, and gulaman.

Empacho juices and shakes.

Empacho Gulaman.

To savor the new dishes of  Empacho, you may visit them at:

2/F, Unit 201, #170 Tomas Morato Avenue,
Corner Don Roces, Barangay Sacred Heart,
Quezon City

Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Seafood Island : Blowout Boodle

by 8:50:00 AM

Seafood Island, the leading seafood restaurant in the Philippines that is known for boodle feast or Philippine Military’s context of eating a meal where the food is placed on top of a banana leaf and the former eat with hands, recently launched their new Boodle Bundle called Blowout Boodle.

Blowout Boodle from the name itself is intended for celebrations and special occasions. Blowout Boodle comprises of the dishes usually served by Filipinos during birthdays and other celebrations. It has 8 dishes- Crispy Pata and Kropek or Fish Cracker, Pancit Canton, Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon, Kare Kareng Tadyang, Garlic Bangus, Lumpiang Gulay, Grill Stuffed Squid, Tortang Talong with Ensalada, Rice and slices of fruits like pineapple and watermelon.

Crispy Pata with Kropek

Pancit Canton

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon

Kare Kareng Tadyang

Lumpiang Gulay

Garlic Bangus

Pineapple and Watermelon.

Blowout Boodle is good for four (4) to five (5) people and costs P 2,350. On the other hand, if you visit Seafood Island during your Birthday month, just present your valid ID with your birthdate and get  P300 off your Blowout Boodle.

To savor Seafood Island's Blowout Boodle you may visit them at:


Eastwood Citywalk 1, Libis 
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Friday - Saturday 11:00 AM to 3:00 AM

Shopwise Arcade, Cubao
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Friday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Robinsons Magnolia, New Manila
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

UP Ayala Technohub, Diliman
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Friday to Saturday Open 24 hours

Trinoma Mall, North Triangle
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Friday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight

The Anex, SM City North EDSA
Monday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Ayala Fairview Terraces, Novaliches
Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM


SM City Marikina, Calumpang
Monday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM


Market! Market!, Bonifacio Global City
Monday-Thursday and Sunday 7:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Friday to Saturday 7:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Venice Piazza, McKinley Hills
Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM


Circuit Makati, Olympia

Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM


SM City Manila, Ermita
Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM


SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex

Monday-Thursday and Sunday 11:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight
Friday to Saturday 10:30 AM to  12:00 Midnight

Rainbow Dreams Cafe

by 2:41:00 AM

Unicorns are cute, magical creatures that little girls would like to have as a companion and woman love. Through the years, unicorn’s popularity grew and because of the growing admiration for unicorns, unicorn themed cafes and restaurants started to sprout in some parts of the world. Most of this unicorn themed restaurants and cafés provide a magical, cuteness overload, and instagramable surrounding that sometimes can be comparable to every girl's imagination of a unicorn lair. Some also provide unicorn onesies and stuffed toys to complete the unicorn experience that every girl has dreamt about.

In Manila, Philippines, we found the first unicorn and rainbow-inspired café at 80 Maginhawa Street, Quezon City and they call the former, Rainbow Dreams Café.

Rainbow Dreams Café is a unicorn and rainbow themed café that provides a magical and instagramable location and delicious treats perfect for the kids day out, unicorn-themed birthday party, and bonding with friends.

How to go to Rainbow Dreams Café


Ride either a bus, jeepney or fx going to Fairview/ UP/ Philcoa

Alight at Ministop Philcoa

Ride a tricycle going to 80 Maginhawa Street


Rainbow Dreams Cafe has a cute and instagramable interior. The ceiling of the cafe is painted with clouds that resemble a girl's magical and dreamy night. The walls, on the other hand, is painted with clouds, rainbow, and unicorns. Unicorn figurines were also placed on the tables and shelves found in the cafe.

The cafe also has a small stage with grass like carpet and stuffed toys, such as unicorn and stars, that can be used for photo shoots.

To complete the unicorn experience, Rainbow Dream Cafe's customers can borrow their onesies for unlimited photos inside the Cafe.



Rainbow Dream’s Café  BBQ Pork Belly has two (2) tender and juicy pork belly with slow simmered barbecue sauce and served with rice shaped into a  bear, heart, and other adorable stuff.  BBQ Pork Belly costs Php 170.


Honey Garlic Wings has six (6) pieces juicy chicken wings tossed in Rainbow Dream Cafe's homemade honey garlic sauce and served with rice.  Honey Garlic Wings costs Php 160.


Rainbow Smores has toasted rainbow marshmallow on top of chocolate sauce and served with graham crackers. Rainbow Smores costs Php 100.


Unicorn Cheesecake Jar has layers of crushed cookies and colorful cream cheese topped with unicorn ears and rainbow candies. Unicorn Cheesecake Jar costs Php 120.

Rainbow Dreams Cafe also serves pasta and beverages such as lemonade and shakes.

To experience a magical day at Rainbow Dreams Cafe, you may visit them at:

80 Maginhawa Street, Diliman, Quezon City

Monday to Saturday 12:00 NN to 10:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

and to know more about Rainbow Dreams Cafe you may browse the following social media accounts:

FACEBOOK  -- @RainbowDreamsCafe

INSTAGRAM -- @rainbowdreamscafe

What to Eat When In Binondo

by 5:52:00 PM

Known as the oldest China Town in the Philippines and in the world, Binondo, Manila cradles restaurants and cafe that serves flavorful, savory and affordable authentic and Chinese inspired dishes that is a must to try.

We listed some of the restaurants and cafes together with their dishes that you should never miss to try whenever you are in Binondo, Manila.


Shanghai Fried Siopao is not your typical siopao made of bread and stuffed with siopao filling. It has cloud-like steamed bread or mantao filled with meat and vegetable filling. Compared with the other siopao served in the market, Shanghai Fried Siopao is lightly fried making the crust of the siopao crunchy.

Shanghai Fried Siopao is delicious even without sauce and has a crunchy texture due to the vegetables inside the former. Shanghai Fried Siopao costs Php 20.00.

LOCATION: Sabino Padilla Street, Santa Cruz, Manila

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Pork Dumplings

Pork Dumplings has thin dumpling wrapper filled with well-seasoned pork and vegetables making the former flavorful, especially when dipped on their signature sauce.

Each dumpling is made and cooked daily to make sure that Dong Bei serves fresh and flavorful dumplings to their customers. Dong Bei Pork Dumplings costs Php 180.00 per servings.

Beef Noodle

Dong Bei Beef Noodle has al dente noodles; tender and well-seasoned beef; and flavorful soup. The former has a mixture of beefy flavor with a  tinge of salty, sour and sweet taste making the soup taste weird but delicious.

LOCATION: 642 Yuchengco Street, Binondo, Manila

 Monday to Sunday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM


HK Milk Tea Cold

At first sip, HK Milk Tea Cold will provide the earthy flavors of tea but it will later give a refreshing and milky flavor that is a bit addictive. By far, HK Milk Tea Cold is the best milk tea that we tasted. HK Milk Tea Cold costs Php 60.00.

Asado/Soy Chicken Rice

Asado/ Soy Chicken Rice is served with rice along with flavorful and tender pork asado and well-seasoned and juicy soy chicken that perfectly blend Waiying's special sauce.  Asado/Soy Chicken Rice costs Php 220.00.

Roasted Duck/ Asado Pork Fried Rice

Waiying is known for their roasted ducks that are tender and full of flavors. This dish perfectly matches with their pork asado, special sauce, and fried rice. Roasted Duck/ Asado Pork Fried Rice costs Php 220.00

LOCATION: 810 Benavides Street, Binondo, Manila

 Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM to 1:00 AM
                                          Friday to Sunday 7:00 AM to 2:00 AM


BBQ Spareribs

Sincerity BBQ Spareribs has tender and juicy pork spareribs that perfectly blends with its bbq sauce. BBQ Spareribs costs Php 150.00.

Sincerity Fried Chicken

Sincerity Fried Chicken has crunchy breaded skin with well-seasoned and flavorful meat. Sincerity Fried Chicken costs Php 160.00 for Half Chicken and Php 320.00 for Whole Chicken.

Fried Oyster Cake

Fried Oyster Cake is a combination of egg, rice flour, and oysters. The texture of the former is comparable with fried tikoy coated with egg but with the distinct flavors of an oyster. Fried Oyster Cake costs Php 200.00 for small and Php 250.00 for big servings.

LOCATION: Ground Floor, Lucky Chinatown Mall, Binondo, Manila

 Monday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

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