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Date night should be special. So step out of your comfort zone and treat your boo to the most romantic dinner at Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, where dining is always a lovely treat, whether it’s inside your fave resto or al fresco.
Feast on indulgent burgers at Pound by Todd English This upscale burger joint serves a selection of burgers made from house-ground beef patties with its signature brioche buns. But aside from the food, what draws diners at Pound is its elegant interiors that evoke 1920s speakeasy vibe.
(Pound by Todd English is on the second floor, Eastwood Mall, 0917-7123757).
If you are craving for a steamy bowl of noodles, Ippudo has got you covered. Top your ramen of choice with chashu, a serving of melt-in-the-mouth pork belly with a smoky aroma.
(Ippudo is on the ground floor, 1800 Bldg., 0907-5438347)
Let’s meat at the House of Wagyu. Its understated interiors and ambience are the perfect backdrop for romantic dates. Treat your date to choice steak cuts that have gorgeous marbling. If it’s seafood he/she likes, opt for Oyster Rockefeller and grilled prawns. (House of Wagyu is on the ground floor, Eastwood Mall, 09475579103).
Dine and wine at Stoned Steaks (GF One Eastwood, 0917-7106511). But if you’re craving for exquisite Pinoy fare, head over to Locavore (GF 1800 Bldg, 09175120159) and Crisostomo (2F Eastwood Mall, 09178814768).
Try other international cuisines, too. Check out the South African-inspired menu at Peri-Peri (2F Eastwood Mall, 4706884), Greek flavors at Cyma (2F Eastwood Mall, 7091955), and authentic Chinese cuisine at Gloria Maris (3F Eastwood Mall, 83721216).
For Japanese, you’ll never go wrong with Sandaime (GF Eastwood Mall, 0907-542-8402), Grillin’ Ape (4F Cybermall, 09359731159), and Katsu Sora (2F Eastwood Mall, 85707985).
Say buon giorno to a genuine Neapolitan dining experience at Salvatore Cuomo & Bar Philippines. Try its Pasta Fresca Di Barbabietola.
(Salvatore Cuomo & Bar Phils. Is on the GF Uptown Parade, 0995-9764314).
Impeccable seafood dishes and Filipino cuisine selections await at The Red Crab. Must-try is the flavorful Toasted Coconut Crab.
Enjoy a romantic pasta and pizza lunch or dinner at Italianni’s. (Italianni’s is on the 3F Uptown Mall, 0927-3181201).
Steak it away at Mgyuu Steaks (UGF One Uptown, 09287961369). Its signature prime Angus and Wagyu steaks are superb. But if it’s crispy pata you like, head over to Livestock (2F Uptown Parade, 09360666122).
Share a plateful of love—pasta, pizza and delicious entrees—at Mamma Mia (UGF Uptown Mall, 09666637803 / 09205540329). Cap your meal decadent cakes and pastries at at Wildflour Café + Bakery (GF Uptown Ritz, 8365 3872).
Cookie monsters are in for a treat at Scout’s Honor (2F Uptown Mall, 0935-2255185). Also try its savory dishes like the Loaded Campfire Potatoes and Creamy Pesto with Grilled Chicken.
Spice up the occasion and take your date to a new food adventure at Easy Tiger (2F Uptown Mall, 09261126189), or indulge in flavorful Indian cuisine at Swaadisht (3F Uptown Mall, 7943 1373).
Go on a Latin American culinary journey at Cafe Alegria at Forbes Town (GF Forbes Town Road, 09952785081). The cafe boasts soulful food for every palate. There are meat-free options, too! For an authentic Swiss-French dining experience, couples can head over to L’Entrecaote (GF Forbes Town Road, +632 885 648 58 or 883 627 64) and try its famous steak and fries combo.
Noor (GF Forbes Town Road, 09561563426) transports diners to the Middle East by serving the region's most colorful and delicious cuisine. From Roast Beef Carpaccio to Fattoush Salad to Pumpkin Tabbouleh—this cozy and hip restaurant is filled with tasty treasures.
Melo’s Steakhouse (Burgos Circle, 84035968 / 84035969), home of certified Angus beef, is practically an institution when it comes to top-notch steaks and meat dishes in the metro. Don't miss its V-Day special: Australian Wagyu tenderloin with grilled lobster tail with red cranberry sauce, served with complimentary soup, salad and dessert.
Try Tex-Mex food at Southern Grind Bistro (GF Burgos Circle, 09178152773), enjoy your fave pub chow and drinks at Tipsy Pig (GF Burgos Park, 89526877), bite into love with new pizza flavors from Pizzulu (Forbes Town Road, 0917 127 2548), or get whisked away to Siargao island life at Shaka Cafe (GF Burgos Circle, 09687500779).
Paseo Center, San Lorenzo Place Mall, Three Central
Go on your samgyup dates now that health restrictions have eased. Head over to Bochi-Q Korean Restaurant at San Lorenzo Place (2F SanLo Mall, 09664706111 / 09517560679) and try their Unlimited Meat Hot Pot for an explosion of flavors.
Ooma Sushi Bar at Paseo Center (G/F Paseo Heights, 09190845570) is a casual Japanese joint with bold, playful, and creative dishes such as salmon skin aburi maki, kimchi prawn and enoki aburi maki, truffled steak aburi maki, and ebi and kani aburi maki.
For the ultimate comfort food date, dine at Nono’s (G/F Three Central Mall, 09564126596). It’s home to the best home-style chicken and waffles! The pairing is unbeatable no matter what time of the day.
Alabang West Parade
Seoul mates are in for an treat at Urban Seoul (GF Alabang West Parade, 09152829616). Feast on unlimited Korean barbecue offerings, as well over 80 Korean traditional dishes on the menu.
It’s always a yes for cafe dates. UCC Park Cafe (GF Alabang West Parade, 09956176944) serves some of the best coffee selections in the metro. Check out its healthy selections, breakfast sets, salads, pasta choices, entrees, all-time favorites, and more. Finish your meal with their Kori Kohi, iced coffee cubes served with warm milk.
To ensure safer and happier celebrations, all Megaworld Lifestyle Malls strictly implement in-store safety guidelines and protocols.
For more information, log on to megaworld-lifestylemalls.com or call 8-462-8888.
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Editor’s Note: This article was provided by Megaworld.