November 29, 2017

The Meals You Should Order For the Most Important Meal of the Day: Brunch


Contrary to popular belief, brunch might be the most important meal of the day. For those days when you sleep in or have a workout planned in the morning, brunch will be the meal to start your day. Whether you’re looking for healthy meals or something filling, there are brunch menu items to choose from. To make things easier, we’ve listed some meals you can order from five different restaurants and cafes. We’ve also rated them based on price and if the plating is IG-worthy or not. Go through the list, and check them out this week.

Wildflour Ricotta Pancakes


IG-Worthy: 4.5/5 likes
Price: 4/5
Taste: 5/5

Start your lazy Sunday morning with a stack of fluffy pancakes. This isn’t just a regular stack of pancakes, however as they are filled with carabao’s milk ricotta cheese. The dish is also served with a disc of butter, maple syrup, and a caramelized banana. This will surely to satisfy your sweet and savory cravings. Located at GF Net Lima Building, 26th Street, Taguig City.

Sunnies Cafe

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IG-Worthy: 3/5 likes
Price: 4/5
Taste: 4/5

A new addition to the Sunnies Cafe menu are their rice bowls. For well-balanced meals pick from their five options. For something spicy, order the beef kimchi bowl, a mix of beef bulgogi, sous vide egg, kimchi fried rice, and homemade pickles. The creamy caramelized spam bowl will remind you of your childhood as you get spam, scrambled eggs, onion, and sriracha aioli over brown rice. Located at B3 Unit 748 Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig City.

Cartel Smoked Salmon, Arugula, Cream Cheese, Focaccia Sandwich


IG-Worthy: 3.5/5 likes
Price: 4/5
Taste: 4/5

For a quick brunch fix, go for one of Cartel’s sandwich options like the smoked salmon on focaccia. Think of your favorite open-faced bagel pairing but in sandwich form. In between the soft piece of bread are smoked salmon, arugula, and cream cheese. Pair this with an iced coffee and you’re ready to start your day. Located at 119 LP Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City.

Le Petit Souffle

IG-Worthy: 5/5 likes
Price: 3/5
Taste: 3.5/5

If you’re looking for something crispy on the outside but fluffy on the inside, order Le Petit Souffle’s classic French toast. Served in a red bowl are cubes of thick caramelized bread, dusted with powdered sugar. It also comes with a scoop of whipped cream and a jar of maple syrup. Located at 3F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City.

Dean & Deluca Kefir Berry Parfait


IG-Worthy: 5/5 likes
Price: 4/5
Taste: 5/5

If you’re heading to brunch after working out, try this healthy option from Dean & Deluca, The Kefir berry parfait is a mix of house-made kefir and berry compote topped with berries, sliced banana, and granola. You can also choose from their different beverage options like tea and turmeric latte. Located at GF Edades Tower and Garden Villas, Amorsolo corner Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City.

Single Origin

IG-Worthy: 3.5/5 likes
Price: 3.5/5
Taste: 4/5

For a sweet and savory combo, order the bacon and egg with waffles meal from Single Origin. Fill up your stomach with two waffles, applewood smoked bacon, your choice of two eggs, and a side of salad. The perfect drink to go with this meal? Passion berry black iced tea.



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IG-Worthy: 4/5 likes
Price: 4/5
Taste: 5/5

Bowery puts their own spin on classic eggs Benedict with this brunch item. Only available on weekends, drop by and order the Bowery shrimp Benedict. Indulge in two slices of English muffin topped with shrimp and poached eggs. Located at F151 Forbeswood Heights, Rizal Drive corner Burgos Circle, BGC, Taguig City.

Bucky’s Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup


IG-Worthy: 4/5 likes
Price: 5/5
Taste: 4.5/5

A warm meal can cure any gloomy and sluggish morning. For a comfort food type of meal, order the grilled cheese from Bucky’s. Melted cheddar and mozzarella are sandwiched between two slices of buttered brioche. To make it even better, it comes with a bowl of tomato soup where you can dip the sandwich into (yum!) Located at 5666 Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati City


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