Best Cafés to Work and Study in Metro Manila

Best Cafés to Work and Study in Metro Manila

Staying productive is pretty important, but sometimes tried and tested strategies just won’t cut it. Construction work outside your house, an office going through pest control issues, or loud voices in the library— any one of these things is enough to throw anybody off their groove.

And even if your usual place has the best set-up, sometimes it’s good to check out what other places are good in case of an emergency. Luckily, cafés-come-co-working spaces are the new rage in the Metro, and you won’t find a shortage of affordable places to get your to-do list done. Here are some of our favorites.

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Where to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Manila

Where to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Manila

The best comfort food in the world is what’s most familiar to us. Sure, you can talk about the artistry in gourmet food until you’re blue in the face, and you wouldn’t be wrong, but there are still some gastronomical Old Faithfuls out there that aren’t too fancy but somehow keep you wanting more anyway.

Human beings are creatures of comfort, and there’s a reason why they call some dishes out there “soul food.” A dish of piping hot breaded chicken can bring out a reaction unlike any other, and sometimes all you really need to get you through the day is a thigh part and some fluffy white rice. While there are fastfood chains out there that are fantastic and need no frills, here’s a list of the five best fried chicken places that add their own spins on a classic dish.

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Everything You Need to Know About Poblacion, Makati

Everything You Need to Know About Poblacion, Makati

If you’ve been out and about in the Metro, you’ve definitely heard of Poblacion. This barangay is the old downtown area of Makati, and also houses the city’s government, historical and cultural sites. Given all the history and culture crammed into one area, it’s no wonder that this district is full of little gems for anybody who’s willing to take a look. But with so much to see and do, it can be tough to get a handle on everything that’s going on in Poblacion— which is why we’ve put together this handy list of some spots that we think you should definitely consider on your night out.

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10 Best Ramen Spots in Metro Manila

10 Best Ramen Spots in Metro Manila

With the year drawing to a close and the weather getting colder, there’s nothing better after a long day than a piping hot bowl of ramen. Traditionally made with wheat noodles, char-grilled pork, sliced onions or bamboo shoots, and a soup base famously boiled for hours, it’s is an excellent comfort food for the soul (or stomach). It’s no wonder the ramen craze has been going strong for years, and with how much Filipinos love food, there’s no shortage of excellent ramen spots in the Metro. Here’s a list of some of our favorites.

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10 Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Metro Manila

10 Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Metro Manila

Dogs are a man’s best friend, and there’s nothing a pet owner loves more than spending time with their furry friends. But for those who want to take their pets out and about the Metro, it can be hard to find a place to sit down and eat that accommodates both humans and animals. If this is something that you have trouble with, never fear! We’ve prepared a list of pet-friendly restaurants that you can try with your four-legged companions. Read more