CAFE MARCO - Marco Polo Hotel, Cebu, Philippines
Great Weekend Buffet!
FISH OUT OF WATER - Greenbelt 5, Makati, Philippines
This is a new restaurant at Greenbelt 5. They use local seafood, meat and poultry cooked in gentrified versions of native cuisine. Sounds promising but the dip for the bread (on the right) tasted like vomit.
A lot better is the grilled bangus on paella (left) and the baby back ribs in black bean sauce (right)
RUSTAN'S PREMIUM BAKED GOODS
Rustans Supermarket, Greenbelt1, Makati, Philippines
These make the greatest pasalubongs. It's compact and comes in a tin can, cello-wrapped and tied with a ribbon so you can just toss it in your luggage and go!
It contains a generous amount of polvoron (powder cookies) and cashew tarts. And it's tasty too!