8 Bowls to Warm Your Soul
By Therese Aseoche
Whether it’s because of the cold weather or because of your uneventful Valentine’s week, it’s good to indulge in something that will warm you up. Here are 8 must-have food bowls you should seek out this weekend.
8. Pork Xiao Long Bao – Din Tai Fung
Php 315 for 10 pieces
C1, Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
(02) 809-1865 | Facebook, Website
Open Sunday to Thursday from 11AM to 10PM, Friday to Saturday from 11AM to 11PM
We won’t ever get tired of eating Xiao Long Bao. Din Tai Fung’s is one of the best you’ll ever get to taste around the Metro. These warm little bags of soup and meat are perfect if you want just a little bit of warmth.
7. Sunnies Risotto – Sunnies Café
You’ll definitely get your fill of much needed sunshine at Sunnies Café. Apart from their lovely interior, their food is sure to brighten up your day. Try one of their specialties, the Sunnies Risotto with Grana Padano cheese, caramelized bacon, sous vide egg, and homemade gravy. If you’ve never tried risotto before or have mixed feelings about it, this dish will turn you into a fan.
6. Mac and Cheese – Miguel & Maria
89 Lilac Corner Panaroma Street, Concepcion Dos, Marikina City
(02) 246-9069 ext:916 | Facebook
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 11AM to 10PM, Friday to Saturday from 11AM to 12AM
No better time to be hit with a wave of nostalgia than during cuddle weather! Why not grab a bowl of Miguel & Maria’s yummy macaroni that’s smothered in homemade cheese sauce? Not only will it warm you up physically, but it’ll warm your heart and soul too.
5. Cheese Buldak – Leann’s Tea House
105-R Mother Ignacia Corner Sct. Madrinan Street, South Triangle, Tomas Morato, Quezon City (02) 246-9069 ext:916 | Facebook
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 11AM to 2PM, 6PM to 10PM, Friday to Sunday from 11AM to 10PM
One of the best dishes you can get at Leann’s Tea House is the Cheese Buldak, a bowl of boneless chicken on rice cake mixed with gochujang, spices, veggies, and loads and loads of melted cheese. It’s an odd yet satisfying bowl you’d want to bring home and have on your bed while you’re all bundled up.