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Where To Eat This Holiday Weekend? Go For A Spanish-Style Breakfast, A Seafood Feast, Or An All-Out Asian Buffet

Barcino Now Does Breakfast

G/F Santolan Town Plaza, 276 Boni Serrano Avenue, San Juan, (02) 532-6225, (0977) 097-6784

G/F Uptown Parade,9th Avenue corner 38th Street, Bonifacio Global City, (02) 829-4855, (0917) 705-4332


Known for its Spanish fare, the ever-popular Barcino now serves breakfast at two of its branches. Called “Desayuno,” the menu is inspired by Barcelona with Spanish tortillas or omelettes, Churros, and its Desayuno Andaluz consisting of toasted bread, jamon, tomato, and olive oil.


Torta Española


But it also offers its own spin on all-time breakfast favorites like Arroz Caldo, Champurrado, Desayuno Pancake, Cinnamon Tostadas, and more, plus healthy fruit bowls and protein shakes, too.




The Barcino Desayuno is available 7 am to 11 am daily at Uptown Parade BGC, and Friday to Sunday at Santolan Town Plaza in San Juan. Best to call for reservations as seating is limited.


Red Lobster Comes To Town

G/L S Maison Conrad, Seaside Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

Seafood Feast


Red Lobster, the number one seafood chain in the United States, has finally washed up on our shores! The 115-seater restaurant at S Maison is the first branch this side of Asia, serving Filipinos its wide range of fresh seafood and other shellfish combinations, from appetizers, pasta, pizza, to desserts.


Seaside Nachos


Red Lobster Shrimp and Kani Pizza


We’ve been told that the freshly-baked complimentary Cheddar Bay Biscuits, filled with garlic and cheddar goodness, are a must try when you visit.


Bar Harbor Seafood Bake


Visit Red Lobster’s new Facebook page for more details.


All-You-Can-Eat Japanese And Asian Fare at Sambo Kojin

Branches at SM Megamall, SM Southmall, SM Fairview, West Avenue, Eastwood, and EDSA

Yakiniku selection


For big groups and parties this holiday season, Sambo Kojin is your go-to restaurant, thanks to its limitless selection of premium meats, seafood, vegetables that you can cook yourself on its smokeless grills.


US Roast Beef (gyuniku rosuto)


Aside from the grill items, Sambo Kojin also offers Japanese specialties like katsu, sukiyaki, tempura, sashimi, and sushi.


Sushi and Sashimi


Asian fare is also on the menu, with the likes of Korean chap chae and bibimbap, and chicken and pork buns. These dishes, and more, happen to be available for holiday takeout as well.




Best of all, you can avail of Sambo Kojin’s “One Free Buffet for a Group of Ten” promo for every group of 10 guests.

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