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The Booky Report: 17 Breakthrough Restaurants on the Hot 100 for May 2016

The Booky Report: 17 Breakthrough Restaurants on the Hot 100 for May 2016

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A new grilled cheesery restaurant in BGC, the first Caribbean restaurant in Manila, and more new dessert places for summer.

Every month, our Hot 100 List changes based on your votes. See the ‘Favorites’ list on the Booky app? Every restaurant you add to that list counts as a vote. Think of this list as your favorite restaurants equivalent to the Billboard’s Hot 100.

The following are newsworthy new entries on the Hot 100 for the month of May. Most of them are unique cuisines and new hole in the wall joints so make sure you add them to your food bucket list.

The Hot 100

#100 Where’s Marcel? – Ortigas

Where’s Marcel? is an Australian specialty coffee roaster and cafe chain. Aside from their premium coffee, it offers an Aussie food menu by Chef Sau del Rosario and Christine Paredes that includes specialty pastries, breads, desserts and more. This is its flagship outlet in the Philippines.

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Where's Marcel

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The Pearl Place, Pearl Drive, Ortigas, Pasig
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#99 Hobing Korean Dessert Café – Lucky Chinatown Mall

Hobing specializes in Korean shaved ice desserts topped with generous servings of fresh fruits, cheese, ice cream and other toppings. French toasts, smoothies, coffee and tea are served as well.

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Hobing Snow Korean Dessert Cafe

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3/F Lucky Chinatown Mall, Annex, Reina Regente St,Binondo, Manila
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#93 Gringo – SM North EDSA

Gringo specializes in Latin-inspired chicken, ribs, burritos, tacos and other Tex-Mex favorites. This is its first outlet, watch out for its 2nd branch in BGC.

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Gringo

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G/F SM City North EDSA, The Block, North Ave., Quezon City
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#92 Westwood – Maginhawa Street

Westwood is one of the newest restaurants in Quezon City offering fresh new food concepts such as the sushirrito (sushi + burrito) and their specialty ice cream creations.

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Westwood Maginhawa

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#80 Maginhawa Street, UP Village,Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 435-4091
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#91 Wagga Wagga Jerk Chicken – Meralco Ave.

Wagga Wagga is the first to offer Jamaican-inspired cuisine in Manila. It offers affordable jerk chicken meals served with dirty rice, beans, callaloo and plantain. Jerk wings, Caribbean sausages and various sides are served as well. Read our full feature here.

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Wagga Wagga

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Meralco Commercial Complex, 88 Meralco Ave cor Julia Vargas, Ortigas, Pasig
(0998) 868-6110
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#90 Pan de Cielo – Marikina

Pan de Cielo serves the best of Bicolano comfort food. Signature dishes include the Kinalas Luglog, Laing, Bicol Express and more.

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Pan De Cielo

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J. Molina cor. E. Santos St., Concepcion I, Marikina
+63 2 463-5830
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#82 Concha’s Garden Cafe – Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road

Concha’s Garden Cafe is a garden-house inspired restaurant serving home-cooked Filipino dishes. Also read: 20 of Tagaytay’s Best Kept Secret Restaurants.

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Concha's Garden Cafe

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Richland Estate 1, Sta. Rosa Tagaytay Road, Brgy. Puting Kahoy, Silang, Cavite
+63 906 922-4939
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#79 Melt Grilled Cheesery – Uptown Mall

Melt is a gourmet grilled cheesery serving a variety of unique cheese dishes.

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Melt Grilled Cheesery

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3/F Uptown Place Mall, 36th St. cor. 9th Ave., Fort Bonifacio,Taguig
+63 917 892-4377
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#78 Milk Trade – Hole in the Wall

Milk Trade is the newest dessert stall at Hole in the Wall that specializes in HK steamed milk with its signature skin, paired with golden eggettes.

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Milk Trade

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Hole In The Wall, 4F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati
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#77 Chef Resty’s – Taft

Chef Resty’s is a popular market vendor and a quick-service restaurant serving gourmet meals at affordable prices; its specialty, roast beef. Menu includes house specialty combo meals, sizzling plates and more.

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2/F Archer’s Nook, Taft Ave,Malate, Manila
(0917) 838-2784
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#76 The Bookyard Cafe – Quezon City

This backyard-themed cafe is a quaint coffee shop that offers hot plates and caffeinated drinks. For an added old school fun factor, Bookyard provides board games and a collection of books for their customers to enjoy during their visit.

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G/F G3, The Garden Heights Condominium, 269 E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave,Damayang Lagi, Quezon City
(0943) 247-4137
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#62 Toyo Eatery – Makati

Black Sheep former head chef, Jordy Navarra, is back with another all-new Filipino eatery that will serve modern dishes featuring local ingredients, which has been his signature. Read our full feature here.

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Toyo Eatery

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The Alley at Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Avenue Makati
+63 917 720 8630
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#61 Writer’s Block – Chino Roces

Writer’s Block is Local Edition’s newest third wave coffee shop venture, located at the hippest food hub called The Alley at the Karrivin Plaza in Makati. This coffee joint serves your Monday pick-me-uppers, special hot plates, and bespoke cocktails.

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Writer's Block

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Writer's Block

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The Alley at Karrivin, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Pasong Tamo,Makati
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#58 The Cook by Hongleepark – The Fort

The Cook is a new restaurant concept serving Korean-Italian fusion dishes like Bacon Carbonara, Spicy Chicken Steak Salad, Seafood Olive Spaghetti and more. Each serving is good to share.

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The Cook by Hongleepark

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G/F Forum South Global, Federacion Drive, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
+63 917 562-5273
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#40 Little Bear Diner – Kapitolyo

Little Bear is a globally inspired new wave diner focusing on indulgent comfort food made with local and organic products. Menu highlights include the 24-hour belly porchetta, truffled pasta and half-baked Belgian choco chip cookie.

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Little Bear Diner

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23 East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig
+63 916 426-8783

#35 La Maripili – Alabang

La Maripili is a charming, rustic cafe specializing in a wide array of classic churros dipped in different sauces.

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La Maripili

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G/F ATC Corporate Center, Alabang Hills,Alabang, Muntinlupa
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#19 Passion by Gerard Dubois – Net Park Bldg.

Passion is an Instagram-worthy patisserie and boulangerie all the way from Hong Kong by award-winning Swiss pastry chef, Gerard Dubois.

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Passion by Gerard Dubois

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Shop C2, Net Park Bldg., 5th Ave cor 28th, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
+63 917 511-0119
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Have you subscribed to Booky Prime yet? Launch the Booky app and sign up to Prime. This allows you to (1) Book a table at over 250 partner restaurants, (2) Avail discounts based on your selected seating time and (3) Get a free dessert before your meal ends! See full list of partners here.

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