By Joelle Theresa Ngo
Running out of restaurants where you can catch up with your buddies over good food and drinks? Here's some good news! There's a new food park in SM Mall of Asia's (MOA) North Wing, which offers a wide selection of restaurants where you can sample different kinds of cuisine from all over the world. Whether you’re craving for Filipino, Japanese, Taiwanese, American, or Mexican food, the new #MOAEats will take you on a tasty journey that will make any weekend more delightful with your friends and family! Read on and discover this new spot that might just become your next fave!
1. Fiery Style Southwestern Flaming Grill
Are you in the mood for some Tex-Rex? If you are, you should totally check this place out—they have one of the best, new Tex-Rex restaurants around the Metro! Their music acoustic nights paired with refreshing cocktails is also perfect for a chill girls’ night out or family bonding.
2. Ten Ren’s Tea Philippines
Who doesn’t like good tea? TenRen’s Tea is known for its all-natural, high quality ingredients that are healthy for the body! Aside from their authentic milk teas and tea lattes, they also have refreshing fruit teas, slushies, and a delightful matcha ice cream that will be a welcome respite from the intense summer heat!
This place is home of the sticky bones and haven for all rib lovers out there! Morganfield’s prides itself for having the biggest ribs in town. Their baby back ribs and spareribs are cut from Iberian pig, flown in all the way from Spain! Plus, they have one of the best spots to view SM MOA's fireworks at night—wouldn't it just be perfect if you get to feast on your ribs and the beautiful fireworks at the same time?
4. Tenya Philippines
Tenya is the go-to place for all things tempura! They specialize in tempura and tempura donburi (tendon over rice) and follow the culinary tradition of the main branch in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan that uses only the freshest ingredients. Shrimp overload? Try their pork belly tempura, which is exclusive to the Philippines! Battered pork belly and deep fried—yum!
We have good news for all you southern peeps; you no longer have to drive all the way to White Plains just to dine in this secret gem, because a new branch of this acclaimed Thai restaurant just opened at SM MOA! Known for its dishes that use the main ingredient—what else—basil, everyone will surely fall in love with their authentic, flavorful offerings. Try their Pad Thai and Thai Iced Tea—so good!
With its wide variety of food choices, you will never run out of options the next time you go out with your barkada or family! Which restaurant among the list are you most excited to check out? Let us know in the comments below!
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Banner photograph from Joelle Ngo.