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Dining Delight: Learn More About the Restaurant Where JaDine Had Their First Monthsary Date

Dining Delight: Learn More About the Restaurant Where JaDine Had Their First Monthsary Date

We just can't contain our kilig when James Reid posted photos of him and his girlfriend, Nadine Lustre, having a romantic dinner date on Instagram. Add Nadine's snaps on Snapchat and we all went crazy imagining just how perfect that night went... a magical night full of love under the stars, with great food, and the best company they can have (each other, of course!). JUST PERF.

But since they did not reveal where they actually went to celebrate their first month as an official couple, we were all left wondering. We did the research for you guys: They left the busy metropolis to head over to nothing else but what most foodies brand as, "the best restaurant in the Philippines." Truly fitting of this milestone in their lives, yes?

This curious dining spot is no less than Antonio's Restaurant. The place rests cozily in Tagaytay City, a place that has captured many of its guests' hearts right after the first visit (if not at first sight). It's no wonder JaDine chose Antonio's, because of their superb food, excellent service and beautiful backdrop for all those snap-worthy moments! Plus, you're guaranteed privacy, as this resto does not accommodate walk-in guests. So if you're planning to recreate a date night like James and Nadine's, better call and reserve days ahead!

First-class and exceptional cooking can be expected from the restaurant's chef and owner, Tony Boy Escalante. He whips up dishes that will excite the palate, uses the freshest ingredients, and makes sure every plate is worthy of a praise. 

For a sumptous dinner spread, try out their bestsellers; the most recommended are Filipino classics that never go out of style, but made with an Antonio's twist.


They've got excellent Bulalo and Paksiw na Bangus...


And Lechon de Leche as well.


But other Chef Tony Boy creations are also not to be missed, like the Duck Confit in Orange Beurre Blanc...


the Chicken Confit, Roasted Duck Breast, and Braised Ox Tail...


And aside from fine dining dishes, Antonio's also boasts of an awesome breakfast menu. There are to-die-for chocolate pancakes...


And top-of-the-line breads and curds.


Their desserts and drinks are also must-trys. Here's the Housemade Chocolate Cheesecake and New York Style Cheesecake (background)...


And zesty dalandan juice...


Get the same happy feels (and happy tummies) like James and Nadine's the next time you and your beau dine out by trooping to Antonio's.


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