Bianca Araneta-Elizalde's resto and other dining places on Bonifacio High Street

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Tampopo's Deluxe Tampopo Black Pig Shabu Ramen

Remember that mestiza model in the "ang gaan-gaan ng feeling" commercial?

Aside from being a mother of three girls, Bianca Araneta-Elizalde is now a restaurateur.

She recently launched The Wholesome Table, which serves organic comfort food.

Now you have the perfect excuse to eat plenty but healthy!

Location: Bonifacio High Street Central, 30th Street corner 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: 11am to 11pm

Must-try: Chicken Dukkah Salad (PHP420). A hearty salad made with dukkah-coated grilled chicken, roasted squash, tomatoes, sliced red onions, cucumbers, crumbled feta cheese and sunflower.

Burrata (PHP290). Pig out on delicious burrata cheese topped with grape tomatoes, fresh basil and drizzled with balsamic reduction. The combination is the bomb!

Breakfast burger is not yet on the menu but it looks really promising.

Here's a homemade patty topped with organic egg, and it comes with fries.

Other dining places where you're likely to bump into a celebrity...

Wolf and Fox Gastropub is a place to eat and drink any time of the day.

You won't miss the framed animal-headed humans on the dark walls. They're cool!

Location: Two Parkade, 30th Street corner 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: 11am to 1am

Must-try: Classic fish & chips (PHP358). Crunchy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and every bite wonderful. It comes with skin-on fries. Don’t forget to dip in tartar sauce and malt vinegar.

Bangers and Mash (PHP348). Enjoy tasty homemade sausage paired with mashed potatoes and pickled onions.

Tampopo is a 2-in-1 Ramen & Tonkatsu specialty resto.

Location: Unit 205, Upper Ground Floor, C2 Building, Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: 11am to 11pm

Must-try: Deluxe Tampopo Black Pig Shabu Ramen (PHP420). Hard Kyushu noodles and very soft kurobata (black pig) pork served in a milky broth made from simmering pork bone for 48 hours.


Pork Loin Yanagawa Set (PHP570). This comes with unlimited rice and soup. The black pork is tasty and tender.

Village Tavern is about high-end American food with a kick of Filipino flavors. It was established in 1984 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Location: 2/F Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11am to 11pm; Friday to Saturday, 11am to 12mn

Must-try: Flank steak (PHP895). Village Tavern’s steaks are inspired by the great steakhouses of New York and Chicago. They are aged, hand-cut and grilled to perfection.

Black pizza (PHP475). Squid ink pizza dough with Parmesan, gruyere, mozzarella, pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers and onions.

Kimukatsu takes pride in its 25-layered select pork cutlet Mille-feuille-style tonkatsu. It comes in different flavors like cheese, garlic, black pepper, yuzu kosho, ume shiso, negi shio, and, of course, plain tonkatsu.

Location: B7, 11th Avenue corner 28th Street, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: 11am to 11pm

Must try: The seven-flavor Kimukatsu set (PHP2400)

‘Cue Modern Barbecue makes you choose your meat and how you want it cooked—wet or dry rubbed, slow-baked or dark ale-braised. You can also pick your sauce, side dishes, and toppings.

Location: G/F Bonifacio High Street Central, East Superblock, 7th Avenue corner 29th Street, Bonifacio Global City.

Operating hours: 11am to 3pm; 6pm to 11pm

Must-try: Cue's hot pork belly tips (PHP245). Enjoy dry rubbed pork in dijon-honey and bourbon char siu BBQ dips.

Campfire-style skillet of queso fundido (PHP190). What's not to love about the perfect combination of white cheddar, chorizo, cilantro, red tomatoes and flour tortilla? It's the best!





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