At this BGC izakaya, there are 50 premium sakes to try—via flight or a wine goblet

Entering this quaint izakaya called Sakagura in BGC feels like you’ve just been transported into…

If people don’t read anymore, then why does this Makati bookshop exist?

For starters, to make local publishing equitable for authors and because younger people are actually buying more books than ever, from TikTok at that

You can still have a good time at Key Coffee even if you don’t drink coffee

Go to the modernized kissaten for the hand-drip coffee, stay for the brain chemistry-altering appetizers

At Kodawari’s IRL gyudon shop, the bowls are king(-sized) and the veg plates divine

There’s more to the IG-famous gyudon shop than its Japanese party trays: New chicken, salmon, and steak bowls, small plates with big flavors, merch, prints by local artists, and an immersive toilet experience

Auro Chocolate Cafe proves you can put chocolate in *everything*

There’s much to enjoy at the tree-to-bar chocolate brand’s flagship cafe in BGC—so much in fact, you can find something perfect for any time of the day

Ito Kish Cafe doesn’t want to be an ephemeral TikTok discovery

Thanks to the video-sharing app, the new cafe became a destination for the internet crowd always on the prowl to discover new places—the last thing the furniture designer wanted it to be

Assembly Hall HereAfter cocktails
This cafe’s ‘admin office’ serves up mean cocktails

At HereAfter, you clock out from work then clock in to happy hour

samsung performing arts theater
By the numbers: What’s inside Makati’s newest performing arts venue

The theater officially opens on July 14

korean food spread
New Poblacion, Makati eats: Modern Filipino and Korean fare, farm-to-table and NY-style cafes

ICYMI: Here are the new residents of Makati’s famous nightlife and grub district

Ayala Museum
You can visit Ayala Museum for free on May 27. But there’s a catch

The museum will open its doors for free for the first 500 registrants in celebration of International Museum Day. If you don’t make it, they’ll also be having virtual tours until June 27