8 Restaurants Where You Can Celebrate Thanksgiving Pinoy-style
While Thanksgiving may be a very classic American holiday, being grateful or having “utang ng loob” is engrained into Filipino culture. Let’s hold hands and look into each others’ eyes and truly be grateful this week as we celebrate “#NationalThankYouWeek” at SM City Puerto Princesa from November 19 to 29.
A feast of classic roasted Filipino dishes would surely let your family and loved ones know how thankful you are for them.
Coco Garden Cafe
Celebrations don’t have to cost you a fortune. This is obvious with Coco Garden Cafe at the 2nd Level of SM City Puerto Princesa. Get affordable delights as you remind yourself this week that while we’re thankful for all the great amazing things that happen, we should be thankful for the small, simple ones too.
When Vietnamese refugees arrived in Palawan, they brought with them essential gifts that grew as part of Palawan’s culture – the Chaolong (Pho), as a token of their gratitude to our hospitality. Get this flavourful stew for only P90 with free glass of house iced tea and enjoy other Vietnamese inspired delicacies at Bahn Pho located at the 2nd Level of SM City Puerto Princesa.
Isla Casoy de Palawan
The whole region of Palawan has cashew trees in abundance. It is no surprise that Isla Casoy de Palawan, a humble cafe at SM City Puerto Princesa has a menu offering based on the local favorite Casoy or cashew nut. It has become a favorite stop of tourists and locals for pasalubongs (take-home presents) and its cashewinfused meals and drinks.
Tatang’s Boneless Lechon
Filipino celebrations are only ever complete with a delicious lechon at its heart. Tatang’s at SM City Puerto Princesa brings the famous Cebu lechon to the Best Island in the World. It’s a culinary feast sure to fill your bellies and warm your hearts as you enjoy Tatang’s iconic boneless lechon.(P.R)
Gerry’s Grill Bar and Restaurant
It’s the season to gather around the table with your favorites! Feast on the Gerry’s goodness and celebrate the gift of love with family! Tag your family and enjoy great bonding at Gerry’s Grill at the Upper Ground Level of SM City Puerto Princesa.
Usually, we end up spending a whole chunk of our days to the daily grind: commuting and working. We sometimes forget to give back to the ones who keep us going, our families. This #NationalThankYouWeek, slow down, sit down, and catch up with your family at Giligans located at the 2nd Level of SM City Puerto Princesa over a Giligan’s Grilled Platter – a gorgeous combination of surf & turf grilled to perfection that’s good for 4 to 5 persons. Hot off the grill combination of juicy grilled pork liempo, bangus belly, squid and chicken inasal.
Max’s has been around and loved by Filipino families since 1945. With a culture deeply-rooted on food, it’s not hard to understand how Max’s has survived all the changes throughout the years.
For a meal that’s reminiscent of childhood days, simpler and happier weekends, and the warmth of Filipino gatherings, grab a bite at this family fave.
Kuya J Restaurant
Kuya J offers the best Filipino dishes, perfect for this week’s festivities. Get a taste of their iconic crispy pata, lumpia presko, and other delectable treats! As if these Filipino specialties aren’t enough to make you thank the heavens for good food, they also serve the best halo-halo in town.
Now, isn’t that something every Filipino would be thankful for?