All posts filed under: Project 8, Quezon City

Here are the cafes and restaurants located in Project 8, Quezon City. *Take note, some restaurants might have closed down by the time you read them OR, have been re-located. If you see one, you can send me a message and I’ll update it right away. Gracias!

Mad Cafe Offers a Quirky, Whimsical, and Interactive Space

“You’re entirely Bonkers. But I will tell you a secret, All the best people are.” ― Alice in Wonderland When I opened their bright yellow door (or vibrant golden door), I scanned their place from left to right and that’s where I saw the quote above! Alice in Wonderland is one of my favourite fantasy tales. In fact, on my seventh birthday, my grandparents chose an “Alice in Wonderland” cake from Goldilocks Bakeshop. So when I heard that this cafe with The Mad Hatter’s hat as logo was already opened, I didn’t hesitate to drop by. The only problem was the parking. They do have plenty of space and a guard to guide you but they’re always full. One Sunday morning after attending an early mass, we were lucky enough to find a spot.

Love Milk Tea? Visit Malik’s Cafe – Congressional Tower Center

I was exploring Congressional Tower Center one morning when I heard kids laughing and the sound of water splashing which came from the far end of the building. (This is not a horror story, promise!) As I walked towards it, I saw a better view of the blue sky, a small view of the pool and a little space called Malik’s Cafe. Named after one of the owners, Malik’s Cafe opened its first branch in 2017 at Banlat Road, Tandang Sora near St. Anthony Academy. In February of this year, they opened their second branch at a food park in Kalayaan Avenue. This branch which is located at the second floor of Congressional Tower Center is their third. Take note that the building is new and there are still a lot of vacant spaces as well as developments. Despite those, Malik’s Cafe does offer serenity and a great view of the sky. They also have an adequate space for customers such as an indoor area which is air-conditioned and clean as well as an outdoor …

New Restaurant: Danny’s Grill Congressional Avenue

There are two Danny’s Grill in Quezon City – Timog Avenue Corner Scout Tuazon Street and the newest branch which is in Circle C Mall at Project 8. Since we live near the latter, we always dine at that branch. During our first visit, the staff were courteous but quite slow. It was also difficult to call them because you can’t always see them. Though it was quite annoying, the experience was not that bad so we visited them again weeks after their opening week. I can honestly say that their service improved. Staff are still courteous but they are now faster and more attentive than before. What about the place? Well, the restaurant is well-ventilated and also clean. Btw, they have a wide glass window. If you love staring outside (like me), you’ll enjoy the Congressional Avenue view. *Oh by the way, Danny’s Grill has Live Acoustic Music Nights from Monday to Sunday. If you’re bringing a car, no worries because they have parking spaces.  What about the food? If it’s your first time …

Lido Cocina Tsina by Panciteria Lido – Mindanao Avenue

The first Lido Cocina Tsina branch I visited is the one located in Visayas Avenue mainly because it’s near my place. Little did I know there’s another one close to me. The Mindanao Avenue branch may not be as spacious as the one in Visayas Avenue but it does have parking spaces and they’re right beside a gas station. Moreover, this Lido Cocina Tsina branch is well-lit, clean and ventilated. Their staff are courteous and friendly, too! When it comes to food, their Chinese dishes which are adapted to suit the Filipino palate doesn’t disappoint. In fact, they offer many choices which means you will surely find a dish that you will enjoy. They have some Rice Toppings Classico and Rice Toppings Primera perfect for solo diners. But if you’re with your family and/or friends, sharing is way better! For this food trip, we enjoyed the following: Hunan Style Lomi Beef Broccoli Drunken Lechon Macau Manchurian Wings Pugon-Roasted Asado Shrimp Foo-Yong Beef with Shallot Fried Rice Though all these dishes are delicious, there are a few that …