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Holiday dining made easy at SM Cherry Shaw

The Philippine Star
Holiday dining made easy at SM Cherry Shaw
Filipinos are known for their fervent love for all kinds of food. And during Christmas, Filipinos search for the best places to dine.

The Philippines has one of the longest and warmest Christmas celebrations in the world. Fittingly, Filipinos are also known for their fervent love for all kinds of food.

A gem nestled only at SM Cherry Shaw, Bread, Broth and Beyond serves home-cooked comfort food such as the Asian Chicken Salad, Chicken Pops in Salted Egg, Cheesy Potato Soup, Parma Ham and Porcini with Arugula Margherita. The freshly made dishes complement the restaurant’s warm and cozy ambiance, perfect for intimate reunions.

Lower Ground Level, 942-7830

Brew the holiday cheer with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s special holiday drinks and pastries. The sweet concoction of Ube Ice Blended, a heart-warming cup of Chocolate Nut with a delightful slice of Turtle Pie and layers of Red Velvet cake with cream cheese will turn a quick “hi-hello” to a fun journey back to the good old days.

Upper Ground Level, 637-9949

Asian-inspired flair

Jin-ZaiTakoyaki Hub

Jin-ZaiTakoyaki brought in Japan’s favorite street food Chicken Karaage glazed with Honey Togarashi and Takoyaki. Following the Japanese way of cooking the snack, they mix flour, eggs, soy sauce, salt, ginger, green onions, octopus chunk in hot Takoyaki pan. Katsubushi flakes and Japanese mayo are added on top for a true Japanese experience.

Upper Ground Level, 0936-120-4434

King Chef Dimsum Kitchen

Match the cold season at King Chef Dimsum Kitchen as you savor and sip an authentic Chinese bowl generously filled with egg noodles, beef brisket, wonton, vibrantly green Taiwan pechay, onion chives, shallots and a mixture of pork, chicken and beef for the broth. Also gracing the table is steamed Hakaw served in a Dimsum basket to seal the steam as you take the time to appreciate the explosion of flavors in your mouth.

Lower Ground Level, 726-233

Tong Yang Shabu Shabu Express

The happiest time of the year calls for a grand gastronomic feast! Huddle around a hotpot at Tong Yang Shabu Shabu Express, which serves a variety of fresh ingredients, flavorful sauces and broth.

Lower Ground Level, 281-1112

Oriental Seoul

Oriental Seoul offers a set of authentic Korean set meals. The warm Bibimbap rice, topped with half-cooked vegetables, egg, and beef, is served in a hot stone and stirred before eating for an interesting combination of flavor and texture in every bite. For your curated Instagram feed, you may enjoy the Beef Bulgogi Lunch Box with soup, salad, yellow corn and sweet potato.

Upper Ground Level, 0905-3688618

Heartwarming feast

New Bistro Deli

After a day of holiday preparations, fuel up with a cup of New Bistro Deli’s freshly brewed coffee. The Christmas Wreath, Christmas Tree and White Christmas Sprinkle special holiday donuts will take charge of your needed sugar rush—or even your sweet cravings.

Upper Ground Level, 894-0682


What better way to hop on the Korean wave than with South Korean restaurant Bonchon. Its well-proportioned drumstick, chops and thigh parts with crispy chicken skin glazed with soy garlic, spicy or honey into one exciting rack, which can double as a Noche Buena centerpiece. A bowl of Chapchae on the side is also a healthy-pick that will balance the feast.

Upper Ground Level, 638-9480

Razon’s of Guagua

Making its way from the culinary capital of the Philippines to the metro, it kept the family’s best recipes such as the Pansit Luglog made with rice noodles, shrimp sauce, topped with hard-boiled egg and crispy chicharon and the Halo-Halo with homemade ingredients such as macapuno, sweetened ripe banana, shaved ice, milk and leche flan.

Upper Ground Level, 470-7297

Persian Avenue

Are you in the middle of the holiday rush? The Middle Eastern dish Kebab is a stuffing and satisfying grab-and-go treat. Persian Avenue wrapped together fresh and tasty ingredients such as marinated ground beef, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, onion and garlic sauce in soft tortilla bread. Quickly prepared and assembled before you, the ground beef Soltani rice has a marinated ground beef, Persian Avenue rice and fresh vegetables.

Upper Ground Level, 0923-3522305

Decadent treats

Tolyo’s Soup N’Grill

A fusion of international flavors, Tolyo’s Mexican Bulalo dish is made of Wagyu Beef, packed with Mexican herbs and spices, and flavorful soup and fresh vegetables while their Grilled Liempo is marinated with their special barbecue sauce and is served with seasonal side dishes, making their meals unique from all the rest.

Upper Ground Level, 0908-8883700

Chef Resty’s Roast Beef Craving Station

Chef Resty’s Roast Beef Carving Station’s House Specialty serves a combination of Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, tender roast beef slices, a marble potato marinated with special herbs and spices, manage to stand out while complementing each dish on the plate.

Upper Ground Level, 0916-6268663


The only Tiktilaok found outside Cebu is grilling inside SM Cherry Shaw. Frederick Cortez’ special chicken recipe is a perfect blend of honey, garlic and spicy flavors. The Liempo is a healthier option for it is turbo-broiled, and dipped in classic Filipino soysauce and vinegar mix.

Upper Ground Level, 0917-8572196

Sisig Hooray

The pork cheek was boiled in Sisig Hooray’s special herbs and spices and then fried until crispy-on-the-outside and juicy-on-the-inside. Before serving, it is mixed with another secret Sisig sauce, onion, chili and crispy chicharon and kalamansi for extra flavor and texture.

Upper Ground Level, 0927-3947354

The Dipping Dumpling

The Dipping dumpling by Paotsin satisfies hungry customers working on a budget for the upcoming holiday vacation. They have Singapore-inspired dishes such as the tender Asian Chicken with Lemak rice and crispy fried dumpling with Hainanese Rice.

Upper Ground Level, 362-2201

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