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Here are some of the dining places where you can finally enjoy the company of good friends over your favorite dishes.

Let’s face it, when you have had homecooked meals since the quarantine started, you couldn’t help but miss indulging in the signature fare of your favorite restaurants. While nothing comes close to the warmth of food made with love at home, we do crave for a bit of an elevated gastronomic fare. Whether these are gourmet dishes or a good bottle of wine, your desire definitely intensified over the lockdown. Thankfully, when the government eased up the quarantine measures, many restaurants in the metro have resumed operations and are not limited to delivery options anymore. You can now catch up with friends over lunch or dinner as these restaurants are now accepting dine-in guests. Of course, safety remains the priority and so these establishments follow the health guidelines set by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Simply take note of these changes and surely, you can enjoy eating out once more.

Scroll below to see the ongoing list of restaurants in Metro Manila that cater to dine-guests.

Chicken Veronique: free-range chicken, Sauvignon Blanc creme, tarragon perfume, haricot verts, green grapes, and French butter rice. (Photo from Lusso)

Lusso

If you miss basking in exquisite European fare, Lusso by Margarita Fores is back for you to experience. You can now indulge in their freshly cooked risottos and grilled premium steaks straight from the kitchen. If you still haven’t thought of what to serve on Father’s Day, Lusso offers a special of Roast Turkey with Brioche, Pate di Fegato, Dried Mangoes, and Chestnuts. It comes with a variety of sides and a free bottle of wine, perfect to honor the man of the hour.

Open daily from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. To reserve a table or to place orders, contact +63 917 700LUXE (5893) or +632 7756LUXE (5893).

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Classic Italian meatballs. (Photo from amano PH)

a mano

The buzzing restaurant is thrilled to serve handcrafted and quality Italian courses to dine-in guests once more. If you prefer to eat from the comforts of your home, they are still open to delivery. You wouldn’t want to miss their updated menu for La Famiglia food trays and stocking up on their signature Chili Oil and Rosemary Garlic Salt if you want to try a hand at creating Pizza and other Italian dishes.

Open daily from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To reserve a table or to place orders, contact +63 9175526266.

Margherita Pizza. (Photo from Wildflour Cafe + Bakery)

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

Your go-to cafe for your brunch needs is back in business and follows a 30% capacity for dine-in customers. Of course, they follow health and safety protocols as you taste their freshly-baked pastries, delightful desserts, and flavorful dishes. If you are joining the morning rush, no worries, they still do curbside pick-up, takeout, and delivery.

Click here to know when you can visit in their different branches.

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A selection of whiskey bottles. (Photo from Dr. Wine Manila)

Dr. Wine Manila

A quintessential wine and food pairing after a long day at work is something to look forward to in this cozy wine bar. After spending months sipping your favorite cocktails at home, you can now enjoy them with good friends at the French dining place itself. If you are craving for their artisan bread slices, Dr. Bread Manila is open for takeaway and delivery and even offers pointers for storage options.

Open daily from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM. For reservations, contact +63 917 563 8811.

World-famous Shrimp and Pork Shao Mai. (Photo from Din Tai Fung Philippines)

The Moment Group Restaurants

The well-loved F&B concept in Rockwell has resumed operations for all its homegrown restaurants. As they open doors, they remind dine-in guests of the safety measures to ensure their dining experience is as delightful under the new normal. Their in-house delivery fleet, Mo’go, remains open for anyone wanting to enjoy Moment’s comfort food in their homes. The food group is definitely adjusting well under the eased quarantine measures, even while responding to food requests for frontline workers.

Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Click here for inquiries and click here and for deliveries.

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Penne al telefono. (Photo from Cibo Philippines)

Cibo

Who doesn’t miss their signature Penne al telefono and spinaci zola dip? All branches of Cibo across the country are finally open and are waiting for you to visit. They even created their Father’s Day specials that include Baked Beef and Pork Ragu and Hunter Style Chicken. If you want to prepare your own Cibo favorites at home, their CiboRapido or delivery option remains available.

Open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM or 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. For reservations and deliveries, click here or visit www.cibo.ph/delivery.

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