According to an annual list that takes in votes from hundreds of food experts across Asia, a restaurant in Makati City now holds the distinction of being considered as the best place to eat in the Philippines.
Jordy Navarra’s Toyo Eatery is the lone Filipino restaurant to have made it in the prestigious list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, it was announced at a ceremony in Macau this Tuesday.
Listed at number 43, to which in many respects as an alternative to other rating systems like Michelin stars, as the awards show for it is considered as the “Oscars” of the restaurant world.
Toyo Eatery has been operating since 2016 as the brainchild of Navarra, who is proficient at famous restaurants around the world, namely in UK’s The Fat Duck and Hong Kong’s Bo Innovation.
It was selected by the same award-giving body as the one of the restaurants to look out for in the previous year.
Posted on the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia website, among its best dish is the ‘three-cut pork BBQ silog’ –a modern version of a popular street food, made using three cuts of pork cooked over charcoal and finished in pork bone broth.”
Also listed the “dessert duo of charred cassava cake and chocolate bonbons filled with fish-sauce salted caramel.”