Whether you’re on a tight budget or are willing to go all out, there’s a dining spot that matches your budget.Below P500 Hippie Tipi This Marikina favorite serves casual food like pizza and pasta at budget-friendly prices.Located at the heart of Makati, Cirkulo is known for much more than its iconic red, round doors.It’s the home to one of the best Spanish menus in the country, which also incorporates classic Filipino favorites. A sumptuous mix of shrimp and bamboo shoots, its unique taste and texture will definitely please your palate.A 500-seat food hall, Hole in the Wall has various stalls like Scout's Honor, Serious Dough, Mr.Delicious, The Beef, Liberation Shawarma (by Chef JP Anglo), and Green Cheese.(READ: 7 romantic PH travel destinations for your dating milestones) Often, the best way to spend time in the company of a special someone is over good food, but a romantic restaurant doesn’t necessarily mean great wine and candlelit dinners.Maybe just comfort food with a dose of nostalgia can do the trick.
This hole-in-the-wall in Marikina looks and feels just like a Mexican cantina, with colorful tiles, sombreros, and ponchos.Now that you know the other one’s not a creep, you can make the subtle moves to hold her hand or brush the hair from his face.The dark setting of a cinema is the perfect atmosphere for come-hither moves. Nothing too presumptuous but nothing too noncommital either. Consider this: now that the excitement of novelty has worn off, what next?Having a second date is the confirmation that this is more than a casual hookup. Or, if the first date great, to show that you weren’t a mirage or beginner’s luck.