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Ampersand Bar & Restaurant: Best Cocktails in Cebu

Name of Business: Ampersand Bar & Restaurant
Location: G/F, Banilad Town Center, Banilad Cebu City
Type of Food: Cocktails, American
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Perfect for casual dining
Contact: 416-1233 / 09951224364 / 0943-498-1744
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmpersandCebu/
Website: http://www.ampersand.com 
Zomato: Yes

The cocktail bar in Ampersand Cebu

When ending a very gracious year among fellow Cebu bloggers calls for a nice bang and cheer, one great way to celebrate it is over ample of sumptuous food and overflowing booze of cocktails with Ampersand Bar & Restaurant. It's been a circus of bane and boon events in the local blogging scene but overall, it's exemplary. Ampersand has been very generous hosting our Cebu Bloggers Year-end 2016 party last December 30. It's a Greenery-themed cocktail kiki for bloggers to welcome 2017's official Color of the year. Definitely, we wore any shades of green.


Part of any party are the food and drinks served on the table for guests to lavish on. And let me introduce you with what we had during our Greeny kiki. Of course, Ampersand has various choices of cocktails on their menu and is also known for their open kitchen. 

Tom N Toms Coffee in Cebu

Name of Business: Tom N Toms Coffee
Location: The Greenery, Mabolo, Cebu City
Type of Food: Coffee, Tea, Smoothie, Froccino, Pastry, Pretzel
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Industrial design with huge mezzanine
Contact: +63 919 999 5000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tomntomscoffeecebu
Zomato: Yes

With years of K-pop hype and Korean tourists coming in to our Philippine archipelago, it is vehement to see Korean establishments sprouting like mushrooms in our Visayan metropolis. One latest addition is the opening of an original Korean franchise coffee house, Tom N Toms Coffee at the Greenery. This establishment is open 24 hrs daily. Coffeeholics and pretzel-lovers will surely get enthusiastic with this news. Of course, the coffee chain has more to offer from teas, smoothies to pastries.


Cebu Food Crawl 2016 - Treasure Hunt at Ayala Center Cebu

Cebu Food Crawl Treasure Hunt at Ayala Center Cebu

4th Day (Final Stop)

After raging our competitive spirits with Cebu City Marriott's surprise activity for all participating food crawlers, we then walk our way out to a connecting food escapade in Ayala Center Cebu. We had a minifood crawl at the different restaurants in Ayala Terraces. We were subdivided into four groups. My team is Blue. And I believe we have accepted the challenge with  a full stomach.

This is our "passport" to get to the next restaurant.

Cebu Food Crawl 2016 - Cebu City Marriott Hotel

Cebu Food Crawl Cebu City Marriott Hotel

4th day (second stop)

Cebu City Marriott hotel has been so gracious with their hospitality. And they even brought our inner competitiveness within us when they challenged  the food crawlers to create a version of smoothies using mangoes as the main ingredients.  Challenge, accepted!!!

Cebu Food Crawl 2016 - Choobi Choobi

Cebu Food Crawl Choobi Choobi

4th day (first stop)

Choobi Choobi is a Fookien term which means "lingaw-lingaw" in our Cebuano dialect. In English, it means just having fun.

So what we were having?

Cebu Food Crawl 2016 - Sugbo Mercado Cebu Business Park

Cebu Food Crawl Sugbo Mercado Cebu Business Park (this post will be updated soon) A Food Crawl on Cebu’s Best The Cebu Bloggers Society, the first and premier blogging organization in Cebu, is once again organizing the Cebu Food Crawl in partnership with Smart and Ayala Center Cebu. On its maiden run last year, the Cebu Food Crawl took the participants and their blog and social media followers into a gastronomic journey of the exquisite and delightful taste of Cebu hinting everyone with new destinations in the progressive dining scene of Cebu. This year, Cebu Food Crawl will take place on August 26-29 and is aptly themed: "Destination Food". The 4-day food tour of different restaurants and hotels will highlight Cebu as a prime spot for food travelers. “Beyond the pristine white beaches and beautiful islands, Cebu is a melting pot of varied food influences inherited from its early inhabitants and colonial past enhanced with modern techniques and technology. Cebu Food Crawl celebrates Cebu as a foremost gourmet destination best known for practicality and glamour of its food,” Cebu Food Crawl Project Director, Atty. Ethelbert Ouano said. “This edition of Cebu Food Crawl promises to be bigger with the participation of top-notch establishments and restaurants like Ayala Center Cebu, Shangri-la Mactan Resort and Spa, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu, Marriott Cebu City Hotel, Rico’s Lechon, Mactan Newtown Alfresco, Gusto Mare and District on the 53rd by Anzani Group of Restaurants, Salinas Restaurant by Golden Cowrie, Choobi Choobi Restaurant, Gibbs’ Hot Wings, Profood, International Corp., CafĂ© Jasmin, and Sugbo Mercado, that will highlight food offerings that are synonymous to Cebu,” Ouano added.