Food For Every Mood

Wouldn’t it be nice to feed your moods in an instant? Say, you had a good day, and you’re craving for something to celebrate with, or maybe it went the other way, and the only thing that can make you feel better is a burger, fresh off the grill.

Whatever it is that you’re feeling, there’s always something you can eat to pick you up, simply give you comfort, or to hold a feast for all the wonderful things happening in your life. Good thing, there are a lot of places around the metro where the food to match your feels are within walking distance of Avida properties.

When you’re feeling stressed…

Go to a dessert bar! No matter how bad the day or how big the meal, there’s always room for dessert!

Café Seol Hwa in BGC
Forum South Global, 7th Avenue corner Federacion Drive, BGC)

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A Korean dessert café specializing in shaved ice dessert bingsu, Café Seol Hwa has been drawing crowds since it first opened its doors in BGC. The shaved ice can be embellished with fresh ingredients like beans, cereals, nuts, etc. You can also try their wide array of toppings with toast – just the thing to take your mind off your troubles.

Papa Diddi’s Handcrafted Ice Cream

(168 Maginhawa St., Teachers Village, Quezon City)

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At this neighborhood dessert hub, you can sample deliciously offbeat homemade ice-cream flavors such as Backyard Farm Tarragon, Mango Ginger, and Roasted Forbidden Rice made from locally-grown ingredients, sourced directly from Mountain Province, Nueva Ecija, and Laguna.

When you’re looking for some action…

Eat something spicy. According to a study published by Psychology Today in 2015, people who are looking for “intensity and action” tend to go for spicy dishes.


Yukino Hana

(33 Timog Avenue, Quezon City)

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(Milkway Building, 900 Arnaiz Avenue, Pasay City)

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In Azuthai, you can ask Chef Watee to intensify the level of spiciness of your home-style Thai food, depending on your tolerance. If you want a little food challenge, try ramping up the spiciness to see how far you can go!


When you need a healthy pick-me-up…

While hearing the word “salad” might turn some people off, we know better. In the spirit of all-around wellness, here are some salad joints that will let you satisfy your cravings, minus the guilt of unhealthy eating!

Juju Eats

(BCS Building, Chino Roces Avenue, Magallanes, Makati City)

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Stepping into a Juju Eats joint is already comforting for two reasons: first, you can see them creating salad with fresh ingredients; and second, you’d be surprised that they do not only offer veggies and veggies. They have healthy sodas and smoothies, too!

Try the Crispy Catfish Salad and indulge in its intense flavor. If you don’t feel like eating out of a bowl, you can opt for a wrap or sandwich.


Salad Stop

(One Palanca Building, 100 C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City)

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Salad Stop offers tasteful and fulfilling food options like veggies on a bowl, or on a wrap. After a satisfying serving of veggies, you can also try their Mango Yogurt for more good vibes!