Eat Out At These Restaurants And Help Fight Hunger! (Up To January 15)

By dining out at Restaurant Against Hunger participating restaurants and ordering their "solidarity dish" (like this cheeseburger from 8 Cuts), you are already making a contribution to fighting malnutrition and hunger

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a restful holiday season filled with lots of love, joy, and blessings with family and loved ones. Speaking of blessings, do you know that by eating at 40 of these restaurants around Metro Manila from now until January 15, 2017, you can help fight hunger? This is because these restaurateurs and chefs have joined the global fight against malnutrition with Restaurants Against Hunger, an international campaign by Action Against Hunger, supported by the restaurant industry.

Restaurants Against Hunger was first launched in 1998 in France coinciding with the World Food Day. It has since been brought to the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Germany, Peru, Colombia and Bolivia, and now the Philippines. (It’s our 1st edition!) It brings together chefs, restaurateurs and “foodies” to channel their passion for food into a life-saving impact against hunger and child malnutrition.

Just by dining out and ordering the dishes part of the Restaurants Against Hunger campaign, you can help fight malnutrition already.
Just by dining out and ordering the dishes part of the Restaurants Against Hunger campaign, you can help fight malnutrition already.

Our chef ambassadors for Restaurant Against Hunger in the Philippines are Roland and Jackie Laudico; other chef ambassadors are Joan Roca (Spain), Virgilio Martinez (Peru), Raymond Blanc (UK) and Ken Hom (USA), just to name a few.

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Husband-and-wife chef tandem Roland and Jackie Laudico

How does it work? Basically just visit any of the restaurants listed below, and order any of the DISHES THAT FEED MORE. (I’ll be sharing photos of some of them here so make it easier for you!) The restaurant then donates a portion of the profits from these “solidarity dishes” to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition in the Philippines. (*Government stats show about 4 million Filipino children are undernourished. Of them all, 7.1 percent experience “acute malnutrition” wherein the children’s weight is low in proportion to their height.  The Philippines’ chronic malnutrition rate is the worst in 10 years and the 9th highest in the world this year.)

And if you’re on social media, you can help promote the campaign by sharing a photo of you and the solidarity dish via Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag, #restaurantsagainsthunger. 

The participating restaurants are as follows:

(Note: Some restaurants have decided to donate proceeds from ALL of their dishes, and these are, Cyma and Green Pastures!)

  • 8 Cuts
  • Beni’s Falafel
  • Black Sheep
  • Café Mediterranean
  • Chelsea Grand Café
  • Chelsea Kitchen
  • Chotto Matte
  • Corazon
  • Corner Tree Café
  • Crisostomo
  • Crying Tiger
  • Cyma
  • El Cabrito
  • El Chupacabra
  • El Corazon
  • Elias
  • Feast
  • Felix
  • Florabel
  • Green Pastures
  • Grilla Filipino Cuisine
  • Guevarra’s
  • Izakaya Sensu
  • Kabila
  • Manam
  • Melt Grilled Cheesery
  • Mexicali
  • Museum Café
  • OK Café
  • Ooma
  • Potts Point Café
  • Providore
  • Saboten
  • Señor Pollo
  • Simple Lang
  • Stella & Rocket Room
  • Terraz Bistro & Meetings
  • Terry’s Bistro
  • The Old Spaghetti House
  • The Shrimp Shack
  • Wild Ginger

Here are some of the DISHES THAT FEED MORE at participating restaurants. I’ve included their logos and such so it’ll be easier for you to identify. Enjoy! (For locations and phone numbers of all participating restaurants, click HERE.)

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8 CUTS Burgers: 1/3 lb. Cheeseburger
MANAM: Crispy Pata with Garlic-Chili Bits
MANAM: Crispy Pata with Garlic-Chili Bits
OOMA: Hamachi Maki
OOMA: Hamachi Maki
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CAFE MEDITERRANEAN: ALL Appetizers and Desserts!
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CORNER TREE CAFE: Arroz Ala Cubana
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CHELSEA GRAND CAFE: Walnut and Ricotta Stuffed Squash Flower Bouquet
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KABILA: Fried Kangkong Crisps
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MUSEUM CAFE: Crispy Enoki Mushroom Hay
PROVIDORE: Chicken Wings
PROVIDORE: Chicken Wings
SIMPLE LANG: Pinsec Sipa
SIMPLE LANG: Pinsec Sipa
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SABOTEN: Chicken with Onion Radish and Seasoning Salad
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STELLA: Fried Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
TERRAZ: Crispy Asian Spring Rolls
TERRAZ: Crispy Asian Spring Rolls
CHOTTO MATTE: Fruit Jelly
CHOTTO MATTE: Fruit Jelly
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BLACK SHEEP: Aklan Oysters
WILD GINGER: All appetizers and desserts
WILD GINGER: All appetizers and desserts
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TERRY’S: Super Paella Parallada; Seafood Croquettas; We Love Iberico

 

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GRILLA: Lechong Liempo Ala Cebu
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THE OLD SPAGHETTI HOUSE: Beef and Lengua Casserole Party Pan; Beef and Lengua Casserole Meal; Christmas Ham Sandwich; Christmas Pasta; Holiday Chicken (Whole); Holiday Chicken (Meal)
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MELT: The Classic Melt

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If you would like to join the next edition of Restaurants Against Hunger for 2017, please visit the website HERE or send me an email at crossculturesbycheryltiu@gmail.com with the subject: “Restaurants Against Hunger 2017.” Follow Restaurants Against Hunger Philippines on Facebook HERE; and Action Against Hunger Philippines HERE.