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Where to Order Food When You Have Intimate Celebrations at Home

ByJerni Camposano-GomezApril 22, 2022
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Just because we are not allowed to leave the house doesn’t mean we should stop celebrating special occasions with the family. Together with your bubble (aka your nearest and dearest), make intimate parties memorable by ordering in. It's a more convenient option, and saves you from all the hard work in the kitchen.
Ahead, we list down suggestions of restaurants and food shops that can deliver your cravings and favorite dishes right to your doorstep. Bon appetit!
Japanese cuisine is always a good idea, what with its beautifully presented food. Party Time Philippines offers mini okonomiyaki, takoyaki, prawn tempura, teppanyaki, and a sushi bar complete with California maki, kani maki, and foto maki, as well as tuna salmon sashimi bar. They require a three-day lead time and rental of the sushi bar is good for four hours (you may want to check if this is allowed in your local quarantine guidelines). 
Photo courtesy of Gelato Manila's Facebook page
Craving for something refreshing and sweet? Try Gelato Mania’s premium homemade gelatos that come in various flavors: pili nut, dark chocolate, pistachio, and green tea, among others. Enjoy a scoop or two of their bestsellers too, such as vanilla chocolate, cafe mocha, and ube. They also have vegan, non-dairy, and sugar-free ice cream! Gelato Manila offers same-day delivery so you don’t have to wait that long to satisfy your cravings.
The Roast Beef Counter delivers homemade roast beef that is marinated overnight and soaked in a rich blend of spices—no wonder their offerings are bursting with flavors! Their party trays and carving station will surely be a favorite. Price starts at P1,500 and roast beef and party tray orders have a 7-day lead time.
Photo courtesy of Oven and Saturdays Bakery’s Facebook page
Satisfy your sweet tooth with Oven and Saturdays Bakery’s cookies and other home-baked goodies that feature cute designs and decorations. You can choose between regular and mini sugar cookies, which are 3” and 1.5” respectively. They offer home delivery with courier to be booked by the customer, every Saturday and Sunday. Pre-order is required and has a 2 to 3-day lead time (depends on the volume of order and design).
Surprise the celebrant with customized sugar cookies that The Artsy Baker can wonderfully design—their favorite cartoon characters, anime heroes, or even Korean icons! Each cookie costs only P80 and delivery will be shouldered by the customer.
Photo courtesy of Bento-go's Facebook page
If you plan to send party packs to those outside your bubble, you may do so with Bento-go. They have homemade and customized bento kiddie meals, perfect for your little one’s special event. You can mix and match their pasta dishes, dessert options, and healthy side dishes. In fact, you can enjoy this Japanese goodness even on ordinary days!
Although intimate, your party should not be missing a cake! 2J’s Cupcakery can take care of your cake needs, and even customize it for you! Custom cakes cost P5,000 depending on the intricacy of the design, cost for delivery is not yet included.
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