Manam Comfort Filipino’s long-awaited branch at the R3 Level of Power Plant Mall finally opened in May.
The homegrown concept from The Moment Group (TMG) prides itself on serving Filipino classics and twists, and has become a go-to place for diners seeking the best of contemporary local cuisine.
The Rockwell store is the brand’s 10th overall and has everything you expect from Manam—and then some!
A supersized menu
At this landmark Manam branch, guests can look forward to a supersized menu. Find all your Manam paboritos, including house crispy sisig, sinigang na beef short rib and watermelon, and crispy pancit palabok.
Enjoy pampalamigs like the ube+sago and mango + pomelo + sago shakes; and classic Filipino desserts done the Manam way.
The 90-seater shop has a cozy alfresco area decked out with artwork by the creative folks at TMG.
Modern Filipino pastries and desserts
They carry the full selection of minatamis at kakanin first launched in Manam Cafe. The culinary team took iconic Filipino recipes and ingredients and turned them into pastries and desserts for the modern Filipino diner.
There’s the wonderfully sweet and tangy calamansi tart, with a cashew and graham crust and whipped cream on the side. There’s the ensaymada ‘wiches duo: the three cheese ensaymada ‘wich that features kesong puti, parmesan and local cheddar.
The meatier chorizo ensaymada ‘wich packs a chorizo patty, fried egg and arugula at its center. There’s also the option of topping all that with shaved raclette!
Not to be missed is the buko pie with its tender coconut center, coconut crumble toppings and a side of warm coconut cream.
Diners can also opt to have their Manam paboritos to go, thanks to a takeout counter out front for easy access or through delivery via the Foodpanda app. The shop has been a long time coming for TMG, whose roster of restaurants (8 Cuts Burger Blends, Ooma, Din Tai Fung, Shawa Wama and Phat Pho Manila, among others), has catered to the Rockwell community for nearly five years. The new Manam store at Power Plant Mall means diners, especially those who carry a Moment card, can now enjoy all their Moment favorites at Rockwell Center. (Story/Photos by: (Jannine Sy)