[UPDATED] Dine For A Cause: Restaurants and Food Vendors Unite to Help Yolanda Survivors

[Updated November 14]

This week, some of Manila's favorite food purveyors are serving up their delicious offerings for a cause. Foodies, make every dining experience count by dining for a cause: helping Typhoon Yolanda survivors is just a restaurant visit away. Click on the links to get the address, menu, map and other details of the restaurants. 

One Hundred Percent

Several restaurants specializing different cusines like Filipino, Japanese, Vegetarian, and good old American, have pledged to giving 100% of their profit for one day, as donation to Yolanda survivors.





  • Truck Bun - International Food Truck  (Capitol Commons Food Truck Park )


  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (SM Jazz Residences Makati Branch)



  • Clucky's (Rockwell Business Center Pasig and SM North Edsa)


Special Pledges

On November 13 Wednesday, Cupcake Lab is rewarding kind hearts: drop off relief goods at their Podium or Promenade outlets for free cupcakes. Get a free cupcake for every bag of relief goods donated.

Eleven Tables would also like to invite you to raise relief goods for Yolanda survivors. Visit them from November 13 to 16 to get free Butterscotch Popcorn for every 3 bags of relief goods donated.

More sweetness out of sweets: Bella Dolce Desserts will donate P50 from every cupcake and choco-pops sold, and P100 from every cake sold from November 11 to 22. Order through their Facebook page (BellaDolceDesserts), through SMS/Viber (0917-9880453 or 0915-5955806) or e-mail (belladolceph@ymail.com).

If your craving for burgers, then Thursday is for you. Visit any Chili's Grill & Bar on November 14, as 100% of their Big Mouth Burger sales will go towards relief efforts of the Philippine Red Cross. Take your pick among their five flavorful burgers, all served on a sesame seed or whole wheat bun, with homestyle fries on the side.

Skinny Mike's Sports Bar will donate P5 for every chicken wing sold for the entire November. 

Aside from accepting in-kind donations and relief goods for #YolandaPH survivors, Zark's Burgers will also donate P20 for every order of Jawbreaker sold. 

10% of Tiago's Sales from November 15 to 16, will be donated to Yolanda survivors.

From November 15 to 17, Tokyo Tonteki will give up their pork for good. All profits from orders of Signature Regular Steak Set and Large Tonteki Pork Loin Steak Set during those three days will be donated to relief efforts.

At The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf this weekend, exchange old coffee machines to new ones at a great deal, and make a difference. Give your old coffee machine and get the Kaldi at 50% off. From November 15 to 17, 100% of all CBTL™ machine sales gathered from The Great Exchange event will be donated to those affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda. Make the switch at 26th St. Bistro (BGC and Shangri-La) and CBTL Coffee Bar (Tuscany, McKinley Hill).

Vegan Chef Marie Gonzalez of Kitchen Revolution pledges that 100% profits from her Sunday class is going to Negrense Volunteers for Change, a non-profit that is sending nutritious powdered meals (made of beans, rice, and malunggay) to Typhoon Yolanda victims. This Sunday's hands-on cooking class is all about CREAMY, DREAMY DESSERTS. Happening 2 to 6pm in Salcedo Village, Makati, the luscious lineup of desserts is menu is gluten-free, cholesterol-free, egg-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. So if you want to know how to make Crepes with mango and vanilla ice cream, Pana cotta with berry coulis, Cashew cheesecake, and Banana brownie trifle, sign up for a slot by contacting Kitchen Revolution at info@kitchenrevolution.ph, +639178945086, or http://kitchenrevolution.ph/contact.

Head to URBN Bar and Kitchen this Sunday, November 17 (6pm-10pm), for Sweets For Relief. For every order of one appetizer and one main course (per person), you are treated to a free dessert buffet! End your meal on a sweet note, and in addition, they will donate all profits from your meal to go to relief funds. For table reservations, call 0917-5649333.

Enderun Extension, Enderun Colleges’ resource for continuing education, is donating 10% of the program fee of three Short Courses to Yolanda survivors. Reserve your slot for Hands-On Culinary Workshop: 3-Day Italian Cooking (November 23, 9am-12nn), Holiday Pastries Series: Hands-On Pastry Workshop - Crepes Cakes (November 23, 9am), or Practical Accounting for Entrepreneurs (November 27, 5:30pm-9pm). Paypal, debit card, and credit card payments for short courses accepted. Register online: http://www.enderunextension.com/register/.



Yolanda Action Weekend

Spearheaded by Jeremy Slagle of Mr. Delicious (www.mrdelicious.ph), Yolanda Action Weekend aims to to raise money to assist the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) efforts in providing relief to disaster victims in the Philippines. #YolandaActionWeekend will build a community amongst small food and beverage vendors and media, and encourage the local community to support the local food scene.

This long (and still growing) list of Food Vendors below have generously pledged that this weekend, from November 16 to 17 (Saturday and Sunday) 2013, a portion of their gross sales will be donated to the Philippine Red Cross.

#YolandaActionWeekend #ReliefPH Participants:

(Updated 11:20am, November 14, 2013)

  • 2nd's Restaurant
  • 8 Cuts Burger Blends (U.P. Town Center)
  • Abe's Homestead (Siargao)
  • Aeta Organics
  • Aracama
  • Asian Hawker Noodles (Legazpi Market)
  • Baked by Anita (Pasig-Rockwell Grove)
  • Balducci (Serendra BGC)
  • Barley Gastropub (Quezon City)
  • Bayani Brew
  • Bite Contemporary Cuisine (Makati)
  • Bono Artisanal Gelato (Makati SM, Podium, SM Aura)
  • Boon Tong Kee
  • Brasserie Girolle
  • Bucky's ( For Orders: 0917-8445104, miguel@buckysnotabrownie.com)
  • Burger Bar (Greenbelt, Makati)
  • BRGR: The Burger Project (Jupiter St., Makati)
  • Carmen's Best Ice Cream/Holly's Milk
  • Cello's Doughnuts (Quezon City)
  • Cha Dao Tea Place
  • Chakra Cafe (BGC)
  • Chez Karine (Serendra)
  • Chili's Bar and Grill (Rockwell Branch)
  • ChocoATBP (Marikina-Loyala Grand Villas Sunday Market)
  • Chuck's Grub Fish & Chips
  • Corner Tree Cafe (Jupiter St., Makati)
  • 'Cue Modern Barbecue (Bonifacio Global City)
  • Cupcakes by Sonja
  • The Curator (Legazpi Village)
  • Down to Earth (Salcedo and Legazpi Markets)
  • Dulcelin Gourmet (UP Town Center, QC)
  • Edgy Vedgy (Kapitolyo, Pasig)
  • El Chupacabra (Makati Ave.)
  • Everybody's Cafe (Pampanga)
  • Focaccia Restaurant
  • Fog City Creamery (http://www.fogcitycreamery.com)
  • Food Lab Inc. (Legazpi Market, Makati Polo Club)
  • Gino's Brick Oven Pizza (Quezon City)
  • Global Beer Exchange (Paseo de Magallanes)
  • Good Karma Trading Co. (Legazpi Market)
  • Happy Hen-Hainanese Express
  • Heart2Hearth (Salcedo Market)
  • Homemade Treasures (Pampanga)
  • Joshua Tree Ice Cream (Marikina)
  • Kape Maria (Makati)
  • Kasbah Restaurant (Boracay)
  • Katipunan Craft Ales (Pasig)
  • Kichitora of Tokyo (Glorietta 5 and SM Megamall)
  • Kitayama Meatshop (Pasong Tamo)
  • Kyle's Lab at The Mind Museum (The Mind Museum, BGC)
  • L'Opera (BGC)
  • La Cocina de Tita Moning (Manila-San Miguel District)
  • La Girolle (BGC)
  • La Gordita Cakes (Quezon City)
  • Mad Mark's Creamery and Good Eats (Glorietta 5 and Kapitolyo)
  • Main Street (Tuscany, McKinley Hill, Taguig)
  • Manang's Chicken
  • Manilabake (Quezon City)
  • Mario's (Baguio and Tomas Morato)
  • Melting Pot Kitchen (San Juan)
  • Merry Moo (Food Choices Glorietta 4, SM Aura, MOA, Weekend Food Markets)
  • Meshwe (Diliman, Quezon City)
  • Mexicali
  • Mexijunction (Legazpi Market)
  • Mexikombi Food Truck (Saturday: PETA Theater, Sunday: Capitol Commons)
  • Ministry of Mushrooms (Salcedo Market)
  • Mochiko
  • Mr. Delicious (Salcedo and Legazpi Markets)
  • My Big Fat Greek Kouzina (Salcedo and Legazpi Markets)
  • Namnam (Greenbelt 2)
  • Nav Thai (Kapitolyo)
  • Nomama Artisanal Ramen (Quezon City and Capital Commons)
  • Old Swiss Inn (Makati City)
  • Pi Breakfast and Pies (Quezon City)
  • Pink Wasabi (The Collective Makati and Quezon City)
  • Pinkerton Ice Cream
  • Pino Restobar (Quezon City)
  • Pipino Vegetarian Food (Quezon City)
  • Premio (F1 Hotel building, BGC)
  • Restaurant 101 at Enderun Colleges (Enderun Colleges, Taguig)
  • Risa Chocolates (via speedregalo.com.ph or +632 8527328 within Metro Manila)
  • Ritual (The Collective, Makati)
  • Rockin' Chef (Legazpi Market)
  • Rue Bourbon
  • Rustic Mornings by Isabelo (Marikina)
  • Sebastian's Ice Cream (MOA, Podium, Katipunan Avenue)
  • Sensei Sushi (BF Homes-Parañaque)
  • SF Bistro
  • Skinny Mike's Sports Bar (BGC, Taguig)
  • Songkran (Salcedo Village and BF Homes)
  • Spring By Ha Yuan (Legazpi Village and McKinley Hill)
  • Sunshine Kitchen (Fort Strip, BGC)
  • Tavern Asia
  • The Farm Restaurant (Alabang)
  • The Superfood Grocer Philippines (http://www.thesuperfoodgrocer.com/)
  • Tommy's Coffee (Makati-Kalayaan Ave. and Salcedo Market)
  • Tramezzino (Legazpi Market)
  • Trigo (Rockwell Baker's Dozen, Power Plant Mall)
  • Umami Hambaagu House (Pasig)
  • VL Farms (Batangas)
  • Vom Fass (Shangri-La Mall)
  • Waffos(Legazpi Market)
  • Wingman (The Collective Makati and Newport City)
  • Wrong Ramen
  • Yummysoy (Fort Strip BGC and Robinson's Manila)


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