There are now more reasons to visit the beautiful Venice Grand Canal Mall at Mckinley Hill, Taguig! The Bistro Group’s beloved concepts El Pollo Loco, Watami, and Randy’s Donuts have recently joined the many Bistro Group restaurants within the mall which already include TGIFridays, Denny’s, Italianni’s, Fish & Co., and Modern Shang.
El Pollo Loco
Feeling hungry from strolling or sailing around the mall? El Pollo Loco satisfies with their famous fire-grilled chicken which is tender, juicy, and packed with flavors from the skin to its meat. Their BBQ Ribs are also worth craving for, with savory meat that slips right off the bone!
Have a filling fare with their Loco Bundles (P715; P1,285; P1,895) meant for sharing, which already include their delicious chicken, sides, fruit salad, tortillas, and iced tea. You can also try their new Ribs and Chicken Combos starting with their Quarter BBQ Ribs with Spanish rice and corn (P375); Half BBQ Ribs with two side dishes (P595); Full BBQ Ribs with four side dishes (P1,195); Quarter BBQ Ribs with 2 pieces of Chicken (P595); Half BBQ Ribs, four pieces of chicken, 2 Spanish rice, 2 corn, plus iced tea; and Full BBQ Ribs with 8 pieces of chicken, 4 Spanish rice, 4 corn, and iced tea.
If you seek to sink your teeth into Japanese fare, then head to Watami for a mouthwatering feast! Watami takes pride in its menu produced by Chef Masaaki Ishikawa, a culinary expert with over 30 years of experience working in his own restaurants and from various stints in some of Manila’s top-rated hotels.
Excite your appetite with their Nori Nachos and feast on their sushi selection that’s steeped in umami; tempting tempura; and skewers. Complete that hearty meal with your pick of their ramen, rice meals, and hot pot. Other must-try dishes they recently rolled out are the Atlantic Black Cod, Flame-grilled Beef Tenderloin with Wasabi Sesame Sauce, and Smoked Duck Breast.
Take a sweet stop at Randy’s Donuts where you can get your fix of their popular donuts and beverages. The popular LA donut shop that made cameos in Hollywood films continues to make waves in Manila, with its latest branch opening at the Venice Grand Canal Mall.
The shop welcomes guests with their Instagram-worthy interior made more pleasant with the wafting aroma of fresh donuts. Their delectable lineup of fluffier, airier, and ginormous donuts on display are a treat for the eyes, offering a wide selection of flavors for the sweet-toothed crowd. Some of the all-time favorites from the brand that you could try are the Classic Glazed Raised, S’mores, Fruit Loops Raised, Apple Fritter, Butter Crumb, Jelly Raspberry, and Cake Sprinkles.
Pair your donuts with their selection of hot, iced, and frozen beverages, which are joined by their latest offering for the season of love, the Red Velvety, fusing the flavors of espresso, strawberry, white chocolate, and cream. Get it for only P180, or top it with a donut for P250.