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Announcing... The Choice Awards 2021 (Part 1)
Episode 3630th December 2021 • The Manila Podcast with Anton Diaz and Spanky Enriquez • Anton Diaz
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The Manila Podcast Season 4 Yearender Episode features The Choice 2021 of our Favorite Restaurants, Home-Based Food, and People in the Food Industry in Manila!

In the first part of the episode, we also discusses the Marvin Agustin Cochi Controversy and the Ninyo Cuisine issue.

Thank you to all the 21,967 podcast listeners with a total of 25,395 downloads over the past 4 seasons with a total of 36 episodes since the start of the pandemic April 2020! We aim to be the best city podcast about the food and lifestyle scene in our beloved Manila! 


We’ll resume the Awards Night in 2022,

after nominations and voting next year;

but ✅Anton Diaz & ☑️Spanky Enriquez have

announced our respective winners for this year. 

Favorite New Restaurants

✅ Deo Gracias 

✅ One World Deli @oneworlddeli 

✅ Three Squares @threesquarescafebar 
☑️ Café Fleur 

☑️ Supersam

Favorite New Food Entrepreneurs

✅ Monique Cakes @moniquecakesph 

✅ Nom Nom Joy @nomnomjoy

☑️ Visum Ventures: 


T2 Tea @t2tea 

ZIG @zigfoodph 

Oh My Greek @ohmygreekph 

Salt and Ice @saltandiceph 

☑️ Tiffin Indian Lunchbox @tiffinmanila 

☑️ The Great Food @dgreatfood 

☑️ Nelusko Cakes by Chelly Belly Bakes @nelusko_cake_chelleybellybakes 

☑️ Masa Madre Bakehouse @masamadrebakehouse

Favorite New Food Discoveries

a. Savory

✅ Freshest Seafood Direct from Farmers @Aquacoast Shrimp Marine Products Trading

✅ Paella Boodle Fight @el.rapaz 

☑️ Detroit Pizza @eappocpizza

b. Sweet

✅ Mascarpone Cheesecake by Chef Heny 

✅ Gourmet Pili

☑️ Helen's Guava Cake @moniquecakesph

c. Frozen

✅ Mushroom Sisig @thekabutefarm 

☑️ Capampangan Dinuguan @wapacked

☑️ Chocoholic Don Papa Gelato @karabelladairy

Favorite Chefs

✅ Chef JJ & Rhea Sycip @thefattedcalf_ph

☑️ Chef Rob Pengson @officialrobpengson

Favorite Health Food

☑️ Green Bar @greenbar_cafe

Favorite Italian

☑️ Mamma Mia @mammamiaph

☑️ Caruso @carusoristoranteitaliano

Favorite Japanese

✅ Yamazato by Hotel Okura Manila @hotelokuramnl

✅ Kiwami Food Hall @kiwamifoodhall

☑️ Yakumi @solaireresort

Favorite Korean

☑️ CCYG 청춘연가 @chung_choon_yeon_ga

Favorite Filipino

✅ Tahanan Bistro @tahananbistro 

✅ Farmer's Table @farmerstabletagaytay 

☑️ Inihaw na Baka @pusongandoks

☑️ Buco Pie @cecilias_bucopie

Favorite Fast Food

☑️ Chickn'wich @jollibee

Favorite Cloud Kitchen

☑️ Burger Beast by Chef Carlo Miguel @burgerbeastph

Favorite Chinese

✅ The Saturday Goose @thesaturdaygoose

☑️ KING CHEF @kingchefph

Favorite American

✅ Ted's Kitchen, Laguna @tedslaguna

☑️ Uncle John's Fried Chicken @ministopph

Favorite Beer House

☑️ Brotzeit @brotzeitph

Favorite Bar

☑️ Gilarmi Lounge @discoveryprimea