On this week’s delivery list, we have sweet mangoes from Pangasinan, steaks from L’entrecote, meats from the market (minus the stress-and Popeyes fried chicken and biscuits.
Polly and Edmund
You don’t have to go to market. Let husband-and-wife team Polly and Edmund Paggabao take the stress off your shopping. They deliver fresh produce, seafood and different cuts of meat (beef, pork, chicken-from the market to your home using Grab and Lalamove. Contact them for the price list, tell them what you want, pay through BDO bank transfer and wait for your orders to arrive.Tel. 0917-9888489, 0915-3669813
Sweet Mangoes from Pangasinan
I’ve ordered multiple kilos of these mangoes and they haven’t failed me yet—they’re always really sweet. Placing an order is super easy—you just use a Google Docs form (link below). They’ll send you your total bill via Viber, you pay through BPI or BDO bank transfer or GCash, and they let you know when the mangoes are ready for pickup in Little Baguio, San Juan. (I usually just book Angkas.)
Tel. 0917-8334100; bit.ly/getmangoesnow
MiMimartPH is an online shop that sells food and household supplies—from chocolates, imported canned goods and chips to bath products, detergent and pet food.
Browse through the site, order what you want (minimum purchase requirement is P1,500-and wait for the order confirmation. Pay via bank transfer, send proof of payment, wait for payment acknowledgment and pick-up details.
You can pick up your purchases or schedule a third-party delivery service.
Ready to eat
You can enjoy your favorites from Diamond Hotel again through their online shop. Diamond Ensaymada (ube or plain), Supermoist chocolate cake, baked cheesecake, French macarons, chocolate cream puffs, Danish pastries, different banana loaves—they’re all just a few clicks away. They have savory treats, as well—sandwiches (tuna, pulled chicken on brioche, ham and egg with cheese), spring rolls, Chinese roasted chicken, noodles and more.Order at least P300 worth of products two days before pickup. Pay using credit card, Paypal, bank transfer (Bank of Commerce and Metrobank). Orders can be picked up from the main entrance of Diamond Hotel from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
I used Central by Landers to order Popeyes fried chicken and biscuits. Depending on your location, the site can also deliver food from Kuya J, Landers Central, De Gianni, Dough and Co., Seafood City and Majestic.
L’entrecote Corner Bistro
Missed your steaks from L’entrecote Corner Bistro? You can now have them again.
L’entrecote has reopened for takeout and delivery every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There’s the 8-oz US Angus Choice Sirloin Steak and 12-oz US Certified Angus Beef Sirloin Steak, both served with the L’entrecote’s secret herbed butter sauce, hand-cut fries and house salad. Order the 21-oz US Certified Angus Beef Tomahawk Rib Bone Steak (it’s good for two people—or the 6-oz US CAB Tenderloin and choose the sides and sauces you want to go with them. The Big Adlez Niçoise Salad is popular and comes with either grilled salmon or shrimp. Other mains, appetizers and pastas are available, too. Pay by cash, credit card or bank transfer.
L’entrecote, Bellagio II, Burgos Circle, Forbes Town Center, Taguig City; tel. 88564856, 0915-8857622
Benedicto Kitchen’s food is great for sharing—roast beef that can be enjoyed by the whole family, baked salmon (Parmesan crusted, herb crusted or baked two ways—you can all dig into, porchetta or chicken (Mediterranean or rosemary garlic—that could be your special meal’s main attraction. They also serve different kinds of pasta (crab meat, aglio e olio—and sides (mashed potato, creamed corn, roasted garlic in a jar).
For big orders (like a feast for the whole family on Father’s Day), make sure you order two days in advance.