LIST: Hot bowls to keep you warm and full this season

Complete your magical experience at the City of Firsts as you bask in the chilling air with hot meals to warm up your appetite. Here are some warm choices around Araneta City:

  • Hen Lin
    Food Express (Gateway Mall)

One of the many charms of Hen Lin is its noodle soup beaming with its trademark dimsums. Dive into the authentic Chinese broth in four variants; Chicken Asado, Beef, Beef Wanton, and Wanton.  


  • Phở Hòa Noodle Soup
    Level 2, Gateway Mall

Phở Hòa’s passion is simple: to make a healthy Vietnamese phở noodle soup offering the same robust flavors and aromas of traditional phở. Combine its delicious world-famous and healthy broth with your choice of quality meats, vegetables, and herbs, and you get a bowl of satisfying meal!

  • Souper Hot Ma La Tang
    Shopwise Arcade

Curate your own ramen bowl; eat what you want with authentic cooking from the Sichuan region of China. Yes, you can personally handpick the contents of your soup, and choose from a variety of exquisite proteins and spices.


  • Yummy Tokyo
    Shopwise Arcade

Enjoy a genuine Japanese Noodle soup with Yummy Tokyo. You can choose from four different side dishes as a free add-on when you show your vaccination card. You can also dip into their unlimited Ramen offering for only Php 399.


  • Beef Mami
    Araneta City Bus Station

Just across Ali Mall, there’s a general merchandise store in Araneta City Bus Station that serves hot beef mami for only Php 35.00. This food-to-go nook is a great choice for long-distance travelers and city commuters.

Stall is in front of the Taxi bay in Araneta City Bus Station

  • Kureji
    G/F Food Lane, Ali Mall

Spice up your selection with the iconic Sizzling Ramen from Kureji, a Japanese-inspired Filipino restaurant. Kureji's signature dishes reinvent the way we eat ramen--sizzling in a hot stone bowl with fresh chicken broth, noodles, and served with a soft egg and fresh toppings. You can also choose from their varied noodle soup choices.


  • Amang’s Pares and Goto
    Times Square Food Park

Slurp a trademark Filipino hot broth as you enjoy the Christmas festivities in Times Square Food Park. Choose from the hearty Goto, to the iconic beef lugaw in this kiosk for as low as Php 50.

  • Street Ramen – Asian Fusion
    Times Square Food Park

Sip and dip with a unique take on ramen as you bask with the warm lights of the Giant Christmas Tree in Times Square Food Park. Street Ramen – Asian Fusion offers 9 different noodle soup for your cravings.

  • Mister Kabab
    Manhattan Parkview

Challenge your palette with the smooth and healthy squash soup of Mister Kabab. Sip the orange soup as you wait for your iconic Kabab.

  • Kyu Kyu Ramen 99
    Food Plaza, Farmers Plaza

You guessed it right, Kyu Kyu Ramen 99 serves an authentic Japanese goodness for only Php 99. But you can also choose to more selection at Php 199 like their Spicy Ichiban that will surely make you drip.


  • Paotsin
    Food Plaza, Farmers Plaza

Are you tired of Paotsin’s fried siomai delicacies? Fret not as you can swim in their Laksa – an iconic Malaysian spicy noodle soup. Like their trademark siomai, Paotsin’s Laksa is a must, topped with 3 slices of crispy Chicken, 2pcs crunchy Dimsum, Laksa Soup, Noodles, Veggies, and Buko Juice.

  • Bulalo World
    Food Express in Gateway Mall, Food Plaza in Farmers Plaza, Food Gallery in Ali Mall and Farmers Market

Of course, don't miss our favorite Bulalo from Bulalo World. Dive into a hot sumptuous experience in their iconic Beef stew, taste the exquisite tang of beef broth and bone marrow, sagad sa buto.

Happy eating at the City of Firsts!