Cozy bowls to warm you up this rainy season

Rainy days are here again, and people are opting out to consume hot and savory food to soothe and cheer themselves from the cold and gloomy weather. A bowl of warm and flavorful soup can definitely make someone’s day.

Here in Araneta City, mall goers and shoppers may enjoy a bowl of hot and sumptuous soups from various restaurants in the area. From your usual bulalo and la paz batchoy at your favorite Filipino restaurant, to hand-pulled and hot pot noodles from Asian-themed food establishments, we got you here at the City of Firsts.

1. My Thai Kitchen’s Tom Yam Soup

My Thai’s Tom Yam Soup (Photo from My Thai Kitchen’s FB Page)

Missing the flavorful foods from Thailand? Savor the hot and sourness of My Thai Kitchen’s tom yam soup. The restaurant offers two types of tom yam soups, the Tom Yam Goong (Shrimps in hot and sour soup), and Tom Yam Talay (Mixed seafood in hot and sour soup).  Apart from the renowned tom yam soups, this Thai restaurant is also offering Tom Kha Gai  (Chicken with Lemon Grass Soup).

My Thai Kitchen is located at Level 2 Gateway Mall

2. Pho Hoa

Brisket, Flank, Tendon, Meatballs Pho (Photo from Pho Hoa’s website)

Indulge on the restaurant’s large range of pho, soups, and other Vietnamese dishes. With the inviting aroma of pho, your rainy day blues will go away. Top it off with fresh chilies, basil, and bean sprouts to add flavor.

Pho Hoa is located at Level 2 Gateway Mall, beside My Thai Kitchen.

3. Shandong Sarap’s Meatball Noodles

Shandong Meatball Noodles (Photo from Shandong Sarap’s FB Page)

Looking for a comfort food but on a tight budget? Shandong Sarap is here for you. This kiosk is offering affordable and authentic Chinese food. For only Php 79.00, you’ll get to savor the flavorful broth and noodles of Shandong Meatball Noodles.

Shandong Sarap is located at Level 2 Ali Mall Food Gallery.

4. Kyu Kyu Ramen 99s Spicy Ichiban Ramen

Kyu Kyu Ramen 99 Spicy Ichiban Ramen (Photo from Kyu Kyu Ramen 99’s FB Page)

Give your tongue a taste of Japanese cuisine with the budget-friendly Kyu Kyu Ramen 99. Want to add extra hotness on your ramen? Try their Spicy Ichiban Ramen that contains spicy tasty broth, thin strips of beef, and firm udon noodles.

Kyu Kyu Ramen 99 is located at Lower Ground Floor, Farmers Plaza Food Plaza.

5. Souper Hot Ramen Noodle Soup

Souper Hot Pot Ramen Noodes (Photo taken from GrabFood)

Make this gloomy weather a perfect excuse to have a bowl of hotpot noodles from Souper Hot Ramen Noodle Soup. Choose the toppings you want to add on your noodle soup and have it weighed (‘cos the price will depend on the weight of your hotpot soup). Add a broth of your choice, and dig in to your perfect bowl of shabu-shabu.

Souper Hot Ramen Noodle Soup is located along Shopwise Arcade, Araneta City.