Manila Society's Night Out at T&C's Fab Dine Around

Social media was on fire with snapshots of the evening highlighted by friends, food, #VeryTandC cocktails, and dance music.

Town&Country’s Fabulous Dine Around returned for another round of one of the best dining experiences Manila has to offer.

The spectacular event, co-sponsored by Globe Platinum, was larger than last year's, with 274 discerning guests simultaneously experiencing specially curated offerings prepared by 61 of the city's best restaurants. Check out the full list of Manila’s best restaurants here!

After dinner, the guests converged at Sage Bespoke Grill at Makati Shangri-La for the after party, everyone sharing stories of their fabulous meals, before singing and dancing with Overdrive, society's favorite band, till way after midnight. The festivities were fueled by cocktails featuring Cointreau, The Botanist, and Remy Martin.

Tessa Prieto Valdes at Mecha Uma.

Berna Romulo Puyat fills out a questionnaire from C.C. Coo.

Pepper Teehankee and chef Josh Boutwood at Helm.

Tim Yap with Yvette Fernandez, and Fred and Ina Ayala at Sala.

Macky Fah took to Instagram to share her “fantastic evening” at Salvatore Cuomo with husband Bernard: “We are happily stuffed and still can't get over the Roasted Duck and Truffle Pecorino Risotto dish.”

Marimel Martinez-Francisco posted every bit of her dinner at The Tasting Room which ended on a very sweet note. “The piece de resistance of our dinner. Lemon sorbet with a meringue dome... together with a dark chocolate concoction on the side... both so delicious,” she said.

Many others have flocked to Instagram to post their thoughts on the event using the hashtags #TandCFabDineAround and #VeryTandC. Here are some of the night’s highlights from among over 300+ social media posts:

Nicole Ortega, Tippi Tambuting, Happy Ongpauo-Tiu, and Tara Santos.

Jaime Cumpas and Anna Palabyab Rufino at Toyo.

Kit Zobel, Marissa Tambunting, Mela Gozon, and Nicole Morris at Blackbird.


Mitch So and Steven Tan at Raging Bull.

Robert and Rica Trota at Salvatore Cuomo.

Julie Boschi with daughter Chabeli Fernandez, Hindy and Gippy Tantoco, with chef Carlos Garcia at Black Pig.

Kaye Tinga, Patti Javier, Kylie Tinga, Michelle Tiango, Kathy Yap Huang, Alicia Sy, and Nicole Gaw at Shang Palace, Makati Shangri-La.

Celine Lopez dined at Canton Road at Shangri-La at the Fort.

Steve and Ronna Sieh dined with Dennis and Tessa Valdes at Mecha Uma.

Anne Marie Saguil, Ninfa Bito, Cara Wilson and Bambina Wiser.

Kit Zobel, Marissa Tambunting, and Mela Gozon at Blackbird.

Bernard and Macky Fah at Salvatore Cuomo.

Monchet Olives dined with Cedie Vargas, Marimel Francisco, Susie Quiros at the Tasting Room at NÜWA.

Nicole Ortega, Triccie Tambunting, Honey Carlos, Tippi Tambunting, and Cinthy Recto.

Joanna Preysler Francisco and Barbara Aboitiz at Lusso.

Ranvel Rufino, Gilbert Remulla, Alex Uy, and Sid Maderazo at Cru Steakhouse.

Marco Rodriguez, Tanya and Quad de la Paz, Paolo Reyes, and Rosanna Ocampo.

Tara Santos, Happy Ongpauco-Tiu, Berna Romulo Puyat, and Armie Jarin-Bennett at Sage.

Anton and Anjou Bengzon, Victor and Melissa Paterno, Mickey and Maya Colayco at Artisan Cellar Door.

Apollo Lara, Natalia Pena, Melanie Lara, and Justin Bichara.

Trina And Nodji Alindogan, Grace and Earl Custodio, Penny Katigbak, Diane and Bola Garcia, Jay Jay and Robert Puno, Pia and Dwight Lago.

Hetty Que, Kimmy Que, Heather Que, Nicole Ojeda, Luis and Lori Ojeda.

Princess and John Russell, Ethel and Franklin Go.

Mylene Lising, Sheila Ramos, Laura Verallo Bertotto, Joanna Ongpin Duarte at Rambla.

Johnny Escaler, Elbert Cuenca, and Randy Lopa.


Trickie and Randy Lopa, Charlene and Johnny Escaler with chef Adrian Cuenca at Elbert's Steak Room.

Reggie Barrientos, Marivic Lim, Jay Gokongwei, Terrence and Adrian Ong at BCN by Rambla.

Timmy and Barbee Chuidian, Laurie and Matthew Westfall at Las Flores.

James and Rica de Jesus, Jose and Tin Moreno at Savage.

Tania Fricke Lichauco, Sari Jorge, Janelle Barretto, and Monica Consing.

Jesse Ho Maxwell, Jess Kienle Maxwell, Alex Eduque, and Simon Tantoco.

Akiko Thomson and Chips Guevara.

Isha Valles and Marielle Po at Spices.

Bea Lhuillier, Carol Garcia, Sharmila Hiranand, Marianne Po, Rose Anne Belmonte.

Jay Gokongwei at BCN by Rambla.

Binky and Tracie Dizon, Monina Lopez and chef Chele Gonzalez at Gallery by Chele.

Barbara Aboitiz, Joanna Preysler Francisco, Marilen Elizalde, and Monica Olondriz.

Armie Jarin-Bennett, Happy Ongpauco-Tiu, Berna Romulo Puyat, and Monchet Olives.

Ronald Mabanag, Chris Juan, Malu Gamboa, and Mon Lindo.

Monica Olondriz, Joanna Preysler Francisco, Marilen Elizalde, and Barbara Aboitiz.

Joanna Preysler Francisco, Karen Santos, Marilen Elizalde, Bambina Wiser, and Barbara Aboitiz.

Joanna Preysler Francisco, Karen Santos, Marilen Elizalde, Bambina Wiser, Barbara Aboitiz, Anne Marie Saguil, and Tania Fricke Lichauco.

Nix Alanon, Miggy Rodriguez, Rajo Laurel, and Arthur Nowak.

Yvette Fernandez, Alicia Colby Sy, Marissa Hallare, Tessa Prieto Valdez, Bing Bing Quiros, Odette Pumaren, Katty Qua, Camille Santos, Myda Prieto, Ronna Sieh, Sheila Ramos, Tess Maquera, Steffi Chiongbian, Junie Pena, Techie Hagedorn, Candace Yulo.

Maiki Oreta, Chris Ramos, Quinto Oreta, and Joey Fernandez.

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