Bistro Ravioli


Passing through Glorietta 3 in Makati, I would not stop by had it not been for the smell of brick-oven pizza, the poster that promises fresh pasta, and the background music that exuded a European Bistro vibe. Think of ‘La Vie En Rose’, ’Un Homme et Un Femme, and ‘Dream a Little Dream.’

2014-07-29-18.41Ultimately, the voices of Astrud Gilberto and Tony Bennett humming in the background were enough for me to pull a chair and give this Italian food strip a try.

Topping my order is fresh pasta a la Bolognese, meaning, pasta that’s made from scratch. As such, it seems more absorbent of the sauce, and chewy as well.



Bistro Ravioli Menu

Bistro Ravioli Menu

Spagetti Bolognese

Bolognese Spaghetti

Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita

Someone also once said that the best way to gauge a good pizza is through the Margherita, so I added this in our family’s repertoire of dishes for that night. This pizza variant is arguably simplest form, comprising of olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and herb topping. Yet, the flavour is full. One bite and I knew I will go back to again to Bistro Ravioli, hopefully by then, I’d see a larger space.

Branch and Address:

Bistro Ravioli Glorietta 
Second Floor, Glorietta 3
Telephone no.: (+63)922-8878379


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Denice Christine Garcia-Pilla is a freelance published writer and editor in between her profession as a market research professional. Her works have appeared in numerous print and online publications in Asia and the United States including the Asia Pacific Business Guide, Launch Asia, Quantum Spirit, Men Zone, The Philippine Star and Lifestyle Asia. She has profiled a number of CEOs, Presidents, entrepreneurs and tycoons of top corporations in the Philippines, as well as renowned international authors such as Mark Victor Hansen of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Philip Kotler. After a decade of hiatus from the writing scene with motherhood taking center stage of her schedule, Denice is once again picking up from where she left off via the Side Tripper, where she shares her travel adventures and side trips through the lens of photographer Kit Elton Pilla, also known as her husband and father to her son Kyle David.

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