Food & Dining My Kids

Magnum Manila Cafe

The first time we attempted to get in, they were closing. So no amount of carino to the strict lady bantay was able to get me inside. My charm usually works, but the management of Magnum Manila probably foresaw power play (or in my case, charm play) & installed a young albeit VERY strict, short-haired, brown-shirted spunky lady (who looked at us from head to toe & back up again) with a painfully forced fake half-smile at the door come closing time (you’ll know who she is I promise you). No meant NO. That put me in my place, lels.

 

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The second time, we were able to get in but only for the bar area. The seating area was closed. The same lady (talk about bad luck) blocked our way to the booths & said the word I’ve come to hate so much.. NO -when I asked pleasantly if we can still get seated. Boohoohoo!

But at least we got to get some magnum fix..

 

Magnum Manila Cafe

5/F SM Aura Premier, Sky Park,

Mckinley Parkway, McKinley Hill, Taguig

 

Read SPOT.ph’s post on Magnum Bar Manila HERE.

 

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It was almost closing time at 9:30 PM when we went in for our 2nd attempt.. which proved semi-fruitful.

 

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Step 1: COAT IT. 3 coats available – dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and caramel.

 

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Step 2: TOP IT.

 

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Step 3. DRIZZLE IT.

 

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Step 4: SET IT.

 

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Step 5: SHARE IT.

 

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Step 6: LOVE IT!

 

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Ate & her ultra posh & klazz BFFs. Happy smiles. Yep, they loved it, I’m sure of it. <3

 

The third time, we got lucky. So it’s true that third time’s the charm! \m/ We went right after lunch, still there was a good crowd on a Saturday. But by hook or by crook, it had to be THE day, so we waited patiently..

 

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My baby girl was with her baby bishes so it was just the 2 big ones with me. I fet like a dwarf beside them.. and an alalay. They look like mowdels don’t you agree? (Sorreh, mommy pride) :P

 

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For a pop-up store that will only be up for a year, the interior in uh-mazing!

 

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I think this will fill quickly even before the year is up based on the people goig gaga to get a dose of this artsy fartsy magnum dessert by the “PLEASURE MAKERS”.

 

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Death by Chocolate 300 php.

 

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This.. LOOK AT IT. THIS WAS SO WORTH THE PILA!!! <3 I loved the chocolate mousse-like filling. Best of the bunch, in my opinion.

 

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And I had it all to myself too! \m/

 

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Ate would only order if there was Red Velvet. Unfortunately, they ran out na daw. I begged & begged for them to look in the ref somewhere. And my persistence paid. MAY NAHANAP!!! Guess what, Ate just ate ice cream, felt that she had enough calories for a day, and had the red velvet (which I begged endlessly to get) wrapped to go. FML.

 

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I guess she just wanted a pretty picture! :P Red Velvet 250 php

 

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Apple Pie 350 php

 

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My babyson found the apple pie too sweet. But I think it’s the Magnum Gold that was too sweet coz I tried the pie & it was perfectly sweet & tangy at the same time.

 

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I asked KHAYE if we could have a photo two-gether because she really went through ALL the refs, pantries, and whatnots to find me a slice of red velvet. I JUST LOVE HER! <3

 

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The kids were so happy that their mom will finally shut up about Magnum, that they jumped for joy! :P

 

When we went, MAGNUM MANILA only offered sweet endings. Now they have savory meals as well conceptualized by CHEF HIM UY DE BARON.

 

Kids, it’s not over ’til I say it’s over. Guess what. We are SO going back for the savories. Live with it! :P

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27 Comments

  • Reply jay

    Hello Jane,

    Your photos are so pretty and so are you !!!

    We went there last Saturday to try the make your own magnum and it was so worth it.

    ;)

    May 21, 2014 at 8:25 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Hi Jay!! :) This is aside from the time we saw each other?? You went back again ba haha pareho tayong addict! :P

      May 21, 2014 at 8:28 am
      • Reply jay

        Yeah. We had to try the make your own version. Last time we only had the plated desserts. ;)

        We’ll probably do the makeyourown again. Pila nga lang. Ang haba. ; p

        May 22, 2014 at 2:54 pm
        • Reply sugargospice

          Yeah parang ma okay yung make-your-own diba? Mwah! :-*

          May 22, 2014 at 3:48 pm
  • Reply med

    Too scared to go because of the loooooooong lines! Pero mukhang worth it naman pala, based from your photos.

    May 21, 2014 at 8:41 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      go during off hours meding. Crazier the lines now coz of the new savories. Hayz!! @_@ Go around 2pm the kids will love the ice cream bars! :-*

      May 21, 2014 at 9:04 am
    • Reply Jana

      Tita Med!!! Go on a Monday afternoon :) Halos no pila!

      May 21, 2014 at 10:20 am
  • Reply Erika

    i tried it in SG buti nalang meron na dito sa manila! cant wait to try it again :)

    May 21, 2014 at 9:04 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Hi erika! :) Are you having fun with the wedding arrangements? So excited for you!! :-*

      May 21, 2014 at 9:05 am
      • Reply Erika

        WEEE1 thanks Mother! So far yes, fiance will be here for 2 weeks :) nako sira diet ko nito. salamat sa mga post mo may idea na ko san kami kakain :D

        May 21, 2014 at 9:12 am
        • Reply sugargospice

          yay I’m so happy meron kang love life for 2 weeks hahaha!! Ok lang masira diet pag-alis ni fiance nalang uli back to kuneho food!! :-*

          May 21, 2014 at 9:31 am
          • KassTastrophic

            LOL @ kuneho food, Mommy Jane.

            But THIS definitely is NOT kuneho food. Unless shushal ang kuneho, hehehe…

            May 22, 2014 at 10:51 am
          • sugargospice

            pag pet natin ang kuneho kasi op cors susyal din siya! ;))

            May 22, 2014 at 10:54 am
  • Reply Cherrie Lou Vivares

    Ms. Jane reading this at 2am makes my tummy growl.

    May 22, 2014 at 2:10 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Oh no cherrie, all my posts are about food hahaha you must not read if you are about to go to bed or do not have access to food! ;))

      May 22, 2014 at 10:51 am
  • Reply cheekeegirl

    Ano naman yung kuneho food Ms. Jane? na curious akong bigla,,hehehe… Bet ko ang Death by Chocolate!!

    May 22, 2014 at 10:28 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Hi donna! :) kuneho food = veggies hahaha. Rabbit food. :)

      May 22, 2014 at 10:53 am
  • Reply Leng

    I love taking photos with super awesome servers as well! Good service really has to be recognised and rewarded =)
    Can’t wait to try this when I’m back in Manilalove!

    May 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      Diba?? I’m glad we think alike Leng!! <3 I mean they have such a tiring job the least we can do is be nice.

      May 22, 2014 at 6:01 pm
  • Reply Leng

    Absolutely!!! I also super hate it when some customers treat the as if they’re idiots or as if they’re THEIR employees. Hello… be nice, baka mamaya they’d spit on your stuff no! Haha!

    May 22, 2014 at 6:26 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      omg so true hahaha!! They’d totally deserve it though! ;))

      May 22, 2014 at 6:31 pm
  • Reply michconstantino

    Yes Ms. Jane.. long long lines… next time tiyagain ko na ang Magnum Manila Cafe before it closes.

    May 25, 2014 at 1:11 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      I have a feeling it won’t close shop. :) Malakas sobra eh. Baka marketing strategy lang. ;) When you go make sure you also try Ramen Nagi & Todd English Michelle. Pagsabayin mo na silang 3 hahaha!

      May 25, 2014 at 5:14 pm
      • Reply michconstantino

        di kaya maimpacho ako Mam Jane? =)) planning to go with my master’s friends to Todd English *sana mag-push through*

        June 4, 2014 at 11:06 am

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