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A Glimpse of The Nest CDO


The Nest is an upcoming upscale eating place in Cagayan de Oro City. There will be 2 restaurant themes in the place. One is the Maison de Bonbon, an authentic French restaurant and Giuseppe Pizzeria & Sicilian Roast, an Italian restaurant.


Maison de Bonbon will be serving all kinds of authentic French food. From soups, salads, sandwiches, crepes, and some other side dishes.



Giuseppe Pizzeria & Sicilian Roast will be serving pizza of course but not just an ordinary pizza. The ingredients are source from the finest suppliers and cooked in a wood fired brick oven which was designed from Italy.




The place has indoor dining and an outdoor balcony, as well as alfresco great for hanging out with friends or family. Most of their serving is good for three to four person which will be good for a group of family or friends.


The Nest is located along Corrales Avenue and Ramon Chaves Street. They will be in soft opening this saturday (June 18, 2016) and will have its grand opening in July.

Living in Italian Elegance


Living in Italian elegance is the epitome of luxury with ornate and gorgeously-gilded decorations, design for only the highest quality furnishings and design.

Italian design emerged in two schools of design, the Old world ornate Italian and the Modern Italian. We don’t know why Italian designs are great either because of its old Italian history or simply good taste that runs in this gene-pool that Italian’s really knows how to design a house.

In Cagayan de Oro City you can experience one of the best Italian designed buildings here. That is the Primavera Residences in uptown CDO. It is a well designed modern Italian architecture condominium twin tower designed by Italian architects who ventured here in the Philippines.


The building receives several awards because of its green, functional and beautiful designs. With its great success of its first condominium project here in the city, they are now venturing into another more bigger project. The Primavera City which will be located also in uptown CDO just beside the SM City Mall and along Pedro Oloy Roa Avenue.

It is an integrated seven-tower building for commercial, office, residential and hotel complex. This month particularly on June 24 2016, it will ground break its first two towers. To learn more about the project you can visit its website at www.primaveracity.com or follow their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/primaveracity for the latest updates.

Italianni’s P245 Weekday Deals


Cagayanons watch-out for Italianni’s treat to everyone with its weekday lunch deals this month of October. For only P245 Italian food lovers can enjoy a complete meal combination of pasta and Italianni’s main dish best-sellers.

You can choose a variety of sumptuous meals like Pork Chop Basilicata with Vegetable and Rice, Herb Chicken and Spaghetti Aglio Olio, Flame-Grilled Pork Belly and Rice which is my favorite and Seafood Vegetable and Rice.

After your meal you can have Panna Cotta for dessert and iced tea for refreshments which you can add at a separate discounted price. This promo is available from Monday to Friday only for the whole month of October.

Italian-American cuisine, coupled shared style dining concept known as ‘Amore de Merrier,’ made Italianni’s an instant hit among ManileƱos. At Italianni’s they believe in making their guests feel like they’re in an Italan family-owned restaurant. Every meal starts with complimentary home-baked Tuscan and Foccacia bread served with olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar.

Italianni’s is located at the ground level of Ayala Centrio Mall beside the Centrio Garden.

Mi Amore Italia


Last May 31, 2014 (Saturday), Angelo’s Ristorante in uptown area of this city has a street part dubbed Mi Amore Italia with a theme of Italy with Italian cuisines as well. Checkout our previous post of Angelo’s Ristorante for more details.

It was organized by BrandAid led by DJ R-Funk. In the early evening it drizzle a little bit but as the night was getting late people are arriving to join the fun with good music from famous DJ’s in the city.

PopRock Bakeshop and Cafe


A new hang-out place for eating great food and drinks was open recently in the city. PopRock Bakeshop and Cafe open its first branch in Cagayan de Oro last March 8 this year located along Tiano Brothers Street corner J.R. Borja Street.

The bakeshop and cafe is new here in the city but they are in operation for more that 20 years in Iligan city which they originated and established back in March 8, 1990, notice when they also open here in CDO.

There menu is Italian inspired like pasta, salads, piadina, lasagna and more. They have great desserts too like cakes and pastries.



They are open from 9am to 9pm mondays to fridays and 10am to 9pm for saturdays and sundays. Checkout there great pasalubong’s too if you are looking something when you return back home.

Wood Fired Pizza in CDO


You can now taste the original way of making pizza in Italy using a wood fired oven right here in Cagayan de Oro City!

Angelo’s Ristorante is the new authentic Italian restaurant in town started by Chef Angelo Obrero who studied cooking in Italy himself to learn how to cook the Italian way.

Its wood fired oven was even actually brought in from Italy, so I must say this is the real deal. Despite the intricacy way of preparing its delicious pizza’s you will be surprise its actually quite affordable which only range around P250 to P300 per pizza that is good enough for several person.


You really must taste there wood fired pizza, I highly recommend it. Aside from the pizza they offer great tasting pasta too which they made there pasta in-house. And if you dine in the resto, you will be serve with there great tasting bread and special dip that you will surely like it.

Another favorite of mine is there Osso Buco which remind me of the Soprano the popular tv series in the U.S.


Angelo’s Ristorante is located in the uptown area at Masterson Mile fronting the Xavier Estate resident gate beside Stonetown here in Cagayan de Oro City.

Italianni’s Weekday P295 Blowout


Taste authentic Italian cuisine in a casual fine dining experience at Italianni’s Restaurant inside Ayala Centrio Mall here in Cagayan de Oro City.

Eating in a fine Italian cuisine need not be expensive anymore since Italianni’s is offering right now there P295 weekday blowout meals that would satisfy your tummy and craving for good italian food.

My favorite is the Grilled Steak & Spaghetti Pomodoro. you can also try there Flame-Grilled Pork Belly and Baby Back Ribs with Bourbon Sauce which are great for a hungry tummy. For seafood lovers, try there Fish Fillet Corsican and Seafood Vegetables & Rice. You can also add a Caesar Salad for only 70 pesos and Ice Tea for 40 pesos.