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10 Ways to Enjoy Dining Experience at Hodai Japanese-Korean Fusion Restaurant

Hodai which means “all you can ” in Nihongo or Nippongo.  The restaurant is a fusion between Japanese, Korean and international dishes.

Hodai just recently open their doors last May 2019 and had been attracting great reviews and accolades from food connoisseurs and their customers. The cat in the logo is similar to neko cat which invites luck or customers to the place.

Hodai Japanese and fusion dishes buffet at #14 Examiner street

10 Ways to Enjoy Dining Experience

10.) Large Space– There use to be a large house which occupies about 600 square meters of lot with almost 400 square meters of dining space. The house was converted into a restaurant by the proprietors. Which have a sitting capacity of between 150 to 160 at any given time.  There is an amble parking space.

9.) Family Oriented– For those planning to dine at the restaurant, One can try to walk-in or make reservation in advance.

8.) Ambiance– Large windows and high ceiling allows natural light to enter inside the restaurant. Modern lighting and fixtures are an added bonus for those who wish to take photos and Instagram.

second floor

The second floor had nice wooden floors, simple wooden chairs and tables would greet customers.

7.) Friendly Staff – Another plus for visiting this restaurant are the friendly smiles and service oriented culture by the staff.

different kinds of sushi rolls

6.) Unlimited sushi rolls– If you will choose between GOLD or Silver unlimited and sushi rolls is one of the dishes included. one will surely enjoy their sushi rolls.

Hodai Gold and Silver  in-house promo

5.) Tempura– If you are lover of deep fried shrimp and vegetable tempura. This is a place to visit.

4.) Pork Tankatsu and Teriyaki– Deep fried pork tonkatsu with nice sauce and lettuce topped with chopped spring onions. Another dish is their teriyaki with their special sauce.

3.) Miso Soup and Rice– One would be delighted to know that there is free miso soup and white rice included in their promo.

Korean Fried Chicken

2.) Korean Fried Chicken– available in two flavors: deep fried chicken with glaze sweet sauce and garlic with sesame seeds. Another one is the spicy version. This dish is comparable to well-known korean style fried chicken in the industry.  Children, teens and adults will surely like it.

buffet dishes

1.) Affordable – There is an ongoing in-house promo for those who wanted to taste their dishes. It comes with ” Bronze”, “Silver” and “Gold” promo. What is nice about their buffet is that the food serve is not sitting on a buffet table but served ala-carte style.

Promo:  Weekday
1+1 Gold set Php 599.00 (for 2 pax)

Weekend and Holidays

Silver set Php349.00 and Gold set Php 419.00

How to Commute:

1.) From EDSA Quezon Avenue, ride a jeepney bound to West Avenue/ SM North/ Project 6 ( from Delta Theater) and get off at Examiner Street. Walk towards the restaurant ( just in front of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Operation Sagip Center)

2.) From EDSA North, walk towards SM Savemore/ Paramount. One may opt to ride jeepney bound to Quiapo and get off at Examiner Street ( Php 9.00). Walk towards the restaurant.

3.) West Avenue: Another option is one can take a tricycle to the restaurant (P15 per person or Php 40 special )

4.) West Avenue- One can walk between 10 to 15 minutes walk from Paramount theater to Hodai .

Note: Promo prices posted at this site are subject to change without prior notice from the management of the Hodai restaurant. 

 Hodai Fusion restaurant

Address: #14 Examiner street near West Avenue,Barangay West Triangle, Quezon City

Contact : 0956 460 5848 / 0920-234-1200

Operational Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm , 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Christmas Cooking Caravan by CDO and Masflex

Good News to all , There are a lot of reason to celebrate Christmas season with a big smile.

CDO company , one of the biggest food manufacturing company in the country together with MASFLEX cookware products and BrainPoint Advertising Company  in partnership with Robinson’s Mall is showcasing different recipes which can be prepared this Yuletide season .

Mall Schedule 

The cooking demonstration started last December 3 at Robinson’s Las Piñas , Robinson’s -Novaliches last December 4, Robinson’s Forum last December 10 , Robinson’s Galleria -December 17 , December 18 Robinson’s -Otis ( aka Paz Guazon ) in Paco and December at Robinson’s -Antipolo City on December 23 , 2016. Demonstration starts at around past 3:00 PM and until 5:00 PM

Chef Jhollow Ignacio with CDO Holiday Ham and CDO premium hot dogs 

The cooking demonstration starts past 3:00 PM with celebrity Chef  Jhollow Ignacio , Tawag ng Tanghalan  star Ms. Angela Hao performing some of the well-loved songs.

Ms. Angela Hao

participants at Robinson’s Galleria Ortigas -Atrium area

The place is packed with eager participants with some coming from different parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

stir-fry cdo hotdog with broccoli 

There is a pre-registration process during the cooking demonstration in which participants will have a chance to win interesting gift packs courtesy of CDO premium hot dog packs and products, Masflex cookware set  ,  Doña Maria premium rice , among other stuffs.

 winner of gift pack and CDO premium hotdog

There were over a dozen in-house raffle winners ( winner of gift packs and CDO premium hotdog ) and 3 major winners of Masflex cookware products at Robinson’s Galleria .

one of the major winner of Masflex product

winner of major prize courtesy of Masflex 

The aim of the cooking demonstration is to promote new recipes from ordinary hot dogs and hams into an international recipe such as CDO premium hotdog tempura , stir-fry hotdog tempura , holiday ham kebab and holiday ham macaroni salad. I will be posting some of the interesting recipes in the site .

Chef  Jhollow Ignacio will be part of Bay Brothers Surf and Turf within Mall of Asia .

Aside from gaining additional knowledge , participants had fun and excitement during the duration of the demonstration. Until my next post ! Happy Cooking