Embark on a Culinary Journey: SM City CDO Uptown North Wing Food Crawl

Nestled in the heart of Cagayan de Oro, SM City CDO Uptown North Wing has become a hub for food enthusiasts seeking a diverse and delightful culinary experience.

Recently, we had the pleasure of embarking on a gastronomic adventure through the mall’s North Wing, indulging our taste buds at some of its finest establishments. Join us as we recount the delectable offerings from the SM City CDO Uptown North Wing Food Crawl.

1st Stop: L BUONO

Our culinary journey commenced at L BUONO, an authentic Italian restaurant that transports diners to the heart of Italy through its mouthwatering dishes. From the moment we stepped in, we were greeted with the inviting aroma of Italian spices and freshly baked bread.

During our visit, L BUONO treated us to a feast of their best-sellers and holiday delights. The menu boasted an array of tempting choices, including the savory beef rendang, the flavorful beef bolognaise pizza, the aromatic seafood curry, the succulent chicken in 3 flavors, and the mouthwatering beef ribs with hickory sauce.

To sweeten the deal, we were presented with indulgent desserts such as the Jassen Cheese Cake and Fruit Cake, perfectly complemented by refreshing Passion Fruit and watermelon Juice.

For those eager to savor authentic Italian flavors, L BUONO is a must-visit destination. For more information, you can reach them at 0916 387 2510 or visit their Facebook Page: L BUONO.

2nd Stop: Vamoose Corner

Our culinary adventure continued at Vamoose Corner, a Spanish-themed Restobar that promises a fusion of bold flavors and vibrant ambiance. The menu at Vamoose Corner showcased a tantalizing selection of Spanish-inspired dishes.

We were treated to some of their best-sellers, including the rich and smoky smoked Bacon and Pumpkin Sopa, the savory Paella Classica, the flavorful Paella Negra, the succulent Beef Salpicao, and the Classic Kare-kare.

To satisfy our sweet tooth, we enjoyed delightful eclairs and savory empanadas that left us craving for more.

For those craving a taste of Spain in Cagayan de Oro, Vamoose Corner is the place to be. Contact them at 0961 908 1099 or visit their Facebook Page: Vamoose A Comer SM Uptown and Lifestyle District.

3rd Stop: Niku-Yata Ramen

Our culinary expedition took a turn towards Japan as we entered Niku-Yata Ramen, a haven for Japanese food enthusiasts.

Specializing in authentic Japanese cuisine, Niku-Yata Ramen presented us with a visual and flavorful delight – the “Niku GochisoSushi Platter.


Featuring a variety of expertly crafted sushi rolls, the platter was a testament to the culinary artistry of Niku-Yata Ramen. Each bite was a symphony of flavors, showcasing the restaurant’s dedication to providing an immersive Japanese dining experience.

To experience a taste of Japan in Cagayan de Oro, contact Niku-Yata Ramen at 0917-713-7523 or visit their Facebook Page: Niku-Yata Ramen.

4th Stop: Belean Bakehouse

Our journey through the North Wing of SM City CDO Uptown reached new heights of sweetness at Belean Bakehouse, a cozy Pastry, and Croissant Cafe.

Here, we savored a delightful assortment of pastries and treats. From the heavenly strawberries and cream croissant to the indulgent matcha pain au chocolat and the savory tuna croissant, Belean Bakehouse proved to be a haven for pastry enthusiasts.

Pairing our treats with expertly brewed coffee and rich hot chocolate added the perfect finishing touch to our delightful visit.

For those with a sweet tooth, Belean Bakehouse is a haven worth exploring.

Contact them at (0917) 113 7403 or visit their Facebook Page: Beleán Bakehouse.

5th Stop: Bigby’s Cafe & Restaurant

Our culinary odyssey reached its climax at Bigby’s Cafe & Restaurant, a renowned Western-Asian Fusion restaurant. With a diverse menu that caters to various palates, Bigby’s offered us a delightful mix of holiday-themed dishes.

From the festive holiday turkey and ham platter to the hearty belly buster and the seafood extravaganza of the New Orleans shrimp platter, our taste buds were treated to a symphony of flavors.

The grand finale came in the form of the decadent midnight dream cake, a fitting end to our culinary expedition.

To indulge in a fusion of Western and Asian flavors, contact Bigby’s SM Uptown at 0917-7087594 or visit their Facebook Page: Bigby’s Café & Restaurant.

In conclusion, the SM City CDO Uptown North Wing Food Crawl proved to be a gastronomic delight, showcasing the diverse culinary offerings within the mall. Each stop was a unique experience, providing a blend of flavors that catered to every palate. Whether you’re a fan of Italian, Spanish, Japanese, pastry, or fusion cuisine, SM City CDO Uptown North Wing has something for everyone, making it a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts in Cagayan de Oro.

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