All it takes is one minute spent outdoors and you can tell that summer has truly arrived. This weekend (March 25 and 26, 11 am-11 pm), Bonifacio High Street is kicking off Summer on the Street with Bite Me Manila, a festival that will highlight a curated selection of food, art, and music. Drop by 9th Avenue at High Street (in front of Nike, American Eagle Outfitters, Krispy Kreme, etc.) and check out the different treats and activities. Here’s a list of vendors (they have more than just food!) and what you should look out for:

Other vendors include Soul Food, Quiver, Casa Mercedes, Nutriasia, New Vintage Culture, Hobbes and Landes, Redneck Smokehouse, Artisinal Shakes, and La Mitraillette.

Enjoy live musical performances by JanJay Coquilla, RJ dela Fuente, Gio Levy, Guji LorenzanaCherry Malaya, and other surprise guests.

Several activities and workshops will also take place at Bite Me throughout the weekend:

  • Saturday, 1-2:30pm: Leather Accessory Workshop by Pulseras by Kim
    • Cost: P500 (includes leather pieces, snap buttons, 2 needles, and waxed thread
    • 10 slots available
  • Saturday and Sunday, 3pm-6pm: Macrame Dream Catcher Workshop by Luisa Cordero
    • Cost: P950/person (includes a complete dreamcatcher kit and feathers)
    • 15 slots available
  • Saturday, 1pm and 4pm; Sunday, 11am and 3pm: Silk Screening Workshop by Team Manila
    • Cost: P800 (includes 1 shirt)
    • 10 slots available
  • Saturday, 2:30-3:45pm: Poi Workshop by Planet Zips
    • Cost: P500 (includes free Planet Zips Sock Poi)
    • 20 slots available
  • Saturday and Sunday, 5pm-6:30pm: Yoga session with Tanya Hyde of The Hyde Project
    • Cost: P400 for adults, P200 for kids
    • Beginner friendly, bring your own mat, water bottle, and towel
  • Sunday, 7pm-9pm: Drink and Draw session with The Starving Artist (Dee Jae Pa’este)
    • Cost: P400 for adults, P200 for children (includes 1 drink, canvas board, markers, and a signed art print)
    • 20 slots available

To reserve a slot for any of the workshops, email For more information, check out Bite Me Manila on Facebook or Instagram.

See you this weekend!


I'm a writer, strategist, teacher, and reluctant illustrator. I love traveling and trying new things...even in my own neighborhood: BGC! I also love books, movies, musicals, live music, board games, and peanut butter. Follow my personal adventures on Instagram: @lizetteclaudio

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