Food is a great source of comfort especially when you're stressed from work, and of course, everybody has a favorite place from which to get their happy food fix. For some people, it's a little nook at L. P. Leviste corner Sedeno Street in Salcedo Village, Makati called Apartment 1B. Apartment 1B boasts of serving "gourmet comfort food" and according to gleaming reviews of its food offerings online, it may be safe to say that Apartment 1B does live up to its name. So what's on the menu?

For starters, Apartment 1B has become quite popular for its breakfast fare, which is served from seven in the morning to three in the afternoon. Those who enjoy breakfast at any time of the day can get Apartment 1B's breakfast sets for lunch. These include Three-Egg Omelet, Eggs Benedict, and Granola Parfait, with sides of bacon, Canadian Ham, sausage links, and home fries.

Apartment 1B also boasts of a great starter and sandwich menu. A lot of reviews hail its baked samosas (mushrooms, spinach and cheese) as one of the restaurant's best offerings. Seafood lovers will also like its crabcakes and smoked salmon and leeks quiche. Those who prefer eating light lunches can choose from Apartment 1B's sandwich choices. Apartment 1B's main entrées, on the other hand, include a number of pasta offerings, plus grilled choices like grilled blue marlin and grilled prawns.

The owners of the restaurant pride themselves in serving good food made from the best ingredients available; their spaghetti carbonara, for example, is served with prosciutto and shaved parmesan cheese instead of the typical bacon and cheese. This adherence to serving good quality and great tasting food has earned Apartment 1B with an above average reputation with foodies. They provide good service as well.

Aside from its food offerings, Apartment 1B is also known for its ambience. According to the owners, their "hottest" table for reservation is the second floor table with a couch and a fluffy carpet. This table is well-liked by patrons especially since it is private and is perfect for family lunches or dinners.

Anyway, if you're looking for some comfort food in the Makati area, it should be a good idea to visit Apartment 1B. Those who're up for a gathering with friends should reserve a table, unless you want to wait. If you're not up for a full meal, you can always treat yourself to some dessert. We hear Apartment 1B's white Toblerone cheesecake is a killer.