Cafe Publico

We usually watch movies at Promenade but we have taken this resto for granted! Cafe Publico is located at the right side of Promenade Theater Lobby (from the escalator).

If not for an Eatigo promo, we would have not tried this cafe/resto. There was a 40% discount because we booked through the Eatigo app.

Even if it’s just a small cafe, there are a lot of dishes to choose from!

Taking advantage of the promo, we ordered a lot! I love all the food we ordered!

Fishbolan

Pizza Dough Chips

Chicken Noodle Soup

Spicy Tuna Panini

Chicken Pie Panini

Pulled Pork BBQ Mac & Cheese

Of course, the kids had their gelato fix after dinner.

In a cup, you get to taste 3 different flavors all at once! I love their Dark Belgian Chocolate. Just the way I like my chocolate, bittersweet!

In addition, seems like they serve good coffee as well! Neighboring tables all ordered coffee! And they have a stash of books and game boards too! Just get it from the counter or borrow one from the staff!

Sure going back for gelato and more one of these days!

The place is good for unwinding!

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Resto in Review: Pamana

After beaching the whole day at Canyon Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas, we had a stopover dinner at Pamana.  It has been featured in lifestyle sections of newspapers and I know that its interior will be vintage themed. But I was in awe, when I saw the Pamana building from the outside.

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I loved how the building looked that night, the white paint complements the glass windows with the chandeliers hanging and with lights on.  It’s another story when I stepped inside.

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The lobby had a mini shop, a lot of cute novelties such as the mini wooden guitar on the center table.  There are also some quirky items like the lying girl tape dispenser.  There were also tons of vintage plates and serving dishes all over.  They also sell food items like sampaloc just near the counter.

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Some features from magazines are also blown up and posted on one side of the room.

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Cute miniatures of old typewriters and sewing machines adorn the cashier’s countertop.  Little somethings that make a big difference.

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Also on display is an award by Philippine Tatler for being one of the best restaurants for 2014.  Hmmm, we’ll take on that after dinner.

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Past through the counter and you will see memorabilias and vintage items that adore the sitting area.  There’s that old camera hanging, so cool right?

Now, that’s only the ground floor.  Adorning the walls of the stairs is another set of old photos and memorabilias from before and after.

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That colored piece of old wood made a nice accent on the door to the balcony.

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On a corner, old family photos and vintage items from the past.

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An old wooden rocking horse made a nice background on our table. 

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Our table is also nice. A long white lacey runner in the middle, with different colored plates set.  The chairs are also magnificent.

Now, let’s get to the food. 

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The menu stuck to its theme. It bears an old picture of the owner’s mother, Ms Liberty Ilagan on its front page. 

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Three Sisters

Crusing along Kapitolyo and we found this place!  Not bad at all!

Price is just right. Hefty serving.  Nice staff.  Cozy ambiance.  Good food!

What else can you look for?

Tonight, we had their crispylicious Crispy Pata and Vegetable Kare Kare.  Both dishes were sumptious! 

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The size of the Crispy Pata is huge and it’s so affordable at Php 395.00.  It’s so crispy on the outside.  Can really hear the crunch!  The meat is tender and juicy.  And the sawsawan (sauce) just puts the icing on top of the cake, so to speak!

The other dish we ordered was the Vegetable Kare Kare!  The serving size is big as well, and it’s priced at only Php 135.00.  The bagoong (shrimp paste that comes with kare kare) is a bit salty but when you mix it with the peanut sauce of the kare kare and rice, it complements everything.  Also, instead of just veggies, they also put some ox tripe in it.

Their bestsellers are their BBQ, and we will taste that next time we go there.  That’s 3 dishes to put on the list, Chicken BBQ, Liempo and the Pork BBQ! Then there’s the pancit canton to try, the sinigang soup, and the list goes on.

So what are you waiting for, try this place out!  Check them out on Facebook! Find them in Tiendesitas also!

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