In days of global brands, faceless corporations and international food chains there’s nothing more appetizing than classic food that evolved through time. Indulge in delicious modern Filipino cuisine at the heart of Quezon City with P300 worth of delectable food & drinks at Tatung’s Garden Café for P149 with today’s MetroDeal.
Tatung’s Garden Cafe features classic Filipino dishes done well. For instance, good old balbacua, is a sterling example of the classic dish--tender, a bit rich and fatty (in a good way), succulent ox trotters and kneecaps stewed with ginger and star anise for over eight hours until tender served long with black beans and peanuts is a Cebuano favorite which is a must-try on their new menu.
Chef Tatung also offers a selection of the flavor of the regions like stir fried kangkong and tokwa or the poki-poki gratin, an Ilocano classic updated for modern diners done with layers of grilled eggplant mixed with egg, tomato, and Vigan longganisa, slathered in carabao milk mozzarella cheese and served with French bread. On the main course Chef Tatung has included a fresh take on another Ilocano- Spanish staple, the Pinakbet served with crispy Hito flakes, the Lapu-Lapu Escabeche drenched in vinegar and pineapple chunks , Steamed Fillets of mahi-mahi wrapped in tender banana leaves with tomatoes, onions, ginger, and leeks this seafood delight is served with butter, calamansi and soy sauce.
With several art pieces put together as accents to the newly painted white walls, and a decidedly Old World feel, Tatung’s Garden Cafe sticks out from the more urbane offerings of its surrounding architecture interiors. Immerse yourself in the enchanting combination of old world ambiance and pleasantly surprising contemporary Filipino cuisine.
#17 Matipid Street Sikatuna Village Quezon City