By Shekinah Sabrina Colcol, foodfindsasia.com |
Would you like to experience an authentic Filipino dish with a touch of history and extra ordinary art? Right in the heart of the business district of Makati awaits a remarkable dining experience which transcends historical nostalgia to unique culinary creation.
The Andres Restaurant creates their recipes by naming them after the heroes and historical places during revolution like Magdalo, Gregoria, Catalina, Procopio, Biak na Bato, Tejeros, Pugad Lawin, Tondo, Katipunan, a part of Philippine history is remembered through their menu. Moreover, their starter menu is named “Pang Unang Aklas,” a revolutionary term with the main course “Plato de Principal de Katipuneros”.
Buffet lunch offer for regular customers of Andres which could also be an interesting way of introducing this perfect mixture of elements of our culture to foreigners, or to treat balikbayans, or to instill nationalism in the youth. Likewise, the restaurant offers an ambience conducive for romantic dinners (approximately PhP1, 000.00 for two people), fun-filled get together with friends, a round of drinks after office hours (approximately PhP66.00 for a pint of beer) or Sunday lunch with the family and there is no need to fear because cash and cards are accepted during their store hours at 11:30AM – 12 midnight.
Andres’ management is launching its new art program this May. Since the owners believe that a restaurant can be an alternative venue for information of history and be a catalyst for art appreciation for its customers, paintings and sculptures by contemporary Filipino visual artists will be exhibited there. They are inviting solo or group artists to submit their proposals to fill the halls and walls of Andres Restaurant so that in the months to come, artworks will be displayed for guests to view while they are dining.
Reminisce our monumental past with a wide array of featured dishes inspired by revolutionary Filipino cuisine at Andres Restaurant. It is located on the ground floor of the Patriarch Building, 2224 Pasong Tamo corner Don Bosco Street, Makati City. For information, call 403-9525, 0935-802-9190, or 0915-620-2529.
Photo credit: Zomato, PhilStar