Irene Tria | FoodFindsAsia
A cuisine is a style of cooking practices and traditions associated with a specific culture or region. Asia is the largest and most populous continent with great cuisines to name. Southeast Asia is known to be home of incredibly rich food history. It includes strong emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic component that features such flavors with a balance cooking method of stir-frying, boiling and steaming.
So why travel abroad to get a taste of authentic Southeast Asian cuisine if you can enjoy these sumptuous dishes right in the heart of Makati.
Lumpiang Shang-Hang (Philippines) – finger chili/minced pork/ mint yogurt P145
Crispy Baby Squid (Singapore) – plum glaze/chili/fried anchovies/spiced peanuts P180
Bagoong Chicken Wings (Philippines) – honey ginger glaze/leeks P285
Dimsum & Dumplings:
Pink Panda Pork Bun (Chinese) -Best Seller/Chinese sausage/wood ear mushroom/ salted egg P190
Chili Prawn Fried Dumplings (Chinese) – aligue/kimchi and honey sauce P210
Pork & Shrimp Laksa (Singapore) – crispy tofu/chili oik/boiled egg/sesame buchi P245
Char Kway Teow (popular noodle dish in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia) – chicken/Chinese sausage/beansprout/chili/sweet soy/hofan noodles/egg noodles P285
Larb Salad (Thai) -minced beef/puffed rice/fried shallots/jicama/basil lime dressing P220
Chicken Satay/Sate (Indonesian) -chargrilled chicken skewers/peanut sauce/pickled vegetables P240
Mapo Tofu (Chinese) -Szechuan pork/eggplant/braised leeks P210
Custard Bun (Chinese/Philippines) – salted egg custard/kaffir lime jelly/mongo paste P145
And while waiting for the rain to calm down a ‘lil bit, FoodFindsAsia get to try Pink Panda’s cocktails:
Lily Sour -lemongrass syrup/agustura bitters/eggwhite/whisky P120
Fast & Furious – vodka/orgeat syrup/cointreau/watermelon juice P120
Granny Groose – red wine/rum/lemon juice/condensed milk P120
Pink Panda is at G/F, Y2 Residence Hotel, 4687 Santiago cor. B. Valdez St., Poblacion, Makati City. It’s open Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. For table reservations and event bookings, you may contact (0917) 839 0714 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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