To mark its 27th year, Ilustrado, a bastion of Filipino-Spanish Heritage cuisine in historic Intramuros, Manila presents a special Degustación Menu for lunch and dinner.
Inspired by her childhood comfort food and the Manila food scene, Chef Bernice Pimentel rolls out a 7-course menu that includes Kilawin Salad with Fried Wonton Chips, Mangoes and Apples; Sinigang Risotto served with Grilled Shrimp, Cherry Tomatoes and fried Eggplant; Chicken Binakol Consomme with Coconuts and Green Papaya served with Crackling Chili Leaf; Dalandan and Rosemary Ice Drop; Thrice-cooked Bagnet with Dark Chocolate Kare-Kare and Blanched Edamame; Baked Duck Breast on Balsamic Vinegar Adobo with Kwek-kwek and Squid Ink Tuile; and Dayap Cheesecake Lumpia with Citrus Fruits Salad.
Ilustrado’s Degustación Menu offering is ongoing until November 30. Visit Ilustrado Restaurant, 744 General Luna Street, Intramuros Manila or call 527-2345, 527-3674, 0917-8064855, 0998-8502735 and 0998-8503234-35.
There’s also Solstice by Ilustrado at the Ground Floor, 8 Rockwell, Rockwell Drive, Makati. Call 802 1891 and 0977-7488861 for reservations.