Thursday, December 13, 2012

Greeka

After combing Greenhills for hours, and after fetching C's daughter from the tutor, we (including my daughter) drove off to San Juan again, this time searching for Greeka. First read about Greeka from a guy-blogger and he raved about the 5-hour slow-cooked roast lamb. And since C and I are both fond of lamb, including or minis (the daughters), we know where we want to dine for dinner. Had I not googled the place, we would've passed it by. But fortune was smiling on us. Parking was bad though because we had to park in the street fronting the resto and had to walk more than several steps uphill back to the resto. But some exercise is good.



Watch out for this sign if you're coming from Pinaglabanan area because Greeka is located on a curve (P.Guevara) so there's a big chance that you'll miss it. Also, its the only resto in the area.

And because we just came from Greenhills, Mr. Cat (my nicest find in Virra Mall) joined us for dinner. ;)





Hummus. Tasted good! Even the minis loved it especially the pita. Soft and chewy at the same time. You just need to get an extra order of hummus though. We didn't. Ended up having the leftover hummus wrapped. It still sits on a lonely shelf inside my fridge- yikes!



Roast Lamb. The piece' de resistance. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. So tender (the meat falls off your fork) and flavorful. An order is already good for 2-4 pax and includes a side dish of your choice. We got the spinach rice. Costs P580.00




Spinach Rice. Good also. The lemon adds a nice twist to the rice and feta and spinach.




Daughter's baked macaroni. Forgot what's the greek name. I find it okay. Daughter and C super loved this.



After our happy meal, we ended up with a flat tire and almost got stranded in a deserted street near Greeka. We're just super lucky that a "driver" is making telebabad (maybe Sun-unli) outside his home. He helped us change the tire. And in between, we were approached by a "White Lady," who suddenly popped-out from nowhere and silently (and eerily) observed us while we were waiting for the driver to change the tire. But all's well that ends well. We arrived home super late. I was just a bit sad that I didn't take a picture of the deserted street, the flat tire and the White Lady. BUT I don't want to experience that again. Cheers!