Skip to main content

Dinner With Good Friends at Mario's

One of the nicest things about close friends is that you may not see each other as often as you like but when you do, it means long hours of "chikahan" and "kainan." Of course, going to a nice restaurant that serves good and wholesome ambiance is also a factor to consider since most of the time, we have our kids with us.


We had Baked Oysters for appetizers. You'll know that the chikahan is gonna be great when there's oysters. ;)


Gambas. The kids love this! The shrimp is succulent and juicy. Best paired with rice.


Roast Beef with mashed potato. Daughter had this. Love at first bite, according to her.


Pan-grilled Gindara. For the health-conscious, but really, this is delish! Squeeze in some lemon on top, and take a sip of white wine, and you're all set for a great evening.


Lengua with mashed potatoes. I love this. the lengua is so tender.





the kitchen goddess

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Bo-Bangkok!

Going to Bangkok is not complete if you haven't tried their famous Thai Milk Tea which are sold on the streets for 20 baht. It's not really hard to find a milk tea seller because there always seem to be one nearby.


Boy Kanin's Unli-Kanin is Life

Let's have a short quiz about a Pinoy's eating habit:

1. Dipping sauce such as "toyo," "suka," or "patis" is almost always within reach in every Pinoys' home. True or False
2. Beef tapa is always paired "kamatis" and "bagoong." True or False
3. Green mango with salted egg and tomatoes goes well with "inihaw na baboy." True or False
4. "Suman sa lihiya" is a seasonal "kakanin" during Christmas. True or False
5. A Pinoy's meal is not complete if it doesn't have rice or "kanin." True or False


RECIPE: TKG's Easy-to-Prepare Tuna Pesto Wraps

This recipe is perfect for the Holy Week if you are avoiding meat but this can actually be enjoyed anytime you are craving for a light and healthy meal. Great if you are having some guests also since it is easy-to-prepare.