Mabuhay ang adobo!
Ah, adobo, one of the crown jewels of our beloved country. One whiff of the stuff and you are immediately transported to your childhood when mom would call out, “Kain na!” or “Eating time!” and you already knew what was for lunch because the stewing smell of adobo is so distinct.
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You can never get tired of this classic ulam. It is, however, always a pleasant surprise when someone puts a spin on the dish we all grew up with.
Adobo sa Mangga – Bistro United
Grilled then sauteed chicken in green mango puree & bagoong. Topped with green mango & garlic served on a sizzling plate. Good for sharing or one hungry person. Bistro United serves Western dishes with a classic Filipino twist. They focus with the use of local ingredients & provincial flavors while incorporating modern culinary techniques.
Adobo sa Pula – Alab
Alab serves authentic home-cooked Filipino dishes. Alab attempts to express a clear narrative of what Filipino cuisine is, amidst all the confusion of the Filipino fusion food trend. Chicken and pork stewed in vinegar, one of the oldest documented versions of the classic adobo. It uses annatto for color instead of soy sauce.
Adobo Truffled Fries – Lola Cafe
Hand cut fries, adobo flakes, truffled kesong puti, spiced Palawan honey. LoLa Cafe is a destination restaurant that offers specialty Filipino cuisine helmed by Chef John Mangibin, his first under the LoLa Group. Food is prepared fresh and locally-sourced. They’re ideal for private events and special occasions.
Crispy Pork Adobo Rice Bowl – Kartilya
Fried pork belly adobo sa puti, ensaladang manga, salted egg, dirty rice. Kartilya is a modern dining restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Filipino dishes by MasterChef Asia Season 1 placer, Lica Ibarra. Expect unique dishes like the Liempo Queso Fundido, Bistek Tagalog Ribeye Steak, and more.
Adobo Project – Neil’s Kitchen
A restaurant outlet of Chef Neil Ramos and partners that offers Pinoy Paellas such as Bagoong Paella with Kare-Kare, Sinigang with Grilled Pork Belly Paella, and Crab Fat Palabok.
Braised then Fried Chicken & Pork Adobo Flakes – Manam
Manam specializes in serving up comfort Filipino food in classics and twists in small, medium and large portions perfect for any occasion. Among its most popular offerings are its signature House Crispy Sisig and the original Sinigang na Beef Short Rib and Watermelon.The unofficial national dish, fondly called CPA in canteens the country over. Soy and vinegar braised, it is best eaten the day after.
Adobo & Salted Egg Sausage – Alamat Filipino Pub & Grill
Alamat Filipino Pub and Grill serves modern Filipino fare and barchow. You won’t find anything like their adobo chicken wings, sinuglaw (pork bbq on tuna ceviche), wagyu bistek, and artisan sausages anywhere else.
Adobo Three-Ways – Tipulo
Tipulo takes a modern twist on traditional Filipino food. The open space restaurant gives the feel of dining in the province but with a modernized menu. They are located along Sumulong Highway, Antipolo.
Adobong Balut – Naimas Taste of My Home
Naimas Taste of Home offers Northern Regional cuisine. They have dishes like Sinampalukang Kambing, Adobong Baboy Ramo, Pritong Pugo and their bestseller, Naimas Bagnet.
Adobong Baboy Ramo – Naimas Taste of My Home
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