Perfect for an after sweldo treat.
Foie gras is one of those ingredients that taste like
While the process of acquiring these fattened duck livers has caused controversy in the past, producers and farmers have developed more humane ways of bringing foie gras to your plate. Now you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in the foie.
If you want a taste of this fancy food, check out the restaurants below that bring out the best of what foie gras can offer.
An Eastern Take on Foie Gras
Although Foie Gras doesn’t usually take this route, it’s still interesting to try out how this special ingredient is incorporated into our favorite comfort foods.
Nikkei is Manila’s first ever Japanese-Peruvian sushi bar and
Must-try: Foie Gras Nigiri Sushi
Locavore serves only locally grown and produced Filipino dishes with a French touch from Chef Mikel Zaguirre, former head chef of La Regalade. The open kitchen and industrial interiors
Must-try foie gras dish: Duck Lugaw (Composed
Paradise Dynasty offers an innovative take on northern and southern Chinese cuisine. From
Must-try: Rainbow Xiao Long Bao that has eight flavors – Original, Black Truffle, Foie Gras, Garlic, Ginseng Szechuan, Crab Roe, and Cheese.
A Western Take on Foie Gras
Incorporated into dishes from cuisines we know use this ingredient, enjoy what foie gras has to offer in the restaurants below.
A tapas bar from the South serving authentic Spanish food, Bar Pintxos specializes in serving different kinds of tapas and pintxos.
Recommended dishes: Ternera y Foie (tenderloin-foie-PX sauce) and Foie (seared foie gras-apple compote-PX)
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Le Petit Souffle is a modern French-Japanese cafe that offers unique fusion dishes and desserts by Chef Mike Aspiras and Kristine Lotilla.
Recommended dish: Mac & Foie
Rambla is a Spanish-Mediterranean restaurant that applies modern techniques to create their well-loved specialties.
Recommended dish: Diced Premium Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras & Onion
Mamou is a casual dining and award-winning restaurant best known for its steaks and
Must-try foie gras dish: RB Foie Gras Open-Faced Sandwich
Wildflour offers international fare and specialty
Recommended dishes: Seared Foie Gras
Pound is a spinoff of Todd English Food Hall’s burger station. Its design takes inspiration from old school counter-style burger joints with a 1920’s speakeasy vibe. Everything is made in house from their beefy patties down to the toasted brioche buns.
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An Italian restaurant famous for its traditional slow, brick oven baked pizzas and wood-fired baby back ribs, Amare La Cucina is an Italian restaurant worth visiting because it stuck to its roots not only with regards to flavor but to cooking techniques as well.
Recommended dish: Foie Gras with Truffle Oil Pizza
Tomatito is a “sexy tapas bar” serving Spanish-influenced dishes like paella, pintxos, and montaditos. The fluorescent atmosphere was inspired by Spanish bars in the 80’s, hence the retro aesthetic.
Recommended dish: Explosion de Foie (Foie Gras and Charred Apple Puree)
Lusso which means ‘luxury’ in Italy, is a French-Italian restaurant with charming and enticing interiors that evoke the Old World elegance as well as dishes that’ll make you feel like a hundred bucks.
Recommended dishes: Lusso Demi Pound Burger, Foie Gras & Portobello En Cocotte, Foie Gras Croque Monsieur, Seared Foie Gras on Fresh Taglierini, and Foie Gras Salad
Mireio – Raffles Makati
An upscale French brasserie reminiscent of a fine dining restaurant located at the 9th floor of Raffles Makati, Mireio offers up Provencal-inspired cuisine perfect for those who want to have a relaxed and luxurious night with a loved one or by oneself.
Recommended dishes: Roasted duck foie gras, Granny Smith apples and ginger chutney as well as Traditional Puff Pastry Filled with Chicken and Foie Gras with Poultry Foam and Mesclun
Antonio’s Restaurant– Tagaytay
The most celebrated fine-dining food destination that features the best of international cuisine from top chef Tony Boy Escalante, if you’re planning to take a trip to Tagaytay, stop by at Antonio’s for an unforgettable experience thanks to their impeccable food, elegant interiors, scenic gardens, and great service.
Must-try: Roasted Duck Breast (Topped with Pan Seared Foie Gras with Braised Red Cabbage, Mashed Potato, Mixed Berries, and Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon Jus) and Duck Sampler (Seared Foie Gras, Pate de Foie Gras, Smoked Duck Breast)
Lemuria – multiple branches
A private French fine dining restaurant, Lemuria’s one of the best places to spend a quality night with your favorite person enjoying French and Mediterranean dishes that’ll whet your appetite and keep you coming back to celebrate even more romantic and special occasions.
Must-try dishes: Pan-Seared Foie Gras
Now that you’ve got the list, go and treat your self to a foie gras dish! You deserve the little luxuries in life.
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