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8 course Tasting Menu

  • Mestiza Taqueria 595 Bryant St. SF, CA, 94107 United States (map)

Winter, one of the most beautiful times of the year. We are always amazed with the beautiful squashes and pumpkins in the market. They intertwine with our most favorite Filipino inspired dishes that we grew up enjoying.

Menu $70 per person

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Halaan Custard | Manila Clams, Sotanghon, Turnips

Traditionally a soup dish, We transformed the Clam broth into a light and silky custard. A start that'll warm you right up for dinner.

 

Sinuglaw | Tombo Tuna, Smoked Pork Gelee, K&J Pears

Inspired by our recent travel back to the Philippines, this dish is a mixture of kinilaw ( ceviche) and sinugba (grilled pork). We took the meat element and tranformed it into a gelee. It is served with K&J pears and fermented black beans

 

Ginataang Kalabasa Tart | Pickled Beans, Kale Chips

A classic dish of stewed squash with coconut milk gets souped up with the added texture of a flaky tart shell and extra the extra funky Alamang ( baby shrimp)

 

Guinea Hen | Atchara, Java Sauce, Fried Rice

There is no trip to Manila unless you have experienced the old school restaurant of Aristocrat. We have recreated the BBQ chicken using one of our favorite poultries - the guinea hen. It is served with Java sauce and Atchara pickles

 

Corned Beef | Pandesal, Beef Cheeks, Uni

The ultimate breakfast Corned beef and pandesal. We took beef cheeks and brined it for 8 days. It is then braised until super tender. Served alongside is home made pandesal and Robuchon potatoes.

 

Lychee| Buko Lychee Sherbert

As a paletted cleanser, coconut lychee sherbert will be served in a choux au craquelin

 

Kamote-cue | Bilo Bilo, Yuzu, Ube, Coconut Milk

A popular afternoon snack, this  sweet potato dish is grilled instead of fried and along with bilo bilo ( Filipino Mochi). It is served with ube ice cream and coconut espuma.

 

Pastillas de kalabasa

A delicious ending with these milk candies  flavored with squash

Earlier Event: January 12
8 course Tasting Menu
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