Monday, April 27, 2015

Manila and Madrid Meet at The Pen.

A special dinner was prepared by Michelin Star Chef Mario Sandoval and Filipino culinary ambassador, Chef Myrna Segismundo at Old Manila of The Peninsula Manila last Saturday. 

The guests were served a six-course dinner that tickled our palate with Filipino and Spanish dishes. 

Sopas Bulalo Sa Biyas ng Baka

Erizo de Mar con Laminas de Trufa Negra

Cococha de Atun, Compota de Tamarillo y Crujiente de Tapenade

Asadong Kordero

Sorbete de Almendras Tiernas con Yuzu y Sopa de Fresa Asada

Maharlikang Tsokolate

Cheers to happy tummies!

The girls didn't mind the food coming out a bit late. Here we are stealing Chef Mario for an Instagram opportunity.  Follow him on IG @chefsandoval

Your bloggerina, Jane Dee, Chef Mario Sandoval, Kaye Tinga and Steffie Chong.

When Chef Jill Sandique came out, we also grabbed the opportunity to capture the moment. I absolutely love her Pistachio Sans Rival (call 7217022 to order). 
Chad Alarcon, Chef Jill Sandique, yours truly and Tim Yap.

Not only was it a night filled with good food, it was also a time to catch up with great friends.

Cindy Yang

Tim Yap

After dinner, we followed SFV to Salon De Ning for a night cap and 70's- 80's music. 

To the most gracious host, thank you SFV.
Steffie and GM Sonja Vodusek

A moment to exchange juicy stories with Chad Alarcon, Arnel Patawaran and Hector Reyes. 

A photo so celebrate the decision of Mario Katigbak to join the Instagram world. 

A Very Short Story:

Friday night.....

Saturday night.....

Monday morning......

Someone please tell Chef to stop stalking me....

The End. 

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