romulo cafe at azumi

there is this casual dining restaurant in azumi in alabang which i just found out because of my stay in the hotel.  it is one of the branches of romulo café, a restaurant that serves filipino comfort food and some uniquely flavored dishes.

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romulo café itself was inspired after mr. carlos romulo, a pulitzer-prize winning journalist and was also an ambassador to the united states (that’s just to name a few, check his wiki page for more!).  the restaurant is being managed by his grandchildren according to their website.

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a picture of him from the restaurant menu.

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a simple table setting and polypropolene monobloc chairs, all in black.

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i was dining alone but i craved for this “flying” tilapia when i saw it in the menu.

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deep-fried and was given “wings”, hehe! with three sauces – chili-garlic, honey-bagoong, and soy vinegar.

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also had some ginataang sigarillas with tinapawinged beans cooked in coconut milk and topped with smoked tinapa.

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for dessert, suman latik! three pieces in the shot glasses weren’t enough and i wanted more actually.

 

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the next day, my parents and siblings visited me at azumi hotel and i invited them for lunch in the same restaurant.  here’s the food that we shared.

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fried lumpia ubod  is fried heart-of-palm served with pinakurat vinegar.

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tinapa roll  is shredded tinapa with red eggs and tomatoes in a lumpia wrapper.

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meatless tortang talong is eggplant omelet cooked with minced tofu and onions.   

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lumpia hubad is steamed vegetables with two sauces (peanut sauce and garlic sauce).

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tuna sisig is gen san (general santos city) tuna belly cooked with sisig sauce   

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beef kaldereta with keso de bola chunks is stewing beef sautéed in olive oil and garlic, onions, carrots, potatoes, then slow-cooked in tomato sauce and sprinkled with keso de bola .

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pasta pilipino  is spicy tuyo pasta with red eggs and fresh tomatoes.  this was my personal fave.

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pansit puti bihon noodles cooked in olive oil and garlic chips, with shrimp, chicken, green onions, and hard-boiled eggs.

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penne carbonara with vigan longganisa has rich creamy sauce with parmesan cheese, sprinkled with vigan longganisa .

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they have this cakes and tried their sans rival too – taste just average, i think too buttery.

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café romulo in azumi hotel is old-fashioned filipino comfort food at it’s best!  i’m satisfied with the food, the affordable pricing and their service.  will surely go back!

read my hotel review of azumi hotel: PROLLY AZUMI

 

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