Today on Pepper Eats: Bagels, Crepes, and Deep-Dish Pizza

March 6, 2019

Savoyarde from La Creperie (Lower Plate) (PHP 395)

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Location: Esteban Abada St., Katipunan, Quezon City

Addi says: “It was like eating a sparsely-topped thin-crust pizza. I was surprised how filling the dish was, however. The toppings were huge and really yummy, especially the pickles and the raclette cheese.”

Rating: 7.8/10

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza from Sbarro (PHP 179)

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Location: Robinson’s Magnolia

Adee says: “Not as delicious as it used to be, but it’s still a good deal. It’s a meal in itself if you don’t have a man sized appetite.”

Rating: 6.8/10

T-bone steak from Snackaroo (PHP 150)

Diana

Location: Judge Jimenez, Kamuning, QC

Diana says: “It’s a decent steak for the price if you can stand smelling like meat for the next five hours.”

Rating: 7/10

Plain Bagel with Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese from LES Bagels (PHP 180)

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Location: Tuscany Estates, McKinley Hill

Kat says: “The bagel is doughy, chewy, and is probably the best to be had in Manila. They’re very generous with the schmear, there’s about half an inch of the stuff in between the bagel slices. The sweet apple and cinnamon works very well with the subtle saltiness and tanginess of the cream cheese. If I had to nitpick, though, I wish they were more generous with the apple pieces in the spread.”

Rating: 7.5/10

Taosi Spareribs Rice Topping from Luk Yuen (PHP 185)

Lars

Location: Greenhills

Lars says: “Always been a Le Ching guy for cheapo Greenhills Chinese food, and I feel like I’m betraying my childhood by admitting that Luk Yuen just might be better.”

Rating: 8/10

Shabu-Shabu Spaghetti with Boiled Pork and Japanese Vegetables from Yomenya Goemon (PHP 295)

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Location: Greenbelt 3

Mikka says: “Saw this from Serna’s previous Pepper Eats, and I knew I had to try it. For a pasta dish, it’s surprisingly light. The broth is great and has a lot of umami flavor, and the pork is melt-in-your-mouth soft. I thought that the arugula was also a nice and earthy surprise.”

Rating: 9/10

Beef Belly Meal from Bar-B-King (PHP 165)

Nico

Nico says: “The whole point of a grilled/roasted beef belly is its addictive contrast of fat and tender meat, all wrapped up in a smoky and charred crust. And this dish had it all. Except for the fat, and smoky and charred crust, that is. It tasted more like nilagang baka that spent a minute on the grill.”

Rating: 5/10

Coscia D’Agnello from Carpaccio Ristorante Italiano (PHP 790)

Serna

Location: Yakal Street, San Antonio Village, Makati

Serna says: “The lamb was meltingly tender and perfectly seasoned, with the wine-laced sauce and the mint jelly providing a rich, zesty counterpoint. The side dish of saffron risotto was a little flat, but that didn’t stop me from sneaking mounds of it (along with forkfuls of lamb) off my boyfriend’s plate.”

Rating: 9/10

Any new dish that you’ve been raving about? Whining about? Where do you think we should eat next week? Sound off in the comments section below!

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One response to “Today on Pepper Eats: Bagels, Crepes, and Deep-Dish Pizza”

  1. Pilar San Luis says:

    Yeah! Snackaroo! Love that place!

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