Kain tayo! Kaon ta! Mangan ta pa mu! Mangatayon!
Indulge in Midas Hotel and Casino‘s quintessentially Filipino flavors coming from various regions of the Philippines! The hotel goes Filipiniana this August to celebrate National Heroes Day and Buwan ng Wika, so feast yourself on the tempting Handaan, a Filipino Weekend Cafe at Midas Cafe.
Here are the 8 Must-Expect in Midas Cafe’s Handaan located in Midas Hotel and Casino, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, Philippines!
1.) Pampagana (Appetizers)
Start off with the Pampagana (Appetizers). Tickle your taste buds with Nilasing na Hipon, Dinakdakan, Letsugas Ensalada with Calamansi-Balayan Vinaigrette and Chicharon Flakes, Ensaladang Filipina (Mangga and Pipino Best Paired with Kamatis and Itlog na Maalat), Lumpiang Shangha, Embotidong Manok, and Kinilaw na Isda. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
2.) Filipino Fiesta’s Favorite Lechon Belly
The Filipino Fiesta won’t be complete without the all-time favorite Lechon Belly (lemon-grass stuffed boneless pork belly crackling drizzled with sweet liver sauce or toyo-calamansi) at the Carving Station. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
3.) Tasty Ulam (Main Course Dishes)
Dive in to the traditional palayoks where tasty ulam (main course dishes) such as Crispy Pata Kare-kare, Tinumok- a Bicolano’s specialty of Pinangat na Gabi, Sinaing na Tulingan sa Palayok- the Batangas’ specialty of simmered skipjack tuna cooked in a clay pot with pork fat and tamarind juice, Manok Tinutungan- coconut burnt chicken meat with garden spices, Kambing Caldereta, Pusit Adobo, Paksiw na Bangus and Adobo Flakes are cooked. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
Midas Cafe buffet will not be complete without the paluto where meat and seafood can be cooked in several ways- stir fried, grilled, steamed or with soup (sabaw). We can’t help but recommend you try the Sinigang na Salmon sa calamansi! (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
5.) Panghimagas (Desserts)
Finish off the grandiose gastronomic journey with irresistible panghimagas (desserts) like the famous Halo-halo and Buko Pandan or of different kakanin favorites like Nilupak, Biko, Cheese Pichi-pichi, Ginataang Bilo-bilo, Yema Palitaw, Sumang Lihiya, Bibingka sa Latik, Cuchinta, Espasol and more. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
6.) Chef Ronald Catipan
Meet in person respectable chief of the kitchen, Chef Ronald Catipan who is one of the kitchen leaders in curating this creative Filipino menu coming from different regions of the Philippines.
7.) Dedicated Employees
With Midas Hotel and Casino’s reopening, their dedicated employees are happy to welcome you back with their warm smiles. Most employees were retained by the hotel despite the difficulties brought by the pandemic. That includes their loyal dog guard who sniffs the guests’ bags for your safety! (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
8.) Spacious and Clean Dining Area
You are safe with Midas Cafe. Facilities are well-cleaned. They also provide you a spacious dining area for a socially-distanced dining experience. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)
Handaan! Filipino Weekend Buffet is open on all Fridays and Saturdays of August at Midas Cafe for only Php 1,500 per person. Visit the Midas Hotel and Casino Facebook Page for more information or call (02) 7902-0100 or (63) 9175217853 to reserve your seats.