First Bite E1: Locavore Kitchen x Drinks in Pasig

First Bite E1: Locavore Kitchen x Drinks in Pasig

On First Bite, Coconuts Manila's food editor, Angelo Comsti, previews Metro Manila's newest hip and trendy restaurants. He dissects the ingredients, flavors and cooking techniques that make each food unique. On this first episode we go to Locavore, a new restaurant in Barrio Kapitolyo that serves Pinoy cuisine with a trendy twist.

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New Restaurant Alert: Locavore at Brixton, Pasig

New Restaurant Alert: Locavore at Brixton, Pasig

We’re giving you a first look at this proudly Pinoy gastropub. (SPOT.ph) Discovering Locavore’s Sizzling Sinigang (P530) is akin to hearing about deepfried CocaCola or seeing the charcoal burger on the Internet. What? Why? How? No matter the question, however, the answer will always be the same: of course. Of course, you’ll try it. The sinigang is actually beef short ribs on a pipinghot skillet with chives, shallots, peeled cherry tomatoes, French beans, and a tangy sampalocinfused gravy that is a rather clever play on the sour broth and another Filipino favorite, sizzling bulalo.

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LOCAVORE: Filipino Food Reinterpreted using French Techniques by Chef Mikel Zaguirre

Filipino Food Reinterpreted using French Techniques

LOCAVORE: Filipino Food Reinterpreted using French Techniques by Chef Mikel Zaguirre!

LOCAVORE /?l?k??vôr/ is a Filipino Restaurant and Bar that proudly uses mostly organic ingredients grown locally in the Philippines. The name of the restaurant pertains to "One who eats goods grown locally whenever possible."

Chef Mikel Zaguirre leveraged his experience as former head chef of La Regalade to bring out the flavor of each ingredient in a Filipino dish and present it in a colorful way.

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