Quick Eats: Agos, Mall of Asia

Another goodbye lunch. We decided to eat in Agos after some debate (crossing of a long list) which was by a famous local chef. It is Filipino food influenced by Spanish food.

I am not sure if I really dislike eating Filipino food out now. But I enjoyed meals from XO Bistro. That is purely Filipino food. I think some “updates” or “twists” on classic meals are just no-nos. Or maybe they executed a cute idea that well, doesn’t work for me.

We ordered Pollo con Tsokolate, Filipino Paella, Frito Mixto, Roast Beef, and a vegetable described as pinakbet-like. So here goes. The frito mixto is an appetizer of fried goodies like chicken skin, thin pork belly slices, shrimp, potatoes, and squid. It was good, as good as any fried dish will be. The Paella, I really disliked, but it was the  main food. It was sour, it wasn’t what paella is to  me. Roast beef was tender and flavorful, and was actually good considering I am not a roast beef fan. The vegetable was blanced and wasn’t stewed, and felt too raw for my tastes, as well as the sauce being too fishy for me. The pollo wasn’t good for me too. See what I said about twists or upgrades on Filipino food and my opinion of them?

I am not going back to this place. Total disappointment for me. Sorry.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s