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Best of all, the food here at the Coffee Empire is pretty darn good too!
The stand-outs for me were the Duck Fat Fries, Cheeseburger Fondue and the Squash Cappuccino Soup
Organic Egg Caesar Salad – Romaine Hearts, Sous vide egg, bread chips, bacon rashers, parmesan
Tuna Salad Nicoise – Seared tuna, croquettes, olives, cherry tomatoes, balsamic caviar, vinaigrette
Squash Cappuccino Soup – squash puree, chorizo ragout, cinnamon foam, breadstick
French Onion Soup – Caramelized onion, beef broth, croutons, gruyere, mozzarella
Cheeseburger Fondue – US beef patty, mornay, brioche, side greens, BLT
Truffled 3 – Cheese Mac and Cheese – gruyere, mozzarella, parmesan, bechamel, macaroni, shitake mushrooms
Duck Fat Fries – hand-cut potatoes, duck fat, coffee spice, truffle aioli
Gambas Al Ajillo – tigerprawns, garlic confit, dehydrated prawn heads, dehydrated olives, prawn jus
Teriyaki Salmon – norwegian salmon, teriyaki glaze, spaghetti of vegetables, wasabi mousseline
42 – hour Pork Belly – Sous vide pork kakuni-style, wasabi mash, cauliflower, pickled onions
Beef Shortribs Caldereta in Red Wine – braised beef shortribs, baby vegetables, pickled shallots
Speculous Crunchy Cookie Butter Pancakes – speculous pancake, speculous butter, speculous maple syrup, speculous powder
Crepe (Mango, Orange, Banana, Nutella)
But when it comes down to it, it was really all about the coffee! We highly recommend this place if you want to experience a really good cup of coffee or to learn more about the art of Third Wave Coffees!
Faye Condez (theSoshalNetwork.com), Vince Golangco and Shiela Suyat (WhenInManila.com), Jam Daquio (Lady Lagalag) and Mr. Cesar Erfe of Coffee Empire
When In Manila, and wanting to try the best coffee from all over the world, then check out the Coffee Empire!
Coffee Empire: Third Wave Coffee
74 West Avenue West Triangle
1104 Quezon City, Philippines