Words by Gemma Casimsiman
Japanese, Chinese, Indian—all these are similar flavors we get to taste so often. Wherever you go, it’s the same theme hidden under different names. But how about a Mexican-Korean cuisine? Unique, isn’t it? Two different cultures combined under one restaurant—that’s VATOS Urban Tacos’ specialty.
VATOS not only serves tacos but a combination of Western-Asian culture that suits a wide variety of tastes. Here are some of the dishes they serve:
Craving Mexican? Their breakfast burritos are the solution for you! Within their softly wrapped tortilla are intense Mexican flavors combined into one. Each bite will have you begging for more. People say there’s no “clean” way of eating a burrito, but VATOS’ tortilla wrap held together until the last bite.
Breakfast Burritos – 330 PHP
However, if you want Korean, they also serve kimchi or, as they call it, Chorizo Kimchi Fried Rice. It’s the right amount of spicy and the texture of the kimchi blends in with the rice itself. It’s a bowl of harmonious flavors dancing in your mouth.
Chorizo Kimchi Fried Rice – 330 PHP
If you’re feeling spontaneous, VATOS also serves a bowl combining flavors of both Mexican and Korean. The Build-Your-Own-Rice Bowl gives you the opportunity to customize your own choice of rice, meat, sauce, eggs, and various toppings. To keep our mouths watering, we had our own sample of Cilantro Lime Rice topped off with spicy chicken, cilantro onion, sautéed mushrooms and marinated spinach mixed with soy sesame and chimichurri salsa sauce plus scrambled egg on top. And that’s just their All-Day Breakfast menu!
Build-Your-Own-Rice Bowls – 395 PHP
To wash it all down, VATOS also serves a wide range of alcoholic beverages, providing the option of it being not so sweet to sweeter. If you want something less stronger, they also serve free coffee from 8-11 am!
The Gold Digger – 480 PHP
In VATOS, each meal has its own burst of flavors, with not one ingredient missing a beat.
VATOS URBAN TACOS
Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City