Written by Camille Dominique Javier
Photos by Eunick Nobe
Whether you’re a big fan of sushi or Japanese cuisine or perhaps impartial about fusion cuisine, anyone who loves a good slice of pizza would find Shakey’s Cali Kani pizza to be an unexpected delight for your taste buds.
Think: shreds of kani sticks, fish roe, nori flakes, bits of mango, diced cucumbers, and sesame dressing; but instead of mango, sweet bits of peaches which spark an interesting flavor.
Yeah, we know what you’re thinking: kani and cucumbers on pizza? What kind of pizza am I getting myself into?—we’re telling you right now, TRY IT! You’re probably thinking this flavor is too out-of-this-world and we get it, you’re not sure what to expect, but this is the reason that makes the experience of trying it so exciting—because chances are, it’s better than you expected.
When we, at When In Manila, had a chance to try the Cali Kani we didn’t know what we we’re in for. By the time we took our first bite, the pizza was bursting with flavor which immediately sparked the familiar taste of the California Maki but nonetheless, the same unmistakable goodness of the Shakey’s pizza.
The pizza is packed with tons of toppings that eating it was much like sushi—you had to eat it as fast as you can in one go so the contents wouldn’t fall apart and so you could taste every bit of the sushi. Nevertheless, Shakey’s Cali Kani makes the perfect treat whether you’re snacking on a rainy day whilst watching your fave tv series at home or for eating out with your barkada. Shakey’s Cali Kani is sure to delight you with it’s interesting spin-off of the classic fusion California Maki we’ve all come to know and love.
Pair up this tasty new pizza with some of Shakey’s classics like the Chicken & Mojos and the Captain’s Choice!
Snack on some delicious greens in between with Shakey’s Greek Salad and don’t forget to squeeze in their delightful pasta best-seller carbonara and chicken & pesto pasta—which recently got an upgrade from penne noodles to fusilli which we found, compliments the dish even more.
Dig in! The Shakey’s Cali Kani is offered for a limited only. Catch it while you can!