Taste of Capitol – this is where East meets West. It's a Filipino-American bistro-diner and the latest must-try dining establishment in the Metro, serving all-American favorites partnered with Filipino specialties.
I went to Taste of Capitol for a quick lunch with my friends and I was pleasantly surprised with the restaurant’s wide selection of brunch fare. Catering to diners of all ages, Taste of Capitol gets inspiration from the popular bistro/diners from the West, which serve satisfying comfort food day in and day out.
With a menu lineup filled with a sumptuous selection of appetizers, mains, desserts, specialty drinks and even all-day breakfast, Taste of Capitol in Tomas Morato, Quezon City is truly worth visiting should you find yourself in the area.
Here are some of the exciting new dishes to try;
First and foremost, I skipped the salad and tried the delicious New York Hotdog. Loved it to bits!
Sink your teeth into hefty servings of all-time favorites like Texas Nachos, Buffalo Wings, Fish and Chips, Barbecue Ribs, Honey Grilled Porkchop, Meatball Spaghetti, and Carbonara among others, while dishes with a unique Filipino twist that you should also not miss out on include, the Crispy Liempo Nachos, Pinoy BBQ Soft Taco, Crispy Porkchop, and Grilled Liempo.
All these are complemented by a sweet medley of desserts like ice cream sundaes, milk shakes, and halo-halo, which are perfect for especially cold days or simply capping off a decadent meal.
For groups of friends who want to enjoy good food before – or after a night of partying in one of the city’s most popular entertainment and dining hubs, A Taste of Capitol also serves a variety of flavored beer that they may want to try. There’s Quebec (cassis flavor), Victoria (rose flavor), Sourizza (lime flavor), and Flamefizz (lychee flavor). Alcohol shots like whiskey, rhum, gin, tequila, brandy, and vodka are also available at the restaurant.
The restaurant’s wide selection of breakfast fare is also something worth looking into – divided into two groups, the Big Breakfast is available from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12 noon and Sunday from 7am to 12noon, diners can get their fill of their breakfast food favorites in even bigger servings.
There’s the classic Pancake & Bacon (four pancakes and six bacons), Bacon & Egg (six bacons, two eggs and rice), Big Breakfast (spam, two bacons, hotdog, longganisa, and tocino), and Breakfast Sausage (four sausages, two toasts, and two eggs).
But for those who can’t get enough of breakfast food all day, everyday, A Taste of Capitol also serves a sumptuous selection of All-Day Breakfast fare like Spam Hotdog & Bacon, Bacon Bits Mix Tocino, Bangus at Laing, Bangus at Tocino, Boneless Bangus, Pork Sisig, Corned Beef, Beef Tapa, Calamares, and Longganisa. All these are served with plain rice and egg.
Whether you’re in the mood for a light snack or something heavy, fill your tummy with delicious and savory dishes from this fun new bistro-diner in Quezon City.
Taste of Capitol is located at JSB Building, Tomas Morato cor Scout Delgado St., Quezon City. For more information visit www.tasteofcapitol.com. The restaurant is open from Monday to Thursday – 10am to 2am, Friday to Saturday – 10am to 3am, and Sunday from 7am to 11pm.