Last night at Paseo Uno
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I missed Mandarin Oriental’s food tasting at Paskuhan sa Paseo Uno last week and was dying to try Chef Ed Quimson and Booj Supe’s Paella Tinola. Luckily, Charisse Chuidian of the Mandarin arranged a special dinner for me and my cousins/friends Candy and Jenny Dizon, Pia Magalona and Harold Geronimo. (Yes, Twitter hater, I have friends! #duh)


From December 5-18, 2011, Paskuhan sa Paseo Uno will offer traditional Filipino dishes along with other buffet staples for lunch and dinner, such as Paella Tinola

Paella Tinola

Pancit Buko

Pancit Buko

Binagoongan sa Calamansi

Binagoongan sa Calamansi

A stalwart of slow food, Chef Ed incorporates traditional Pinoy home cooking with Spanish influence.
He considers his passion for cooking as a legacy from his grandmother Doña Consuelo Tuason Quimson, with whom he shared well-spent moments in the family kitchen from as early as five years old. He started cooking professionally at 17, although was already preparing the family dinner at age 11.


Here’s my first plate:

Pork adobo, chicken shawarma, Sinampalokan Rice, bacon bits

How sad! They didn’t have Paella Tinola that night! Sinampalokan Rice wasn’t bad though. I’m guessing Paella Tinola would taste just like Haianese Chicken Rice, Pinoy version.
You know what I really loved though was the Chicken Shawarma served in a fluffy pita bread. That’s my second plate. I like it plain with sliced onion. I don’t really need sauce.


I also had a bottle of that thing I’m giving up in 2012


For dessert, I had pineapple slices due to lack of space.
Paseo Uno’s exquisite buffet spread is regularly priced at Php 1,473+++, with Friday and Saturday dinner priced at Php 1,950++ inclusive of Paseo Uno’s Luxury Buffet.
To reserve, call Paseo Uno at 750-8888.

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