Chocolate meat, anyone?

in #tasteemlast year (edited)

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I have been in this restaurant a few times mostly during my weekend walks. On a Saturday afternoon after doing my groceries, I thought of having my late lunch here at pass two in the afternoon.
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Starving due to very late lunch, I focused on the rice meals and picked something that is not common in other quick service restaurants - pork dinuguan.

Dinuguan (Tagalog pronunciation: [dɪˈnʊɡʊ.an]) is a Filipino savory stew usually of pork offal (typically lungs, kidneys, intestines, ears, heart and snout) and/or meat simmered in a rich, spicy dark gravy of pig blood, garlic, chili (most often siling haba), and vinegar.[1]

Dinuguan is also referred to as chocolate meat because of what it becomes when cooked - it looks like chocolate with meat

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One of the reasons why I like coming back to this restaurant is that it is not so crowded. Unless they are hosting akiddie party, I actually do not remember an instance when this has been filled. That is the same case with other branches.
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Add to that the fact that my timing is during siesta when diners are least expected, the restaurant was so serene.
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It did not take long and my order was served. Ah, how I wanted to get into it right away. But of course, photos first! 😄
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Most dinuguan (or the original of it, I don't know) are cooked with pig internal organs. However that is not the case here in Tropical Hut and that is what I love. They prepare dinuguan with meat, that is, pork. I prefer this because having pig internal organs can be smelly sometimes. They say it depends on how it was prepared and I don't want to gamble on "it depends."
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What I just wished for the restaurant is to have bigger serving of rice. Why? Because it wasn't enough for me. I ordered for one extra serving! Sshhh, don't tell anybody... 😄

Tropical Hut
Jaka Plaza
8288 Dr. A. Santos Ave.
San Antonio Valley 1
1715 Parañaque City
Metro Manila
Philippines


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Tropical Hut
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Dr Arcadio Santos Ave, Paranaque, Manila, 1709 Metro Manila, Philippines


Chocolate meat, anyone?
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