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filipino place in San Bruno

marlon | Jun 11, 200602:16 PM

I was taken by a filipino friend to Ihaw Ihaw (translation: grill)in 422 San Mateo Av, San Bruno.

I normally do not love filipino food since it is a bit heavy on the sauce department if not well cooked. I do like it very much when home cooked! Well, this place came pretty close to home cooked...

Sinigang soup in a sour tamarind broth was fresh and light.
Kare Kare had oxtails that melted in a perfectly balanced peanut sauce
Laeng was a taro leaf version of creamed spinach with coconut sauce...
Pata was crispy and as deliciously cholesterol laden as required!
Ube ice cream a fluorescent purple tat tasted creamy and delicious

In short a really wonderful meal. I also noticed several other restaurants on that street that we need to explore!

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