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Papanga's Cuisine, Filipino food, north of Peterson

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Papanga's Cuisine, Filipino food, north of Peterson

Sweet Willie | Mar 5, 2002 09:28 PM

Pampanga's Cuisine, 6407 North Caldwell, Chicago Phone: 773.763.1781
Hours: open daily 11:30am-8:30pm, closed on Tuesdays.

First try at Filipino restaurant in the Chicago area.

Started out w/the recommended (by the waiter) Lumpia Frito (eggroll). Was very mediocre. Also tried the BBQ Pork appetizer, which I really liked (to be honest though almost any meat that has been marinated and then grilled I will really like).

For lunch ordered the Pork Adobo. Which were cubes of pork marinated in wine vinegar, soy sauce, garlic/onions. I expected to like this dish very much, but was disappointed.
It was ok, nothing special.

Took home an order of the Pancit(noodles) w/shrimp to have for dinner w/the wife.

The pancit w/shrimp was a very good dish, w/a nice lemon twang to the taste. We enjoyed it.

Based upon the pancit dish, I have decided to go back and try Pampanga's again.

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