Ready your wallets and tummies Filipinos of all ages! Pappare PH will have us gobbling up its food in no time with its on-the-go, hearty fusion food.
There had been a grand teaser pop-up of Pappare at the The Red Light, Poblacion Makati held by Jarina Gem Tee, owner and head chef of Pappare PH.
For those who still don’t know her yet, she owns Commissary Kitchen with Ms. Nancy Reyes, WOFEX owner Joel Pascual, and Monday Chefs Consultancy Group. She also has been managing and coaching a team of students that compete in International Culinary Competitions to name a few from her extensive culinary background.
As we were amazed at their Commissary Kitchen’s food at this year’s Ultimate Taste Test, we felt blessed and honored to receive an invitation to be among the first few people to try Pappare’s food. Me-An wasn’t available on the event. Thus, I alone got to sample the food creation that’s a blend of classic Romania flavors and Manhattan’s diverse culture: Little Italy, SoHo, and Chinatown.
These are the some food you can look forward to at Pappare’s opening:
Expect no bowls or plates when getting your pasta fix, Pappare serves it in a cardboard cone. It will require both hands when eating but, trust me, it’s easier to eat pasta in that style. Plus, the sauce embraces the noodles all the more so it’s flavorful with each bite.
MEE GAMBORI GORENG, mee noodles with shrimp, fishcake, shiitake mushrooms,
special sauce, egg, and crispy shallots
Pappare also uses chopsticks for its utensils, most likely to pay tribute to its asian roots. I found it more convenient to use than a fork as I could scoop the pasta stuck in the deepest part of the cone easily.
PANINI DE PORCHETTA, aragula, thick porchetta slice, and
Pappare pesto on Brioche bun
DRUNKEN CONFUCIOUS, gin-based drink with plum
in a plum powder rimmed cup
I’ve only tasted those three food so far and everything taste uniquely delicious. I’m happy to know that the noodles and sauces are 100% homemade down to their bacons and sausages. I can’t stop raving about it to Me-An.
You too can give it a try soon. Pappare PH will have a permanent stall at The Food Hive located at #80 Visayas Ave, Quezon City that is set to open this month.