Tuesday, June 7, 2016

First Bite: Peperosso

I love to stalk Instagram accounts that focus on food. Several posts make me drool like crazy on a daily basis and when the restaurants that serve those delectable dishes are within my turf, I try to pass by as soon as possible. One of the restaurants featured by a certain food app was Peperosso and it sure made me curious. I immediately messaged my looloo friends R and W and after a few adjustments with our schedules, we finally went.

Hi, Peperosso
The place was pretty empty on a Tuesday night. R and I went to the second floor for the servers said that it's the coldest area of the restaurant. 
There was only one other table occupied when we got there and they were having a rather interesting discussion about the latest elections. 
Anyway, since W will be arriving late, R and I decided to order ahead and went with Tartufo (PHP385), Parma Ham and Arugula (PHP290, solo) and Peperosso (PHP300, solo). 

Service was quick and our pasta and Parma Ham and Arugula pizza arrived in less than 15 minutes. The Peperosso pizza arrived 10 minutes after. 
The Peperosso which has ham, mozzarella, spinach, egg, mushroom and Evo as toppings was pretty good. It was a bit oily but flavorful. The crusts were a tad burnt making the dish bitter. 
The Parma Ham and Arugula pizza was slightly bitter too because of the crust and arugula. But the parma ham balanced it with its natural saltiness. 
I liked the truffle mushroom pasta best. It had a generous serving of wild mushrooms and the creamy pasta sauce wasn't overwhelming or cloying. 
Serving size was also perfect for 3-4 diners. But I still prefer Karen's Kitchen best.

We capped the meal with our complimentary scoop of pistachio ice cream on top of chocolate chip cookie and an order of Angioletti (PHP100) which is fried pizza dough with Nutella and sugar. 
I didn't like the complimentary dessert as I'm not a fan of pistachio. I tasted it and it reminded me of car air freshener. The cookie was too hard too. 
I liked the fried pizza dough drizzled with Nutella and sugar. It reminded me of Pon de Ring but twice fried. 

Overall, it was a good dinner. I'd go back for the pasta but will skip pizza. I still prefer Gino's.

Peperosso is located at Burgos Circle, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. It is beside Fat Daddy's Smokehouse.  

Peperosso Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comments or other recommendations? :)