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filipino at t and t in the yyc

howlin Feb 3, 2010 10:35 AM

anybody check out the food court lately?lots of filipino booths there.has anyone tried them?any favorites?id like to try but dont know where to start.adventure is fine with me.

  1. howlin Mar 18, 2010 07:28 PM


    1. John Manzo Mar 18, 2010 08:07 PM

      Do you mean the food court at Pacific Place?

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        howlin Mar 18, 2010 08:35 PM

        yep thats the one .i believe you had an inquiry about that as well.heard any news?

        1. re: howlin
          John Manzo Mar 18, 2010 08:50 PM

          haven't been there in quite a while but if I go I'll bring back a report!

      2. DeeDub Mar 22, 2010 11:12 AM

        Slightly off topic but I stumbled across a great little Filipino take-out place called Lolit's located in the awesomely named Short Pants Plaza (306 255 28 St. S.E.). They have a daily lunch special of your choice of either pancit or rice and two mains for $6.99. Really great value and the food was fantastic. I had the Pork Adobo and the Beef Kaldereta with the pancit. Really good.

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          howlin Mar 22, 2010 11:56 AM

          actually not to off topic at all ,i thought that tand t had the only filipino food in town.thanks for that ,it opens up some more choices.

          1. re: DeeDub
            John Manzo Mar 22, 2010 02:14 PM

            Great find! what is this replacing?

            Okay googling that addie shows "tac mobility," so maybe it's not replacing another resto- which is great news if true.

            1. re: DeeDub
              rosetown Mar 22, 2010 02:28 PM

              added Lolit's to database - the chow record links to an online menu.

              Lolit's Authentic Filipino Cuisine
              255 28 St SE #302, Calgary, AB T2A 5K4, CA

              1. re: DeeDub
                alau2 Mar 23, 2010 09:39 PM

                Holy crap, EVERYTHING is in Short Pants Plaza! Thanks for the tip.

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                  babettesfeast Mar 31, 2010 03:18 PM

                  I shouldn't let this out of the bag but peek into Lolit's small deep freeze in the corner and if they have inventory in, their ice cream selection is great. They carry the Fruits in Ice Cream brand - i've tried their ube (purple yam) and avocado flavors and both were excellent.

                  1. re: DeeDub
                    howlin Apr 1, 2010 10:02 AM

                    i was there a few days ago looking for pata but they were out .instead i had something else that i have no idea what.It had some meaty bones and lettuce in a peanutty sauce.Also came with a small cup of shrimp paste.There was some language barrier so i never did get to find out the name .wasnt to bad tho

                    1. re: howlin
                      babettesfeast Apr 2, 2010 04:35 PM

                      howlin what you probably had is called kare-kare which is oxtail stew thickened with ground roasted peanuts and ground roasted glutinous rice. the usual vegetables in the stew are eggplants, sliced banana flower hearts, snake beans and chinese cabbage. colouring comes from annatto seeds and the stew is usually served with a spicy shrimp paste.

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                    riceisnice56 Apr 3, 2010 12:11 AM

                    howlin, I second babettes feast reply, you had kare-kare. some times it's oxtail other times its pig hock really depends on what you have but it's thick peanuty sauce with meat & veg stew style. I like it anyway

                    1. howlin Dec 10, 2011 06:04 PM

                      gonna bump this one again ,and a slight highjack but seeing as how i started this i forgive myself .i worked this summer with a guy from manila who introduced me to "barrio fiesta"on memorial and 68th ne.awesome filipino food.diniquan is goooood.

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