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frankie5angels Oct 10, 2013 12:30 PM

They have a sign in the door looking for a Filipino chef. Does that mean it's not a good time to go?

Also their sissig is listed on the menu as "pork belly with lemon and hot pepper". I thought sissig was pigs ears and snout?

Is this place still good?

Ihawan was an option but they told me we can't BYOB and they don't serve any. :(

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    AubWah RE: frankie5angels Oct 10, 2013 12:57 PM

    Go to papas. Chef miguel is a visionary

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      squid kun RE: AubWah Oct 10, 2013 01:02 PM

      The NYT just weighed in on Papa's ... http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/din...

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        frankie5angels RE: AubWah Oct 10, 2013 01:44 PM

        Looks good for the future but we got like 10 people..

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          AubWah RE: frankie5angels Oct 10, 2013 03:24 PM

          How bout Renee's

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        sappidus RE: frankie5angels Oct 10, 2013 03:36 PM

        Tito Rad's should be the answer here, as it is for most inquiries regarding Filipino food.

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          villainx RE: sappidus Oct 13, 2013 08:43 PM

          Any place have enough space for large parties and also prepare whole pigs?

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            frankie5angels RE: villainx Oct 14, 2013 07:51 AM

            Engeline's does. I saw the whole pig on the menu and I think it was $250. Not sure about the large parties.

            And we went and the food and service were both excellent. Nice and accomodating staff.

            I would stay away from the goat. A little tough. Other than that it was all great.

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            foodwhisperer RE: sappidus Nov 23, 2013 06:17 AM

            i agree that tito rad's is the best Filipino restaurant in these parts, hands down. Except that Ihawan has the best BBQ.
            I had a whole bangus stuffed and grilled at TR the other day, it was fantastic. It was a special.
            Tito Rad's Xmas time does the most whole pigs. Manny's does whole pigs and has enough room for a large party.

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