Sometimes everything is visually appealing yet one bite in and it falls short. Such was my experience of BUENISIMO. Granted that it may be an off day or I had high expectations still it left me wanting. BUENISIMO which translates to exceedingly good missed on some key flavors I was looking for.
Located in a quiet street near the Tomas Morato Area, BUENISIMO has been a go to place for dates or appointments because of its ambiance. Given that it is from the same people that handles Cafe Ysabel, I know they could do better.
check out my Cafe Ysabel experience here) made it more so appealing.
Started with some LENGUA with Crispy Garlic. If you are into OX TONGUE, this made full use of it. It was somewhat similar to SALPICAO but the meat was smoother.
When the CRACKLING PORK RIBS came out, I was actually scared because it might taste exactly the same as the bacon. Thankfully, it didn't This had a more neutral flavor. Sort of like LECHON KAWALI on STEROIDS. Accompanied by garlic bits, gravy and raspberry gelatin, it did well.
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Disclaimer: Was invited to try out Buenisimo. Wrote this based on my experience.