Communal tables are packed during midday and evening rush as Filipino expats tuck into sotanghon, a bowl of bean-thread noodles, chicken, and vegetables in clear, well-seasoned broth and ginisang kangkong, sautéed water spinach with chunks of roast suckling pig. Neophytes seeking an easy introduction should opt for value combinations featuring barbecued chicken or pork skewers and chicken adobo.
Filipino food has a bit of a PR problem. Not unlike many other cuisines, Filipino food revolves around family gatherings and religious feasts – not around restaurants. Essentially, it is “potluck” cuisine: the best food isn’t prepared by chefs, but by various aunties, grandmas, grandpas, uncles, dads…all with their own specialties. Filipino restaurant cuisine in the West has not evolved beyond... more
Pinpin was my first experience with Filipino food, so clearly I'm an expert on the subject now. Okay, maybe not but I'll still share my experience with you.
A group of 8 of us came here the other day for a friend's birthday. They had no problem accommodating our large group, mind you we did call ahead and book reservations. I noticed that most parties there were large groups despite it being a... more
We ordered out food at 11:50 and it's now 12:42. Wow, I know usually how Filipino get to be fast but this time almost an hour and the food still not here, when we get here place is not that packed so why the hold up? I don't know! We order cornsilog, bbq with egg & rice and lechon kawali on rice now u am not sure if this was suppose to take this long but will never come back here again. Oh yah... more
Looks can be deceiving! The hype of this restaurant was too much and the restaurant itself is disappointing.
This restaurant needs to work on their customer service, waitresses are not very helpful at all does not know anything about the dishes that they have at the restaurant, and also they give their customers attitude for no reason at all. Especially the owners of the restaurant I believe is... more