'Eat Right, Eat Well': The Wholesome Table Now Open in BGC

The Wholesome Table

Comfort Food, Organic

"In this lifetime you will only have one body; and if you are what you eat, then eat right and eat well.

The Wholesome Table is here to help you do exactly that."

The Wholesome Table, located at High Street Central in BGC, lays its manifesto on their paper placemats. Heads up, locavores: this new farm-to-table restaurant in High Street Central serves healthy and wholesome eats to make your bellies happy.

Located at the space that was formerly Aria Cucina Italia, beside Village Tavern

With its 'Eat consciously, Live consciously' theme, the restaurant supports local farms by sourcing all ingredients possible locally, and serves wholesome food. Wholesome here means antibiotic free, nitrate free, unprocessed, organic, cold-pressed, and superfood. Think comfort food we are quite familiar with, prepared with healthier ingredients and less footprint.

 

For the discerning diner wanting a restaurant experience that is wholesome, this BGC restaurant is your new dining destination. Whet you appetite with Small Plate options like their Organic Mushroom Fritters (P320), stuffed with mozzarella and button mushrooms wrapped in homemade Italian sausage, served with fresh cherry tomato passato; their Grass fed Meatballs (P320) are three pieces of grass fed beef meatballs stuffed with mozzarella then oven-roasted, topped with pickled onions and served with tomato passato.

Organic Mushroom Fritters
 
Grass fed Meatballs

Their cheeses, all served with sourdough bread, comes from natural and organic sources and do not use any other processed ingredients. For a gluten-free option, you may request for romaine hearts. There are both Imported (P790, organic from Germany) and Local (P690) Cheese Platters, and you can also create your own cheese platter from their selection of cheeses. They have Burrata (P270) topped with tomatoes, basil and balsamic reduction; for vegans, there' s Vegan Cheese (P220) made from tofu 'ricotta' topped with sweet onion jam for a dairy-free and vegan cheese option.

Burrata

Comfort food trio of soups, salads, and sandwiches are part of The Wholesome Table's menu. All of their soups have a no-meat option, all salads are good to share and can be upgraded to a meal by making it a whole-wheat wrap (add P50) or adding grilled free-range chicken fillets (add P120). Their Sandwiches, like the Roast Pork Sandwich (P490), are served with Parmesan fries.

Roast Pork Sandwich: Boneless organic roast pork topped with onion jam, arugula and crackling served on ciabatta

The inseparable Italian duo of pizza and pasta is also included on this restaurant's lineup: there are nine pasta dishes, while their wood-fired pizzas come in eight different flavors.

Carbonara (P390 solo, P740 to share): spaghetti tossed in a free-range egg and cheese sauce and topped with cured pork jowl
 
Graze Land Pizza (P690): Tomato sauce, grass fed beef strips, baked onions, roasted garlic, fresh mozzarella, Grana Padano

Other filling and nutritious food options include Powerbowls (whole grain meals-in-a-bowl) that have ingredients like bulgur, millet, brown rice, and quinoa; for your main course, they present twelve entrees--a mix of chicken, pork, beef, seafood, vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free dishes.

Buddha Bowl (P280): bulgur, mixed vegetables, Thai red coconut curry sauce, pea sprout, peanut brittle, lime wedge
 
Bounty of the Sea (P650 good for sharing): seaood stew cooked in light seafood broth with garlic cloves, lemon, tomatoes, herbs, served with crusty garlic bread

The Wholesome Table offers a whole lot of nutririous thirst-quenchers at their health juice bar. They sell Nutmilk like Almond Milk (P250) and Almond Latte (P290), and have a smoothie selection. Refreshers like iced teas, fresh fruit juices, and fruit shakes are also available. The restaurant also sells Detox Juices (P250/bottle) and Superfood Juices (P320/bottle), labeled with positive and motivational names such as 'Be Alive,' 'Be Enlightened,' and 'Be Wonderful.' You can have these to-go, as they are already bottled and chilled, or paired with your meal inside the restaurant.

 
Fresh dalandan juice (P180)
 
Be Amazing Detox Juice: made with carrot, apple, beet, parsley, lemon, and ginger

 

 

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Visit The Wholesome Table at the upper ground level of Bonifacio High Street Central in BGC, Taguig. Like The Wholesome Table on Facebook (/TheWholesomeTable), follow on Instagram (@TheWholesomeTable), and on Twitter (@WholesomePH).

 

 

 


 

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