The same group who brought in the famous Ramen Nagi in the Philippines has a new concept, Fat Fook Taiwanese Kitchenwhich specializes in traditional dim sum and other food items you will usually see on the streets of Taiwan. Their main goal? To become a go-to place for hungry foodies craving for authentic Chinese cooking at a price that you'll surely love. Well, we're not complaining! Upon entering, you'll be amazed how bright it is inside the restaurant with its blue and red interior and ceramic bowls hanging from its high walls which serve as lighting fixtures.
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Sticking to their street food concept, everything is affordable so you can order as much food as you want without hurting your pocket. Start with their Steamed Pork Xiao Long Bao (P138/5pcs; P198/8pcs) which are soup dumplings served in bamboo steaming baskets. It is usually consumed by dipping in black vinegar and slivers of ginger. It also comes in Crab Roe, Pork Cheese, Truffle and a Giant one with a straw to share with the table.
An Asian feast wouldn't be complete without rice. Their Taiwan Style Fried Rice (P258) is so tasty, it's good on its own but you can pair it with their Fat Fook Chicken Chops (P238) which is a definite must-try as it is a staple in Taiwan. It is a breaded chicken fillet fried until it's golden brown and has a crunchy coating generously coated with just salt and pepper.
Feeling a little adventurous? Order the Fried Intestines or Spicy Pork Ears if you love some texture in your food. You can also opt for the Beef Tendon Hotpot (P298), a generous serving of tender beef tendon, which almost melts in your mouth leaving behind the garlicky sweet and spicy thick sauce. Don't forget to end your meal with dessert! They have a few must-tries on the menu like the Mango Shaved Ice (P168), Red Bean Shaved Ice which is a new addition or the Masachi (P128), a Taiwanese version of Buchi.
Fat Fook Taiwanese Kitchen is located on the Ground Level of Scenic Skywalk, SM City North EDSA, Quezon City. Like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram for exclusive updates.