June 10, 2018

Wooden Spoon at Powerplant Mall Offers Next-Level Authentic Filipino Fares

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  • Updated as of April 1, 2020

    An affordable authentic Filipino restaurant that foreigners can enjoy as well, Wooden Spoon offers Filipino dishes with a twist!

    Bringing you the nostalgic flavors of your favorite Filipino food with a different twist, is this Filipino restaurant in Power Plant Mall, Makati. Owned by Celebrity Chef Sandy Daza, this Filipino restaurant brings your favorite home-cooked dishes to the next level.

    Inheriting his mom’s love and talent in cooking and continuing her legacy, Chef Sandy decided to open his own restaurant called “Wooden Spoon”, offering different Filipino dishes that he brainstormed and experimented on with his mom.

    One of these “experiments” became the best seller in his restaurant: a deep-fried crispy noodle dish with egg and crabs, otherwise known as the famous Crab Pansit (Php 229).

    It’s a dish which Sandy’s mom created for a famous Filipino restaurant she built in Paris, Aux Iles Philippines, back in the day. Its mixture is a moist scrambled egg, with cream and bits of crab meat.

    Crab Pansit (Php 229)

    A melt in your mouth meat, Sandy’s Beef Curry (Php 320) is a slightly spicy dish made up of a beef leg, boiled for about three hours and mixed with its curry paste made with ground basil, lemongrass, and green peppers. This dish is off-menu but you can order it with chicken instead.

    Sandy’s Beef Curry (Php 320)

    For dessert, Reyna Blanca (Php 89) is a mildly sweet coconut custard, made up of gelatin topped with pinipig or rice puffs and coconut milk is perfect for you! This creamy coconut custard balances the crunchiness of the rice puffs.

    Reyna Blanca (Php 89)

    So if you’re looking for something different from your usual Filipino viand, go check out Wooden Spoon! For more details, you can call them at 02-7753-6147 or visit their Facebook page at Wooden Spoon Restaurant.

    How to get here

    • Wooden Spoon is located at Level 1, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City.
    • By car: From EDSA, turn right to Kalayaan Avenue then make a left to Rockwell Drive. Turn right to Lopez Drive and you can already find Power Plant Mall on your right.
    • By public transportation: From Ayala Triangle Gardens, ride a jeepney with a route of Guadalupe Ibabaw-Ayala and get off at Rockwell.

    This first appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese magazine June 2018 issue.

                 
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