April 08, 2024

Taupe Dining in BGC: Chef Francis Tolentino’s Culinary Playground of Filipino Delights

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  • One dish might not be enough to explore the vibrant flavors and rich heritage of Filipino cuisine. Therefore, for us culinary adventurers, it’s high-time we dive into the beauty of tasting menu and full course meals that showcase the fresh and versatile ingredients from the Philippines!

    If this is something you want to explore, then Taupe Dining in BGC is a treasure you might want to unveil.

    IMAGE from Taupe Dining

    Taupe is a fine dining concept that blends local and global ingredients to elevate the flavors of classic Filipino dishes into an art form. This means a harmonious fusion of flavors and stylish plating all in one culinary masterpiece, made possible by no other than Chef Francis Tolentino.

    IMAGE from Taupe Dining

    Chef Francis uses premium ingredients such as blue crabs from Cebu, clams from Manila, oysters from Aklan, tiger prawns from Roxas, and chocolates from South Cotabato, among others, to create his signature tasting menu, complete from appetizer to dessert.

    Other notable high-quality ingredients Chef Francis uses to add rich flavors to his dishes are apahap or Asian sea bass, featured in his version of Ceviche, as well as batwan, a type of local fruit used to add a sour flavor to dishes, just like Chef Francis’ version of 36-hour Kurobota cooked in sinigang style.

    Custard (Manila Clams) / IMAGE from Taupe

    Tart (Aklan Oyster) / IMAGE from Taupe Dining

    At Taupe Dining, you may choose from two (2) tasting menu options including their 8-Course Menu (Php 5,000/person) and 10-Course Menu (Php 10,000/person), both with a cocktail-pairing option (Php 1,900) that will add a more dynamic flavor and dining experience to your culinary journey at Taupe Dining.

    Angus Rib Eye / IMAGE from Taupe Dining

    Chef Francis’ artistic signature tasting menu can be enjoyed inside their equally elegant fine dining that boasts immaculate marble tables, floor-to-ceiling curtains, plush, velvet chairs, and soft, ambient lighting, all in taupe tones that add a luxurious atmosphere to your dining experience.

    IMAGE from Taupe Dining

    To accommodate more guests at Taupe Dining, they have recently added new seating times every Friday and Saturday! First seating runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., while second seating is from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

    IMAGE from Philippine Primer

    Taupe Dining is located at The Meridien Tower 2, 26th Street, BGC, Taguig City and is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. For reservations, you may reach them at 0962-718-9892.

    General Information

  • The Meridien Tower 2, 26th Street, BGC, Taguig City
  • 0962-718-9892
  • 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • Monday and Tuesday
  • taupedining
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