March 25, 2014

Lorenzo’s Way in Greenbelt 5 Serves a Legacy of Filipino and European Dishes

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  • Updated as of April 15, 2020

    If you are looking for a place where you can delightfully savor exceptional Filipino and Spanish dishes, Lorenzo’s Way in Greenbelt 5 is the place to be!

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    Lorenzo’s Way is one of the few restaurants under the LJC Group which was started by journalist-turned-restaurateur Larry J. Cruz. Among the other LJC Group restaurants are Abe, Bistro Remedios, Cafe Adriatico, Fely J’s Kitchen, Abe’s Farm, and more.

    In a nutshell, this restaurant is an ode to Larry’s legacy of good food and great service by offering a curated menu consisting of dishes that Larry himself conceptualized as well as diners’ favorite dishes from other LJC Group restaurants.

    Lorenzo’s Way in Greenbelt 5

    It is known to serve familiar Filipino and European dishes such as Paella, Spanish Garlic Chicken, Costillas de Ternera, Pancit Pusit, and Gigil Tart among many others. You’ll also be surprised that their dishes come at reasonable prices, so you don’t need to fret over your budget!

    One of their must-try dishes is the ever classic Paella Valencia (Php 720). Known as a popular dish from Mil Novencios in the 1900s, this platter of seafood and meat goodness is done in a Spanish way. As a part of LJC brand, Paella Valencia is served with Spanish-themed dishes.

    Paella Valencia (Php 720)

    Other choices for Paella are Paella Marinara with assorted seafood and vegetables, and Paella Negra in squid ink.

    In the crab corner, you must bring yourself to taste their Salted Egg Fried Alimango (Php 225/100g) is a sinfully rich fried crab covered in salted egg and garlic sauce.

    Salted Egg Fried Alimango (Php 225/100g)

    For noodles, they have the Pancit Sotanghon sa Baby Pusit (Php 225). This dish is a mung bean noodle sauteed with fresh baby squid and its ink.

    Pancit Sotanghon sa Baby Pusit (Php 225)

    Finally, ending your meal at Lorenzo’s Way should be Larry’s favorite dessert—the Baklava (Php 299). This Mediterranean-style sweet filo pastry is filled with walnuts and pistachios and is served with a scoop or two of creamy vanilla ice cream.

    Baklava (Php 299)

    Other than Baklava, Claude’s Dream (Php 170) is hailed as one of the most popular desserts in LJC restaurants that one should also taste.

    To truly experience a satisfying Filipino-European cuisine at any time of the day, visit Lorenzo’s Way and help yourself with their roast of fine dishes that will surely soothe your hunger for something classic and savory.

    How to get here

    • Lorenzo’s Way is located on level 1 in Greenbelt 5 along Greenbelt Drive.
    • By car: From Ayala Avenue, head towards Paseo de Roxas, and then turn left once you pass PBCOM ATM – Makati Banking Center. From there, turn left to Legaspi Street. Greenbelt 5 entrance will be on your right.

    This first appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese Magazine March 2020 and English Magazine April 2020 issues. 
    Images grabbed from Lorenzo’s Way official website.

                 
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