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Romulo Cafe & Restaurant brings to London a taste of the Philippines

Romulo is my very first Philippines restaurant which I have dined at which provides an abundance of Filipino food providing colour, flavour and that wow factor dish after dish.

I went along on a complimentary gifted basis courtesy of the owners who wanted to show me how delicious food from the Philippines is.

Romulo Cafe & Restaurant

Rowena Romulo and her partner Chris set up Romulo Cafe & Restaurant to bring diners a taste of the Philippines and a way to celebrate her grandfather Carlos Romulo bringing his generous spirit back to life, in their food and impeccable service.

All their menus are based on family recipes with Chef Jeremy Villanueva twist combining Philippine cuisine with a mix of Malay, Chinese, Spanish and American influences creating something Filipino from dishes such as Binagoongan Crispy Pata, Chicken Relleno, Beef and Seafood Kare-Kare, Pork adobo, pandesal, purple yam. All dishes are served in generous portions from sharing plates to smaller size platitos.

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Food With Mae required NO cutlery? As this was a Kamayan Boodle fight

Food with Mae put on a special night of food which was a Kamayan Boodle supperclub.

Kamayan means to eat with your hands.

A boodle fight is a military style of eating and means food which is piled on top of banana leaves laid out on long tables, and is to be taken with bare hands.

I was invited down along with a friend on a complimentary basis by Mae to her latest supperclub to experience what a Kamayan Boodle fight is like as I have never heard or attended one before.

Food with Mae

Mae is an author, cook and photographer who owns Food with Mae in which she puts on a number of Filipino supperclubs throughout the year.

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Flipping out for Filipino food – Pepe’s Kitchen

Mae of Pepe’s Kitchen kindly invited me and my friend Joice down to taste and experience her supper club full of Filipino dish’s.

Pepe’s Kitchen and Mae

Firstly let me tell you about Pepe’s Kitchen which Mae runs.

Mae comes from the Philippines and loves cooking and entertaining so she decided to run her own supper clubs at least once a month to bring Filipino food to London.   She wants to transport people’s mind to the Philippines through her food and dining experience.

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