Baby Barangay Food Discovery: Solstice by Ilustrado

The Baby Barangay was recently offered a chance to try Solstice by Illustrado at 8 Rockwell. This restaurant only opened earlier this year and is already pulling in a crowd. We came on a Tuesday night and the place was packed. Solstice serves classic Filipino dishes and continental mains to make sure there is something for everyone.

Here are the dishes we really enjoyed!

“Shroom” Pizza: Fresh shitake, king, and oyster mushrooms, mozzarella, cheddar, and parmesan

Truffled Hummus: fresh and flavourful

Calamari Salad: Local organic mixed greens, broiled calamares, goat cheese, crisp bacon bits, herbed croutons, pesto citrus dressing.

Baked Eggplant in Filo: Eggplant, black olives, sundries tomato, feta cheese, in Filo case.

Gambas with Aligue: Prawns, garlic, olive oil, grab butter, freshly baked baguette.

Angus Beef Short Plate: Twice cooked Angus beef short plate, au jus, root vegetables.

Gindara Terriyaki: Black cod fillet, soy ginger sauce, onion leek filaments, wasabi mashed potato.

Solstice Steak: 500 grams (this was a half order) USDA Prime Ribeye steak, mashed potatoes

Paella Ilustrado (For Two): Mixed Meat and Seafood Paella

Bacalao Ala Vizcaina: Braised lightly salted cod fish in tomato, olives, and pimiento sauce.

Here are more pictures from our dinner:

Solstice is located at 8 Rockwell, Hidalgo Drive, Rockwell Makati

Telephone Numbers: +63 977 748 8861 | +632 802 1891

Learn more about them through their Facebook | Instagram 

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