Sunday, May 3, 2009

Shades of Spring & Summer - Lasang Pinoy Sunday


boneless buffalo chicken salad at Chili's


After reading a really bad review about Chili's service about a month ago, I got curious. My last visit to Chili's, in their old location at Legazpi Street, was a despideda dinner for a friend who was leaving for Canada. We had a fun time at that dinner---the crew was friendly, the ambiance and food were great, so I wondered what happened. Now in a new location at the plush Greenbelt 5, I had dinner there with a friend recently. The restaurant has an al fresco dining area and although it was a warm night, we opted to eat at the terrace.

You'd think I'm a sucker for punishment (hehe). I was actually bracing up myself for the long wait and terrible service. Fortunately, it looked like Chili's management took the bad review seriously and shaped up.
The service crew was attentive and friendly, service was prompt and the food delicious. I had the boneless buffalo chicken salad for starters, tossed in spicy sauce and bleu cheese, bacon bits, tortilla strips and pico de gallo; and grilled Blue Marlin with mango salsa for my main course.

Cool green salads, chilled fruits in season---like watermelon, mango and papaya; grilled sea food and barbecue. They're great for a summer cookout. Easy to prepare, light and healthy.

grilled Blue Marlin with mango salsa



More spring/summer foods at spiCes

12 comments:

the donG said...

tataba tayo diyan. hehehe... sa itsura pa lang ma eenganyo ka na talaga.

Lawstude said...

that is dining at its finest. sarrrrap.

Mirage said...

Yum on the blue Marlin! Shempre sa fresh fruits ako! lol. Enjoy your week Luna....(aaral muna ko this week!) haha.

ces said...

anything with mango salsa, or mango at that...i love! most of us do i know...but i miss our mangoes, i can alsmost smell it from your pix!

Pinky said...

Love your salad - looks so delish!

JMom said...

While reading your first paragraph, I too was wondering whether you were a glutton for punishment :)

Chili's food looks great. Are they part of the Chili's chain also found here in U.S.?

oggi said...

Mango salsa on grilled fish is yummy. And the fruit salad sounds refreshing.

luna miranda said...

hi, JMom! yes, I think Chili's here are part of the US chain. thanks for visiting.

Ebie said...

I did not realize that mango salsa goes well with fish. I tried making one and its delish. I miss our Philippine mangoes!

iska said...

Looks like a wonderful dinner to me! Nice choice :-)

Bengbeng said...

love the food pics. also the island pics. wish i was there

Jescel said...

wow, looking at your food made me hungry! Saarap!