Sunday, December 28, 2008

Weekend Food Tripping at: Sizzlin' Pepper Steak + Iceberg

Before I start collecting my thoughts on what to say....this is a FULL BLOWN food fest with dessert photos!!! Well, it's the season to be Jolly, it's the season to be FATSO! :P

Falalala FAT FAT FAT FAT...LOL *dances around*

Weekend gluttony! But all photos below are eaten by more than 5 individuals so don't point fingers at me about wastage...all food below are finished up!

We went to the Trinoma mall and it was packed with people, people shop like they're all MILLIONAIRES! lol I wish I can do that too but we went to Trinoma to eat!

A lot of people have been raving about the Sizzlin' Pepper Steak and this is the season to taste their sizzlin' plates. Let's see if it does sizzle my 5 sensory nerves! :P




Here's their huge Menu outside


Free Kani Salad because bro is a Standard Chartered Credit Card user
Always check for promotions from Credit card companies


I don't have the receipt with me right now but all sizzlin' plates photos below costs approx Php235.00-250.00 (approx $5-6) per plate without rice
Additional rice costs Php35.oo (less than $1.00)

First stop
My Hamburg with gravy sauce



Hamburg with Katsudon
(with gravy on the side)



Hamburg with Tempura



Hamburg with Crispy Chicken



Hamburg with Fried Fish



After full lunch, brother who came back for the Christmas holidays, is craving for Halo-Halo. What is a Halo-Halo?

Halo-halo (from "halo" = mix) is a favorite Filipino dessert or snack. It is basically a mixture of sweet preserved beans(red beans, chick peas), coconut meat (macapuno), jackfruit (langka), pounded dried rice (pinipig), sweet yam (ube), cream flan (leche flan), shreds of sweetened plantain (saba), filled with crushed ice, milk (or coconut milk) and topped with ice cream. The halo-halo basically is sweet, creamy, and a filling dessert. (source: here)

One of the best place to eat Halo-Halo is called Iceberg. Iceberg started with so many branches in the Philippines, but they closed down most of them. After a couple of years, they were able to add up to their menu and serve not only Halo-Halo but dishes and ice cream sundaes. Variety is a key if you plan to open any food chain here in the Philippines. (I guess same with other countries)

Hubby and I are still full from the lunch
We decided to share a Strawberry Shake

Php118.00 (approx $2.50)



Super Halo-Halo Regular halo-halo ingredients plus scoops of ice cream!

Php94.00 (approx $2.00)



Mango Con Hielo Mango ice cream with real mangoes with milk and crushed ice Php110.00 (approx $2.30)




Strawberry Mango Con Hielo Real Mangoes and Strawberries plus Strawberry Ice cream on top of crushed ice with milk Php125.00 (approx 2.70)



If you plan to visit the Philippines, definitely have yourself a Halo-halo! A hot sizzlin' plate dish is perfect for our friends who are cold at the moment, Cold dessert like Halo-halo are perfect for our friends who are in a tropical country like us :) What are you eating at the moment? Smile and stay pretty!

16 comments:

  1. mmmmmmmmmm that looks uper good! mmm im loving that fruit bowl yummy!

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  2. i looove the big sign
    it says

    big steak hahahahah

    YUMMMM

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  3. I miss iceberg!!! Used to go there every weekend when I was a kid. As for pepper steak, I didn't like the food there. (Though your pics made them look yummy.. :)

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  4. hi, just stumbled upon your blog.

    the food looks really good on this entry. now i'm craving halo-halo even those it's really cold here. lol.

    i find your blog very informative with all the makeup tips, btw. i really love the reviews. especially the one about the brushes. i'm still kinda new with the many different brushes, so i found the review useful. :)

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  5. OMG... the dessert pics looks sooo yummy!! I'm drooling already!! :D~ Would love to try the Halo-halo some day, i love jackfruit! :D

    Manila looks like a food haven, with so many food to choose from!! :D i hope i get to visit there some day!! :D

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  6. AHH! i haven't had halohalo in a long time! man that looks good!!! && also the mango ice cream! also makes me wish for some pineapple ice cream from the dole plantation in hawaii yummmm

    o man, sweet tooth coming on!!

    i may have to get my hands on some mochi yummm

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  7. You always go nice and cheap restaurant and make me drool all over. I love these ice cream they look so delicious, I miss old times me and my sister used to go get some ice creams and they look like these.
    And thanks for asking me about my family yes I talk to my mom and sister like every other day :) They are doing great ! Thx !!

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  8. ooo now want to eat hamburg steak too! and i me some halo-halo. yums!! *hungree*

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  9. OMG, you take the best foodie photos!! Drool!!!

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  10. Vanessa M, I can imagine you, going hungry :)

    Yumeko, I love the big sign too, I am into cute posters!

    Nesh, sarap talaga!

    My girl interrupted, food isn't awesome but isn't super bad..just soso :) I would love to try Pepper Lunch, I heard its way better! :)

    Janniedoll77, thanks girl! It's so nice of you to leave a sweet comment!

    Jenn, come on over, we'll be here to tour you for a food trip!

    Yumyumsushi, halo halo is perfect for warm weather! LOL At times I'm glad I'm living in a tropical country! :D

    Digital Angel, I'm glad, I'm sure they missed you so much especially the holidays! :) Take care!!! And I'm sure you can eat good food there too! Not cheap, but good!

    Aichaku, :) Have you tried anything halo halo lately?

    Fuz, lol thanks, food porn definitey!

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  11. OMG halo halo is my fav! i can't wait to get some :)

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  12. i love filipino desserts! they are so delicious!

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  13. RenRen! When you visit the Philippines! We'll take you to iceberg!!!

    Lily, when do you plan to come over???? My treat!!!! I love HALO HALO!!!!

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  14. your pepper lunch meals look bigger than the ones they serve in australia. that sucks .. i was still hungry after eating it.

    the halo halo looks sarap. i think in chow king you can make your own. nice!

    damn you nikki! stop tempting me with all these filo food pics /sob

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  15. tried it for the first time last xmas... i had the mushroom gravy hamburg.. it tasted so-so though. nothing special :P

    bad service in their Glorietta 5 branch >:(

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