The Best New Filipino Restaurants in Mississauga
Published February 29, 2016 at 3:35 pm
Over the past year, one cuisine has taken Mississauga by storm. While no stranger to culinary diversity, the city has been welcoming more Filipino joints than ever before. Filipino food, if prepared correctly, is exceptionally flavorful and delicious. Thankfully, these restaurateurs know how to do their homeland justice in the kitchen.
Here are the best Filipino restaurants that have opened up in the last 12 months. B’s Sizzling
B’s Sizzling Kitchen is an independent resto hidden on a commercial side street near Pearson International Airport. It truly is a gem of a find and that specializes in Filipino fusion cuisine and blends traditional Filipino dishes with North American and Asian flavours. Think California Filipino fusion food truck meets quaint Filipino karaoke bar. Read more>
Sisig Fries – Fries topped with minced pork mash and a special sauce. Sisig is a traditional method of preparing meat which is diced and sauteed with onions in a soy sauce, vinegar, and lemon juice marinade and seasoned with a variety of spices.
Lola’s Foodhaus is a new Filipino-fusion restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers weekend karaoke and DJ nights. Lola’s is currently in its soft launch phase with an up coming grand opening date to be announced. It’s located in a busy plaza along Dixie Rd. at Eglinton Ave. E and took over the Mario San Francescos Ristorante (which relocated to a plaza nearby). Read more>
Adobo made with chicken and served with an Asian inspired risotto
Carinderia is a new Filipino restaurant that specializes in authentic Filipino cuisine – a concept created by owner and local resident Dolly Flores. Carinderia is defined as an eatery that sells native home cooked meals. The restaurant is unique for serving authentic Filipino cuisine, including native sweet delicacies – sweets Flores defines as authentic Filipino desserts – with pre-Spanish and pre-Chinese influences. Everything from the sauces to the ingredients for a popular Filipino frozen treat called halo-halo are all made from scratch by her team of chefs who have worked in kitchens in Israel and California. Read more>
Berto’s Cuisine is another one to add to the list – it’s a quaint, family run Filipino restaurant which recently opened its doors in Mississauga. Berto is a shortened version of Edilberto and chosen as the name of the restaurant because it was the only name out of the six restaurant partners which was the most “Filipino” stated Oswald Morales Martel the executive chef and co-owner. “My name is an (old) English name” says Chef Martel, which doesn’t have the same ring as Berto’s. Read more>
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