Pinoy Heritage: Eight Course Summer Tasting Menu

In-PersonSOMA, San Francisco


Available for purchase
Banquet (20+ Guests)
filipino, californian
We are very excited about summer in the Bay Area, it means stone fruits, Brentwood corn and beautiful heirloom tomatoes; this menu plays with all of the the summer bounty has to offer. They intertwine with our most favorite Filipino inspired dishes that we grew up enjoying.

Menu detail

Sisig Terrine on Biscocho
Small Plate
To open up your palate for dinner, head cheese that is prepared in the style of sisig is served on a savory biscocho. Flavors of grilled pig’s head and chicken liver balanced out with caramelized onions and pickled mustard seeds.
Lambanog Cured Salmon
Small Plate
A version of kinilaw (ceviche), sashimi grade Salmon is cured in Lambanog -a distilled coconut spirit / moonshine. Served with cucumber juice that has been seasoned with spiced vinegar and calamansi. A delicious refreshing start.
Crispy Octopus with Tortang Talong
Small Plate
A match up of sea and land, tender octopus is fried until crispy and paired with tortang talong (eggplant omelette) stuffed with summer market vegetables and glazed with salted duck egg.
Savory Corn Maja Blanca with Smoked Duck
Small Plate
To celebrate the corn season, it takes center stage with coconut milk in a savory maja blanca (custard). It is accentuated with a warm smoked duck salad with toasted corn, peppers, pickled blueberries and epazote.
Beef Morcon Roulade with Roasted Heirloom Tomato Sauce
A Filipino version of beef roulade, Flank steak is sliced very thin and stuffed with summer squash, beans, cheese and lap cheong (chinese sausage) . It is finished with a roasted heirloom tomato sauce and potato.
Halo Halo
It makes no goddamn sense at all. I love it. - Anthony Bourdain. Halo halo stands are common in every corner in the Philippines. This shaved ice dessert is inspired by using fresh market ingredients such as sweetened shelling beans and summer fruits.
"Jollibee" Fried Peach Mango Pie
Every Filipinos' nostalgic dessert. Fried pie filled with peach and mango jam.
Brown Butter Popcorn Polvoron
Popcorn is blended into a powder and pressed with brown butter and milk to create a delicate bite.

Pinoy Heritage: Eight Course Summer Tasting Menu

In-PersonSOMA, San Francisco
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