SALO: Austin

Downtown, San Antonio

$50.00

Pop-up space
Large (15-20 Guests)
filipino
Gluten Free, Local
In-Person
The SALO Project: Cooking and Gathering People in all 50 states through Filipino Food. SALO is a traveling Filipino Pop-Up Feast gathering adventurous diners who dare explore regions of the amazing 7,107-island Philippine archipelago through food beyond adobo and lumpia. Please join us for a five course traditional family style dinner full of extraordinary flavors composed from local and seasonal ingredients, served on banana leaves and eaten old-school sans utensils (kamayan), and an unprecedented opportunity to explore Filipino cuisine in a unique atmosphere. Check out:www.facebook.com/saloseries Menu subject to change accordingly to market availability and seasonality of ingredients. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to ARK: Advancement for Rural Kids (www.ruralkids.org) to build a school in an area in the Visayas, Philippines struck by Typhoon Haiyan which has a farming and feeding program to empower the youth to be producers not consumers.

Menu detail

Dinakdakan
First Course
Dinakdakan is an appetizer dish that originated from the Ilocos Region, in the Philippines. This interesting dish is made-up of boiled and grilled pig parts – in which ears, liver, and face (mascara) are the most commonly used.
Uvud Balls
Second Course
An Ivatans' (Batanes) native delicacy. Its like meat balls but made from banana heart with ground meat.
Maranao Rendang
Second Course
Rendang is a dish that originates from Indonesia and through trade and migration, this dish has also found its way in Southern Philippines and has become one of the specialties of the Maranao people. Rendang is usually cooked with beef and is described as caramelized beef curry. The coconut milk used in its preparation is reduced to a dark and sweet consistency. For other Filipinos, rendang may be compared with beef caldereta with a hint of latik and curry. It is traditionally served with plain rice.
Chef's Surprise
Second Course
Coconut Garlic Fried Rice
Second Course
'nuff said
Karioka
Third Course
Deep-fried Coconut Rice Balls with Brown Sugar Glaze

SALO: Austin

Downtown, San Antonio

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