5.252 Seafood Hofan

Cycle 5 – Item 252

 14 (Sun) September 2014

Seafood Hofan


at Tao Yuan

-Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines-

with EK

Try Every Item at Tao Yuan (3) (see for all posts TEITY)

Eating my way through the restaurant’s entire menu, currently at 222 items.

Tasted 4 new items tonight, bringing the total to 15 items tasted thus far, 207 items remaining, averaging 5 items per visit, on pace to finish at TEITY 45.

Singaporean Black Pepper Prawns (1.0): didn’t feel like ordering a whole crab, so I asked them to do the same preparation, only with prawns.
Sauteed Mix Mushroom in XO Sauce (3.5)

Tonight, the highlight was the seafood hofan.  It came in a goopy/light chicken stock sauce, enhanced with ribbons of egg whites, delicate yet rich and fulfilling, perhaps even better than the other.  Same delectably flame-licked charred flavor in the rice noodles.  Also included gailan, my favorite veg, along with shrimp, scallop, squid.  Perhaps one of the greatest noodle dishes that I’ve ever experienced anywhere.



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