Cycle 5 – Item 307
8 (Sat) November 2014
Shrimp Ball Crab Roe
at Tao Yuan
-Malate, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines-
Try Every Item at Tao Yuan (18) (see also TEITY)
Eating my way through the restaurant’s entire menu, currently at 222 items.
Tasted 8 new items tonight, bringing the total to 95 items tasted thus far, 127 items remaining, averaging 5.3 items per visit, on pace to finish at TEITY 43.
Once again, the hotpot was very good. Ingredients were top quality, making me wonder where they source the food. The most interesting item was the Shrimp Ball Crab Roe: minced shrimp with a touch of crab roe in the center, wrapped in dried laver – pretty good in its blend of sweet + salty + minerally, more noteworthy for its novelty, the kind of thing to order when trying to wow the yokels. It was a fine meal.
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