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Torch Restaurant

Weekends are super crazy with mommy duties & chauffeuring the kids around, but that won’t stop me from having a great lunch with the foodie fambam!

After a harried morning of dropping off & picking up kids one after the other, Kap & I, with the 2 girls in tow, rushed to Greenbelt a couple of Saturdays ago for our much anticipated lunch at the newly opened, super “IN”, TORCH RESTAURANT in Greenbelt.

The plan was for the kids to get a separate table, but very charming & amiable owner MIKE CHUA spotted them instantly & insisted we all sit together. Thank you Mike! <3 All the tables were filled to capacity so I am a very grateful mom of 2 very hungry girls. You are my hero!

Torch Restaurant

Level 1 Greenbelt 5, Legaspi Street, Ayala Center, Makati (02) 751 6213

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With BEA ACOSTA, pretty editor of CLICK THE CITY, and Torch Restaurant partner MIKE CHUA. <3 And I am their mother, Gah!

 

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Dragon Sangria 900 php/bowl good for 3-5. So refreshingly fruity with chunks of dragon fruit, strawberries, pomelo & other seasonal fruits. Make sure to ask for plenty of ice on your glass.

 

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Oh so yummy. <3 And I have to recommend this Snowflake Coco-Lychee Martini Slush 190 php. So light & delicious. You simply MUST.

 

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My shy girls. We don’t make it a habit of coming beyond the +1 unwritten rule unless it’s my event & my hosts specifically include them. So they weren’t very comfy sitting there, lels. Most of the time when they come along, I get them a separate table & they pay for their food. Just laying it out here, so there’s no confusion. ;) Nevertheless, I love having them with me. Always. <3 CHEERS!

 

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The happy bunch! ;)

 

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Wakame Salmon 235 php. Fresh seaweed, ripe mangoes, kani, and raw salmon in a spicy sesame mango dressing. SUPER LOVED THIS! <3

 

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Grilled Chicken Quinoa Salad 350 php. Quinoa grains with grilled chicken, onions, bell pepper, and feta cheese, tossed in sesame dressing. The girls were ecstatic upon finding out TORCH RESTAURANT had healthy meals as well! They went wild with this Quinoa salad. To be honest, I think everyone passed down this particular healthy dish to the girls haha!

 

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Cowboy Roll 390 php. Thinly sliced U.S. Angus Beef filled with shiitake mushrooms, deep-fried in tempura batter and served with sesame sauce. Can I just point out? Look at those happy face wasabi! You can’t help but be happy at Torch!

 

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Because Richie got a waaaay better shot of this. (And mostly because I got there late & totally missed this hehe) Appetizer Sampler 495 php. Buffalo Asian Wings (4 pcs.), Chili Cheese Crispers (3 pcs.), Chicken Skin (3 pcs.), Truffle Fries.

 

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Tocino Fingers 173 php. Golden fry battered pork tocino strips, served with egg and buttered garlic rice.

 

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Uncle’s 5-Cheese Pizza 320 php. Mozzarella, cheddar, Parmesan, Fontina and ricotta cheese, topped with fresh basil strips. The crispy crust is one for the books. You must order at least 1 pizza variety when you dine at Torch Restaurant.

 

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Bacon and Egg Carbonara Pasta 335 php. Cream-based classic carbonara in fettuccine, topped with poached egg and bacon bits.

 

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Vongole Pasta Garlic Olive Oil 325 php. Mildly spiced sauteed baby clams in garlic olive oil.

 

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Seabass in Garlic Miso 800 php. Infrated-baked Chilean Sea Bass basted with sake garlic butter miso teriyaki, served with Japanese vegetables.

 

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These 2 crazies.. Just look at them! @_@ Steak porn at its best. LOL!

 

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Ano ang pinagkakaguluhan???

 

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This beautiful Tomahawk Steak. Secret dry rub mixture created from journey of spices from different countries, incorporated into a juicy, USDA Angus ribeye steak, carefully roasted to perfection. Served with twice-baked potato and roasted corn on the cob. – Serving Full (2000-2200g) 6,799.95 Half (1000-1100g) 3,499.95 Single (300g) 1,195.95

 

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So good. Simot down to the bone! #ILoveTorchSteak

 

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Panna Cotta with Fresh Fruits 180 php.

 

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Red Velvet Cake ala Mode.

 

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Fried Bread Pudding 220 php. Hands down my favorite dessert. Why does everything fried have to be so dang good??? The cold vanilla ice cream works so well in contrast with the piping hot bread pudding. Ohhh-la-la! <3

 

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Red Velvet Cheesecake 295 php.

 

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Happy & satisfied bellies as always. Thank you TORCH! <3

 

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The eating ends. But for the ladies, the drinking & the fun continues! #TipsyGuia & I with Kat. <3

Torch Restaurant is one of Manila’s best restaurants which serves an array of cuisine from thin crisp gourmet pizzas, sizzling marbled angus steaks, and oven baked sushis.

Torch Restaurant now has 4 branches open to serve you. Aside from the one we visited in Greenbelt here are the 3 other locations. Do find the one nearest you:

TORCH GREENHILLS
63 Connecticut Street, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila
477-3771
Sun to Tue – 7:00 am to 12:00 mn
Wed to Sat – 7:00 am to 3:00 am

TORCH KATIPUNAN
287-8675
Ground Floor UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City
Sun to Tue – 8:00 am to 12:00 mn
Wed to Sat – 8:00 am to 1:00 am

TORCH TRINOMA
2nd Level Garden Restaurants, Trinoma, ESDA cor. North Ave., Quezon City
Sun to Thu – 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri to Sat – 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Party Trays by Torch Restaurant is your solution to a hassle free celebration! Why trouble yourself when you can just order, have it delivered and serve? For inquiries call any of the numbers above. :)

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