When we got back home from our trip, we were a tad bit sad that we were back to eating at the same old places here in Manila. Luckily, the people behind Fish&Co. were kind enough to invite us to preview the launch of their new line of surf and turf dishes.
It was a pirate-themed affair at Shangri-La Plaza. However, if you want your fill after reading this post, head over to their branches in Trinoma, Greenbelt 3, SM MOA, and Alabang Town Center.
After a quick and fun treasure hunt game, the table was set for a long and lovely feast.
Barbados (Marinated pork tenderloin with grilled prawns, served with fresh vegetable wraps and salted fish fried rice)
The prawns were excellent with the soy-based sauce! The salted fish rice was also a hit among the bloggers that evening. The meat was also very well-cooked and not too charred.
Saint Lucia (tender pork belly ribs, served with crispy egg roll wrapped in screw pine leaf and garlic fried rice)
The egg rolls were especially delicious and we really liked the sweet chilli sauce that came with it.
Dominica (grilled chicken fillet wrapped in smoked bacon, marinated in olive oil and fresh herbs, served with shrimp pancake and seafood rice)
Perfect for when you're trying to skip the beef and pork but still cheat a bit with some bacon. The star of this dish was the shrimp pancake and surprisingly so. It had a really unique flavor, super fresh and not processed-tasting at all. One of our favorites of the evening!
Bahamas (luau-style pork tenderloin with grilled pineapple, served with grilled squid salad and island fried rice)
The salad was just okay, it was really the meat that made the dish. The sweetness of the pineapple was perfect. It also actually went well with the barbecue sauce from the Barbados set so see if you can request for that instead.
Montserrat (Stir-fried beef tenderloin with fresh vegetables, served with shrimp tornado and garlic fried rice; choice of sweet chilli or tartar sauce)
The shrimp tornadoes were another one of our favorites for the evening. We recommend the tartar sauce over the chilli sauce with it as well.
It was a lovely dinner at Fish & Co.! They have successfully managed to expand their offerings, without sacrificing their original seafood concept. They're only running the Plates of the Caribbean menu for a limited time so head on over to the branch nearest you to sample their new fare! The servings are perfect for sharing or you can opt to order a solo size if you prefer smaller portions.
DISCLAIMER: Lest you think we're gluttons, dinner was served family-style so we didn't get full servings of each dish. Separate dishes were made for photo purposes only. :)