Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Little Man’s Aristocrat Birthday Lunch

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our birthday pancit of the day 🙂

We went to Aristocrat in SM North ~ The Block for the little man’s birthday lunch. Although this restaurant is well-known for their barbecue, we decided to skip it that day since the little man is not yet eating that. We opted for their friend chicken, instead, coupled with their pancit and ordered a couple more dishes. For our serving of vegetables, we had an order of fresh lumpia and laing. To complete our meal, we also had a serving of their beef caldereta.

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The little man was preoccupied with his new toys, a pair of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure, which we gifted him for his birthday. He only had a couple of spoonfuls of his serving of pancit before he went on to play with his new toys. The grown ups, on the other hand, had a really satisfying meal. I simply love the fresh lumpia and its sauce! Laing is something I do not eat quite often, since I do not know how to prepare it, so I really enjoyed this dish. It was just delicious with the right amount of spice in it. The crowd favorite that afternoon, though, will have to be the beef caldereta. It was tasty and the beef is so tender. I wish I can make my own version of this dish, I’d probably cook it every week if I know how to prepare it! 🙂

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our new favorite, Caldereta 🙂

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The food is sumptuous  and everyone is all smiles after our meal. The crew is very friendly and attentive and the ambiance is just excellent. The only thing that puts me off is when we had our leftovers wrapped to be taken home. We found out the crew failed to include the leftover caldereta in our bag. It was quite a disappointment since we only get to eat a little portion of the dish and the leftover would’ve been perfect for dinner at home later on that night. Oh well, I am sure the crew did not do it on purpose.

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Big thanks to our designated photographer of the day for the photos 🙂

Aristocrat ~ SM North EDSA, The Block
3rd Level, The Block, North Avenue cor. EDSA, Quezon City
Tel. No. 442-0149

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