Event: 5 Loaves and 2 Fish, Nourishment for the Body and Spirit

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Such a great foodie find in Quezon City is 5 Loaves and 2 Fish. It is a relatively new restaurant located at The Rock Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City. 

This is the reason when I received the invitation to the foodie event for 5 Loaves and 2Fish I happily accepted.

Ms. Dinah Miro, owner and creative foodie of 5 Loaves and 2 Fish

According to Ms. Dinah Miro, owner and the creative heart of the restaurant the path to launching their restaurant was not simple. Prior to the opening they encountered a lot of challenges along the way. One of which is the naming of the establishment, they had a lot of different names in mind of the restaurant all of which are already taken and registered. It was around mind July 2015 when finally found the perfect name found in the bible verse John 6:1-14 which talks about the miracle of the 5 Loaves and 2 Fish, and the rest as they say is history.

One of the restaurants speciality is the very unique bread called Lavosh, unleavened flat bread that originated in Armenia.  a thin crisp bread used mostly to scoop food and it is the perfect appetizer to start a meal. It is served with the homemade pesto brûlée or chicken liver pate.

Come August, they will come out with the sweet Lavosh, they will be using cacao.

Trivia about Ms. Dinah’s Lavosh, it won an award at Merchant Central’s Ultimate Taste Test 2011,  organized by foodies Anton Diaz of (Our Awesome Planet ) and RJ Ledesma (well-known media celebrity, columnist, events host and author)

Chef Jay

Unique Cake Selection, that makes you want to take everything on the display case home

Homey Family feel.

As I enter this two story shop. There is a mezzanine on the 2nd level. I found that it reminds me a lot of the Mom and Pop shops my parents used to take me when I was younger. Such a welcoming homey feel about it that you automatically relax as you sit down.

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Filipino-Malaysian Cuisine found in near the border of Metro Manila and Rizal: Ghella’s Kitchen

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One fine day, I and other Antipolo based bloggers got together via an invitation of the owners of Ghella’s Kitchen to try out their Filipino-Malaysian dishes in their newly opened location, behind McDonald’s  Marcos Hi-way. The new site is perfect for foodies in the Marikina, Cainta, Pasig and Antipolo areas who pass this traffic ridden area everyday, and are up for a foodie adventure.

They used to be located at near the Mayamot-Lilac area but due to the road construction and other issues they decided to move shop to the spanking new building around October 2016.  Ghella’s Kitchen is a collaboration between mother-daughter team Mommy Leni and Angela, the place was named after her.

Mommy Leni is the magician in the kitchen, she lived and worked in Brunei Darussalam for more than 30 years and has decided to bring to the Philippines the unique cuisine she has come to love.  Angela used to be a banker but wanted a change of pace, she is handles the business aspect and social media part of Ghella’s Kitchen.

I am pretty much a newbie when in comes to trying out Malaysian Cuisine. Although I have been trying out a great many restaurants the past few years this is the first time I actually tried anything Malaysian. Mental note to go to ASEAN specialty places so I don’t feel like a noob.

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