Santiago - Kain, Kape, Kwento

11:39:00 PM

Hubby and I had a chance "again" to make some time alone because it's my birthday. A birthday dinner indeed wohooo! We did not go far and we opted to dine where else? Nothing else but along Katipunan, Quezon City! We will never get tired of that place because there's a bunch of restaurants to try out. Plus the fact that it is near in our house and less traffic so we could go home in time! Even Cloud barely noticed that Mommy and Daddy went on a dinner date hihihi.

So this time, we tried something different. Filipino food.

View from the main entrance
Kain, Kape, Kwento. Sounds catchy right? But these are the perfect words to describe Santiago. Kain and Kape pertains as they offer both main dishes and desserts. Kwento because they have stylish and comfortable place. The feeling is like you are at your own home and can discuss everything under the sun. I love their flooring!

I also love that they have extra space at the 2nd floor for mini gatherings or for private use.  

They have this mini bakery and they also sell delicacies such as Polvoron, Banana Chips, Toffee Sansrival, breads and etc. 

 The bold colors of their cakes makes me want to try them all! Especially the purple one! But instead, we ended up trying their best seller Sapin-Sapin cheesecake.

My favorite part at Santiago! Feels like you are in your own room. There are books where kids can read/browse while waiting for their food.

The displays is so homey, I must say! I want to bring them home heheh.

Hope you can read 'em
 As you can see, they offer a wide variety of Filipino foods from breakfast to dinner. They have pasta, grilled items and beverages too! What more could you ask for? They have almost everything!

Presenting their best seller Batangas Caldereta 387Php. 
In homage to my hometown, slow cooked beef ribs, sirloin, belly, chili, pickles, cheese and prepared with a lot of love.
Vegetables in Coconut Milk 383Php
Sigarilyas, squash, okra, string beans, malunggay leaves and eggplant, smoked tilapya flakes and grilled pork Liempo

 This Sapin sapin cheesecake is really enticing! And unique too! Imagine Sapin sapin incorporate in the cheesecake? Superb! The purple part is ube and the taste blends really well with the cheese. Yumyum!

 Of course, this food experience will not be completed without bringing home their best seller delicacies.

Overall, the food was great and full of flavor. Besides, you will never go wrong with Filipino food right? Cost-wise, they are reasonable given that it can be shared by two or more people per order. Great customer service too! The place is perfect for a family dinner. Will definitely come back to try other dishes on the menu.

202 Blue Ridge Katipunan Ave. Quezon City

What's your favorite Filipino food restaurant?
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  1. Nice naman! I would love to visit din! Mukhang ang sarap sarap ng food, cute cute ng cakes! :D

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  4. Looks like a great place. The food looks so yummy x

    Lina /

  5. I like the Sapin Sapin cheesecake. It looks delightful. Nakakagutom tuloy.

  6. Would love to try this restaurant! The place looks cozy too ;)

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  8. I love Filipino food! I miss my Ateneo days tuloy. Food trippin' in Katipunan is the best! :D

  9. The caldereta looks yummy =) My fave Filipino resto would have to be Barrio Fiesta. I grew up dining there almost every week kase ^-^

  10. Wow so many choices along Katipunan na! Will put this on my list.

  11. Wow I love Filipino foods, the place looks so nice, and its great kasi may kids corner din sila, di mahirap sa mga mommy if may mga anak kasama :) Happy birthday mommy and more blessings to your family.

  12. I love the Idea of KAIN, KAPE then KWENTO haha looks like a relaxing place with lots of good food for everyone. ~Pearliza Paguio

  13. Nice concept combining sapin2x and cheesecake. Want to taste it!
    Belated Happy Birthday :D

  14. I super love cheesecakes of all sorts! I wanna try that sapin-sapin cheesecake! Hope i can visit the place whenever we're around katipunan..

  15. Sayang, we're from the South. I know we're missing a lot of the food scene in QC. I'd like to try the sapin sapin cheesecake pa naman. Thanks for sharing!

  16. You had me at Kape. Hubby and I are always in the look out for coffee shops to try and check, being coffee lovers both. The desserts looks wonderful.

  17. My all time fave "default" filipino food is adobo.. All types.. I make the best adobo flakes "daw" hehe! Heard so much about this resto in katips... I'm definitely trying this.

  18. Been wanting to go here. I live super near this!! Must try this when I get back from the holidays :)

  19. Oh my! good food! good life!! Good bye, diet! :) Thanks for sharing, Mommy! :)


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