TOP 5 PICKS AT NEW WHITE GOLD HOUSE

New White Gold House Restaurant is one of the oldest Chinese restaurant in the Queen City of the South, operating for more than 50 years. New White Gold House brings you to Shanghai, China with its classic and sophisticated facade. Its interiors give you a feeling of being at the streets of Shanghai with the red and gold motif and intricate carvings and paintings.

New White Gold House Restaurant Cebu

And we were gladly invited to dine and savor the restaurant’s authentic Chinese cooking. Here’s our top 5 picks during our sumptuous dinner at New White Gold House Restaurant:

  1. Art Cut Appetizers

    Art Cut Appetizers - New White Gold House Cebu

The Art Cut Appetizers has this very appealing presentation that would make you curious and draw you in to have a taste of the dish. The dish has pork and chicken meat, seaweeds, and century eggs wonderfully arranged which makes it enticing. The pork and chicken meat were very tender with a bit of sweetness. It complements perfectly with the eggs and the seaweed’s salty taste would make you want to eat more. The more you eat it, the more it entices your taste buds to have more. Continue reading “TOP 5 PICKS AT NEW WHITE GOLD HOUSE”

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TOP 5 PICKS AT NEW WHITE GOLD HOUSE

DING HOW: AN ICONIC DIM SUM RESTAURANT

First opened in 1969 along Colon Street in Cebu, Ding How is one of the reasons why Cebuanos loved Steamed Fried Rice, and they are the first restaurant to introduce Dim Sum Cuisine in Cebu as part of their all-day dim sum dining. As per tradition, dim sum is only served for lunch – a practice that remains in traditional Chinese restaurants. After 20 long years, Ding How now brings back the Dim sum dishes that Cebuanos loved.

Pork Trotter - Ding How

We got the chance to attend Ding How’s press release after a few days that they had opened. We delighted with their old favorites and heirloom dishes. For starters, we have tried Pork Trotter, Pork Barbecue Cake, and Ham Suy Kok. The Pork Trotter is a traditional Chinese appetizer made of stuffed pork leg seasoned with oriental spices. This delightful appetizer can already become a main dish for some.

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DING HOW: AN ICONIC DIM SUM RESTAURANT

3 Reasons Why You Need to Dine with Your Family at Chik Chow

Chik Chow Food Express Buffet is a Chinese-Filipino buffet restaurant located along Mango Avenue with a spacious parking space and is ideal for group gatherings, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t dine there alone. Chik Chow is actually derived from the name of their son Buchik plus the term “chow” which means to eat. This cozy buffet restaurant’s place is actually the Ancestral Home of the Lims wherein they’ve transformed the ground floor into a buffet restaurant.

Chik Chow Facade

So much with the introduction about Chik Chow, let me give 3 reasons why you need to dine with your family at Chik Chow:

  1. They serve SPECIALTY dishes.

Chik Chow Buffet

Most of Chik Chow’s food selections are actually Mr. Lim’s favorite dishes. Some of these dishes include the Chik Chow Rice, Lengua Estofado, and Roast Pork. For the usual buffet restaurants in Cebu, most of the food selections are the fried dishes which Chik Chow didn’t follow.

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Dine with Your Family at Chik Chow

SKILLET: Your Modern Japanese Fusion Cafe & Bistro

Unique flavors inspired from the fusion of Japanese and Western cuisine is the stronghold for Skillet Japanese Café and Bistro. Led by their chef, Masaki Tsuji, Skillet has successfully fused not only Japanese and Western Cuisine but also Asian cuisine.

Fortunately, we were invited to try their newly-crafted dessert which we will share shortly. Varied appetizers were served before the main dessert. The appetizers were very succulent and were plated to spice up your appetite. We’ve had their Bangbang Chicken, Sisig Quesadilla, Smoked Salmon, Onion Gratin Soup, and Caprese with Basil Miso Soup.

Appetizers-at-Skillet-Bistro

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SKILLET: Your Modern Japanese Fusion Cafe & Bistro

Dong Juan: A Fusion of Western and Filipino Cuisine

Started as a hole in the wall restaurant in Guadalupe in 2007, Dong Juan continuously grew and became one of the prominent restaurants in Cebu known for their burgers, pizza and pasta. Dong Juan gives you that homey and family-friendly ambiance.

Dong Juan offers value for money with their consistent dishes that makes you come back for more. But Dong Juan isn’t limited only to what they are known-for, they have Filipino dishes that are a must-try like their Sisig and their Pochero.

Dong Juan’s menu is a fusion of Western and Filipino cuisine that captures the Filipino palate. For starters, Miss Aubrey Borja, the owner, allowed us to try their Mozzarella Sticks and Chili Wings. The Marinara sauce gives of the Mozzarella Sticks give the sticks that playful flavor of the tomatoes. The Chili Wings, on the other hand, is similar to the buffalo wings but with a twist because of the sesame seeds that adds a nutty and crunch to the wings.

Sticks-Wings
Mozzarella Sticks & Chili Wings

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