Freska’s Set Meal from Freska Ilonggo SeaFood and Inasal
Thanks to Ensogo.com.ph; we were able to try out this deal.
ONLY P197 on Freska’s Set Meal for two persons at several Freska Ilonggo SeaFood and Inasal branches (valued up to P394)
First of all, let me talk about the reservation process for this Freska deal. Upon calling, you need to look for a Ms Jo to make your reservation. The one who answered me wasn’t familiar with the coupon promo so I had to patiently explain it to her. I’m glad she didn’t say the usual “I’ll get back to you” and ask me to hang up else I’ll go wild and rant wildly here. LoL. Well, I finished the reservation by giving out my coupon number however…
When we went to Freska RCBC branch, our reservation wasn’t in their list so they had to call the main office to confirm it. I didn’t know if it was confirmed or not but minutes later, the set meal was being served to us which answers my question.
So what do we have in Freska’s set meal?
The scrumptious set meal includes one (1) Inihaw na Boneless Bangus, one (1) Sizzling Pork Sisig, one (1) Sinigang na Salmon Head sa Miso and two (2) servings of plain rice with two glasses (2) of regular iced tea (not bottomless).
Now, let’s judge them one by one.
Freska Ilonggo Seafood and Inasal Sinigang na Salmon Head sa Miso
This would be our soup and it is not as sour as I expected it. But it served its purpose as I mixed it into my rice. Although I would have preferred pork, shrimp or milkfish on Sinigang (tamarind broth) because fish heads don’t really have much meat on them. I had to dig deep on the head just to get some precious salmon head meat. The precious salmon head meat was delicious; some taste similar to normal salmon meat but there were also fatty parts that tasted similar to “bangus belly“.
Freska Ilonggo Seafood and Inasal Inihaw na Boneless Bangus
Boneless bangus has been one my favorite dishes especially when I’m in Iloilo. Knowing that Freska is specializing in “Ilonggo” cuisine, I was expecting that this would be the best part of the deal but it wasn’t. The fish didn’t have the taste I was looking for. In fact, it was hard to find any taste in the fish (except the top part) that we had to resort to creating a sauce just to add flavor to it.
Freska Ilonggo Seafood and Inasal Sizzling Pork Sisig
Not an Ilonggo specialty but this was “malinamnam” (closest translation would be delicious). It is not as crunchy as other sisig dishes I have tasted nor you can feel that pork fat on it. Actually, I really don’t understand what I was eating but all I know that it was good and kinda “juicy”. Was it because of the mayo? I’m not really sure but I like it! :D
Overall, we enjoyed our meal because we were gulping down our rice like there was no tomorrow. One rice wasn’t enough for me so I had to order another serving but it got finished fast too yet I don’t want to order another one (gluttony lol). Even though the boneless bangus was a failure, the other two dishes made up for it so I would still say that this was a good buy.
They released another set meal but I didn’t like to combination so I opted not to buy. Next Freska set meal please :)
Till next time,
Freska, RCBC Plaza
3/F RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Ave. cor. Sen Gil Puyat Ave.
Makati City, Metro Manila
Restaurant by Location: Makati