Outback Steakhouse is an Australian themed restaurant chain that has been in the Philippine restaurant scene for more than 13 years Outback has continuously delighting patrons with its wonderful steaks and
interesting entrees like the blooming onion. Boomerangs, kangaroo pictures adorn the walls of the restaurant.
I had a chance to sample their Manila’s Signature Dishes 2010 set at Outback Steakhouse Glorietta last week. The dishes are part of their featured menu items for the quarter
Crispy Calamari Salad. I loved calamari, fried squid in batter, so this salad and appetizer combo really whetted my appetite for the main course. The calamari pieces were big and crunchy yet soft and tender inside. The crispy greens and plump tomato pieces were very fresh and the dressing was on the sweetish side,a definite plus for me.
Soup of the Day. French Onion Soup was the featured soup for that day. It was topped with melted cheese giving it a nice sharp flavor. The onion soup was very creamy and the rich onion taste was very evident
Beef Tenderloin with Mustard Demiglace and Bearnaise Sauce. The 6 oz. beef tenderloin steak was cooked a perfect medium well, not something all restaurants do well. It was perfectly seared outside but the inside is still pinkish, giving it the tenderness while retaining the smoky char flavor outside.The demiglace and bearnaise sauce was very good, and I kept dipping my steak in it. I also liked the pesto mashed potatoes, a unique take on the mashed potatoes and giving it a nutty and herb flavor.
A wonderful piece of steak paired with a nice seafood salad eaten together with friends over excellent conversation. What a nice thing to have on a lazy Sunday evening.
Ayala Center, Makati City
Other Branches: Libis, Alabang,
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Unilever Foodsolutions (UFS), being the preferred foodservice business partners among restaurateurs, felt the need to acknowledge notable restaurants who are developing Manila as a culinary city. They have partnered with select restaurants within the metropolis in coming up with signature dishes. UFS has synergized with these restaurants, both through dish development and promotion campaign for these signature dishes, in achieving one common goal: coming up with a different culinary experiences that provide value for money and culinary memories for diners.
If you’re a restaurateur (or an aspiring one) and in need of help in coming with your signature dish, call (02) 588-8855 or email at [email protected].