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Table Suggestions: Brunch at Mamou

By franco on 15 October, 2008

Eggs Benedict from Mamou
Eggs Benedict from Mamou

Call it a hangover.

You would think after a month of breakfasts and brunches, we would tire of it all. But apparently not.

There are restaurants that you go to, have a delightful meal but have no desire to return to again. There are those restaurants you visit once and after a horrible dining experience, you swear never to return. And then there are places like Mamou that for whatever reason, you find excuses to go back to, over and over again.

Food that is warm, comforting and uncomplicated. Service that is friendly, efficient and yet unobtrusive. And interiors that just make you feel at home. These are the reasons why guests return and also why it is highly recommended that you make reservations before your next visit.

If that’s enough reason to come back, then how about a new menu? A Brunch Menu.

Every weekend, Mamou opens an hour early (10 am, Saturdays and Sundays) to serve up brunch staples, mixed in with some unusual Mamou creations. For our visit, we keep things simple and ordered the Eggs Benedict (P395). In a word, delicious.

Maybe it’s not a hangover after all. But more like a rekindled love for brunch.

Thank you to ChichaJo for giving us the brunch heads-up. And many thanks to Erik for showing me the tricks of the trade.

Mamou: A Home Kitchen

Unit 1C-15
Ground Floor, Serendra
Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
Telephone: (o2) 856-3569

Celephone: (917) 816-2668

Email: mamou@info.com.ph

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  • OCTOBER 16, 2008 3:06 PM

    wysgal said...

    The restos in Serendra seem to the settling into a groove of their own with the good ones sticking around and the not-so-good ones continuing to float in limbo ... Php400 for breakfast isn't cheap, but it looks like you get your money's worth at Mamou.

  • OCTOBER 17, 2008 2:36 AM

    Lori said...

    Another place that serves brunch is always a welcome weekend addition. Even if you hadn't written anything in this post, the picture says it all for me. Mmm.

  • OCTOBER 17, 2008 10:12 AM

    ChichaJo said...

    Isn't it delicious? :) I love their eggs benedict...from the thick sliced bacon, to the perfectly cooked egg, to the just-right hollandaise (which too many places screw up)...even the spinach on the side! Add a brunch cocktail and I am in heaven :) My mom and I love their brunch (yup, my mum's my brunch date)!

  • OCTOBER 17, 2008 8:04 PM

    paoix said...

    eggs benedict! don't have it much but when i do it's like heaven. i just might have to have some this weekend

  • OCTOBER 17, 2008 10:37 PM

    Franco said...

    Hi Wysgal. Survival of the fittest. Even in the restaurant biz. Yes, it is pricey. But, we thought it was worth every centavo. :)

    Hi Lori. About the picture, thanks. Every time I look at it I want to eat breakfast. :)

    Hi Joey. Thanks for informing us about this brunch find. It was delicious. :)

    Hi Paoix. I agree.:) It is a lovely dish.

  • OCTOBER 18, 2008 11:11 AM

    gourmandtales said...

    yummy, Museum cafe did a little twist in their egg benedict that they broil it after laddleing the sauce over the eggs

  • OCTOBER 20, 2008 10:43 AM

    Franco said...

    Hi gourmandtales. Sounds interesting. Be meaning to drop by M Cafe. I've been wanting to try out their new menu.

  • OCTOBER 21, 2008 2:10 PM

    ragamuffin girl said...

    eggs benedict! one of the first things I learned to do as a breakfast cook in Vancouver... brings back memories of making eggs for hundreds of hungry customers. now i just make eggs benedict for two (or three, or maybe a max of five) on a quiet, peaceful weekend morning.

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