Just a few months ago, me and my other foodie friend SinfulBombs decided to meet up and explore a food place we had been talking about countless times. It was Hole-In-The-Wall at the Century City Mall in Makati. The concept was that of a cafeteria style common dining hall with several different food stalls offering different kinds of food and beverages. That alone got us excited because it meant we could try out different dishes in 1 sitting. (Yes, we love these kinds of eating places!)
So I went around and checked to see what kinds of food were being offered and finally decides on some of the Bad Bird's Corn and Coleslaw plate which had 2 pieces of chicken (you can have the spice level adjusted to safe, spicy, or chemical), corn on the cob (slathered with kewpie mayo, bonito flakes, cheese, and togarashi), and coleslaw. And since we were curious about the sweet potato waffles, we ordered them ala carte - 2 pieces of thin sweet potato waffles served with a dollop of luscious miso butter and maple syrup.
We loved the umami fried chicken seasoned just right and really crisp on the outside but tender inside. The coleslaw was a perfect foil to the fried food plus the corn was just really yummy with the bonito flakes! I've heard the dirty rice plate is better so more reason to visit again.
Friend SinfulBombs had Mister Delicious’ Classic Corned Beef Reuben, a delightful stack of home made and chunky corned beef and sauerkrat, with a slab of emmental cheese and Russian dressing on rye bread. It was humungous to say the least and heavy. A sandwich meal indeed. We first paired our yummy eats with some refreshing craft ginger ale from Mister Delicious. It was I think around 750ml and because we liked it so much, we bought another bottle again after we emptied out the first one. Really a must-drink when in Hole-In-The-Wall.
Sister K came around after a while with the Mum and Z in toe and we ordered another batch of the Umami Bird's chicken plate plus another of Mister Delicious’ sandwich, this time the Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich - chunks and chunks of heavenly smoked pork, fresh coleslaw, and slathered with some tangy and sweet BBQ sauce. Another heavy sandwich masterpiece which the sister paired with ice cold coke!
Truly the Hole-In-The-Wall experience was a good one that this visit would be the first among many. They also have craft beers available in bottles and on tap in there. A nice place to just sit back and relax. There is a cookies and milk shop too for dessert and a healthy options stall for the green lovers.