Rainy days just trigger your appetite for the ultimate comfort food. When days are dreary and clouds go gray, all you want to eat is.. sisig. Or tapsilog. But you don’t want the fancy type, none of the angus, wagyu kind. Just downright simple, and one that suits the budget.
I may have the answer to your deepest, darkest craving of what could be the best sisig and tapsilog at this side of town. Presenting… Yego’s!
Yego’s is a hole-in-the-wall in the Mandaluyong area that offers delicious meals at affordable prices. It may have the feel of a roadside eatery, but the creative brains and hands running the kitchen certainly know their stuff. The owners, Brian del Mundo and Tec de Jesus have been technically trained in the best culinary schools in Manila.
Brian studied at the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management (ISCAHM). Having been a longtime General Manager of the family-owned Mindorinne Oriental Hotel in Puerto Galera, Brian takes charge of the business side of the resto-grill. Giving up the island vibe for crazy city life, Brian and his family moved back to Manila, put up this gem of a foodie find, and named the place after his second born, 9-month old Gavin Iego.
Tec, on the other hand , graduated with honors at the Center for Culinary Arts (CCA) in Quezon City. As the certified Pampanguena that she is, she developed the recipe for the sisig. She insists to serve it Pampanga style, without gravy, mayonnaise or topped with egg, as other establishments would. As you taste their sisig, you will have to agree with her. It is indeed sinful, without the frills.
The tapsilog could seriously give Rodic’s, Mang Jimmy’s and Tapa King a run for their money. Yego’s version is shredded like corned beef. And with each strand of beef, you taste every bit of yummy tapa goodness.
There are still other grilled specialties to choose from, inihaw na liempo, chicken inasal, t-bone steak. But believe me, that’s not the best part. Glancing at the menu is the most pleasant surprise. Why? Because none of the food items are worth more than a hundred bucks! This is in keeping with Yego’s philosophy, that the best way to someone’s heart is not just good food. It’s enjoying good food and going home with a happy wallet.
Hope to see you at Yego’s!!
32 North Sikap Street, Brgy. Plainview, Mandaluyong City
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