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February 23, 2007

Jatujak in Mall of Asia!

February 23, 2007

Jatujak in Mall of Asia!

Jatujak - 3

Jatujak Menu: Click for a bigger Version

Before heading off to watch the Chinese Acrobats, Korean Paper Doll Lanterns, and the Italian Light Display, I would recommend to eat in this no-non sense Thai place called Jatujak in Mall of Asia. It is located in the second floor , entertainment mall near the center. It is named after the famous Chatuchak weekend market in Thailand and owned by a Filipino. This is what a filipino thai food should taste like and you can order your sukho thai favorites and fulfill your thai craving. We think that it is decently priced and the food is good.

Notsolillulu actually raved about Jatujak in her foodie review:

"Up until yesterday, I could only think of Muang Thai in QC to recommend...but now I've found another satisfying resto in Jatujak. Named after the world's biggest weekend market, found outside Bangkok, this restaurant presents old Thai reliables in a modern setting. Prices are reasonable and servings are more than adequate. We started with the shrimp tom yum. Although we asked for spicy (mild and medium being the other choices), we found it not unbearably hot. What we liked about the soup was that it didn't heavily rely on the spicy tom yum paste to flavor it, so you could still taste the other aromatics like galanggal and coriander. This is probably the best tom yum around here, according to my hubby, the tom yum connoisseur. We also had their fried spring rolls filled with sotanghon noodles ("glass noodles"), wood ear mushrooms and meat; they were substantial and not too oily. The pad thai boasted of nicely cooked al dente noodles, topped with loads of peanuts, beansprouts, spring onions and a couple of prawns."

Overall, Pinoy Thai Food at its bests! A little on the sweet side and you need to put kalamansi to balance it out. That is the way we like it sometimes...

Jatujak - 5
Thai Iced Tea (P65++). Pricey but it contains condensed milk which makes it yummy.

Jatujak - 6
Tom Yum All-Shrimps (P165++). Tasted more of Sinigang and way too salty for us.

Jatujak - 8
Bagoong Rice (P130++). Just OK and it is what you expect it to be. It has chicharon which was good not for the health though.

Jatujak - 7
Chicken Sate (P150++). We loved the sate sauce with its cucumber side dish.

Jatujak - 9
Pad Thai (145++). Decent and a lot better than the Som's Pad Thai.

Jatujak - 10
Tapioca in Pandan Cups (Tako) (P68++). The consistency was not the same as the original Thai Tako but it was big enough to satisfy your craving. There were kamote and sweet corn bits.

Jatujak - 2

Jatujak Thai Resto
Level 2, Unit 237, Entertainment Mall of SM Mall of Asia

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