Bizu is one of my favorite restaurants. I’ve eaten there so many times that I already have a discount card. Alas those were all pre-blog days. I finally went back for dessert after our dinner at Freska.
It’s not cheap to eat at Bizu but I can guarantee they have the best cakes, pastries and dessert. They definitely have the best French macaroons in town. At P35 per piece it’s a steal compared to buying it in Hong Kong, Usa and specially Paris. It’s comparable in quality too.
Note: This review was made in 2009 when there weren’t other suppliers of macarons in Manila. I recently tried Bizu’s macarons again and found the flavors to be mild and artificial tasting. The texture was dry and even a bit brittle. Maybe it’s because I’ve tried much better macarons that I realize the difference between really good quality and mediocre ones. 8/20/11
We shared a plate of assorted flavors of macaroons. We tried the lemon, raspberry, chocolate, espresso, butterscotch, mango and vanilla. My favorite was the chocolate. It was dark and rich and the most intensely flavored among those I tried.
I’ve tried several of their small cakes. My favorite is the Amore. But the best dessert in Bizu is the Valrhona chocolate souffle with vanilla ice cream and a choice of chocolate or vanilla sauce. It’s not the typical light and airy souffle. This was more like a molten chocolate cake which was deep, dark, dense and delicious. A small order can be shared by 6 people. It’s the best fix for any chocoholic.
Valrhona chocolate souffle P285