Birthday Dinner at Je Suis Gourmand

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I was recently invited to celebrate the birthday of a good friend at Je Suis Gourmand in the Fort.

We started with our favorite salad which wasn’t on the menu. They have the best seared foie gras in Manila. Make sure to ask for the sauce on the side. They have a tendency of drowning the foie gras in sauce.
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1/2 order pan seared foie gras w/ reduced honey balsamic sauce P880/order

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warm Chavignol goat cheese & basil in filo pastry
served w/ green salad & raspberry vinaigrette P410

These were the main courses we ordered.
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braised lamb shank Provencal w/ potato mushroom puree P590

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grilled lamb chop, tenderloin, spicy merguez sausages
w/ thyme jus & steamed vegetable couscous P820

I had the sea bass. It was good but the whole dish came off as too ‘wet’ for my taste. The fish and risotto were both soft and it was covered with a lot of sauce. There was no contrast in texture.
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roasted Chilean sea bass w/ saffron risotto served w/
bone marrow & red wine butter sauce P880

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prawns & vegetable casserole in tarragon enhanced prawn sauce P720

The cannelloni was very, very good but too rich to finish by yourself. It’s a dish that needs to be shared.
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fresh goat cheese & prawn cannelloni
w/ garlic cream P420

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blue cheese carbonara linguini w/ roasted smoked bacon & grilled prawn P420

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prawns and mushroom ravioli in watercress sauce P460

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grilled prime black angus rib eye steak (350g)
served w/ pommes allumettes and salad P1,150

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fresh mango mille-feuille w/ almond cream & sauce P180

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strawberry and caramel ice cream

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dark chocolate & ginger souffle P190

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sun dried apricot bread & butter pudding w/ rum sauce P160

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fresh strawberry & vanilla cheesecake w/ sauce P190

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dark chocolate butter cream roulade w/ candied cherries P190

The food was generally good but not outstanding. It’s still a reliable place to get consistent food. Je Suis Gourmand used to be my favorite French restaurant but now it’s Aubergine.

Je Suis Gourmand menu
Je Suis Gourmand (now closed)
g/f Net 1 Center Bldg.
Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
telephone: 815-8801-02

2 thoughts on “Birthday Dinner at Je Suis Gourmand

  1. Dear auntie leslie, i like the desert part, it looks good. I wanted to go there after seeing the yummy desert. Why didn’t you invite me?(joke lang!)Continue to picture more food!


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