Mesclun at Linden Suites

My family and I went to Mesclun for Sunday lunch, and it was my first time there. I had heard mixed reviews about the place, so I wanted to try it for myself. Believe it or not, my favorite dish was the complimentary bread with garlic butter. It was toasted just right and was really soft on the inside. Overall a good meal. It started off bad but ended well enough.

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PuNta Bar Mandala Park Shaw Boulevard

A little-known place that’s been right under our noses is a bar restaurant in Mandala Park called PuNta. TV host/radio announcer turned entrepreneur, Paolo Bediones had originally named it PuÑta (pronounced “punyeta”, a curse word in Spanish), an outcry of frustration on the recent events of his life and a symbolism of recovery. However, society wasn’t ready for such a bold statement, so PuÑta became PuNta, which meant “point” in Spanish and “to go/come” in Filipino. Hence, the establishment also came to be known as PuNta Mandala with the possible interpretation of “Mandala Point” or “Come to Mandala”.

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