7107 Culture + Cuisine - Not Your Average Local!

Written By clapalisoc on Thursday, 28 July 2016 | 10:23

Calling all Filipino Food lovers out there! There's a new food hall in Bonifacio Global City that serves Filipino favorites with a twist! 

7107 Culture + Cuisine BGC
7107 Culture + Cuisine in BGC

7107 Culture + Cuisine, a collaboration of Treston International College and MASE Investments Inc., aims to promote cultural and heritage appreciation through food. Serving as a venue for real life learning, the students of Treston International College can take advantage of this facility to help them "prepare for global hospitality practice." 

Housing four stations, 7107 Culture + Cuisine will take you through a gastronomic feast that will leave you wanting for more.

7107 Culture + Cuisine in Treston College

Kanto Cuisine menu at 7107 Culture + Cuisine

Kanto Cuisine offers glorious Filipino Street Food with a twist. From appetizers to sandwiches, their servings are good for sharing!

Dampa Dining Menu from 7107 Culture + Cuisine

Dampa Dining will satisfy your seafood cravings. It also offers SUMMER dishes in the form of refreshing salads! 

7107 Culture + Cuisine in BGC

Talyasi Menu at 7107 Culture + Cuisine

Talyasi offers Filipino Fusion Cuisine. A Filipino word that means "huge metal pot" that's usually used to cook well loved traditional Filipino food for big gatherings, Talyasi has Adobo, La Paz Batchoy, Kare-Kare, Bulalo and Champorado among others in it's menu.

Himagas Menu at 7107 Culture + Cuisine

Himagas is their dessert station. Popular Filipino desserts like Halo-Halo and Maja Blanca grace the list of Himagas. It's amazing how they injected creativity into these common sweets!

Sari-Sari Depot at 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Lots of local products to choose from!

There's also another station showcasing homegrown retails brands - Sari Sari Depot! Here you'll find healthy chips, dips, jams, chocolates and even wooden products. Buy some before heading home and discover that local brands have so much to offer!

7107 Culture + Cuisine BGC
Some table setting details

We checked out this place on a weekday, around 2PM and the place was almost empty. You don't have to go to each station to order. Their menu is actually a compilation of the dishes from all four stops. We checked it out and got the following ---

Red Rice Champorado from 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Red Rice Champorado for 275Php

Served in a jar with a side serving of caramelized crispy dulong, they mixed red rice with malagkit and used tablea. This was topped with some milk and dried fruits.To be honest, it wasn't as good as I thought. It needs to be more chocolaty, IMO, and maybe they should also include a side serving of milk. I also wished that the Champorado was a little more sweeter and the crispy dulong salty than sweet to achieve that addicting contrast. Anyhow, I liked the addition of dried fruits. The husband who's not a sweet tooth liked this but confessed that indeed, it needs more chocolate.

Note: You can ask for more crispy dulong

Bulalo V2.0 for 375Php from 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Bulalo V2.0 for 375Php

Served in a deconstructed way, meat and veggies together with the soup served separately in a tin can type of mug, this dish is definitely for sharing! 

Bulalo V2.0 from 7107 Culture + Cuisine
A closer look at all the gorgeous ingredients of this Bulalo!

A good portion of beef shank with flavorful and tender meat, the bone also had some gorgeous portion of bone marrow! The veggies were done right, nothing overcooked. The broth was amazing! Flavorful, salty, warm - you can even ask for more, free of charge! Hubby loved this!

Molten Pastillas Lava Cake
Molten Pastillas Lava Cake for 185Php

For dessert, we opted to get the Molten Pastillas Lava Cake. Served with two small scoops of Vanilla ice cream in a separate glass, the chocolate cake was dressed with cocoa powder, powdered sugar and plated with some chocolate drizzle. 

Molten Pastillas Lava Cake for 185Php
A closer look at the gorgeous Chocolate Cake!

Molten Pastillas Lava Cake from 7107 Culture + Cuisine
I wish there's more molten "lava" inside of  this cake.

The cake was chocolatey, warm and moist but the pastillas sauce inside was too runny and the serving was too little. Not even enough to create a "lava" as you slice the chocolate cake. If it was thicker and richer and if they added a bit more, then this dessert will live up to it's name. 

Molten Pastillas Lava Cake
Another shot because it's just so gorgeous!

Anyhow, enjoy a spoonful of the cake with the ice cream and you're all good. When I was almost halfway done with this, I took some of the thick chocolate drizzle and was surprised that it actually had a spicy kick! Nel, our server, explained that the chocolate drizzle has siling labuyo! Genius! 

Molten Pastillas Lava Cake
That spicy chocolate drizzle!!!!!

I asked for more of this to be drizzled to the cake and IT WAS DIVINE!!! Forget the pastillas, get some more of the spicy chocolate drizzle!

Minty Lemonade from 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Minty Lemonade for 175Php

For our beverage, we tried the Minty Lemonade in a Carafe. They were not kidding when they said minty! The lemonade had lots of minced mint leaves giving it a really refreshing finish.

Beverage Menu for 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Here's their Beverage Menu for reference
7107 Culture + Cuisine restaurant details
I'm in love with this design!

Can't complain about their customer service. Nel, our guy, was very accommodating and attentive! He refilled our water glasses proactively and even refilled our glasses with lemonade! He had this "I'm not so sure about your request" look but he still bargained with their kitchen to give me my extra crispy dulong and chocolate sauce. We totally enjoyed our visit! Their people are well trained!

Restaurant Details of 7107 Culture + Cuisine
A look at the food hall that is 7107 Culture + Cuisine

Restaurant Details of 7107 Culture + Cuisine
A snap shot from the other end.

Artwork in 7107 Culture + Cuisine
Notice all the beautiful art work from this picture and from the previous two.

7107 Culture + Cuisine also serves as a venue for local artists to showcase their talent. Their walls are painted with colorful works of art and they plan to commission different artists on a regular basis. Such a great way to remind us of how rich and diverse our heritage, culture and talents are. Great job!

PRO TIP: You can score free parking by asking your server to validate your parking ticket.

4 out of 5 Stars for 7107 Culture + Cuisine!

--- 7107 Culture + Cuisine: Treston International College, 32nd Street Corner, C5 Road, University Parkway District, BGC, Taguig City

***visit their website HERE

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About clapalisoc

I am a workaholic mom who is also trying to be the best wife ever. I am a self proclaimed food lover, a frustrated cook and pastry master. I have a thing for books and scrap booking fills up my free time. Blogging? It's something I do once in a while when I can squeeze in some "me time" in this super busy life.


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