Ryan Carson, ex-chef at AnQi who went itinerant with those 'Pri-vē pop-ups has announced the next few nights for Playground 2.0, and one of them features food from what we here at the Weekly have deemed one of the most underrated cuisines in our county: Filipino.
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Carson, who is part Filipino, along with fellow Pinoy Ashley Guzman, who's the Playground's pastry chef, will co-operate in what they're calling "Wanderlust: Filipino edition @2.0."
I've copied their exact announcement below, with date, time, prices, and most importantly, what they'll be serving.
WHAT: $50 (tax, tip and drinks not included) -family style
Pagtunaw Isda . . .
treated smelt, sweet & spicy sauce
Patatas Lumpia . . .
potato & vegetable egg rolls, chili vinegar
rice stick noodles, vegetable crudite
chicken & pork belly adobo, achara, fried egg
Halo Halo . . .
Ashley's mix mix
Karioka. . .
deep fried coconut balls
Bibinka. . .
steamed rice cake, mango
Tuesday - April 23
1st seating - 6pm
2nd seating - 8pm
220 e. 4th street
Santa Ana Ca, 92701
-for reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org
-please include your name, party size, reservation date and your phone number