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Creating comforting memories in Talisay


Talisay, The Garden Cafe in 44 Maginhawa St. in Diliman, Quezon City is definitely such a homey, refreshing and relaxing place to dine in. Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou's newest creation, Talisay, promises to "create memories you can look back on with fondness."

Such a lofty promise, but I would say that from the moment I entered the place, up to the time I left, every experience was truly something to "look back on with fondness."

The large glass windows that spans the breadth of one side of the place overlooks a lush and relaxing garden full of greens, with wooden benches for those who may wish to laze around outdoors. I can just imagine how elegant the place would be at night, with all the garden lights.

The adventure started with the lumpia fresca. I swear, this is not an appetizer as it is a meal in itself. It comes in three crepe flavors which, subtle as they may be, adds distinct flavors as the fillings are the same. The peanut sauce is so decadent - rich an…

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