Brique Modern Kitchen
Address: Salinas Drive Lahug Cebu City
Contact Number: 32-414 1720
Parking: Yes (park at Chika-an Parking Lot)
Operating Hours: Mondays to Fridays -10:00AM – 11:00PM
Saturday and Sunday – 7:00AM -11:00PM
These few weeks,Cebu has been busy with gastronomic dawnings. From last week’s Coffee Prince’ opening, we were delighted with the crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside Chocolate Waffle and those cute frappes topped with cotton candy. We also have featured recently the new delectable breakfast offerings at Canvas, perfect to jump start any day of the week.
And just last August 19, a new kitchen has opened in Salinas Drive and I was lucky enough to get first dibs on the restaurant’s offerings before it opened. The modern- industrial chic look of the restaurant may give you an impression that the things on the menu might be lavishly priced but to my surprise, they’re actually not. Price starts at 140php and my favorite Drunken Angus is reasonably priced at just 370php.
The combination of cement, brick, wood and leather reminded me of a modish home in the county, accented with warm lights, it gives out a very homey feel. A great way to just chill with friends and family over dinner and a great place to impress your date or that special someone with a great meal paired with a serving of wine. 🙂
On the Menu:
A personal favorite on the list of appetizers at Brique is the Truffled Shoestring Potatoes. Grab a good amount of truffled potatoes, then add some fried basil and bacon then dip it in the Sriracha mayo, YUM! Truffled Shoestring Potatoes, 250php. Homemade truffle flavored shoestring potatoes with bacon, grated Pecorino and fried basil. Served with sour cream and Sriracha Mayo.
Had Squash and Carrot and Cream of Broccoli. I love how both are rich and creamy with fine bits of vegetables. Squash and Carrot made of oven roasted squash and carrot pureed with cream. Cream of Broccoli is fresh broccoli pureed with cream. Soups at 140php and 150php respectively.
Grilled marinated curry chicken legs are tender to the bones. Loved it even more when I drizzled it with the cilantro yogurt. Serving comes with rice or house salad.(260php)
A personal favorite, Drunken Angus is US Angus beef brisket braised in beer and barbecue sauce. Super tender meat that it almost melts in your mouth with an awesome lightly bitter sweet bite to it and feathery barbecue taste. (370php)
Don’t Count Your Calories! And you should definitely not when you order this Halo-halo inspired dessert at Brique. An ube cake with Macapuno and custard cream served with two scoops of ice cream and red beans and corn flakes. (190php)
Can’t decide on what to get? Leche flan or Cheesecake? Get the best of both worlds with Cheesecake Flan! Flan made with cream cheese topped with caramel. (120php)
With the food being prepared fresh as you order, food may take as much as 15-25 minutes to be served. Servers would be giving the customers a heads up about this, but you know when you are hungry right? Waiting is such a pain! So when you are too hungry and couldn’t able to wait for about 15 minutes for your main to be served, then it might be a bad idea to dine here. Or maybe order an appetizer for a quick fix.
Having all that thoughts on food out of my head made me real hungry! And I did loosen my belt after that Brique dinner. Shhh. haha. Overall, the experience at Brique was good. I fell in love with the truffled shoestring potatoes, the Squash and Carrot soup and the Drunken Angus and probably the things I’ll be going back again and again at Brique. 🙂