Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Food Trippin': Flamin' Grill

Jhet and I, plus the boyfs, went on a Saturdate at an old favorite resto - Flamin' Grill. We have spent quite a number of group dates here, and every single one of them is a wonderful gastronomic experience. I remember hearing about Flamin' Grill for the first time as that cool new place that sells the best burger in Dumaguete. What actually makes Flamin' Grill burger different and way, way better than that of the other restos in the city is its naturally grilled patty - that super tasty, pure meat patty that's grilled to perfection. It's not only burgers that the shop has bragging rights over, though. There's a whole lot more unique dishes on their menu that are definitely worth a try.

Service-wise, I'm impressed at how fast their service is compared to the other restos in town that serve similar dishes. So, for our Saturdate, these are what we got to try. 

Flamin' Hawaiian Burger
Grilled Cheeseburger with Fries
Flamin' Grill burgers are so uniquely tasty. It's a breath of fresh air amidst all those commercial fastfood burgers around. The secret? Aside from the ingredients and spices used, I believe it's the way it's cooked. Look!

Photo from their FB page.
For our starters, we tried their Mozzarella Sticks. It's crunchy on the outside, and soft and chewy on the inside. The coating's a little thick and a little salty, though; but the tartar dip makes up for that.

Mozzarella Sticks with Tartar Dip
We then tried their Garlic & Shrimp Alfredo. It's tasty and creamy, but it's a little on the salty side. The shrimps are perfectly cooked and the pasta's al dente. I'm not a big fan of garlic, though, so I can't appreciate the garlic bits on it.
Garlic & Shrimp Alfredo
Keith had the Buffalo Wings in Extra Spicy Glaze. Well, it's EXTRA spicy, mind you, so I recommend getting the mild glaze if you're not into spicy food. The glaze is really good. It's what makes the chicken have that yum crunch.
Extra Spicy Buffalo Wings with Rice
This is what Jheck had. We requested that the chicken wings on this dish to be mildly spicy, so, I got to enjoy it a lot. The rib barbecue was perfectly grilled and the honey dip's equally perfect.
Rib 'n Wings
This one's their raspberry iced tea. Well, it tastes like the regular iced tea, but with a raspberry after-taste. Too bad, their blue lemonade's not available.

Raspberry Iced Tea
Aaaannddd... Jhet got this yummy strawberry milkshake. Ah, I want this now!
Strawberry Milkshake



If you are from Dumaguete or get to visit our beautiful city anytime soon, be sure to try dining at Flamin' Grill. It is located along Hibbard Avenue, beside Ponce de Leon Compound. You can check out their Facebook page for menu updates.

'Til the next Food Trippin' post, loves! 
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