(Manila) – For my Mom’s birthday, we had dinner at Fely J’s situated at the 2nd floor of one Manila’s posh malls – Greenbelt 5.  Fely J’s is serving Filipino cuisine which I am craving for after 4 long months of not being able to visit home.

The ambiance is good, fit for family get together as they have tables good enough to accommodate 8 of us.  Service is also good as the waiters and waitresses are attentive to diners’ needs.  Food is okay but I cannot say that it is excellent compared to others serving the same cuisine.  It’s just that it lacks a differentiating factor for me to remember the authenticity of each dish.

One stood out for me though – the Fely J’s Dilis-ciou

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Our dinner selection:

1.  Fely J’s Dilis-cious Rice – rice topped with dilis (small dried salty fishes)

2.  KKK – Kare Kare (beef tripe and meat in peanut sauce)

3.  Ensalada ni Nanay – salted egg, okra, eggplant, tomatoes, green mango, onions and shrimp paste

4.  Fried Calamares – fried squid rings in batter

5.  Crispy Patang Bawang – of course, how can we forget pork knuckles?!?

Total Bill (including drinks) Php 3,000 ~ S$100

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