Lunch at Franco’s


If you have been tired of roaming around to search for something new to eat, then it’s time to revert to your comfort zone, at least once in a while.

Dining at Franco’s is like engaging in comfort food in a casual encounter. The dishes, which are a mix of Spanish and Filipino influences, are something you’d typically find in your kitchen, albeit dressed up in an exciting fashion. Thus, it’s easier to get accustomed to even at first lunch.

Bourgogne Beef Stew

Angus Beef Sisig

Our first main course consisted of a sampling of angus beef sisig, tinapa cream cheese cigars (lumpia with tinapa and cream cheese fillings over a bed of lettuce), Bourgogne beef stew and garlic rice.

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The ambience is also quite cozy and homey with seats in bright orange and yellow hues. It is almost like a refuge long after you’ve passed through strips of dining choices within Power Plant Mall in Rockwell, Makati City. The homey vibe of this place is matched with very good service of courteous staff. I could stay here for longer, and sample its long list of desserts, had it not been for my busy weekend.

Franco’s Menu : More here

Oh well, that’s what next time is for. Will certainly return.


Address: P1, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Drive Cor Strella Street, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila


Tel. No: (02) 728 9899


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Denice Christine Garcia-Pilla is a freelance published writer and editor in between her profession as a market research professional. Her works have appeared in numerous print and online publications in Asia and the United States including the Asia Pacific Business Guide, Launch Asia, Quantum Spirit, Men Zone, The Philippine Star and Lifestyle Asia. She has profiled a number of CEOs, Presidents, entrepreneurs and tycoons of top corporations in the Philippines, as well as renowned international authors such as Mark Victor Hansen of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Philip Kotler. After a decade of hiatus from the writing scene with motherhood taking center stage of her schedule, Denice is once again picking up from where she left off via the Side Tripper, where she shares her travel adventures and side trips through the lens of photographer Kit Elton Pilla, also known as her husband and father to her son Kyle David.

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