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111 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003

Filipino home-cooking classics updated with upscale ingredients served in a stylish ambiance in Lower East Side.

Owned by Nicole Ponseca,  influential Filipino food personality based in New York.. She recently  published a Filipino cookbook titled I Am A Filipino.  Her other restaurant, Jeepney, is a few blocks up.

(Scroll down for contact info, directions and website link to get store hours and menu. See you there!)


Sunday 11AM–3:30PM, 5–10PM
Monday 12–3:30PM, 6–11PM
Tuesday 12–3:30PM, 6–11PM
Wednesday 12–3:30PM, 6–11PM
Thursday 12–3:30PM, 6–11PM
Friday 12–3:30PM, 5PM–12AM
Saturday 11AM–3:30PM, 5PM–12AM

Jackfruit in coconut milk with prawns (ginataang langka with prawns)

Beef oxtail with green beans and bokchoy in peanut butter sauce (kare-kare)

Eggplant puree 

Goat shank in tomato  sauce.

Purple yam cheesecake

Maharlika storefront. Tiny. Door-size windows open during summer, good weather.