United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

I do not know what I ate but it was delicious.

Jump to last reply

Jeepney is Filipino food but with creative twists. We used to eat at Elvie's Turo-Turo until they forgot to pay their taxes-for a few years. Elvie's served the standard but well-prepared and very cheap Filino food. The owners of Jeepney also own Maharlika’s a more upscale Filipino place a few blocks away.

We had two ample dishes

Spicy Filipino Bangers & Mash

Well it is not sausages but their own blend to form a meatloaf. It has an boiled egg in the middle and a fried egg on the top and an extremely thick brown sauce. On the side is Kamote puree which is sweet tuber than makes a perfectmatch. The lunch special includes two tiny lumpia, their version of egg rolls, and a broth for dipping the rice.

The tastes were all different but not conflicting and most interesting.

Bicol Express
Pork shoulder in coconut milk, oil and bagoong sauce with chilis also with the lumpia, broth and rice. Once again the tastes were different but most satisfying.

The server was friendly and over happy and eager to explain everything.

We will return and try other things that are unfamiliar. The reviews say their unique burger with kamote fries is sensational.


http://www.yelp.com/biz/jeepney-new-york
Jeepney
First Ave and 12th Street, NYC

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Cross Country RV Trip
  2. 2 Active Vacation
  3. 3 1st time DC-NYC for family of 5 - Need itinerary advice
  4. 4 Park Central Hotel via Priceline uh-oh
  5. 5 Petrified national forest, AZ
  6. 6 New York (for women turning 50th) 2015
  7. 7 Business in San diego and then a weeks vacation?
  8. 8 Weekend road trip from Omaha
  9. 9 Less than a day in Seattle area
  10. 10 Portland, OR hotel question
  11. 11 Trip Report Photos from Texas Christmas Road Trip
  12. 12 Northern California in February
  13. 13 Need help with San Juan Islands lodging
  14. 14 Mother Daughter Trip
  15. 15 Yosemite in Winter
  16. 16 Florida or caribbean
  17. 17 Deep South sept 2015
  18. 18 Orlando in March
  19. 19 First Trip to California with Family of 6
  20. 20 NYC - Taxi Cost JFK to Upper West Side
  21. 21 Miami Marlins
  22. 22 Flying New Orleans-Burlington Vt, which airline? Where should I connect?
  23. 23 Arthritis and Humidity where to live?
  24. 24 Louisiana Hotel Questions
  25. 25 Quick SoCal question
View next 25 » Back to the top