IN THE heart of Greenfields Square in the City of San Fernando, stands a charming restaurant, Café Noelle. It evokes a delightful taste of home on a plate and arouses the warmth and cheer of the holidays, the whole year through.
In December 2012, Judy Uson, the talented and ever-composed woman behind Café Noelle, decided to leave Manila and open a restaurant dedicated for her daughter Noelle. She infused all her creativity, inspiration, love for family and food in Café Noelle and now we’re all reaping the benefits—good food, good ambiance, good memories.
This is a place born out of the home, serving comfort food and family favorite dishes inspired from classic to heirloom recipes she learned, when growing up watching her mother and grandmother work their magic in the kitchen.
“We love to eat as family. We are happy eaters and all good memories are centered in the dining table. Christmas is one of special occasions we celebrate as family, best time of the year that is close to my heart. I want to share that feeling and experience with my customers,” Judy shared.
When in Café Noelle, it’s comfort food at its best. Dig into easy lunch or dinner of bestsellers like Homestyle Roast Beef, tender slices of slow-roasted beef in creamy mushroom sauce.
Indeed, a classic dish takes time but it is well worth the wait—slow-cooked ox tongue (lengua) simmered in brown mushroom sauce is an all-time favorite. Exotic as well as familiar local ingredients are incorporated in Spicy Tinapa Pasta, premium smoked milkfish chunks with fresh tomatoes, olives, and cilantro. A healthy choice!
Another pasta choice is Spinach Mozzarella Ravioli, home-made ravioli stuffed with mozzarella cheese and spinach in pesto cream sauce. What a great delight! Judy is foremost a baker and popular as “The Cake Artist in Manila.” She fills Café Noelle with the freshest of breads, baked goodies, and cakes. Customers rave about her Chiffonelle, a grandma’s treasured recipe made of classic chiffon cake with yema custard filling and pure butter icing (an original best seller).
Delight in her Red Velvet cake, moist red vanilla cake with a hint of chocolate, covered with cream cheese frosting.
Drool over her fluffy, moist and cheesy Ensaymada, which is now gaining the popularity it so richly deserves.
All sweet treats are best paired with signature coffee or tea! Café Noelle’s whimsical, dainty and charming Christmas décor gives every customer the feeling of joy and cheer. The perfect place to herald the coming Christmas season and feel it all year round!
Café Noelle is located at three branches – Greenfields Square City of San Fernando, Ground floor SM City Clark and soon to open at T Square building Sto. Domingo Angeles City.
For queries visit www.cafenoelle.com, FB page CaféNoelle.
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