The Black Pig


The Black Pig
Coming across an article that featured restaurants with the most beautiful and
impressive interiors, being a designer,  it has drawn me to see them up close and personal. Neil’s Kitchen was in that list though I’ve been there several times and I must agree that their interiors is not just beautiful, their food is awesome too. The next that caught my attention from the list is the Black Pig.
It is a few blocks away from Neil’s Kitchen. It is in Alabang too at the second level of Commerce center. Without the heat of the sun, it is walking distance for me. Black Pig’s facade isn’t too attractive as the whole place from the outside isn’t well- lighted. But the welcoming smiles of their attendants will compensate for that which kept my brain engaged.
Since Jen already commented:”The placed looked gloomy.” This is because they opted to use hanging lamps and pin lights on selected areas.

Rustic..

Upon entrance, it is only the time I began admiring the place from the interiors, their furniture, lighting system, the colors that they’ve chosen, the vigilance of their attendants to the table wares (made by a known potter from Laguna), cutlery, and the food itself. 

Floor decal..

Call cards..

Looked Moroccan to me. =)

There are some touches of green elements which add life to the whole place. What will caught your attention is probably the bar.

Awesome..

There’s the famous bar..

I liked that swing door going to the kitchen..

It exudes order and class by the use of black and brown finishes. Usually, most bars looked untidy even if the items are properly arranged due to the fact that you see everything from it: sorts of bottles, glass, machines, some bars are even with baskets of fruits displayed on the counter like so much is happening in it. At Black Pig, you will see the clutter though it will not sore your depicting eyes.

Coasters made from Guava tree..

All corners are inviting..

And we choose this.

Not yet peak time when we visited..

That chair…

There’s even a guide for drinking wine.

Very useful especially with me who doesn’t drink any liquor at all.

A cool utensils rack.

Very orderly..

When it comes to food. We had a 3 course meal altogether which started with a green salad:

Arugula, beets, lettuce, one I can’t identify, w/ cheese crisps, feta cheese, drizzled with red wine reduction.

I am training my palette with fresh greens and it’s followed by a slow-cooked chicken dish:

Chicken please. =)

and home-made ice cream for dessert.

Ube for me and caramel for Jen..

We had the feel of drinking Al fresco that refreshing raspberry iced tea.

Al fresco..

Raspberry iced tea..

According to the attendants, peak time is usually dinner time onwards because they serve alcoholic drinks too.

During the afternoon, if you wish for a less crowded place to have lunch or snack. Black pig will give you that. It is ideal for business meetings too. Overall, dining at Black pig, the ambiance, service and carefully prepared food is recommendable. You might want to try it, when you’re heading to the south:
Commercenter Building, Filinvest Ave. corner, E Asia Drive, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa, 1781 Metro Manila
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