“…..a restaurant where one can chill and just let time pass while munching on that pandesal..”
The pandesal is a staple in every Filipino’s breakfast. It is a bread that literally means salt bread. This yeast-raised bread is shaped by a rolling dough into long logs and rolled in fine bread crumbs. These are portioned and allowed to rise before baking. The taste and texture resembles the Puerto Rican bread called pan de agua and the Mexican bolillos. In the course of time, the pandesal continues to be a Filipino favorite and Pan de Amerikana is one of those places that offer one of the best pandesal in town.
From time to time, you can encounter the man behind Pan de Amerikana, Jundio Salvador. The restaurant has branches in Quezon City, Makati City, San Juan City and Marikina. In the Marikina branch, the giant pandesal is being served. They take pride in their 1950′s pandesal which is one of the biggest in the country. They prefer serving the pandesal this way because it is how the Americans, liked it. One can choose to slice the pandesal or have it served in its original size.
Apart from the pandesal, ther eare also different dishes on the menu. If you are looking for a Filipino food feast, you can drop by Pan de Amerikana and taste various servings of Filipino dishes.
Apart from the food, Pan de Amerikana also has jumbo-sized three and a half feet high plastic chess pieces which guests can play with. It will be difficult to miss out the restaurant because of the Dutch mill that will greet everyone. The interior is nostalgic of vintage pieces. Pan de Amerikana is a restaurant where one can chill and just let time pass while munching on that pandesal. Visit the Marikina branch from 6AM-7PM everyday except on Sundays as they open only until 3PM. The restaurant is located at 92 Ordoñez Street, Concepcion Dos Marikina.