Going Loco Over El Guapo’s Restaurant

El Guapo’s is one of the newest addition to the long list of restaurants within the East Capitol drive area near San Ignacio street in Pasig City .  Any person who is “ loco ” about Mexican will surely love this restaurant.

The concept is a Texan-Mexican  inspired dishes and had a bright and colorful wall mural of daily scenes from Texas, United States and Mexico . One will not miss the restaurant , since there are employees dress in cowboy -style attire.

El Guapo’s at night

The tagline is ” Tex Mex on Testosterone ” and the restaurant had a sitting capacity of 60 to 80 persons at any given time, There is also an outdoor patio area , where one can enjoy the outdoor surrounding.

colorful mural painting on wall which reflects Texan and Mexican culture

One can also avail of their everyday ” Ribs all You Can ” offered from 11:00am till 2:00pm for just Php 499.00 another MUST Try !!!

Here are some of the Dishes :

appetizer meals 

Mexican Dynamite – deep fried with beef , cheese , jalapeño  infused with finger chilies with dipping sauce . One can smell the spiciness of the finger chilies the moment that they served them.

Mexican Wraps – This comes with 5 fillings and 4 kinds of wraps. Taquito is a fried rolled tortilla with fillings . One can adjust their taste by adding chili sauce .

Soft Taco – A toasted tortilla with fillings , commonly sold as street taco , come with nachos .

Monster Taco

Monster Tacos – A 10 inch meat ball taco loaded with refried beans , ground beef , chicharones , sour apples , tomato salsa, jalapeño , chopped  lettuce, chopped onions , dripping with garlic and sour cream sauce. Php 295 per order -Good for Sharing between 3 to 5 person .  This is a MUST TRY !!!! 

Alamo burger

Alamo Burger – This is a large sized burger aptly named Alamo in reference to a place in Texas  with  5 kinds of beef patties , chopped lettuce leaves, tomatoes , cheese sauce and a side dish of nacho chips .  Ideal for sharing between two to three person . Php 450 per order.  MUST TRY  !!!! We loved the oozing cheese.

Chimichanga 

Chimichanga is a deep fried burritos with generous topping of tomato sauce and sprinkled with cheese, there is also a side dish of nachos chips.

Burrito

Burrito is a roasted tortilla roll with rice and filling comes with two kinds of sauces .

Bareback ribs with corn

Bareback Ribs – This is one of the restaurant specialties , baby back ribs are spiced-up with their own version of marinate and with mash potatoes , topped with homemade gravy with grilled corn cob. MUST TRY

Big bird

Big Bird – is Deep fried chicken schnitzel steak with heap of mash potatoes in home style gravy with a side dish of sour cider apples on a lettuce leaf . The gravy is presented in an small cup inverted in order to create a movement of oozing gravy at the mash potatoes and chicken , thus infusing more flavors and appeal .

Cocktail Drinks

Plus there are a good selection of cocktail drinks which includes their own in-house blend of Frozen Blue Margarita, Macho Mojito , Michealada , Drunk Baby is a spiced crazy rum horchata served in baby bottle (  disposable nipples) , Limeade , Moustache Ride .

The cocktail blend are also neatly presented on a margarita glass cup with a citrus green- colored Saguaro cactus stem . This is reflective of the importance of cactus in Texan and Mexican culture. We saw some Spanish- speaking customers who enjoyed the rich cocktail blend during our short and memorable stay .

There is also an ample parking area beside the restaurant .

Note : Prices quoted are posted as of the review, Prices are subjected to change without prior notice and kindly visit the El Guapo’s  FB page for the complete listings and promos.

Address: 51-B  East Capitol Drive , Pasig City 

Operation – 11:00am to 2:00am everyday 

Contact : (02) 547 0824

 

Miss USA 2015 pageant winners

The 2015 Miss USA pageant goes into full swing having a different partner broadcast Reelz cable television stepped in to air the contest, after broadcasters NBC and Spanish-language broadcaster Univision.

The winners were, Miss Oklahoma– Miss USA 2015 , Miss Texas ( first runner-up) , Miss Rhode Island ( 2nd runner-up ), Miss Nevada ( 3rd runner-up ) and Miss Maryland (4th runner-up)

Miss Alaska and Miss Delaware have tied in the Miss Congeniality award

  The pageant co-owned by Trump is taking place Sunday evening in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the second year in a row. Special award includes Miss Indiana won Miss Photogenic.

Ms. Renee Bull ( Delaware)

Among the historic highlight is Miss Delaware making it to the semi-finals for the first time and a tie between Miss Alaska and Miss Delaware in the Miss Congeniality award in the pageant’s 64 year- history. During the live telecast , Miss Kentucky won the  ‪#‎SaveTheQueen votes of the audience .

former Miss USA and Miss Universe winners were among the panel of judges.  Michelle McLean (Miss Universe 1992), Brook Lee (Miss Universe 1997), Kimberly Pressler (Miss USA 1999), Tara Conner (Miss USA 2006), Crystle Stewart (Miss USA 2008) Rima Fakih (Miss USA 2010), Danielle Doty (Miss Teen USA 2011), Leila Lopes (Miss Universe 2011), Nana Meriwether (Miss USA 2012).

This year’s host were Mr. Todd Newton, Alex Wehrley and Ms. Julie Alexandria

Singers Travis Garland and former American Idol finalist Stefano Langone started off the show with three songs “Born on the Bayou,” ”She’s a Bad Mama Jama” and “American Woman” as the contestants strutted onto the stage and introduced themselves and their states. Felicia Barton , Antoinette Scruggs and Adley Stump also performed during the pageant . .

Website: http://www.missuniverse.com/missusa

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