WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Ed and Marjorie Giallombardo wished to determine the best way to channel their love for cooking right into a enterprise. When West Aspect Tasty Deal with went up on the market, they noticed their alternative. Marjorie is the chef, bringing her Filipino heritage to Wausau. Style of Manila is now the one place round to strive these flavors.
“Principally I simply discovered from cooking, watching my dad I believe, and I do keep in mind after I suppose I used to be possibly 12, after I began cooking and I actually preferred it, mentioned Marjorie Giallombardo.
The restaurant is pick-up solely, and pre-ordering is really helpful. This has helped these fledgling restauranteurs be taught the ropes, which is nice, as a result of its reputation is rising.
“I give Marj a variety of credit score, you recognize there’s a variety of good cooks, however then to do this and work out the best way to serve 200 folks in two hours and make it recent is a special animal, and he or she’s actually tailored her cooking to a bigger quantity, mentioned Ed Giallombardo.
The menu is small for now, however genuine. Marjorie makes use of uniquely Filipino elements and cooks from scratch. She has a number of culinary college students to assist, however the recipes are all hers.
“Since we’re calling it Filipino delicacies, I wished it to be actual Filipino meals,” mentioned Marjorie.
For many who miss West Aspect Tasty Deal with, there’s nothing to worry. The Giallombardos will reopen the ice cream spot, providing a lot of the identical fare that it all the time has. Plenty of the Filipino fare shall be out there by way of catering.
“The recent canine we’re going to maintain as near what they had been as doable and the ice cream as effectively. However clearly with different menu objects we’ll must rearrange some issues, however we’re undoubtedly going to maintain it as true to that as we will,” mentioned Ed.
Ed additionally has some enjoyable occasions deliberate for the restaurant in the summertime, together with out of doors Sunday sing-alongs for fogeys with young children.
Style of Manila is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:30 to six:30. Menus and different data might be discovered at westsidetastytreat.com.
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