Head Chef Jonathan Ora brings his family’s classic Filipino food to this unassuming, rustic dining room in the heart of the bustling Weston Creek shopping precinct. Featuring touches of wood, the restaurant’s restrained decor allows the unique spice combinations to dominate the dining experience. Families are more than welcome at Kusina, so you will find that kids are well catered for.
Many of the dishes can be prepared as vegetarian or gluten-free options, so the choices are flexible and varied. Bicol express comprises very crispy cubes of pork belly and crunchy crackling in a spicy coconut sauce. Flecked with soft fried onions, the velvety smooth sauce is rich and creamy. Chicken inasal sees chicken Maryland delicately marinated in fragrant lemongrass, ginger, garlic and soy, then grilled to perfection. It is served with a great vinegar dressing that tingles the tastebuds.
PSST! The menu lists plenty of fun facts about Filipino cuisine plus tips on how to eat and enjoy it.