With its cool climate and beautiful scenery, Tagaytay remains of the city’s top destinations for families looking for a weekend getaway. And with the opening of Buon Giorno! Caffe & Bistro at Twin Lakes, Tagaytay, those looking for an Italian family feast this holiday season just had their Christmas wish granted!
A short drive from the city center, along the main highway in Tagaytay-Nasugbu Road, Twin Lakes is a fast becoming the a dining paradise where foodies can have a delicious meal while enjoying the fresh air and breathtaking view of Taal Lake.
Now a hearty Italian meal is part of the delicious dining experiences one can enjoy at Twin Lakes’ delicious courtesy of Buon Giorno, whose menu includes a wide selections of pastas, panini, salads, pizzas, risottos, lamb, steaks and other delicious Italian entrées.
Meat lovers will find plenty to delight them at Buon Giorno but notable highlights include the Osso Buco con Rissoto alla Milanese– a dish from Northern Italy, this veal shank comes with delicious gremolata (parsley, garlic and lemon rind topping) for a zesty and flavorful finish, their Baby Back Ribs and Braised Lamb Shank.
For pasta, their Canneloni Spinaci is a must-try – a delicious combination of chicken and mortadella ham rolled in pasta then simply smothered in tomato sauce and cheese. Those who like it spicy can also order their Pescatore Alla Putanesca, a seafood pasta dish which comes with a peppery tomato sauce.
What Italian feast is complete without pizza? Don’t leave Buon Giorno without sampling their delicious thin crust bricked baked oven pizzas. Aside from their yummy Al Margherita (beautiful for its simplicity and clean flavors), vegetarians can rejoice at Buon Giorno’s Veggie pizza, which comes with zucchini, spinach, roasted bell peppers and eggplant.
Other vegetarian options they can try is Buon Giorno’s Green Goddess Salad, mixed lettuce greens with feta cheese and drizzled in their Green Goddess Dressing, their take on the classic tangy Italian salad, the Insalata Caprese and vegetarian pasta dishes like their Spinaci e Funghi Ravioli, which is creamy spinach and mushrooms stuffed in delicate pasta pillows or their Eggplan Parmigiana.
And diners should definitely leave room for dessert as Buon Giorno’s Chocolate Supreme Cheesecake combines the best of both worlds – rich and decadent chocolate flavor with the light and creamy tartness of cheesecake. They can also satisfy their sweet tooth with Buon Giorno’s Chocolate Espresso Torte, their light Panna Cotta and their Coppa de Tiramisu, which is infused with rum and coffee and topped with grated chocolate.
Buon Giorno also lives up to its name of helping guests have a great start to their day by offering a variety of breakfast options, from ones favorite Tagalog breakfast dishes like Salpicao, Prime Bangus Belly and US Tapa Loin, to fluffy buttermilk pancakes and omelet concoctions.
For a light snack, diners can also enjoy their Panini & sandwiches – Buon Giorno offers Chicken Panino, Steak Panino and more.
Whether it’s a weekend getaway with that special someone or a family feast for the holidays, ‘tis the season to come to Twin Lakes in Tagaytay and indulge in delicious Italian dishes from Buon Giorno! Caffe and Bistro.