Roasted pork loin, salt-baked parsnips, pear, lardo, buttermilk and sorrel – S$33++
If you ask me what my favourite tapas restaurant is, that accolade goes to none other than Esquina. That statement is backed up by my many visits to the restaurant. Here’s three simple, but very true, reasons why I continue to patronize Esquina in spite of the many new tapas bars that have sprouted up (and shuttered) in recent years:
- The dishes have never once disappointed;
- The portions are perfect;
- The prices are affordable considering the first 2 reasons.
I am not a dessert person but if there was a weak link in the line-up at Esquina, it would have to be the desserts. They were not bad in any way, in fact, smiles appeared while we were eating them. Before you place judgement on this humble author, I am by no means saying that the desserts should be changed, but after being brought up to the zenith with the appetizers and main courses, the desserts came across being safe (read: boring)
I leave you with photographs of our meal a few months ago where we celebrated Christmas Eve.
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