From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2009When it comes to the amount you get for your money, you can’t get much better than Tagpuan; the most expensive dish on the menu is Dhs30, and you can fill up nicely for about half that sum.
Alas, as Filipino food goes, this definitely isn’t the pick of the litter. Daing na bangus (deep-fried, vinegar-marinated milkfishis luke warm and brittle and chicken apritada comes out as white meat chunks floating in a disconcertingly burgundy-hued tomato broth.
The best bet is the bulalo, a hearty beef stew, though even this is done with more panache at some of the city’s other Pinoy haunts. Not one to go out of the way for, then.