Most times, I appreciate the ambiance more than the food. There's a palpable, but subtle atmosphere of affluence. Circa is an ancestral home turned into a restaurant. Beside me were chatty med students taking a "break", drinking champagne. My goodness, I don't remember drinking the bubbly when I was a student. She's from Cagayan de Oro, I heard. I'm from where i am. I guess Cagayanons are more sophisticated. I just pretend to be one.
|Crunchy, slow roast pork belly with apple and fennel compote|
|Appetizer: pan fried garlic prawns with Spanish chorizo and chilli tomato olive oil with chiabatini.|