The boyfie's steak craving brought us to this quiet restaurant in Cliffhouse Tagaytay -- Fire Lake Grill.
It was a cold evening that our server suggested that we sit in the alfresco area.
While my date and I were having drinks, a bloody Mary for him, and a latte for me, we shared the House Salad of Fresh Tagaytay Greens (Php 260) for our starter.
|House Salad of Tagaytay Greens|
Our starter is a symphony of fresh veggies and fruit slices with raspberry dressing and roasted walnuts. It wasn't a surprise that we finished this right away.
For soup, I had the Fresh Pumpkin Soup (Php 145) while he opted for the Grilled Tomato Soup (Php 145).
|Fresh Pumpkin Soup|
|Grilled Tomato Soup|
I loved the creamy yet flavorful and the slightly spicy kick from the Fresh Pumpkin Soup. It was amazing!
For steaks, I ordered the US Angus Ribeye (Php 995 for 220 grams) while the boyfie had the US Angus Tenderloin (Php 1345 for 220 grams). Our server suggested that I choose the Red Wine Shallot Sauce (Php 45) for my steak and Olive-bearnaise Sauce (Php 45) for the boyfie's.
|US Angus Tenderloin|
The boyfie's tenderloin was perfectly cooked medium rare, and the cut was of the right thickness.
|US Angus Ribeye|
My steak, however, was thinly-cut that it was cooked medium to well-done rather than medium-rare. Still, flavors are dominant, but the tenderness could be improved.
My date chose the dessert for me. His choice was the Flourless Chocolate Cake (Php 220).
|Flourless Chocolate Cake|
The Flourless Chocolate Cake has peanut butter and white chocolate filling. We both loved it that we fought for the last piece. I would have loved to add ice cream on the side.
Fire Lake Grill is a fine dining restaurant located in a convenient setting that offers reasonably-priced yet delicious dishes. Aside from my slightly overcooked steak, all the dishes we had were amazing and the flavors were spot-on.
Kudos to the staff who were so attentive to us. I would love to go back here but order the tenderloin instead. :p
Fire Lake Grill
Unit 3, Cliffhouse Tagaytay
Gen. E. Aguinaldo Highway,
Bgy. Maharlika East,