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The Palms Clubhouse Food and Drink Menu Reply


Palms Club Restaurant
 

Breakfast-   served 24 / 7

Imported Cafe Americano- Fresh Brewed

1. Jose French Vanilla Flavored Coffee- P150

2. Yuban or Folgers Medium/ Dark Roast- P150

3. Decaf Brewed- P150

4. Domestic Organic Hot Coco(a)- P150

5. Tea- Green, Black

Breakfast Combos: Brewed Coffee + any 2 items- P300

        2 eggs any style
        3 slices bacon
        2 links (Longanisa)
        3 slices French Toast
        Breakfast Hash Browns
        Cold Cereal Bowl- please ask server what’s available
        Hot Oatmeal Bowl
        Fruit cocktail bowl
        3- stack Pancakes
        Pan de Sal French Toast

***Topping/ sauce/ syrup: fresh mangos in season, fresh ripe papaya, shredded young coconuts in caramelized (bukayo) sauce

 

American Sandwiches + French Fries and Iced Tea- served 24/7 

1.  Single Hamburger- P300                                                                                                           US ground beef, dressing, tomatoes, lettuce

**Add Cheese- P15

**Add Bacon- P30

2.  Double Hamburger= 1/2 lb- P400                                                                                       Dressing, tomatoes, lettuce, American Cheese

3.  Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich- P150

4.  Turkey Sandwich- P300

5.  Club Sandwich- P300

Filipino Selection~~
Available for Lunch and Dinner, 
all Favorites of Ours! 

        1. Pancit Bihon- P
          Ground pork, potatoes, celery, seasonings, rolled in paper-thin pastry wrapper then deep fried. Excellent appetizer too
        2. Pansit Canton- P
          Egg noodle pasta sauteed in shrimps, pork and veges. A little heavier version of the above. Thoroughly satisfying meal all by itself Sinigang- P                                                                                  Pork or Shrimps Stew- in sour Tamarind base soup with lots of green veges. Recommended
        3. Chicken Tinola-                                                                    Chicken stew with sauteed ginger as its soup base. Garnished with sage or green pepper leaves. Got cold?
        4.  Adobo: Pork or Chicken- P
          Served over rice.
        5. Pansit Bihon- P
          White rice vermicelli sauteed with shrimps, chicken strips, snow peas, onions, garlic 
        6. Adobo: Pork or Chicken- P
          Cooked in soy sauce with lots of garlic. If desired, the addition of curry and/or coconut milk as seasoning accentuates this dish and is an excellent topping for white rice. Recommended
        7. Fried Rice Shanghai (Chinese) Style- P
          Shrimps for flavor, eggs, peas, carrots, green onion topping

Non- Alcohol Drinks~~ 

        1. Iced Lipton  Tea- regular or lemon
        2. Raspberry Flavored Iced Tea
        3. Coke
        4. Lemonade- made with fresh kalamansi

                               e. Coffee Caramel Frappuccino, blended frozen-
Excellent after dinner dessert drink!

Imported Liquors and Spirits~~ 
We will bring your Full Bar Menu.

Grand Marnier

Cointreau

Bailey’s

Tequila- Jose Cuervo Gold, Don Julio, US Kirkland

Vodka-   Ciroc, Smirnoff, Stolichnaya, US Kirkland

Scotch Whiskey- Johnny Walker

Palms Club Restaurant

Welcome!

Dinner:

USDA BEEF~~
USDA Steaks are a rarity in this country. We buy up when available. Enjoy!

1.  B-52  1/3 lb. All- American Hamburger + San Mig of your choice- P             French Fries. Cole slaw.

 2.  Classic American Rib Eye Steak & Potatoes- P2299
Grilled seasoned Rib Eye Steak. Served w/ baked or mashed potato. Vegetables. Digestif of Sliver of Chocolate in Hot Midori. You’ve never had this concoction before!

SEAFOOD ~~

1. Blackened Pink Salmon 8oz- P                                                                       Norwegian Pink Salmon w/ LA Blackened Seasoning. Served on a bed of in-season delicate sweet-sour fruit puree. Delicious! Light and appeti-ZING! Mixed vegetables.

**Spicy but not pepper hot.

2. Swordfish Steak, as available-  P                                                                            Very lightly breaded and browned in butter. Or charcoal grilled naked (no breading).     Rice pilaf, veges.

3. Breaded Fish Fry Platter- as available-  P                                                             Fillets of White Fish lightly breaded and fried. Served w/ French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries. Coleslaw.  Garnish w/ **Atsara.

4. Yellow Fin Tuna Grill- P
Italian sauce baste. Grilled skewered sweet onions, tomatoes.
Choice of seasoned french fries, or Coconut-creamed Sticky Rice.
*subject to availability

 

FOWL & PORK

5. Fried Chicken- Whole- P
Good for two people. Shanghai Rice, sweet corn if available,
Sautéed mixed vegetables.

6. Fried Chicken- Half- P
Shanghai Rice, sweet corn if available, sautéed mixed vegetables.

7. Baked Turkey- P
USA Butterball turkey. Yes we are lucky to find a supplier! Baked, w/ all the regular Thanksgiving trimmings!

8. Grilled Pork Ribs- P
Tangy sauce, parboiled for tenderness. Scalloped potatoes, Greens and or Mixed vegetables.

9. Pork Chili Verde- taste Mexico in the Orient! P
Slightly pepper-hot but not too hot, just right. Served w/ refried beans w/ cheese, corn or flour tortillas

10. Chicken Pasta in Mushroom Sauce- P
A Resort Favorite!

 

Mindoro Palms Beach my Private Paradise Soon to Open for YOU! Reply

Mindoro Palms Beach my Private Paradise Soon to Open for YOU!

Beach view of the Patio or I call it Porch area of our Main House. Finally looking all put-together. On the foreground is the spoiled brat hubby’s sailboat. I love the green camouflage cover of the house! Beachgoers are surprised to see a house in this spot. It’s funny when some German tourists come and sit on hubby’s boats and light a cigarette! Hubby goes batty!! 😉

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Courtyard of the Main House. To the right is the main door (not showing), to the left is my Dirty Kitchen. Suited for all kinds of party preps!

Visit our Contact Us page for more information and call us for any questions.
Come one come all!
Make sure YOU attend the Opening, and especially the Closing Party!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA This is the Divers Hut. I call it that because the long wide living room area flooring is done in bamboo slats and so it perfectly accommodates divers’ wet equipments. Full bathroom with hot shower.

pt.1 Retirement and Health Care: Comparative Emergency Room bill USA v. Philippines 5

Healthcare comparison- USA to Philippines. USA has excellent healthcare if only it stays that way AND is affordable. No more. The Philippines is emerging out of its shell in technology and medicine. Good thing as the Philippines becomes a haven for American and European tourists who then fall in love with the environment and decide to stay. One of the most important decisions these foreigners have to factor in is quality healthcare that’s affordable. In my personal experiences, Philippine medical is not bad at all.
Saint Luke Hospital is one I like very much. It is much cleaner than the one I had in California- I’m sorry to say that. Attention is immediate, at times in California you had to wait. Take notice of the amount for lab work: minimal USA= $445.00 + monthly. Comprehensive tests and lab work Philippines= $159.00 no monthly premium, no deductibles.
For exactly the same health problem in these two bills there just is no reason to pay so much! More…

Looking For a Few WW2 Heroes.. 3

The day for leaving draws near– by the end of October we will be leaving the US for the Philippines. For some reason I am sad about this… We will be gone for 1 year. Except for a month or so in May 2012 where I will be back Stateside to see my Son off to his deployment to Afghanistan, I will be gone for the year. We will not abrogate our responsibilities to our country– we will be back to VOTE!

This post is not starting right– I don’t know why but I’ll go on with it..

Most of YOU my Friends on Facebook know we are building a resort in the Island of Mindoro. There is an airport- the San Jose Airport, as it is now known, that serves commuters to the island from Manila and different points in the Philippines. What you may not know, and I did not know this either until my research and accidental click of a link, above, that San Jose Airport used to be “McGuire Airfield” used by the Army during World War 2. The name “McGuire” was in honor of ace fighter pilot of a P38L Lightning, Thomas McGuire. He was, according to Pacific Wrecks, KIA/MIA on January 7, 1945.

In a brief correspondence with the site Pacific Wrecks, I had been asked to provide updates or pictures of the airport as it is now, or any other pictures I may have of the island. I surmised from that, that some people are interested in how the Island look like now. It gave me an idea…

As a “THANK YOU”, I want to take this opportunity to offer the Veterans of the Units mentioned in the link- it’s a long list, to come back to the Island and check it out for themselves. Pictures I can submit no problem there, but I’d rather they take their own pictures, at a time when there is peace, when they might perchance enjoy the beauty, as compared to a time of danger of war. That serene environment which urged hubby and myself to decide to live there is owed to the sacrifices of the men and women of our US Military and their Philippine counterpart.

I am looking for the Military Veterans of WW11 who belong to the units in the link above. Please look it over and if you know of anyone who might have belonged to these units, or their families, please give them a link to this page. I would like to invite them to revisit the Philippines one more time, and to please allow me to express a sincere THANK YOU for your service. I have many other reasons, one of the most importance is the fact that I am an American today.

As an expression of that thanks, I would like to offer a free stay at our Resort for 1 week for two people, in which one or both belong to these Military Units, or the families of those Soldiers who were at one point or other, were stationed in Mindoro Island. I must apologize that at this time I am only able to offer the free stay and not the air fare itself. I wish I can.

As for dinners- well.. do you like Adobo? Do you like Lumpia? I make a MEAN ONE! You ain’t tasted it until you tasted mine no bs! 😉 Do you like Pancit? I can arrange all that. As my guest- you only need enjoy. At our Grand Opening “tentatively” set for June 30 – July 7th 2012, we will celebrate the Fourth of July Independence Day with fireworks and roast pig, commonly known in PI as “lechon” or “litson”. We can do it Hawaiian-style if that’s what you prefer. Be there!

A heartfelt invitation to join us- is extended to ALL Members of the Military, Active and Reserve. I would like nothing more than to party with you on Independence Day! My Navy Corpsman Son will not be there, so you come on his stead. That will bring a smile on his face!


HAVE FUN ALWAYS!!