Food Porn: Isla Manila

"Like many strip-mall restaurants, Isla Manila doesn't have much in the way of interior decoration: A few ornamental fans and plants share a back wall with a small flat-screen TV, and the tile-floored room is lit with fluorescent bulbs. But there's plenty of character on the plates, starting with a meaty, gingery sinigang soup, its tamarind-inflected broth cluttered with tender long beans, shards of onion, and leafy greens cooked until they're slack as pulled cotton."

Read more of Hanna Raskin's review here.

Photos by Joshua Huston

Published on February 13, 2013

 
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