My Million Pound Menu winner BBQ Dreamz will be launching a six-week Filipino pop-up at MEATliquor King’s Cross on Sunday 12 January.
The KERB and Street Feast regular will be putting on a 10-course tasting menu every Sunday, using ingredients and flavours inspired by co-founder Lee Johnson’s Filipino heritage.
Example dishes on the menu are grilled satay duck heart skewers, lechon kawali – crispy nuggets of pork belly – and a papaya noodle salad.
Guests can also order a calamansi lime spiked Bloody Mary, along with other drinks from the MEATliquor bar.
“From humble beginnings as a street food stall, we’ve been lucky to work at some of our favourite markets and leading festivals across the UK,” says Johnson. “We’re now ready to bring our food to MEATliquor and give our diners the true Filipino treatment and Irish hospitality that inspired us from the start.”
“Many people don’t know that Filipino cuisine is a melting pot of cultures from across the world, especially from neighbours Japan and Malaysia, bringing together a variety of flavours and smells that makes it truly unique,” adds co-founder Sinead Campbell.
BBQ Dreamz won backing from Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh on the first episode of the new series of BBC’s My Million Pound Menu.