Amici - Pasta! Pasta! Pasta! of Mckinley Hill, Taguig

Great pasta and gelato in one place. That's the best way to describe Amici. Me and my officemates visited the Taguig branch (Venice Piazza, Mckinley Hill) of this restaurant after the long and tiring day at the office. Amici is popular for its Italian cuisines which is from pasta to pizza and even their sweet and refreshing gelatos. Just a perfect getaway after work. Please bare with the photos below. I only used my camera phone for this entry (forgot again to bring my camera with me).  =]

It is not only the food that is great about this place, aside from the excellent service to match, Amici also provides a warm ambiance where people will really enjoy their dining experience. If you are looking for superb Italian food, I gladly recommend to visit Amici.

Sophisticated interior

This is not the first time we eat at Amici. On our first visit (I'm not yet a blogger back then) we only tried their pizzas and haven't tried to taste their pasta. So this time around, all we ordered was their different shades and flavors of pasta. But I promise to make another blog entry for their pizzas and gelatos the next time I dine here again.

love the taste of it with the dip on top :]
Spinach Artichoke (235 pesos)
Creamy spinach artichoke dip served with parmesan coated pizza crust wedges. I know I mentioned this entry will feature pasta but one of my officemate can't resist to order this one. Hi Madam!  :]

Linguine Al Prosciutto Tartufo (288 pesos)
Prosciutto, porcini and shitake mushrooms, truffle oil. All-olio d'Oliva or Olive oil based pastas. Served with focaccia bread

Linguine Al Salmone Cremoso (305 pesos)
Linguine pasta in a creamy, zesty mix of salmon, white sauce and a hint of lemon

Spaghetti Al Tesori Del Mare (332 pesos)
Fresh tomatoes, scallops, clams, mussels, chili oil Con Salsa Rosa or Tomato-based pastas (mildly spicy). Served with focaccia bread  -- My favorite among the four pastas we ordered. Love the lil spicy flavor.

Rosemary Sausage Spaghetti (295 pesos)
Rosemary herbed Italian sausage with roasted bell peppers in fresh pomodoro sauce and topped with basil

Pollo Arrostito (280 pesos)
Rosemary half chicken baked to perfection and served with veggies

Thank you for the treat Madam Tina :] (photo from Kris Pandoro)
Also I'm with the author of Metro Street Bites (Jean) and Pocket Wise Pinoy (Ate Kath) - the 2 in the left side

Expense: 2,426.73 pesos (with 2 mango shakes) + 199.73 pesos (service charge)
Location: The Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill Rd, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig

Ratings based on my experience [0-5, 5 is the highest] :
Taste: 4 - two thumbs up for their pastas especially their Spaghetti Al Tesori Del Mare
Environment: 5 - clean and comfy :]
Service: 5 - staff are attentive and approachable
Price: 4 - good value for money


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