by Isabela Page
Cagayan de Oro boasts to be one of the franchise spots of MESA- Filipino Moderne, this year’s one of the Best Restaurant awardees by the Philippine Tatler Magazine.
Philippine Tatler is the ultimate arbiter of high society, taste and glamour as it provides exclusive coverage of the best local and international events. The magazine provides our highly affluent and cosmopolitan readers with essential information on the finer things such as arts and culture, business, travel, trends, and food or wine.
MESA Filipino Moderne serves a wide variety of items from appetizers to soups, main dishes to grill items, choice meat and seafood complemented with a selection of desserts and coupled with specialty drinks. In contrast to others, substantially all items are prepared daily inside the restaurants kitchen facility using high quality and fresh ingredients based on innovative and authentic regional recipes.
MESA has been recognized through the said award for 5 consecutive years (2010-14) and it opened its Cagayan de Oro franchise alongside the opening year of Centrio Ayala Mall two years ago with franchise owners Oliver John and Mags Cue. “Mesa is my personal favorite and everytime I go to their branch in Greenbelt, I have to really line up and wait in a long queue but its always worth the wait for a delectable food. That’s when I realized, I also want Kagayanons to get the best dining experience with MESA, the best food, great people and the perfect ambiance” says Mags, who also the nationwide clothing boutique line – MAGS.