Thursday, December 31, 2009

The New Food Craze?

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Tornado Potato
1st floor, Adriatico Wing
Robinsons Place, Ermita, MANILA
(in front of Robinsons Supermarket)

During one of our rare free times, Sam and I stumbled across a new food stall in Robinsons Place.

Tornado Potato is already a popular concept in other countries and now it has hit Metro Manila. Basically, you have a potato twirled around a stick. You then choose from the available flavor powders to coat your potato. Choices are: Italian Herbs, Rosemary & Thyme, Basil, BBQ, Cheese and Sour Cream.
The potato on a stick is placed inside the bag, followed by the powder, then shaken, and voila!

Most of the potato is crunchy, much like a potato chip. But the end of the potato is softer, like a boiled potato. It's quite tasty, although I wish they hadn't put in so much flavoring since it was a bit overpowering. It's also a little bit challenging to eat this. Sam resorted to snapping off the crunchy potato bit by bit, while I ate it like I would eat a barbeque. It's messy, but nonetheless, it's a great snack especially for kids, kids-at-heart, and people who love to try new things.

Regular: P55
Large: P65


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