Mao Jia: A Taste of Xiang Cuisine in the Queen City of the South

Mao Jia serves authentic Hunan Cuisine that comprises the cuisines of the Xiang River region, Dongting Lake and Western Hunan Province in China. Others also call it as the Xiang Cuisine which is known for its hot and spicy flavors, fresh aroma and a display of vibrant colors in every dish. No wonder this cuisine is one of the Eight Great Traditions of Chinese cuisine.

Mao Jia is the second store that opened in the Philippines, the first one is in Makati. Everything in the menu was carefully planned for six months by a chef who hails from Hunan Province so you get to taste the exquisite dishes as if you’re enjoying a hot and spicy meal in the heart of Hunan.

WHAT’S IN THE MENU?

EXQUISITE DISHES

Bowl of Cauliflower Php250

 

Pig’s Ear Php280

 

Kung Pao Chicken Php280
Minced Meat with Corn Php220

 

Shredded Pork with Celery Php380

They also have Beef with Cumin Php380, Beef with Wild Pepper Php380, Black Agaric Php180, Boiled Chili Beef with Vegetables Php380, Bowl of Cucumber Php180, Bowl of Red Pepper Php220, Braised Pork Leg Php380, Double Cooked Pork Slices with Beancurd Php280, Fried Shrimp with Chili Php380, Ham Sausage Fried Cucumber Php220, Hot and Sour Chicken Giblets Php280, Intestine with Green Pepper Php380, Minced Meat with Sweet Potato Powder Php280, Pork with Sour Bean Php250, Preserved Pork with Beancurd Php380, Salt and Pepper Shrimp Php380, Saute’ Lamb Php380, Seaweeds Php220, Shredded Chicken Php280, Shredded Pork with Carrot Php220, Shredded Pork with Garlic Sauce Php280, Shredded Pork with Vegetables Php280, Spiced Beef Php380, Spicy Fried Chicken Php280, Spicy Ox Tripe Php320, and Spicy Stalk of Kangkong Php180

SOUP

Three Fresh Delicacies Soup Php280

They also have Egg Drop Soup with Laver, Tomato Egg Soup, Rib Soup with White Gourd, Stewed Ribs with Seaweeds, and Hot and Sour Soup. All soup dishes cost Php280/bowl.

HOMELY DISHES

Hot and Sour Cabbage Php180

 

Hot and Sour Potato String Php180

 

Minced Pork and Eggplant in Pot Php250
Stir-Fry Taiwan Pechay Php180

They also have Beancurd with Kutchay Php220, Dapple Pepper Php180, Egg with Kutchay Php170, Eggplant Sauteed String Beans Php180, Fried Eggplant with Ground Pork Php180, Fried Tofu Php220, Garlic Kangkong Php180, Mapo Tofu Php250, Pepper with Scrambled Egg Php170, Polochay Php180, Scrambled Eggs with Tomato Php170, Spicy Baguio Pechay Php180, Spicy String Beans Php180, and Tauge Php180.

SPECIAL CUISINES

Mao Jia Braised Pork Php380

 

Steamed Chili Fish Head Php380

They also have Beef Stew Vermicelli Php380, Boiled Chili Fish with Vegetables Php850, Boiled Chili Pork with Vegetables Php380, Boiled Fish with Pickled Cabbage and Chili Php850, Braised Beef with Potato Php380, Braised Pork Stomach with Bamboo Shoot Php480, Braised Pork with Potato Php380, Dry Pot Cooked Tripe Php480, Dry Pot Double Cooked Pork Php480, Dry Pot Vegetable Php380, Duotone Chili Fish Head Php380, Fried Kidney Php280, Ginger Duck Php480, Mao Jia Spicy Duck Php480, Native Chicken Php780, Pig’s Blood, Beef and Tripe in Spicy Soup Php450, Preserved Pork with Dry Radish Php380, Spicy Shredded Chicken Php280, Stir Fry Pork Intestine Php380, Stir Fry Pork Stomach Php380, Stir Fry Spiced Duck Php480, and Stir Fry Spiced Lamb Php480

 

STEAMED FOOD

Pork with Salted Vegetable Php380, Steamed Egg Php280, Steamed Tilapia Php380

COLD DISHES

Beef Cold Cuts Php380, Century Egg Php220, Cucumber Php180, Spring Onion Tofu Php220

DESSERT AND STAPLE FOOD

Dumpling Php280, Spring Onion Pancakes Php280, Changsha Pork Noodles Php280, Beef Fried Noodles Php280

Steam Rice Php30, Pumpkin Pie Php280, Fried Rice with Egg Php220, Preserved Pork Fried Rice Php250,

Yang Chow Fried Rice Php220

DRINKS

Tsing Tao Beer Php90

 

COMPLIMENTARY TEA 

 

The food maybe a tad bit expensive but having the authentic Hunan cuisine experience in our town is priceless.

So if you are a sucker for HOT AND SPICY FOOD, Mao Jia is the right place for you 🙂

 

FOOD TRAIL
Location: Crossroads Mall, Banilad
Store Hours: 11AM-2PM, 6PM-10PM (daily)
Call 514-7217

A former educator and now working as a freelance writer. Simply living her own version of life’s passion – music, mobile photography, story telling, road trips and food trailing! 🙂

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