Kara David finds ‘Curacha’ in Quezon City
Kapuso reporter Kara David was delighted to discover a restaurant in Quezon City that serves a Zamboanga cuisine called curacha.
“Ang saya ko lang. Nakatuklas ng Curacha sa Quezon City,” Kara said in her Instagram post.
Also known as spanner crab or red frog crab, Curacha is a local Chavacano name given to Ranina ranina, commonly found in the waters of Sulu province and Zamboanga and Bataan province. It is known as Kagang Pamah in Tausug, ipis dagat in Bataeños.
Curacha is a cross breed between a large sea crab and a big spiny lobster.
The restaurant behind the curacha in Quezon City is Palm Grill Philippines.
Palm Grill is an Asian restaurant that also serves “delectable green chicken recipe” that boasts of a food tradition perfected through generations that’s truly exciting to the Southeast Asian tastebods.
The restaurant is located at 179 Tomas Morato Avenue, Scout Castor, Quezon City.
Kara will feature the restaurant in her show Pinas Sarap, a travel documentary and cooking program that’s being aired every Thursday in GMA.