Distinctly being one of the only places to preserve traditional baking methods, the place has become very popular ever since, both for it's unique taste and historic background. In fact if you're to enter the store at any time in the morning, it's not easy to miss a pile of firewood seven feet high. Amazingly it all disappears in the afternoon!
Known for it's amazing paella and other Spanish dishes, this restaurant has been given the distinction of being one of the best Spanish restaurants in the Philippines. Don Anastacio de Alba, the founder, has been spending the past fifty years in the Philippines establishing Spanish restaurants and spreading Spanish culture. Having been an intrepid gourmet himself, Alba used to work in Madrid's best restaurants. However the outbreak of the Spanish civil war displaced his dreams. However, he sought to relinquish them during his arrival in Manila in the 1950s. As a testament to his none stop efforts over the years, Alba has been given the title as King of Spanish cuisine in the Philippines and has even won an award from the king of Spain himself who, among other VIPS, have dined at his restaurant.
Specialties in this place include Lechon de leche, callos, paella, and lengua(tongue). Most of the meats in this restaurant are tender and filling. The Lechon de leche is one exception every person must try when he/she goes here as the meat and fat actually melts the mouth! Other products worth trying or taking home are Spanish chorizo and Morcilla (blood sausage) that both go really well with eggs.