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Dulcinea at Robinsons Magnolia

Whenever my family and I dine at Dulcinea, we would always order churros con chocolate. Why, you ask? Well, there’s something fascinating about this Spanish dessert. Just hearing it makes you want to eat one right away. And Dulcinea is the first place that comes to mind when we crave for one. The branch we always visit is Tomas Morato; however, we were at Robinsons Magnolia that day. So I checked my Zomato app and found out that they’re located on the third floor. Dulcinea Restaurant This classic restaurant has been serving Spanish cuisine with a Filipino touch since 1963, over 50 years now. But do you know who founded it? It was Señor Santos Ruano. He travelled from Spain to the Philippines in 1961 and opened up a little pasteleria on Mabini Street in Ermita called Dulcinea Pasteleria y salon de Te. With his knowledge and his grandparents recipes, he introduced various Spanish dishes and sugary treats including the traditional Spanish dessert that we all enjoy. Churros! Fast forward to the present, Dulcinea continues …