Quick Bite: First Colonial Grill's Chili Ice Cream

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Chili Flavor

One cannot simply visit Bicol and not try First Colonial Grill's famous Chili Ice Cream. Yes, you heard (read) right! One thing we, Bicoleños, are known for is our love for everything spicy. Well, maybe not so much for me as I grew up in Manila, but for everyone else.

Image source: NSO Bicol
It's a really crazy idea to have a chili flavored ice cream but they did it anyway.

I might not be able finish 3 scoops of chili flavored ice cream, but I didn't go all the way to Bicol to pass up an opportunity to have a taste of this famous flavor. I had a couple of teaspoonfuls of it and I'd have to say that it's not that bad. Initially, you'll just taste the milk, the chili kicks in once the whole thing goes down.

One of the other weirder flavor is the Calamansi (Calamondin) Flavor; which was a strange mixture of citrus and milk flavor. If you have a sensitive stomach, this would definitely trigger a gastric problem.

Calamansi Flavor
Now, somebody has to try the normal stuff. That would be me. Yes, I'm the opposite of tough. Haha. If I can't bear to try the chili, at least I'd take the other thing Bicol was known for, Pili Nuts. The pili nut flavored ice cream was my favorite with right amount of milk and nuts. 

Pili Nut Flavor
Location: Villa Amanda Building
                    Rizal St., Sagpon, Daraga, Albay
Phone:     (052) 481-1212, (052) 483-1212

Things we did in Bicol:

Day 1: CamSur Watersports Complex in Camarines Sur
Day 1: Walk around my dad's home town Gubat, Sorsogon
Day 2: Bulusan Volcano Natural Park: Boating and Trekking
Day 2: Rizal Beach in Gubat, Sorsogon
Day 3: Mayon ATV Tour with Your Brother Travel and Tours
Day 3: Lunch at Embarcadero de Lagazpi
Day 3: First Colonial Grill's Chili Ice Cream
Day 3: Cagsawa Ruins in Albay

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  1. Chili flavoured ice cream? I'm not sure how that would taste but I'd want to give it a go!

    Neeny x

    1. It's surprisingly good (get a bottle of water ready). Haha.


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