Top Food Parks in Metro Manila That You Must Try
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Apart from going on out-of-town trips and having a staycation, food tripping is also one effective way of relieving stress even on a daily basis. Not just because it is more affordable, but also because sometimes you would like to see where your money goes.
Filipinos specifically, are well-known to have strong taste buds and passion for food which is pretty obvious for the numbers of food establishments that are being built in a rapid way.
Food parks, which started during the early 2000s, are designed for a group of small businesses in order for them to be known overtime. Since the competition of the food industry is currently getting more intense, food parks allow these small entrepreneurs to start with a small capital until they make it to the top.
Below are the food parks that you must try if you’re planning to pig out with your friends while discovering unique food presentations and other cuisines.
The Organic Market
While pigging out is fun for everyone, there are some people who want to maintain their health lifestyle by eating the right foods. The Organic Market is a one-stop shop in Burgos Park (Forbestown Road, Taguig) dedicated to everything organic. It is currently composed of 30 vendors of natural produced items and goods. However, they are only open every Sundays in a weekly basis.
Maginhawa Food Street
Not necessarily a “park” but a long “Street” of food establishments located at the residential area of Teacher’s Village, Quezon City. In Maginhawa Street, you can find different burger shops and light snack stalls with unique aesthetic food value. It is best to go here during afternoon and if you want to explore every themed restaurants, it is advisable to stroll along without a car. There is a themed cafe inspired by a famous Hollywood movie that deals with sorcery and magic, and also a restaurant that allows customers to dine and play along with their choice of board game.
Gastro Park Kapitolyo
One of the newest in the food park business, Gastro Park Kapitolyo is well-known for students who would like to have a stress-free end of day. It offers different types of cuisines, including Japanese, Mexican, and of course Filipino. The spot is also perfect because it is located near the center of businesses so corporate people contributes a lot in this business.
The Yard at Xavierville
Located at Xavierville, Loyola Heights in Quezon City, The Yard just opened last July and has a unique set up. Same with other food parks, they also offer a wide variety of food selections and better visit the place at night so you could appreciate its special lightings. The best part of The Yard that the location is somewhat refreshing and cold even if it is an open area. It is also known to be the hang out of celebrities, who, like non-showbiz people, are also interested with discovering new selection of food.