Who is not excited and looking forward to Independence Day Weekend? And what’s the best way to enjoy it other than a meaningful food trip?
Let your taste buds savor from flavored cupcakes and other baked products, cookies in stick form, all kinds of juices such as fresh sugarcane, healthy, vegetable juices, detox, and cleansing, handcrafted and organic items, salad and cheesecakes in a jar, organic honey and other honey-based products, homemade traditional Filipino rice cakes and other delicacies, imported goodies, Fresh and authentic Italian ice cream Artisan sausages, chorizos, vegetable preserves, salad dressings, etc.
Reward the “foodie” side of you and bring along your “pig-out” buddies and the fambeezy!
I’m sure you have already experience a fantastic meal through Mercato Centrale. The great news is that their organizers now bring the BELLYSIMA Food Festival 2015. It is an unveiling platform for passionate up-and-coming food entrepreneurs to share their traditional food creations alongside healthy and organic food products with equally passionate food enthusiasts!
Head on to Glorietta 5 Atrium this June 12 and 13 and, you can be one of the lucky 500 participants to taste and evaluate some of the most exciting gourmet, healthy, artisan and organic food creations from over 30 local vendors. Don’t forget to have your tea ready after your “happy tummy” experience.
Bring the whole family or your “besties” to enjoy heirloom recipes, regional delicacies, innovative pastries and desserts, experimental dishes, organic and all-natural healthy food alternatives, and more!
And if you’re thinking of wearing something fit, forget that. What you will need is an adjustable waistband because this food trip is going to be absolutely radical!
Here is a list of the participants to look out for:
BACH’S BANGUS DAGUPAN
Frozen bangus, daing na bangus, rellenong bangus
Cheesecake, Oreo cookies, flavored cupcakes
Chocolates, cacao, tablea
Chocolate and cocoa-related products, including chocolate-coated dried mangoes
Cookies in stick form
Fresh sugarcane juices
Healthy fruits and vegetable juices
GAVIENS NATIVE CAKES
Traditional Filipino rice cakes
Handcrafted items and organic produce
HEALTHY MONSTERS PH
Salad in a jar
HEALTHY SHOTS MANILA
Detox and cleansing juices
Fresh vegetables, organic kale pesto, atchara
IRRI – PHILIPPINE HEIRLOOM RICE
Heirloom rice varieties from the Cordilleras
JACOB’S PRALINE PEANUT BUTTER
Praline peanut butter
Hot and iced brewed coffee, pasta, healthy juices, brownies
LOTUS POD PH
MADE BY MAX
Nut butter spreads
Various homemade traditional Filipino rice cakes and other delicacies
MILEA BEE FARM
Organic honey and other honey-based products
MILKMAN DAIRY BAR
Edible cookie dough and cereal milk
Fresh and authentic Italian ice cream
Tofu with veggies siomai and various special sauces like chili and chili garlic in coconut oil
PEANUT BUTTER and JELLY
Kalabasa and beet delicacies, beet healthy drinks
Red velvet crinkles and other baked products
Dolci bottled coffee jelly
RITZY PINK SHOPPE
Baked chicken embutido, banana cupcakes and oatmeal cookies
Salad dressings and sauces, healthy snacks
TOUCH OF ELLEHCAR
TREATS OF TRIX
Cheesecakes in a jar
WISE EATS FOODS
Artisan sausages, chorizos, vegetable preserves, salad dressings, etc.
The BELLYSIMA! Food Festival is brought to you by Mercato Centrale in partnership with Glorietta and is co-presented by OurAwesomePlanet.com and Ayala Malls, together with media partners The Philippine Star, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yummy Magazine, GoNegosyo, WhenInManila.com, Solar Entertainment, 103.5 KLite and Globe myBusiness.
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