Nestled just a few steps away from Alona Beach is a minimalist restaurant that opened their doors last February 20, 2019. Ubeco is one of the many expat-owned establishments in Panglao Island. It is also a family business run by Yubin, a Korean nationality who is also the restaurant’s chef. Her sister, on the other hand, serves as the barista of the cafe. It was also Yubin who designed the restaurant, taking inspiration from the scenes of Thailand and a few local inspirations from the Philippines as well. The name of the restaurant, according to Yubin, was really a no-brainer. Two local flavors, Ube and Coconut, were combined together to create the […]
Within Lotus Shores Yoga and Surf Retreat, situated in the municipality of General Luna in Siargao, is a restaurant named as Kali Ma Cafe that serves only healthy eats. Started operating in 2016, this plant-based cafe fondly presents fully vegan options, sourcing produce from the resort’s own growing vegetable plantation and some organic farms on the island.
Modernity is not the normal attitude of Korean restaurants. The typical ones are somewhat traditional, exuding a vivid picture of its culture; Seoul Kitchen, in Los Baños, Laguna, flirts simply with being artsy and flashy. Owned by MC Habito and his Korean national wife Kyung Jin Jae, Seoul Kitchen serves classic Korean food that people normally see in Hongdae, South Korea.