Abe in BGC: Bringing the Best of Pampanga’s Cuisine to the Metro
Updated as of April 15, 2020.
Pampanga is known for being the culinary capital of the Philippines and Abe in BGC brings these delicious dishes and more to the Metro.
The restaurant’s name takes its origin from the owner’s late father, Mr. Larry Cruz. “Abe” is a Kapampangan term for the word “friend” which makes the restaurant an ideal location to dine with your loved ones.
Since a lot of dishes in the restaurant are based on Pampanga’s cuisine, you can find a different variety of dishes that are not usually found in other Filipino restaurants. Among these dishes is the Binukadkad na Pla-pla (Php 470) which is a deep fried dish that is served in three slices which adds an aesthetic touch to the dish.
Binukadkad na Pla-pla (Php 470)
Up next is the Sinantol na Hipon (Php 290). The dish is features a delicious variation of Sinantolan which is a dish made with coconut milk, onion, bagoong, and of course, shrimp.
Sinantol na Hipon (Php 290)
Lastly, don’t forget to try the Sinigang na Ube (Php 540). While this dish is different from the usual Sinigang, this dish has a slightly creamy texture due to the Ube mixed in the soup. Known for being a dessert, the ube helps turn down the sourness that sinigang is known for which makes is a dish that will delight your tastebuds.
Sinigang na Ube (Php 540)
For a taste of Pampanga, head over to Abe in BGC to sample traditional Filipino favorites and for the best that Pampanga has to offer.
How to get here
- By car: From Ayala Avenue, take the McKinley Road and drive straight to McKinley Parkway. Turn left onto Market! Market! loading and unloading bay. Abe is located near Bari-Uma Ramen and Karada.
- By foot: Serendra is a two-minute walk away from Market! Market!. Cross the McKinley Parkway heading towards Serendra.