You’d Want to Know About
By Shen Mascariñas
Alabang has undoubtedly become a culinary destination, attracting bellies from as far as QC. A food adventure here shouldn’t be limited to ramen (ehem Yushoken) or Mexican (ehem Chinesca), though. Hiding beyond and in between the most popular, commonsensical restaurants are delicious Southern secrets you’ve gotta try.
Uncover these 8. Quick, before everyone else does!
231 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes, Parañaque City
(02) 510 9209, 0977 2820 209 | Facebook
Open daily from 12nn to 11pm
Budget for two – P500
Sometimes all your belly really needs is fresh, affordable and scrumptious food—grub that tastes like your momma made it. You’ll find that and more at Confusion Diner.
Just some of the must-tries are the Longanisa Chili Fries, Fil-Mex Grilled Chicken and Pulled Pork Adobo Sandwich. And while you wait for your food, you’ll be entertained by the diner’s unique interiors.
GF Commercenter, 1780 Commerce cor. Filinvest Ave., Filinvest City, Muntinlupa
(02) 519 5943 | Facebook
Open daily from 10am to 10pm
Budget for two – P1000
Power Plant’s well-loved sandwich shop moved down south, taking with it Elbert’s famous cheesesteaks and burgers. For first-timers, get yourself well acquainted (and soon after addicted) with the Classic American Cheesesteak. The Umami Burger will definitely make you swoon as well with its juicy medium-rare patty, mushrooms and truffle mayonnaise.
Crostatina Patisserie & Café
2F Madison Galeries, Don Jesus Boulevard, Alabang Hills, Cupang, Muntinlupa City
(02) 777 2837 | Facebook
Open weekdays from 10am to 9pm | Weekends from 10am to 10pm
Budget for two – P500
Your sweet tooth will be incredibly happy at this neighborhood gem. Crostatina offers an extensive pastry selection that will satisfy almost every dessert craving. After sampling their savory dishes, make sure you end your meal on the perfect note with their popular Strawberry Pavlova or French Butter Sansrival.
Molito Commercial Complex, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
(02) 807 3008 | Facebook
Open daily from 11am to 11pm
Budget for two – P1200
Korean cuisine purists, look no further! Soga Miga is one of the South’s most authentic Korean restaurants, which is why it’s usually packed with locals looking for flavors from home. Make sure you try the Gochujang Samgyeoupsal and Bibimbap.