Farinas Ilocos Empanada: Authentic Ilocos Food to Satisfy Your Cravings

Do you love food from Ilocos? If you’re looking for authentic Ilocos food, then you need to check out Farinas Ilocos Empanada. Their staff members are all either Ilocano, trained in Ilocos, or trained by Ilocanos; so you can be sure that you’re getting the most authentic fare possible.

Farinas Ilocos Empanada originally started as a kiosk and then grew into a dine-in restaurant, thanks to their customers who patronized their food offerings. Of course, things changed a lot when the COVID-19 pandemic came about, though. There have been a lot of limitations in terms of face-to-face interactions, and people needed to stay at home. After receiving a lot of messages from customers who were craving for their comfort food, Farinas Ilocos Empanada knew that they had to start focusing on deliveries.

A quick search on Twitter showed just how many people were craving for Ilocos empanada and how many of them loved and missed Farina’s food, in general. “So, we made sure to offer deliveries, as well as pickups and advanced orders,” they explain.

“Through our deliveries, we make sure to serve our customers the best comfort food and give them an authentic Ilocano experience,” they say. “In return, they help our restaurants like us strive in this pandemic, which is very important these days. We encourage people to keep supporting small businesses, small restaurants, and online shops.”

Farinas Ilocos Empanada pancit

Farinas Ilocos Empanada is a great choice for people who don’t have time to cook or who simply want to serve their families with home-cooked comfort food like pinakbet and pancit.

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It is an especially great choice for family bonding sessions in the comfort of your own homes since they have affordable bilao that is good for the entire family, including pancit bilao, combo bilao, and longganisa bilao.

They even offer ready-to-cook frozen longganisa and bagnet, which are best served for birthday celebrations or as friendly gifts to neighbors. Everything is about camaraderie these days, after all.

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If it’s their famous empanada that you’re after, you’ll love to hear that they make them fresh and from scratch every time someone orders. You can reheat them in the microwave or refry them in a plan with boiling oil as you please.

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All photos from Farinas Ilocos Empanada’s Facebook page.

The same goes for their longganisa and bagnet. Garlic lovers are sure to love their longganisa, and their bagnet is oh-so-flavorful – perfect with sukang Iloko! Make sure to try their fusion dish, Salted Egg Bagnet, as well.

Farinas Ilocos Empanada delivers around Metro Manila with their Taguig branch open from 8AM to 8PM.

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