Sariling Atin: Pinoy Grill and Grocery Is Making a Name in New York

Sariling Atin: Pinoy Grill and Grocery Is Making a Name in New York

A Pinoy grill and grocery store in one, “Sariling Atin,” is making a name in New York. It even caught the attention of The New York Times, which  recently posted a story about this Pinoy-owned establishment, focusing on its Pinoy food including monggo (stew of mung beans), galunggong (shyer mackerel), kare-kare (pork in peanut butter stew), kalderetang kambing (goat stew), crispy pork belly, and Bicol express (pork steeped in coconut milk and chilis).

Sariling Atin Pinoy Grill New York (1)(Photo credit: The New York Times)

Sariling Atin is bringing the Pinoy flavor in the US and introducing our staple dishes to the foreign palate. According to The New York Times, it serves dishes in turo-turo (point-point) style, which is very popular in our country.

Sariling Atin Pinoy Grill New York (3)(Photo credit: The New York Times)

Most of the meals at Sariling Atin come with rice or noodles, much like here in the Philippines although rice is a much common choice of starch. Price range is between $4.50 and $9.50, depending on how many sides you have.

Sariling Atin is also included on the CBS Local list of best 5 restaurants for Filipino food in New York City.

Its grocery store offers a smorgasbord of Filipino products, from Andok’s litson sauce to several Pinoy chichiryas (snacks).

Sariling Atin Pinoy Grill New York (2)(Photo credit: The New York Times)

Sariling Atin is owned by  Celso Concepcion, known as Nilo, and his wife, Rosario, known as Rose. The New York Time said:

Rose immigrated to the United States to work as a nurse’s aide, sending money home to Nilo and their daughter Rocel for years until they were able to join her. Now 25, Rocel manages the family’s Queens outpost, although she hopes to go to dentistry school one day. (Nilo’s cousin Edgardo Gonzales oversees the kitchen.)

It is located at 89-12 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens. 

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Sariling Atin: Pinoy Grill and Grocery Is Making a Name in New York






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