Words by Jhanine Caoile
Photos by Eunick Nobe
Looking for your next food trip and travel destination? You should definitely take a quick trip down South for your favorite shops and of course, for a food trip.
Located in San Pedro, Laguna, Galleria South is the newest mall in Laguna which is just an hour away from Manila.
One of the attractions in the mall is a special art installation called “Heaven’s Gate” which is mainly derived from the location San Pedro or St. Peter who is the one assigned to check the names of the souls that enter the gate of heaven.
Another great thing about Galleria South is Eat Street.
This eat street is a must-try for all the art gods and foodies out there, because it does not just offer a wide variety of scrumptious foods, but it also provides a beautiful art installation outside the main food strip. Can you imagine that? You would not only appease your cravings on this trip, but also satisfy your eyes too! Here are 16 different restaurants/ food shops you should try once you drop by this industrial dining area.
Beh Rouz is a kebab shop featuring wild and savoury Persian flavours. Having the kebabs served warm and fresh with its own garlic sauce, Beh Rouz truly allows guests to experience the rich authenticity of the Persian cuisine through the food it serves. With the wide variety of dishes they serve ranging from barbecue to steak and even to lamb chops, Beh Rouz truly leaves a tingle in every guest’s tastebuds.
For all the sweet tooths out there, Chiara’s is the place to be! As a pastry shop bridging the love of Italian tradition to the typical liveliness of the Filipino people together, it surely results to serving your favourite array of staple desserts and good food like gelato, cakes, and pastries. They’ve even got your favourite cup of coffee to pair up your sweet treats with.
ChizMozza may not just be your ordinary food stand, as it is also known to be “the first Mozzarella Sticks Food Stand in the Philippines.” It never fails to wow guests with its “out-of-this-world” flavours and textures as it guaranteed to be enjoyed fresh, cheesy, and gooey.
Coffee, Tea & Bessy
Start your day strong with a cup of coffee or tea with your bestie! This shop provides you the warmth you need in the morning or even during those cozy and rainy nights. Coffee, Tea & Bessy offers an amazingly wide variation of flavours for its milk tea, fruit tea, frappe, and coffee menus.
Craving for your favourite Filipino delicacies? Edna’s surely is the one-stop shop for your everyday baon, meryenda, and even pasalubong! This shop sells almost all the Filipino snacks you may possibly know of. From a Filipino’s all-time favourite dried mango to Edna’s specialty of pinipig delicacies, this shop will not disappoint you.
Ersao is the paradise for your best-loved authentic Taiwanese foods and flavours. This Taiwanese food joint serves variations of noodles, rice toppings, and dumplings. Of course, Taiwanese food would never be complete without fruit tea, and most importantly, the very famous milk tea.
Fire Pit Ribs
Fire Pit surely is the safe haven for all the meat lovers out there. Aside from its well-known ribs platter and pork barbecue, Fire Pit also serves other meats such as chicken and fish. But what makes Fire Pit Ribs so special is how it is slow cooked on an open flamed grill and even glazed with its very own Barako Coffee BBQ Sauce, thus giving the barbecue its quality, smoky, and unique taste.
G-Spot Burger Bar
G-Spot is mostly known for its burgers, but this burger bar leaves no man unsatisfied with their wide selection of chicken wings, and milkshake flavors. Also, one thing’s for sure: G-Spot does not just serve you your ordinary burgers, but it leaves you to even trying the fusion of cheese and chocolate in a burger for the very first time.
Clench your thirst with Ho Cha’s authentic Taiwanese milk tea! Ho Cha is no ordinary milk tea shop, as it guarantees high qualitea drinks, as all of its ingredients and equipment are shipped from Taiwan. However, what makes Ho Cha’s milk tea worth the try is the various flavours and series it offers in its menu. You may either choose from the milk tea series, the layered milk tea series, the galaxy series, the milk foam series, the fruit and fresh tea series, or even the bruleé series.
Hog Me offers the diverse and delicious flavours of the Korean cuisine. Every dish comes with the staple lettuce and bean paste. With the various ingredients placed into the dishes, the colors undoubtedly pop and catches every guest’s attention. To complement the rice bowls and the rice rolls, Korean ramyeon noodles should be paired with main dishes too.
Enjoy Hot Chicks’ signature crispy chicken wings and its Chickcharon with their wide selection of sauces! Ranging from its cheese sauce to its spicy orange mango sauce, Hot Chicks would never find anything that would compliment their chicken more than these sauces would.
Want to try something new? Have a taste of Nham Cha’s authentic Thai milk tea! Nham Cha not only guarantees you a taste of Thailand’s culture, but also a taste of the weekend ahead of you.
Phad Thai serves authentic Thai foods and flavours by Chef Mommy Ancharee. Just like Nham Cha’s milk tea, Phad Thai does not just offer your ordinary everyday foods. The Thai dishes Phad Thai provides to its customers never fails to display a fragrant aroma and a spicy kick to its taste. Phad Thai’s menu includes most of Thailand’s staple dishes such as Fresh Spring Rolls, Kaoneaw Mamuang (Mango with Sticky Rice), and Phad Thai noodles.
Seafood and Steak
Not sure what you want to eat? Seafood and Steak can satisfy your cravings. Whether you are a pescetarian or a meat lover, they have something for you. Offered in sizzling platters, these seafood and steak dishes are surely fresh and warm once served. Whether you are a pescetarian or a meat lover, they have something for you.
This Filipino restaurant offers every Filipino a one-of-a-kind sisig and bagnet experience. Drop by Sisig Barn to taste the crispiest Filipino sisig in town.
Ta Ke Ho Me Sushi
Being the perfect to-go food on the menu, Ta Ke Ho Me’s sushis are packed in boxes. Ta Ke Ho Me’s sushis are the best to eat with your friends on a night out, as it provides you with just the right amount of sweetness and saltiness.
What are you waiting for? Visit Eat Street on your next free weekend and tell us which food store you enjoyed the most!
Level 4 Robinsons Galleria South
Km. 31, National Highway, Brgy, San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines