These Artisan Restaurants and Cafes Promote Homegrown Ingredients and Products

Anne Marielle Eugenio
PUBLISHED September 13, 2018 08:41 am
Art by Dani Elevazo

Did you know that you can dine out, eat healthy while supporting local farmers and lead a sustainable lifestyle all at the same time? These artisan cafes and restaurants will give you that chance!

Filling up your tummies have never felt this fulfilling we tell you! Better check these restos out!

Batala Bar
830 Antonio Arnaiz Ave, Makati City.

This neat bar in Makati is owned by Bambike (Bamboo Bike) founder, Fil-Am Bryan McClelland. If you're looking for cheap local craft drinks, Batala Bar is the perfect place for you. Check their bar out and try their MOMOL (Mojito Mojito lang), local beers, and bambanog (bamboo-infused lambanog). Batala Bar also showcases products and crafts from Filipino artisans in its store.






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G/F Serendra Piazza, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

All of ECHO’s initiatives are done for the promotion of a sustainable lifestyle. ECHO actually stands for Environment, Community, Health, and Organization. This cafe houses drinks and baked goods made from naturally grown products within an ECHOstore. Get this, ECHO also has an ECHOmarket with raw products fresh from the ECHOfarm.

ECHO cafe also has a branch at:
Unit 1F Eton Centris Walk, EDSA corner Quezon Ave., Quezon City

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The Giving Cafe
Pines Street, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City

Do you want to turn your  love for coffee into something more? The Giving Cafe by Henry and Sons will give you the opportunity. The giving cafe supports the Foundation for Sustainable Coffee Excellence which helps the farmers in La Trinidad, Benguet. Their abaca-decorated interiors add to a very filipino home experience.

Earth Kitchen
White Plains, Quezon City.

This restaurant is for our health conscious friends out there. From farm to table, Earth Kitchen ensures that all their ingredients are fresh, healthy, and most of all, organic. This kitchen also supports local farmers and indigenous communities in hopes to sustain the livelihood of marginalized communities.

These restaurants and cafes’ menu might be a little bit pricier, but hey, it's worth the price if you would be able to help our fellow Filipinos, right? Support local and you would be able to help the local and marginalized communities!

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