Putting up a business has become the latest trend among many Filipino celebrities and owning a restaurant is one of the major clicks. These celebrities seem to be owned up by the idea that Filipinos love to eat and most of them consider food as their lifetime buddy. As a result, showbiz personalities take advantage of this thought and manage their own restaurants to provide what satisfies their customers want.
These 15 celebrity-owned restaurants may be included in the list of your must-tries without you having a clue that your favorite showbiz celebrity owns them.
-This restaurant located in Timog Avenue is owned by The King of Talk, Boy Abunda. It was in September 2015 when he decided to be a food entrepreneur by opening up a restaurant that aims to satisfy the cravings of many Filipinos.
2.) RYU RAMEN AND CURRY
-This restaurant which has branches in Tomas Morato, UP Town Center and SM Jazz Residence in Makati City is co-owned by singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid. This food place is perfect for people who are looking for Asian cuisine.
3.) TORNADO PERI-PERI CHICKEN
-Kapuso talent Arianne Bautista is looking forward to the expansion of her restaurant chain as they eye new branches in Cebu and Baguio. Her business already dominates Maginahawa St. in QC, Tanza, Taft Avenue, Cavite and Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
4.) WANGFU CHINESE BRISTO / LUNA J
-Richard Yap co-owns these classic restaurants which embody his being Filipino-Chinese. Luna J serves the Filipino taste buds with their Filipino-themed home-cooked meals.
5.) MEAT KRIS
-GMA 7 actress Kris Bernal decided to venture into the food business with her restaurant that serves the interest of burger lovers. According to an article released by Trending News Portal, it took her two months before she finalized the interior conceptualization of her business which is located in 120 Don Roces Avenue, QC.
6.) JT'S MANUKAN
-Veteran actor Joel Torre already has 12 branches of his JT's Manukan which serves the taste buds of chicken-lovers. His resto serves varieties of the classic Filipino dish, chicken inasal.
-This restaurant which has become known for serving Ilocano delicacies is owned by actress Dinna Bonnevie and her husband DV Savalleno. It is located in 11th Jamboree Street, Scout Rallos, QC.
8.) THE RUNNER'S KITCHEN
-This unique restaurant is known for serving organic food and other healthier food options. Acresses Bianca King, Glaiza De Castro and few others established this healthy restaurant at Unit 2 Ground Floor #74 Creekside Square, Tomas Morato Avebue, QC.
9.) CONCHO'S: THE HOME OF SISIG GOODNESS
-Sisig lovers must definitely give this restaurant a shot. This restaurant co-owned by Kean Cipriano and his bandmate Tatsi Jamnague opened its first branch in Marikina two years ago. Concho's has a branch in Maginhawa St., QC.
10.) NORTH WING
-This famous food hub in Maginhawa Street serves varieties of pasta, pizza and steaks. Its interior was personally conceptualized by actress Louise Delos Reyes.
11.) PEDRO N' COI
-This food place which serves Filipino delicacies is owned by beauty queen Shamcey Supsup and husband Lloyd Lee. Few of their specialties are Sampol ni Dolphy, Sampol ni Panchito, Talong, Winding Road and Chipangga. It's original branch is located at Fishermall, QC and now has six other branches.
12.) JEAN'S MANILA
-This restaurant is known for their great comfort food which include bopis, adobo and crispy pata. According to reviews, they serve the 'best bopis' in the Metro. This restaurant which can be found at 16 Roces Avenu, Quezon City is owned by veteran actress Jean Garcia.
13.) BELLISSIMO RISTORANTE
-This Italian-themed restaurant serves pasta, pizza, back ribs and steaks and is owned by action star Cesar Montano. It can be found in Scout Rallos, QC.
14.) PENPEN'S FILIPINO KITCHEN
-Ping Medina owns this all-Filipino restaurant located in G. Romulo, Araneta Center, QC. According to Trending News Portal, this resto is co-owned by his relatives and two other partners.
15.) RUFO'S FAMOUS TAPA
-This cool restaurant which offers a function room and beer pong area is owned by Rocco Nacino. His resto could be found in Timog Avenue, QC.