lslas Pinas, an indoor “Filipino Food & Heritage Village” and a new, distinct destination for both local and international guests, is now open at the DoubleDragon Plaza, DD Meridian Park, Macapagal Avenue corner EDSA Extension, Bay Area, Pasay City, Metro Manila.
Designed to showcase the abundance and vibrancy of the Filipino culture, this new establishment lets guests discover, explore and experience the Phllipplnes’s heritage sites, natural resources, hospitality . and most importantly, its cuisine.
The result of collaboration between DoubleDragon Group and Chef Margarita Forés, lslas Pinas is a project that aims to inspire love for the Philippines and to cultivate patriotism by showcasing the country’s beautiful sites and diverse regional cuisines.
With a seating capacity of over 700 seats in an expansive 2,500 square meter space, lslas Pinas is the perfect place to give visitors a taste of the host that the Philippines has to offer.
ISLAS PlNAS also hosts an authentic Sarao Jeepney, which for many generations became the king of the Philippine streets especially in the countryside.
“DoubleDragon has always believed in embarking on projects with relevance. We believe lslas Pinas will be a landmark in the country, and will showcase the diversity not only of our cuisine and handicrafts but also our landscape and architecture brought about by the rich heritage and culture of the country,” says DoubleDragon’s Chief investment Officer Hannah Yulo.
At the helm of this project is none other than Asia’s Best Female Chef of 2016, Margarita A. Forés whose mission is to bring Filipino cuisine to global prominence. Thus, lslas Pinas is a vision coming to life for her, where Filipino food is not just on the sidelines but at the centerstage.
Here are the food concierge inside Islas Pinas:
SINAG, the tagalog word for ‘ray of light’ offers all-day Filipino breakfast favorites like our TAPSILOG, danggit, Batchoy, an llongso noodle soup.
ALAMAT or legend, tells the story of the different regions of the Philippines through its signature dishes.
BILAO is coined after the woven winnowing basket where comfort snacks like pansit (fried noodles) and puto (rlce cakes) are usually served.
PANADERYA offers neighborhood bakery favorites such as pandesal and kalihim.
TUSOK-TUSOK, on the other hand, offers urban street food finds like barbecue on stick, isaw (grilled chicken intestine) and kwek-kwek (fried quail eggs).
PANULAK or beverage is where the samalamig (cold drinks with different flavors) will be available .
Lastly, PAMPANG or shore will allow guests to enjoy chosen fresh catch cooked to their preference.
All these will be available daily, without the scorching heat and pollution as the space is fully airconditioned. Located at the bustling DD Meridian Park in the Bay Area along EDSA Extension and Macapagal Avenue, lslas Pinas can be easily accessed using both private and public transportation.
lSLAS PINAS is the main anchor of DoubleDragon Plaza, which forms part of the 4.8 Hectare DD Meridian Park commercial and office complex.