You'll want something to munch on while scouting for products and learning from experts at our first ever Smart Parenting Conventionhappening this Saturday, July 29, at the SM Megamall Mega Trade Hall 2. So, aside from talks and wonderful pregnancy, baby and family products, you can also expect good eats at the venue! Here’s a sneak peek of a few of the food concessionaires that will be at the event:
1. Art of Pie
Art of Pie offers both savory and sweet pies to suit your hunger or craving. Best-sellers include the hearty herb-crusted chicken pot pie, the Pinoy-inspired basil longganisa pie, and the crowd-pleaser Nutella banana cream pie.
2. Cook Tales
If it's delicious home-cooked comfort food you're hungry for, turn to Cook Tales by Jeri. They have pastas, buffalo wings, nachos and dip, and more. At their booth, you can sample their best-selling pasta sauces as well and take home a bottle (or two) of their home-cooked recipes.
#SPConvention2017 exclusive! Every P1,000-purchase gets a free bottle of Cook Tales by Jeri salad dressing.
Empanada Mas' baked treats are freshly made from a generations-old passed on secret family recipe. They're hand-rolled and hand-made from scratch without any artificial preservatives.
#SPConvention2017 exclusive! Free taste throughout the event Special mini box of empanadas for just P150
4. Healthy Nuggetss
Skip the processed meats and try Healthy Nuggetss chicken malunggay nuggets. Made from fresh ingredients, they're version of the typically store-bought snack/ulam is made more nutritious with the addition of malunggay. Give them a taste at our convention and take a pack home for the kids! #SPConvention2017 exclusive! 10% off on all healthy backyard products
TAPAddiction tapa is made solely from U.S.D.A. Premium Beef. It's also homemade with no preservatives. It won the People's Choice Award at Yummy Magazine's "Yummy Eats 2016 Baon Blow Out" last year.
Eats So Good has a passion for Italian with its menu of pastas and salads. It's run by a two-man team who do all the buying, prepping and cooking themselves. Try out their best-sellig Sunday Gravy pasta, which is cooked by stewing ingredients for six hours, and their #EatsSoGood signature salad.
Karabella is a social enterprise based in Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm. They make milk products like ice cream and milkshake from carabao milked from local farmers. Choose from enticing and unique flavors like leche flan, turon with langka, ube halaya, and more. Every purchase supports our kababayans! You can also book them (along with their super cute cart) for your next children's party.
Aren't Lollipuffs' cotton candy creations amazing? Their talented team can make all sorts of shapes (e.g. flowers and spirals) and characters (e.g. Hello Kitty and Pikachu) just from colorful cotton candy floss. Don't miss them at our convention!
Mommy Bites makes lactation goodies that contain ingredients that can increase milk supply like oats and brewer's yeast. They're not just for breastfeeding moms too. Dad and the kids can enjoy a bite or two as well. #SPConvention2017 exclusive! Buy 3 dozens and get 3 pieces free Buy 5 dozens and get a 10% discount
10. Pufft Marshmallows
You've never had marshmallows like this before. Pufft gives a new take to the kiddie party classic by incorporating different flavors and designs. These aren't store bought marshmallows either, they're hand-made and home-tested by its chef owner. Try their flavors like strawberries and cream, mint chocolate, gourmet vanilla and mango dulce de leche.
#SPConvention2017 exclusive! Get a 6-piece box for only P250
11. Pure Nectar
Pure Nectar serves nutritious drinks made from cold-pressed fruits and vegetables in to-go bottles. Because its cold-pressed, each one of their 300mL bottles contains approximately half a kilo of raw and whole fruits and veggies. Choose from juice and blends like Green Supreme, Tropical Fuel and Buko Melon.
Prepared in small batches, Southern Folk offers unique cacao products made from quality ingredients with no artificial additives and preservatives. Their artisanal drinking chocolate or hot tsokolate comes from their small, family-run organic farm.
13. Sugar Sensation
Sugar Sensation offers lactation treats for breastfeeding Pinay mommas. They're not too sweet and can be requested to be made dairy-free if you're ordering. Try their Bananacake, Nutty Chocolate Oatbars, Banana Bomb Bites and Flake-Tabites.
#SPConvention2017 exclusive! Freebies for the first 30 customers 10% off for purchases P20 and above 14. Provido's
For good ol' Filipino food that's filling and affordable, head to Provido's food stall. They've got a spread of Pinoy favorites served with hot rice. Just the thing to hit the spot at lunchtime during the convention! (Photo above is for illustration purposes only.)
You can't really eat what Gourmandise offers but you'll still want their products in your kitchen. They offer a line of kitchen essentials like pretty canvas aprons, water-repellent grocery bags, and even their reusable Unpaper Towels.
See our full guide to the Smart Parenting Convention here. See you there!