• 10 Celeb Moms Invite You to Go on a Food Trip With Them!

    Your food cravings might be satisfied by these 10 celeb moms who run a bakery, cafe and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
10 Celeb Moms Invite You to Go on a Food Trip With Them!
  • Whether you want to eat somewhere new this weekend, are shopping for gifts for the holidays, or looking for inspiration to start your own food business, these celeb moms are ready to serve what you need! They've got everything from bottled delights and baked treats to milk tea shops and restaurants. Check it out: 

    1. Neri Naig
    Neri's Gourmet Tuyo
    Instagram.com/nerigourmettuyo



    We've lauded Neri Naig, actress, wife to Chito Miranda, and mom to 1-year-old Miggy, in the past for her knack of turning her hobbies into money-making home-based businesses. She sells bed linens through Very Neri, manages an ukayan, and fixed up a small cottage in Tagaytay that's now for rent to vacationers. And her love for cooking has resulted in the recently opened Neri's Bakeshop, although it's also in Tagaytay. But you can try her Neri's Gourmet Tuyo! Place an order for a few bottles this holiday season. 


    2. LJ Moreno

    The Lollicake Factory
    Westdale Residences, West Capitol Drive, Barangay Kapitolyo, Pasig
    631-0059; 0999-777-4443
    Facebook.com/thelollicakefactory




    If you're looking for cake and baked treats party supplier for your kiddo's celebration, look no further than The Lollicake Factory! Owned by TV host, pastry chef and mom-of-four LJ Moreno-Alapag, the bakeshop opened in 2010 when it mainly sold cake pops. “I started bringing [cake pops] to friends’ parties and parties for family members, and they were like, ‘Why don’t you try selling them? They’re really good.’ It started from there,” she told The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Today, The Lollicake Factory has everything from fondant cakes to cupcakes, cookies and other customized pastries. 

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    3. Bettina Carlos
    #AllMineCustomizableChocolateCake - Baked Bites by ABC
    0917-861-2483



    Craving something sweet? Actress and mom to 6-year-old Gummy, Bettina Carlos, former “culinary student” of Chef Boy Logro on the TV show Idol sa Kusina loves to whip up sweet treats and baked goodies! She sells her always-sold-out scrumptious #AllMineCustomizableChocolateCake through her home-based bakeshop Baked Bites by ABC. Hurry before they're gone!


    4. Toni Gonzaga
    Happy Cup
    141 Mother Ignacia St. Quezon City
    happycupphil@gmail.com
    Facebook.com/happycupph




    Just this August, actress and mom to 1-year-old Seve, Toni Gonzaga, together with her sister Alex, launched their grand “passion project.” Their milk tea shop, Happy Cup, is serving customers at Mother Ignacia in Quezon City, right across the ABS-CBN compound. Their bestseller according to the mom is Taro with pearl and nata de coco. Have you tried it? 

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    5. Ara Mina
    Hazelberry Café
    Pwesto Community Mall, Holy Spirit Drive, Don Antonio, Quezon City
    0933-857-0838
    Facebook.com/hazelberrycafe



    Actress Ara Mina is one busy mom. Aside from starting her own beauty line, she also just opened a cafe this year! Located at Don Antonio in Quezon City, it looks like Hazelberry Cafe (Hazel happens to be Ara's real first name) doesn't run out of satisfied customers judging by its Facebook page. Encouraged by her lola, Ara, who is mom to 2-year-old Mandy, shares that baking has been a passion of hers since she was young. 

    6. Kris Aquino
    Nacho Bimby
    List of branches here
    0927-407-6923
    Facebook.com/NachoBimby



    Kris Aquino's online show Heart to Heart with Kris seems to be everyone's favorite picker-upper these days! You know what else from the Queen of All Media can put a smile on your face? Nacho Bimby! It is, of course, named after her bunso, Bimb, and will satisfy your family’s cravings for Mexican food. Food stalls are located in the cinema levels of several malls already so you can take the pulled beef-topped nachos with you to the latest family-movie. Party coming up? They’re also available for event bookings. 

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    7. Kristine Hermosa
    K's Cafe
    402 Westgate Center, Filinvest, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
    502-2673
    Facebook.com/kscafeph



    Kristine Hermosa and husband Oyo Sotto go biking together as a form of exercise. Now their chosen pastime together has given birth to Kona Bikes and K’s Cafe. Kristine runs the cafe and Oyo runs the bike shop Located at Westgate in Alabang, you'll be able to enjoy coffee and score new wheels for you and the kids in one afternoon. 

    8. Harlene Bautista
    SALU
    26 Sct. Torillo cor. Sct. Fernandez, Philippines
    282-1512
    Facebook.com/Saluresto



    Former actress Harlene Bautista and '90s matinee idol Romnick Sarmenta, parents to five kids, own a family restaurant in Quezon City, SALU, a play on the word “salu-salo.” They serve traditional dishes with a twist and regional favorites, such as Binagoongang Lechon Kare and Pinalutong na Sisig Hito. “Ang gusto namin i-cater talaga are families. As Filipinos, very important yung oras sa dining table,” Romnick told Smart Parenting in an interview. True enough, Salu has a kids area and is also open to kiddie birthday parties. Sunday family lunch, anyone? 

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    9. Shamcey Supsup
    Pedro 'n Coi
    Fisher Mall, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
    931-5693
    Facebook.com/pedroandcoi



    Eating a meal in a jeep never sounded so appealing! Pedro 'n Coi, located in Fisher Mall in Quezon City (full list of branches here), is owned Lloyd Lee and his wife, 2011 Miss Universe 3rd runner-up Shamcey Supsup. The kids will adore the fun, Pinoy pop culture-inspired interior where you pick between seating at a table inside a blue Love Bus, a jeep, a home complete with capiz windows or "out on the street." The Filipino food served is as quirky with a few named after Pinoy personalities. Tara, kaen! 

    10. Jodi Sta. Maria
    Rue Bourbon
    List of branches here
    0917-718-6155
    Facebook.com/RueBourbonMNL



    Head out to Jodi Sta. Maria's gastropub Rue Bourbon for date night or a get-together with your girlfriends. Aside from being a versatile actress, the mom of 11-year-old Thirdy is also a capable entrepreneur. With several branches all over Metro Manila already, there's bound to be one the adults can all agree to go to! 

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