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Mouthwatering Offerings You Can Expect at ArteFino's Eats Section

Delicious local artisanal food and drinks await!

ArteFino, the annual Philippine crafts fair and a haven for indigenous and artisanal finds, launched Eats by ArteFino in partnership with Town & Country and Rockwell Land at the function room of the Edades Tower in Rockwell.

Celebrating the food and drink purveyors that will be on offer at this week's fair, guests enjoyed a range of offerings from poke bowls to pizza.

The sumptuous lineup included dishes and delights from Filipino food entrepreneurs.

Cedi Lopez Vargas, Susie Quiros, Maritess Pineda, Marimel Francisco

Gourmet Garage

Anne Marie Saguil and Monchet Olives

The Wholesome Table

Jacqui Boncan, Yvonne Romualdez, and Princess Russell

Zelda Kienle and Jessica Kienle Maxwell

Carmela Agosta, Jackie Antonio, Vicki Delgado, and Tinky Locsin

Taste by Grace Home

Lauro Baja, Grace Baja, and Manolet Montinola

Tinky Locsin, Carmela Agosta, and Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi

Malagos Farmhouse Cheese

Kit Zobel, Susie Quiros, and Marissa Tambunting

Items from The Barracks, the new men’s area of the fair curated by Monchet Olives

Some purveyors created dishes especially for ArteFino, such as this Timpano by Art of Pie, with layers of pasta, meat, and other good things.

...and this Fino Pizza by Pizza Morena with crab meat and crab fat aioli.

Susie Quiros, Patty Tan, Bambi Sy, Maritess Pineda, Angela Hsu, Princess Russell, Trickie Lopa, and Mel Francisco


Princess Russell and Trickie Lopa


The drinks were provided by Stanford Shaw...

...Engkanto Brewery

...and Don Papa Rum.


A selection of ArteFino Finds was also on preview.

Chris Daez, Marielle Po, and Vicki Delgado

Carol Cabangon, Kim Cuerva, Macky Fah, Chris Daez, and Kai Lim

A sample selection of the highly-anticipated women’s jackets

The jackets were made as a special collaboration project between Zarah Juan, HeArteFino, and the craftswomen of the Bagobo Tagabawa community.

Carole Tagle, Cecile Yujuico, Jessica Kienle Maxwell, Brenda Heo, Chermaine de Guzman, and Yvette Fernandez

Macky Fah

Maritess Pineda, Elena Coyiuto, Pepper Teehankee, and Susie Quiros

Michelline Suarez and Maiki Oreta

Steffi Chiongbian, Gina Aboitiz, Candace Yulo, Marimel Francisco, and Marilu Batchelor

Alexa Sy and Samantha Que Rodriguez

Miguel Vargas, Yvette Fernandez, and Justin Golangco

Mia Pascua Cenzon, Maritess Pineda, and Zarah Juan

ArteFino runs from August 30 to September 2 at 8 Rockwell, Hidalgo Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati.

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