La Union has been sweeping people off their feet for the past couple of years. What’s not to love about 'Elyu'? You can listen to the waves or ride them, the sunset is breathtaking, everyone here seems to be so chill, life here is slow and laidback, yet it's also fun and entertaining. Plus, you’ve probably already heard of the various must-try food and drinks when in Elyu.
The Food Project: La Union is the newest addition to Elyu’s superb food scene. It opened last March and it’s already gaining popularity from both locals and tourists. Owned and manage by Khenrik Tan, a young entrepreneur who’s a steady foodie and has a keen eye for great interior designs, it’s no wonder why The Food Project has plenty of IG-worthy corners and notable food choices. Chefs from Singapore and a high end hotel in the north were hired by Khenrik to screen all would-be tenants during the early stage of The Food Project.
On top of that, they also have a posh nail lounge where you may rest and relax in between eating and drinking to your heart’s content!
Here’s a preview of 21 food stalls you’ll love at The Food Project: La Union and Reveal Nails and Beauty Lounge:
1. Café Latino
But first, coffee. Get your caffeine fix (Latin style) at Café Latino! They offer irresistibly good pastries, too.
Fill your tummy with gourmet burgers and other American comfort food at Burp-ger!
3. Kim & Chi
Feast with Korean flavors at Kim & Chi! We loved their Volcanic Kimchi Fried Rice with insane amounts of cheese.
4. Mr. Persian Kebab
Delight your palate with inexpensive Persian food at Mr. Persian Kebab!
5. Liriano’s Empanada
Ever wondered what it feels like to have a food trip at the Dominican Republic? Visit Liriano’s at The Food Project to find out!
For food that feels like home, head on over to Cocinera to revel in Filipino food goodness.
7. Hot Mommas
For grilled Pinoy food faves, swing by Hot Mommas’ stall. Their liempo is on point!
8. Tacotitas Casa Mexicano
Say Ola! to the Mexican snacks waiting for you at Tacotitas Casa Mexicano.
9. Wok Your Way
In love with Asian cuisine? Do yourself a favor and wok your way to to this stall.
10. Miss Cono
Pizza isn’t flat anymore, at least for Miss Cono. They offer unique pizza cones and other appetizing Italian dishes.
11. FnF Shawarma
When shawarma cravings hit you hard, you know where to go!
12. 123 Pork 56
This stall is all about lechon and we’re not complaining! Don’t forget to try their bestselling lechon belly sisig during your visit.
In the mood for Japanese food in Elyu? No problem! Just look for Maru.
14. What The Pho
We’re in love with the Vietnamese food at What The Pho. Don’t leave without trying out their Bun Cha (rice noodle with grilled marinated pork)!
15. Hungry Panda
Hungry Panda serves Hong Kong style street food. Their menu is diverse so whether you’re longing for light snacks or heavy meals, they’ve got you covered.
16. The Shrimp Muscle
If you have a thing for surf & turf, then see you at The Shrimp Muscle!
Ribs that are slowly cooked to perfection aren’t only available at fancy restaurants, get ‘em at Ribbed at an affordable price.
18. Chick Inn
Check out Chick Inn for various yummy chicken dishes!
19. LU Poke Bowl
I don’t know about you but whenever I go to the beach, I make it a point to eat fresh and delectable seafood. LU Poke Bowl is a great place to get just that!
20. I Scream
What’s better than ice cream? Homemade ice cream topped with fresh fruits! It’s so deliciously creamy you might just find yourself heading back to Elyu just to get another taste of it.
21. Thirst Beverage Co.
Quench your thirst with Thirst Beverage Co.’s refreshing fruit juices, Italian sodas, and milk tea variants!
After your fill of scrumptious food and drink, it's time for some pampering at their nail spa!
22. Reveal Nails and Beauty Lounge
Whether you want a foot reflexogy to cap off a long day or you simply want to have your nails done for a quick “me time,” Reveal Nail Lounge can take care of it.
Love music? When you're heading to La Union over the weekend, you can catch performances by solo artists and live bands every Saturday night at The Food Project.
The Food Project: La Union is open daily from 10am to 10pm, located at Zone 1, Brgy. Lingsat, corner Martinez Street, San Fernando City, La Union. Follow The Food Project: La Union on Facebook and Instagram (thefoodprojectlu).