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Emily In Pares In Las Piñas Serves Filipino Beef Stew, Mami Noodles, & Papaitan From A Food Truck

Pares food truck in Las Piñas

Being naturally humorous, we Filipinos have plenty of businesses in our country with wacky puns as names. A new addition to these is Emily In Pares, a food business inspired by the Netflix comedy-drama series Emily in Paris.

Emily in Pares brings you not Paris, but rather, pares (braised beef stew), from a food truck parked at Metro Towne Centre in Talon Singko, Las Piñas. One of its beef offerings is a tad upscale compared to the others – steak rice – but it remains at a shockingly affordable price.

Filipino comfort food

Emily in Pares - pares
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A bowl of pares from Emily in Pares costs P60 (~USD1.14). This rich stew made with beef tendon is best enjoyed with rice. For just P110 (~USD2.10) you can have a serving of this dish with bone marrow.

Emily in Pares - beef mami
Beef mami
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If you want to skip rice and want something with a toned-down, beef taste,  get a bowl of beef mami noodles for P45 (~USD0.86). Among the food truck’s comforting soup options is a slightly bitter soup made with cow innards, or papaitan, which costs P55 (~USD1.05).

On the other hand, for a meal to treat yourself without breaking the bank, you can opt for Emily in Pares’ steak rice. It’s fried Wagyu trimmings on top of garlic fried rice that costs only P40 (~USD0.76).

Street food snacks

Emily in Pares - Filipino street food
Deep-fried street food
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Besides comfort dishes, the food truck also serves well-loved, deep-fried Filipino street food snacks. These include chicken skin, atay (liver), lumpiang shanghai (Filipino egg rolls), and chicharong bulaklak (deep-fried pork intestines).

Filipino street food
Pork barbecue and grilled chorizo Cebu
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Of course, Filipino street food wouldn’t be complete without pork barbecue. If you want to taste something not all barbecue places in the Philippines have, Emily in Pares has grilled chorizo Cebu which is skewered sweet longganisa (sausage).

You can eat these street foods as they are or enjoy these with rice.

Al fresco dining & takeaway

Emily in Pares - food truck
Food truck
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For an authentic food truck dining experience, Emily In Pares offers al fresco dining. Beside the 70s-style mini bus food truck are several tables and chairs.

al fresco dining
Al fresco dining area
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However, if you don’t have the time to enjoy your meal, you can also get their recipes for takeout. The food truck puts its food in eco-friendly takeout packaging so you can enjoy its dishes guilt-free.

Available for delivery

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If you’re still too busy to drop by the food truck at Metro Towne Centre, you can also get classic Filipino comfort food delivered to your doorstep. The food business can be found on the foodpanda app.

Emily in Pares also provides in-house delivery. Just call or text 0956 644 9675. For this delivery option, you can pay for your orders through GCash or cash on delivery.

Emily in Pares brings you pares from a food truck

Paris may be elusive to regular folks like us, but thankfully, a bowl of rich, hot pares is not.

With the ingenious idea that is Emily in Pares, we even get to enjoy delicious Filipino comfort food from a chic space for a minimal price.

Address: Metro Towne Centre, Talon Singko, Las Piñas City, Metro Manila
Opening Hours:
10Am-4AM, Daily
Telephone: 0956 644 9675
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Cover image adapted from: @callmeantha and