74 Creekside Square , Tomas Morato Avenue , Quezon City – Philippines
Runners’ Kitchen ( facebook page)
The whole idea of Runners’ Kitchen started when some members of Run365PH, including Mr. Xander Angeles- photographer , business entrepreneur, director and mountaineer.
interior of the restaurant ( facebook page )
He began to realized that there is not much places in north of Metro Manila, there were not too many places for people to get healthy and wholesome food, particularly organic and gluten-free fare. The place can accommodate between 35 to 45 people at any given time sitting comfortably inside the place.
The group was established in 2014 and the restaurant had a soft opening sometime in January 2015 and since then had began attracting runners , athletes around the place . Soon, food connoisseurs began eating at the place while television , newsprint and blog sites soon featured this restaurant .
bicycle affixed on the wall of the restaurant
The original idea of the partners was to have a food truck / food van business, but they have to apply several permits from different cities in which their food van business will traverse. This made it complicated as each city would have different requirements and regulations.
There is a small corner with souvenir items for sale
stylist flashlights turned into lightning fixtures
They targeted runners because they themselves were runners, and partnered up with Ms. Bianca King or Ms. Bianca Charlotte King– GMA channel 7 celebrity, model , director and health and wellness advocate (who is also involved in Beyond Yoga), Ms. Rhian Ramos– celebrity , model , singer and Ms. Glaiza De Castro.
Ms. Abby Asistio
Ms. Abby Asistio – artist , alopecia advocate and other young entrepreneur. She is one of the partners of the restaurant . We were invited for a press conference a few days ago by Novuhair .
According to Ms. Abby Asistio, majority of the menus were formulated by executive Chef Matthew Ramos Henares, He was featured in candy magazine , cousin of Ms. Rhian Ramos and son of ‘Pepito Manaloto’ cast Mr. Ronnie Henares.
menu board with spicy tuna quinoa
Spicy Tuna Quinoa Roll is composed of coconut creme , ginger soy reduction, Sriracha , cucumber , mayo wrapped in Japanese nori wrapper topped with sesame seeds .
Php 280 -good for 2 to 4 persons- This is good for light meals and appetizer.
I like the way , they presented their menus and the paper – I think it is made from recycled paper .
healthy whole wheat nachos
Healthy Whole Wheat Nachos– whole wheat tortilla , with shredded pork adobo , mango, cheese , finely chopped red onions , corn bits with salsa sauce and topped with coriander leaves. Php 200 ( ideal for 2 to 3 person)
Dalandan juice with honey –Php 90
The wheat nachos is best paired with SUCUS Dalandan Juice. I personally love this nachos and Dalandan juice.
Wild Board Sausage with Couscuos- It is Couscus topped with local sausage ( longganisa ) sinamak , cucumber , tomatoes , red onion topped with chop coriander leaves .
Php 300 per bowl ( good for 1 to 2 person)
vertical pocket garden
There is also a pocket vertical garden that is found within the restaurant premises , However due to the indoor humidity and air-condition , some of the plants are already wilted . Vertical garden includes Tillandsia stricta ” cotton candy” , Asplenium musifolium , Cryptanthus or Earth Star a member of the bromeliad family
Runners Kitchen is open from 8am to 8pm, perfect for post-run meals.
Runner’s Kitchen is located at Creekside Square, Tomas Morato cor. Kamuning street . It is near E. Rodriguez side
It can be reach via major jeepney routes plying E. Rodriguez going to Cubao area.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RunnersKitchenPH/timeline