Ka Popoy’s Bakery: Home of Famous Kalabasha Rolls and Pan de Popoy

Ka Popoy’s Bakery recently opened their store for business within the heart of Villa Florencia Subdivision in Barangay Talipapa, Novaliches in Quezon City.

The bakery name was derived from Ka Popoy, The homegrown bakery attracts several customers, Some are from as far as University of the Philippines , Diliman, Marikina, Novaliches, North Caloocan and even residents of Valenzuela City.

sales clerk with Ka Popoy’s signature pan de popoy and kalabasha rolls

The logo’s color is quite modern and catchy . It had a simple black and orange background. Orange being the color of kalabasa or squash.

Ka Popoy’s Bakery

portion of the bakery

Ka Popoy’s Bakery logo had some similarities with Ka Tunying Coffee and Bakeshop, The sales clerk told me that the proprietor was one of the business partner of Mr. Anthony Taberna.

pan de popoy or squash pan de sal

They had a soft opening held last January 18, 2021, Among the instant favorites were their Spanish bread,kalabasha rolls ( squash rolls) , banana cake, pan de popoy, pianono rolls, ensyamada, monggo rolls, monggo pan de sal, ham and cheese stuffed bread, cheese bread, brownies, crinkles, caramel bars among others.

Aside from pastries, They also have sandwich spread, canned goods,peanut butter, coffee, bottled water for sale.

kalabasha roll or squash rolls

Kalabasha rolls have vitamins A, B6, and C, folate, magnesium,riboflavin, phosphorus, and potassium which is healthy and goof for one’s health.

Their pianono rolls is also good but not baked in pugon style unlike those in Concepcion Bakery in Malabon.

banana bread or banana loaf

One can also pre- order cakes or other pastries. We tried their banana bread for Php 75, pan de popy for Php 29 per pack and their well -loved kalabasha roll for just Php 39.00.

We also have tried their ensaymada, pianono rolls and caramel bars a couple of weeks ago.

Celebrity Customers

Some of the celebrities and well-known personalities who have bought pastries included Coach Misfune Kuribayashi, DOST-NCR Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III, sir Voltron “The Barefoot Rock Star” among others.

They can also deliver within a specific vicinity ( usually within 4 to 6 kilometers radius) Kingspoint Subdivision, Goodwill Homes 1, Goodwill Homes 2, Kasiyahan Townhomes, El Pueblo One condominium, San Pedro IX Subdivision, Jem 7, Saint Charbel Subdivision, Congressional Avenue areas and within Barangay Talipapa, Quezon City for a minimum order of just Php 200.00

Note: All price quoted in this blog are subject to change without prior notification.

Ka Popoy’s Bakery

Address: # 3 Lukaria Street, Villa Florencia Subdivision, Barangay Talipapa, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Business hours: Mondays to Sundays. 6am-8pm.Dine in, Take away or if you like it delivered right at your doorstep.

Contact : 0921-3812912 / Landline :7092-1578

Great Grill Dishes from Roxsie’s Sinugba in Goodwill Homes 1

Roxsie’s Sinugba is one of food stalls which is located within Katipunan Avenue sometimes called SB road which starts from Lukaria street in Barangay Talipapa, Kingspoint Subdivision within Barangay Bagbag, Goodwill Homes 1, California Village Subdivision , Sierra Vista and intersecting General Luis street in Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon.

Sinugba was derived from the Cebuano word in which “any type of food that is cooked or grilled over charcoal “. Grilled food is quite popular along the stretch of the community . The 6 or 7 kilometers long stretch of SB Diversion Road provides an alternative short cut route within Novaliches to Northern part of Caloocan, parts of Valenzuela and Fairview.

Great Grill Dishes from Roxsie’s Sinugba

rellenong bangus or bangus relleno at Php 240 per order

boneless bangus comes in 3 sizes Php 220.00 large, Php 240 for extra large (XL) and Php 275.00 for Jumbo

Roxsie’s Sinugba have a lot of different grilled dishes ranging from their all time favorite tuna belly, rellenong bangus, grilled pork liempo, bangus lumpia (lumpiang bangus/ milk fish spring roll), special laing, rellenong pusit, special grilled liempo, bangus sisig among others. Their stall used be the location of another well-known grilled food ( Pixie’s Sinugba) which existed for many years. But the current name, Roxsie’s Sinugba had been there since 2019 or about 2 years.

bangus lumpia/ lumpiang bangus / milk fish roll per order 6 pieces for Php 115

Bangus lumpia or lumpiang bangus / milk fish rolls is one of the best sellers, the meat inside the spring roll wrapper is from milk fish flakes and a little bit sweet. A sweet chili sauce or banana ketchup will balance the flavor.

grilled tuna belly for Php 195 per order

One of the reason “why’ we keep on coming back and buying their sinugba are the flavor is not salty and are mildly flavored.

A big chunk of their customers lived within the community like California Village Subdivision, Goodwill Homes 1 within Barangay San Bartolome, Sierra Vista,Torres Village and even as far as General Luis, Barangay Caybiga, Deparo in Caloocan.

They are in business for about 7 years and still counting, There are three known branch of Rosie’s Sinugba, The biggest and their commissary is located in Don Antonio along Holy Spirit Drive ( near Ever Mall) and Tandang Sora corner Mindanao Avenue, Quezon City.

According to one of the staff, There use to be 3 more stalls but had to close down due to the decreasing sales and pandemic lock down.

Roxsie’s Sinugba is available from food delivery partners Grab Food and Food Panda.

Roxsie’s Sinugba

Address: Block 5, Lot 3, Goodwill Homes 1, Katipunan Avenue, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operational Hours: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm Everyday

Contact : #8952-6034 / 0933-810-1595

(Note: the operational hours may vary due to MECQ quarantine guidelines set by IATF and local government unity policy)

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