Runners’ Kitchen : A Healthy Place to Relax and Chill Out

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.

green board

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.

souvenir corner

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 KingРGMA channel 7 celebrity, model , director and health and wellness advocate (who is also involved in Beyond Yoga), Ms.  Rhian RamosРcelebrity , 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¬†‚ÄėPepito Manaloto‚Äô 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.

For more information, check out their Facebook Page and Instagram, or contact them at +639175273688 or (02) 415 6870

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Alopecia Advocate and Novuhair Ambassador Miss Abby Asistio Bloggers Meet

Runner’s Kitchen – Creekside Square Building ,74 Tomas Morato, Quezon City ,Philippines

Runner’s Kitchen

I  first met  Ms. Abby Asistio more than 2 year ago from a press conference in Quezon City. Then another follow-up last May 2014 when I was a last minute substitute from a blogger friend who could not attend the press briefing due to traffic.

Consumer awards- The brand NovuHair had won 4 consecutive years by Watson

The bloggers meet was intended as a follow-up for a dramatic recovery of Ms. Abby who started using NovuHair in 2013 and had now almost full recovery in such a short span of years.

Ms. Abby Asistio holding her new CD to be launch on september 26


To cover up the bald spots on her head, Asistio grew up wearing a hat until second year high school. This, she said, attracted unwanted attention and negative comments from her classmates. She studied in an exclusive all girls school .

There was even a time when some students bullied her and removed her hat, and everyone saw her bald head.

Mr. Raymond Vincent Y. Domingo – Corporate Sales and Marketing Manager

Brand Ambassador

Nearly a year after her coming out of sorts in television shows like 700 CLUB and Mr. Boy Abunda’s talk show , Bottomline¬† aired every Saturday on ABS-CBN channel 2, Ms. Asistio was given another shot at growing back her hair by the homegrown company Nutramedica.

The singer-songwriter was tapped to endorse Novuhair, the company’s natural hair treatment products.

she was at first skeptical of Novuhair because she has tried several hair regrowth treatments that only ended up in failure. Now after several months of applying Novuhair shampoo and conditioner she noticed that small hairs had begun growing .  After about 2 years of continuous application, her hair is slowly growing and her confidence is getting back. She can now go to salon and enjoy other things she was not able to do.


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