Entrepreneur's New Kamayan-optional Filipino Restaurant Hopes to Elevate Filipino Cuisine

Pinay foodie and entrepreneur Jennifer Villamin will finally realize her dream of opening her Filipino restaurant in San Francisco. Pampalasathe only Filipino restaurant in San Francisco that is “kamayan-optional” (eat with your hands), is hosting a special sneak-preview event* for two days—May 16–17. Preview a LIMITED menu and receive a 15% discount off everything you order during that entire weekend only!

 Pinay foodie and entrepreneur Jennifer Villamin (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Villamin)

Pinay foodie and entrepreneur Jennifer Villamin (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Villamin)

"Like many American-born Filipinos growing up, I always wondered why there were never any Filipino restaurants around. Why has Filipino food never become mainstream like a lot of the other Asian cuisines out there, especially since we were such a big population. I want to help change this and be a part of the next generation of “entrepinoys” looking to elevate our cultural cuisine to the next level. Opening this restaurant will fulfill my college dream of helping to give back to the community in a way I have never been able to do before with just my ongoing volunteer work." —Jennifer Villamin

Read more about her recent Indiegogo campaign at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/pampalasa-rustic-filipino-cuisine-in-soma#home

*This is a one-time only weekend event that ends 3:00pm each day … or until they run out of food.  RSVP: http://pampalasa-sneakpeak15.eventbrite.com