back to top

Why People Love This Filipino Pop-Up Restaurant Called "Food And Sh*t"

Adobo with a side of Filipino history and hip-hop, anyone?

Posted on

The pop-up restaurant Food and Sh*t is the "food baby" of Filipina baker Chera Amlag and her husband George Quibuyen (better known as Prometheus Brown from the rap duo Blue Scholars).


The name Food and Sh*t was a joke at first, but it stuck since it symbolized the first two things people of different cultural backgrounds learn from one another: food and curse words," they told Seattle Eater.

The food project introduces Filipino cuisine to curious diners every third of the month at Inay's Asian Pacific Culture restaurant in Seattle, Washington.

And no worries, the food isn't bad at all! Guests can eat a five-course meal for $40. And every dinner is themed with a new menu every month inspired by a particular aspect of Filipino culture.


A past dinner called "Makibaka!" (Tagalog for "Join the fight!") included foods inspired by anti-colonial resistance and various revolutions in the Philippines.

One of the dishes "Tinola na Manok," a chicken ginger stew, paid tribute to Pinoy activist Melchora Aquino, aka Tandang Sora. She fed the broth to the Katipuneros, an 18th century revolutionary group who fought for Philippine independence from Spain.


And because co-founder Prometheus Brown is a huge hip-hop fan and rapper, you can also expect awesome music. Nothing like bobbing your head to a sick beat while eating some delicious Kare-kare.

View this video on YouTube

And for dessert? Brown's wife Chera has got you covered. She's the proud owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop. Her ube (purple yam) cheesecake is TO. DIE. FOR.

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!


Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!