A Taste of the Philippines is the first Filipino mobile restaurant in Colorado owned and operated by Philippine native Kathy Vega Hardy. A Taste of the Philippines was established on October 2011 and opened the cart "window" on April 16, 2012.  Kathy's vision for the food cart was to introduce the Filipino culture through Filipino cuisine. Since opening, the food cart had caught the eye of 5280 Magazine, Zagat Denver, 2014 Dragon Chef winner, Downtown Denver, Hudson Gardens Concert Series, Asian Avenue Magazine (named Best of Filipino Food 2015), loved by YELP! reviewers, raved by multiple food blog sites and seen on Food Network's hit show Cutthroat Kitchen Season 8 (Best of the Worst) AND  Season 11  (Naught or Nice) and  CHOPPED season 31 (Cheap Eats).

A Taste of Philippines moved headquarters to Chicago, IL spring of 2018. We serve at various farmers markets throughout Chicago and also available for catering! Now, A Taste of the Philippines opened up shop inside the Chicago French Market. Make sure to give us a follow on Instagram (@tasteofthephilippines) to find out our schedule and get the behind the scenes of the business!



A Taste of the Philippines also provides these services:


-Kamayan Style lunch/dinners

-Pop Up dinners

-Cooking classes


Don't miss out on A Taste of the Philippines.... book us for your next event  312-866-1993

About the "Chef"

Kathy Vega Hardy was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. When she is not cooking, she enjoys spending time with her husband  and their adorable baby girl, Olivia. During her down time, she spends time with her family, doing test kitchens and coming up with latest menu items.




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