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San & Wolves is the First All Vegan Filipino Bakeshop

The concept of a vegan lifestyle isn’t all that common in the Philippines, and though there is a burgeoning contingent of vegan Filipinos, there remains a dearth of vegan options in Filipino cuisine. That’s why my interest was piqued when I first started to hear the buzz around San & Wolves Bakeshop, which is the first all vegan Filipino bakeshop of its kind.

Owner Kym Estrada shared, “I’ve been vegan for a decade and I just wanted people to have a taste of my culture. I’ve met a lot of people like myself, and I thought to myself that I need to feed these people, because a lot of them would want the same things I want.”

Estrada pretty much makes everything from scratch, which then goes into the myriad of soy free, nut free, and palm oil free pastries. That level of control over foundational ingredients ensures a truly vegan product. Customers can get vegan versions of unique Filipino pastries like Ube Cinnamon Rolls, Chocolate Pandan Cake, and even Buko Pop-Tarts.

Check out the video above for a delicious dive into the vegan Filipino treats at San & Wolves Bakeshop.

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This Bakeshop Has The Cutest Inspiration For Their Filipino-Inspired Sweets

When Kristine de la Cruz and Annie Choi decided to join forces and combine their respective expertise in confections and coffee, the result became one of Los Angeles’ best bake and coffee shops. The secret to the sweet success at their endeavor, FrankieLucy Bakeshop, may lie in de la Cruz’s mastery of Filipino-inspired treats from her already established Crème Caramel LA and Choi’s knack and know-how with coffee at her own Found Coffee.

Or perhaps the secret could be the inspiration behind their new shop’s name. For those curious, FrankieLucy was inspired by de la Cruz’s and Choi’s two cute pups whose names are — you guessed it — Frankie and Lucy.

Adorable dogs, yummy and unique treats, and top notch coffee? Yeah, the formula for success is all there.

Clearly FrankieLucy Bakeshop has something for everybody at their Silver Lake neighborhood location in Los Angeles. From delicious custards, quiches, brownies, cookies, and cakes flavored with deft Filipino influence to a unique craft coffee program featuring Demitasse and boutique beans, it’s no wonder that FrankieLucy has come out the gate with great achievement in their first few months after opening.