March 9, 2023
From VegOut Magazine

Any travel plans? If you find yourself flying out of the San Francisco International Airport soon, consider yourself lucky. The celebrated vegan chef Reina Montenegro has teamed up with Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine to bring you delicious vegan Filipino comfort food, right at the terminal!

Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine’s New Plant-Based Filipino Dishes

Chef Reina and Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine’s partnership is a dream come true for plant-lovers and those who want to indulge in some delicious Filipino cuisine while on the go. Enjoy a selection of Chef Reina’s signature dishes, like Vegan Lumpia Shanghai, Lechon, Tocino, Sisig, and Kare Kare, and finish with a sweet Leche Flan. We love a good vegan dessert!

“I am truly honored to be the first feature of this community partnership with Mama Go’s. Being able to share vegan food at an international airport is a dream come true. I’m so happy for all of us,” shared Chef Reina.

Mama Go's vegan dishes

Assorted vegan dishes Courtesy of Mama Go’s

Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine at San Francisco International Airport

If you’re from the San Francisco area, you are probably familiar with Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine—a family-owned business that has been around for over 20 years. Their newest location is in the Harvey Milk Terminal 1 of the San Francisco International Airport. The brand was featured by The Points Guy as one of the “10 Airport Restaurants in the World So Good You Won’t Want to Leave the Terminal.” Now, they are teaming up with Chef Reina to bring you a unique and exciting vegan twist on their traditional dishes.

“We are so excited to feature Chef Reina and her innovative Filipino vegan creations as our inaugural community partner. We are passionate about serving great tasting Filipino food and believe her dishes will convert the masses into not only loving Filipino food, but vegan Filipino food!” said Iva Chen, Director of Business Development & Marketing for Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine.

Chef Reina assembling a plant-based meal

Chef and restaurateur Reina Montenegro preparing a plant-based dish Courtesy of Mama Go’s

Filipina American Chef and Restaurateur Reina Montenegro

Chef Reina is an outstanding Filipina American chef who has been in the plant-based restaurant space for years. She began her career as a personal chef and caterer in 2012 and now operates vegan restaurant, “Chef Reina,” as an online food concept and as a brick-and-mortar storefront in Brisbane, California. She is passionate about plant-based food and cruelty-free living, and her menu reflects that. Some of her restaurant dishes include Ube Pancakes with Bacon, Chick’n Adobo, and Tocilog. Chef Reina’s partnership with Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine is part of a new community initiative spearheaded by Lady Luck Gourmet that aims to support and uplift local businesses.

Next time you’re traveling through San Francisco International Airport, be sure to stop by Mama Go’s Filipino Cuisine and indulge in Chef Reina’s amazing new vegan dishes. And if you’re not at the airport, order from Chef Reina’s restaurant.