The following are names of Philippine business establishments. †Oh yes, they are all real. The humor gets lost in the translation, however, so to enjoy the humor you’ll have be a Filipino who speaks Filipino, or a “foreigner” who’s been living in the Philippines for some time and already understands the vernacular a good deal. †You’ll need some knowledge of Philippine pop ciulture, too. †Else, pass it on to your Filipino-speaking friends.
Bread Pitt is a a bakery.
Maruya Carey is a a fast-food place selling turon and maruya in Greenbelt , Makati
Caintacky Fried Chicken is a an eatery in Cainta, Rizal.
Mang Donald’s is a a burger joint at the Naga City plaza.
Candies Be Love? Can anything be sweeter than this?
Doris Day and Night is a a 24-hour eatery.
Babalik Karinderia is obvious.
Holland Hopia is owned by Mr. Ho.
…and next-door neighbor Poland Hopia is owned by Mr. Po. in Chinatown
Miki Mao is a a noodle house.
Tapsi Turbi is a a tapa house.
Cleopata’s is a a manukan and bakahan.
Goto Heaven is another obvious one.
The Fried of Marikina is a a fried chicken house. (I used to live in Dela Paz, Pasig and I loved this joint)
Wrap and Roll is a a lumpia outlet at the Quad, Makati .
Pansit ng taga-Malaboni is a a panciteria on Boni Avenue , Mandaluyong.
Side-saki is a a side street eatery beside Mandarin Oriental in Makati .
Let’s Goat-Together is a kambingan-cum-beer garden.
Meating Place is a a meat shop.
Meatropolis is a another meat shop.
Cinna Von is a laundromat.
Pier Carding is a a tailoring shop in Pier, Manila .
The Way We Wear is a boutique.
Curl Up and Dye is a a beauty salon.
Goldilooks is a barber shop.
Bote Nga Sa ‘Yo is a used bottle shop.
Goldirocks is a gravel and sand shop.
Fernando Pe’s Box Office Hits is a video rental shop in Palawan .
Leon King is a Video Rental in Las PiÒas.
Memory Drug is a clone of Mercury Drug.
Petal Attraction is a flower shop near UP Diliman.
Susan’s Roses is a flower shop, but of course!
Maid to Order is a maid-placement agency.
Singalong Sing-along is a karaoke bar in Singalong (where else?).