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Neighborhoods: BF Homes, Parañaque
SPOT.ph explores BF Homes, Parañaque for great finds, chow points, and other cool places.
By: Jean Natividad  |   Published on: Jun 4, 2010 - 8:20am
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Ruins Night Market. Click for more photos.

Some local shops also thrive in BF because of their fun and fashionable products.

Step Rite! has a wide variety of footwear like flipflops, sandals, flats and wedges in all colors, shapes and sizes. Originally from Pagsanjan, Laguna, the owners decided to open a shop in BF years ago to cater to customers from Alabang, Muntinlupa and Parañaque. With the good quality and cheap prices (as low as P200), the shop continues to attract buyers.

The little store of My Bead-a-holic is heaven to those who fancy making accessories and adding accents to their clothes. Beads, stones, charms, laces, wires and ready-made accessories, both local and imported, are available for very reasonable prices.

Shopping in Ruins Night Market is a-must to experience. Clothes, shoes, accessories, gadgets, and, of course, DVDs can be bought at bargain prices. The shopping budget basically depends on the shopper's haggling skills.

As if having numerous establishments is not enough, BF also has its own mall called the Pergola Mall. The mall has its own Timezone, Gloria Maris, Figaro, Rosemary Fried Chicken, ElFav Ice Creamery, Pier One Bar and Grill, Sugarhouse, David's Salon, and California Nails and Day Spa, among other establishments.

Those at the Pergola Mall can also access Robinsons Supermarket which continues to promote wellness. Handyman and Robinsons Appliances are also located in the area for your home improvement and appliance needs.



Artwork by Warren Espejo. Photos by Jean Natividad (Salon One, Little Quiapo, Step-Rite, Snack Bar, Sesitra, Rempah, Tides, Cafe Boheme, Tides by Niro, Le Souk, Bead-A-Holic, iLASH Extensions Salon, The NailXperts Spa, Wildcard Boxing Gym, Pergola Mall, ElFav Ice Creamery, Symmetry Dance Studio, Central BBQ Boy Grill and BF Ruins).

Additional photos from Chi's Brick Oven Kitchen's Multiply, Conti's website, Avenue 75's Facebook, Chocolate Mint Spa's Multiply, Al's Bar's Facebook, Central BBQ Boys' website, Sinangag Express' Facebook, Nlos Bar's Facebook, Salon One's website, Tips 'N Toes' website, and Serenitea's Multiply.

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24 Comments
  • kirk perez
    I saw this Vespa Scooter shop and Showroom inside BF Homes Paranaque. It was along Elizalde st right after concha cruz. The showroom looks so sassy...rnrnThe name of the shop is SCOOTER DEPOTrnrncheck it out!rnrnLifestyle.. BF is indeed complete!
    Sep 14 2011 @ 08:08am     Reply  
  • abbie
    Also a MUST-TRY is the 10-One2 Hungarian Sausage at The Pergola Mall! :)
    Aug 04 2011 @ 02:00pm     Reply  
  • byzantine
    oh yes! BF the place to be!!rntry going to "Pawon Ageng" its an authentic Indonesian restaurant. The food is great and very authentic! :D
    Jan 21 2011 @ 04:45pm     Reply  
  • ava
    Little Rio is another great restaurant! It's next to Sinangag Express. Little Rio's a Japanese restaurant. We tried out their gyoza and their chicken teriyaki. It was the best I've tasted ever! The gyoza didn't taste like it was full of fillers (i.e. flour, cornstarch). The chicken teriyaki was very interesting and had a crispy exterior, but didn't taste like those breaded teriyakis that tasted more like flour.
    Aug 31 2010 @ 08:36pm     Reply  
  • dianne
    BF is the place to be. i love conti's, central boy, charbroiled, singangag ex, zikken, ruins, and others. i'm lucky to have worked in that area and to live close to it. a great place for everything.
    Jun 18 2010 @ 07:32pm     Reply  
  • marga
    Good news to all BF residents, we can enjoy shopping @ the BF Homes organic Weekend Market every saturday 7 am til 2 PM Where health and wellness is a lifestyle..check it out...its a place to be seen..
    Jun 15 2010 @ 09:08pm     Reply  
  • Maxine
    Get Polished! Nail Spa is my choice everytime. Their polish collection is always updated and the service is always excellent.
    Jun 08 2010 @ 10:40pm     Reply  
  • Barry Cyrus
    I wanna try Cafe Boheme. Hmm.
    Jun 07 2010 @ 05:52pm     Reply  
  • tiangeholic!
    @Haha - ah... now i know.. thanks! :)
    Jun 07 2010 @ 01:17pm     Reply  
  • Jack Swon
    I'm from nearby Alabang and my friends and I hang out in BF every Friday. We eat at Tavern, drink at Cabooze, head to BoNa/Starbucks for coffee, then head to Baliwag's for Karaoke! No need to travel to Makati/Fort to have a good time. I love BF.
    Jun 05 2010 @ 07:05am     Reply  
  • Peeping Tomas
    ..Wow spot.ph actually made an article of BF Homes. Grew up there and it's hard to imagine that the only establishments back then was Tropical Hut, Shakeys and LA Supermarket.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 05:49pm     Reply  
  • Haha
    @tiangeholic.. SEx is Sinangag Express, it was shortened as an innuendo.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:54pm     Reply  
  • tina
    I never knew that that small burger joint beside yamaha is called Gourmet's Palate! Everyone I know just calls it Charbroiled. Haha. Great feature on BF! I love my hometown's steady vibes.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:43pm     Reply  
  • tiangeholic!
    what's with SEx? meron ba nun sa BF?
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:40pm     Reply  
  • Haha
    Now, we only go to BF for two reasons:
    1. Get drunk at Central..
    2. Feast with Tapsi at SEx before going home
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:32pm     Reply  
  • tiangeholic!
    Ruins is your friendly divisoria/greenhills neighborhood. BF peeps need not to go far for them to find cheap but classy and fashionable stuffs. its all here at Ruins!
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:30pm     Reply  
  • Haha
    I can still remember the days. Back in HS, if you have a new basketball shoes and you don't want to use it in outdoor courts for trainings and practices.. We go to BF Ruins to shop for an alternative (the term: pang-laspag) but cheap (imitations) rubber shoes.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:23pm     Reply  
  • Junifer
    My hubby lives at BF. i would strongly suggest this place to him. he's actually looking for a place wherein he can work out. (he wants to remove his beerbelly kasi) hehehe..
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:23pm     Reply  
  • Okybab16
    Tides is so cool place for those who wants to just chill and have "steady beer" time with their friends! :)
    Jun 04 2010 @ 04:17pm     Reply  
  • jayvee f.
    oh next time you should drop by 21 Plates for their ultra soft brownie cookies!
    Jun 04 2010 @ 03:16pm     Reply  
  • BF
    Er, may BF Homes, Parañaque ba na malapit sa Cubao? (And the joke writes itself.)
    Jun 04 2010 @ 03:08pm     Reply  
  • pasusyalnapulubi
    Wala bang medyo affordable naman at malapit sa Cubao? Napaka-Alta Sociedad naman niyan! Kapag affordable 100 below ang food pero yummy pa din ha at medyo pwede tambayan ng mga pasusyal like moi!
    Jun 04 2010 @ 02:34pm     Reply  
  • popcookie
    i love Tides!! the place to be. and just right beside it the biggest pizza i've ever seen, Pizza Niro. i love this feature.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 01:43pm     Reply  
  • urbanite
    I like these features on neighborhoods. More places to explore in the metro! I never knew BF was so happening.
    Jun 04 2010 @ 11:37am     Reply  
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