The Carinderia is a local eatery selling and serving and viands with wooden benches. It's also known as a "turo-turo" wherein customers literally point what they want to eat from an array of cauldrons.
The carinderia was considered as a respite of travelers having originated as a quick food service in busy crossroads. Today, carinderias have evolved according to the needs to Filipinos there are now variations including the travelling carinderia and the high-class carinderia.
- Tigno, Jorge V. "Serialized Filipino Identity in Japan", paper presented in the 8th International Conference on Philippine Studies (ICOPHIL). Quezon City, Philippines. 23-26 July 2008.
- High Style Carinderia
- Travelling Carinderia
- The story of Carinderia