Zerothreetwo was recently invited to one of the newest hang out places in town. There we met the man behind it and learned how he brought his passion for food and design into what he has called, Irie Gastropubliko.
This isn’t the first Irie that opened in Cebu. Several years back, Jan Rodriguez opened the first Irie Restaurant across Sto. Nino Village in Banilad, which specialized more on Asian fusion cuisine. Due to developments in the area that resulted to some challenges such as limited parking space for its customers, they later closed down.
Named after his second son, Euan Irie, Jan Rodriguez has always wanted to revive Irie, spending time conceptualizing before deciding to build it in IT Park. For those who have been to the old Irie, you’ll notice that the Irie Gastropubliko is totally different. Jan and the team behind it put a lot of effort into the design and menu to ensure the new Irie would feel just right. (Read More)