Filipino bakery Red Ribbon opens first Florida location this week in Pinellas Park

It’s right next to Jollibee.

Florida’s first Red Ribbon bakery opens on Friday, Nov. 12 in Pinellas Park, at 4053 Park Boulevard N, right next to the Filipino fast food chain Jollibee.

The Pinellas Park Red Ribbon location is the Filipino franchise’s 34th store in the U.S., featuring “shareable” cakes including the deep purple ube overload cake (pictured above, ube is a naturally-purple yam) and the mango supreme cake made with Filipino mango. For “snackable” treats, the bakery has a variety of options of sweet and savory pastries like chicken empanadas and a “cheesy mamon” butter sponge cake topped with cheese.

Red Ribbon, which announced the opening in a press release, also has dinner covered with arroz caldo (chicken and rice congee with shiitake mushrooms, egg, green onions and fried garlic) and individual or family-size portions of its signature dish palabok (noodles topped with special sauce, pork, fried garlic, green onions, eggs and ground pork crackling). 

Dine-in and takeout options are available from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. seven days a week. 

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