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Pepey’s Filipino food and candy is coming to Dyer soon, with a local Polish favorite in tow.

The Filipino restaurant on Sheffield Ave. 1233 serves bread, cakes and sweets like ube macapuno rolls, ube halaya, ube cheese and pandan cheese pandesal. It will also roll out a pinoy food truck at local farmers markets and summer festivals.

In addition to the baked goods and delicacies, there are pork and chicken adobo, pork lumpia, the vinegar-based fish dish Paksiw na Bangus and laing, a dish made from taro leaves and meat cooked in coconut milk and seasoned with labuyo chilli, lemongrass, garlic , Shallots, ginger and shrimp paste.

Pepeys Filipino Food and Sweets has been importing Filipino cuisine for local markets for some time and is setting up its first stationary location.

The restaurant and bakery in a mall across from Walt’s Food Center will also house Pierogi Planet. The Polish Dumpling Vendor, a shop within the store, sells potatoes and cheddar, potato cheddar jalapeno, loaded baked potatoes, buffalo chicken, sweet cheese and sauerkraut pierogi every day. Seasonal pierogi flavors such as beetroot, seafood, sweet potatoes, cranberries, cranberry oranges, strawberries, blueberries, plums and pumpkin pie are also offered. Vegan seasonal flavors include vegan versions of strawberries, blueberries, plums, and sweet potatoes.

Pierogi Planet regularly offers dozens of additional flavors for vegans and omnivores, including spinach and feta, taco, teriyaki chicken, bacon cheeseburger, sauerkraut and mushroom, s’mores, plum, apple pie, cookie dough, cherry, carrot, peach, and potato Onions as well as broccoli and cauliflower.

All flavors are available for special orders.

Customers can buy Pierogi both frozen and fresh in orders of three, six, or a dozen.

For more information, please visit Facebook, call 219-577-3545 or email