What started as a recipe concocted on the fly has turned into the most sought-after item at this cozy cafe. Hint: It’s bread pudding with an unexpected twist.
Ube is a staple in most Filipino desserts. She said that the color usually shocks people at first, but they’re pleasantly surprised by the taste when they try it.
Cooking and baking have always been something I was passionate about, but doing it as a business wasn't something I envisioned especially after having kids.
For the past five years, Cafe 86 in Southern California has taken Instagram by storm with its unique desserts that all include one main ingredient: ube, or purple yam.
As an entrepreneur and mother, Ginger is always working towards finding that balance and setting priorities helps. Having grown with the business, her children understand that Café 86 is part of their lives and have even become involved in it.
Ginger Lim-Dimapasok, the owner of ube-centric bakery Café 86, triumphed during the Monday, March 16 episode of “Chopped Sweets” entitled “Carnival Crunch Time.”
Ube Truffles from Cafe 86. This masterpiece is a burst of Ube rolled into Oreo crumbles! As you can see below, they have a plethora of Ube selections on the menu.
Ube -- the purple yam that’s been cropping up in everything from purple-kissed soft serve to $100 donuts -- has become the centerpiece at LA’s Cafe 86, a coffee and tea house that specializes in ube desserts.
Filipino flavors come to life at the new Cafe 86, a California-based tea, coffee, and dessert shop from James and Ginger Dimapasok now open in Spring Valley.
UNION CITY, CA — Cafe 86, a Southern California chain that also has a shop in Las Vegas, has chosen Union City for its first Northern California location.
On my most recent trip back to LA, I got to check Cafe 86 off my list. This cafe specializes in drinks and desserts made with ube, which is a type of purple yam similar to taro or sweet potato.