The beautiful Kapuso actress and commercial model Carla Abellana played the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela Rosalinda in 2009. She is also known for her lead role in Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto, Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit, Makapiling Kang Muli, My Husband’s Lover, My Destiny, and Because Of You. She also starred as Aviona in Mulawin vs. Ravena as well as Hope in I Heart Davao.
Now, Carla is already a restaurant business owner to Holy Smokes BBQ restaurant situated at Matilde St. cor. Jacobo St. in Makati. Holy Smokes is a BBQ house offering various smoked meals including “pork ribs straight from the smoker and into your soul”.
According to the actress: “We have smoked barbeque. Iyon po ang specialty.”
Carla showed the things they used in her restaurant. She said: “Iyan po ang aming custom smoker. Pinasadya pa po ito. Ngayon, meron tayong smoke chicken.”
She also shared that her boyfriend, actor Tom Rodriguez often visits her restaurant together with his friends.
“Lagi po iyan nakaka-second serving ng chili bowl dito. Favorite din po ni Tom magpunta dito. Lagi po kung pumupunta po [siya] dito, lagi pong may kasama po si Tom.”
Carla’s barbeque restaurant was featured in Taste Buddies and PopTalk on GMA.