Category: Filipino Food

Chicharon: Carcar’s Favorite Local Snack

Chicharon: Carcar’s Favorite Local Snack

Carcar’s Chicharon is considered one of the best Cebuano snacks, thanks to its flavor and crunchiness. The City of Carcar has many Filipino delicacies. The suckling pig Lechon might be the most popular, while other local snacks are sold by traveling street vendors. Another snack has garnered much of an impression for its flavorful taste […]

The Inspiring Story of Paolito’s: Cebu’s Home for Sutukil

The Inspiring Story of Paolito’s: Cebu’s Home for Sutukil

This small but popular sutukil restaurant in Cebu has an interesting history behind it. Sutukil is Cebu’s contribution to the culinary scene in the Philippines. It is an abbreviation for the most popular cooking techniques on the island, namely Sugba (grill), Tuwa (stew), and Kilaw (cooked raw with vinegar). These techniques are commonly used in […]

The Best Cebuano Delicacies You Should Try

The Best Cebuano Delicacies You Should Try Filipino delicacies

You can buy many Cebuano delicacies in places like the Tabo-an Public Market. No matter who you are, you will always yield to food. You will always crave for the things that you love. Food is something you just can’t refuse. You can even define a nation based on the food they make. Locals and […]

The Queen of Cebuano Delicacies: Titay’s Liloan

The Queen of Cebuano Delicacies: Titay’s Liloan Bread sold at Titay's Liloan

Titay’s is Cebu’s oldest bakery, and it has served many Cebuano delicacies for over a hundred years. Cebuano delicacies are far and away from your traditional cakes and pastries. Sweet and sour treats and other peculiar-shaped biscuits are only the tip of the island’s Filipino food mountain. In the northern town of Liloan, the oldest […]

The Enduring Appeal of the Pungko Pungko

The Enduring Appeal of the Pungko Pungko Plate of Ginabot with some Puso

A cheap meal from a Pungko Pungko stall would be perfect if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat. Your parents may have taught you to eat with your spoon and fork, but that wouldn’t necessarily apply if you were Filipino. Before the introduction of utensils, the traditional way of eating in the Philippines […]

Filipino Cocktails and Guide to Pinoy Drinking

Filipino Cocktails and Guide to Pinoy Drinking assorted cocktails

When you travel to Cebu, never miss a chance to try these Filipino cocktails! What’s the quickest way to make friends in Cebu? You have several options, such as going on a karaoke, attending a barangay fiesta, or simply heading to a bar. Whatever method you choose, it would most likely involve alcohol. Cebuanos, in […]

Best Places to Eat Lechon in Cebu

Best Places to Eat Lechon in Cebu Chopped lechon on a plate

Get to know more about Cebuano culture by tasting the famous lechon in Cebu. When talking about Cebu, one would also think about the food. Cebuanos are proud of their cuisine. In fact, Cebu’s hotels and other establishments related to the food industry often conduct expositions and culinary events that feature the different cuisine of […]

Cebu Street Foods | The Other Side of Cebu’s Food Culture

Cebu Street Foods | The Other Side of Cebu’s Food Culture street food

Enjoy Cebu’s street foods by learning what to try and where to find them. Your trip to Cebu wouldn’t be complete without trying the best street foods the city can offer. Street food is basically a country’s identity, with different cities offering their own version of certain street foods. This is where you will find […]

Chinese Food Cebuanos Love the Most

Chinese Food Cebuanos Love the Most

Way before the Spaniards colonized the Philippines, the Chinese were a constant presence in the country. That’s because they regularly traded with the early settlers. In fact, the presence of the Chinese remains strong to this day. Some would even argue that Chinese influence is much more prevalent in Cebu than in Manila. Food is […]

Il Corso’s Home for Cebuano Food: Larsian by the Sea

Il Corso’s Home for Cebuano Food: Larsian by the Sea

Smiley Larsian by the Sea provides an al fresco dining experience like no other. The food park industry in the Philippines is booming in Cebu and its neighboring metros. These places have been go-to venues among food enthusiasts for several years now. The original food strip, however, may be Fuente’s Larsian. Many locals and tourists […]

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