It was a week day and my friend Tisay from Hong Kong want to treat us for her birthday. Since we had a couple of working girls in the group we had to eat near their work area. After numerous suggestions of restaurants in SM Mall of Asia we ended up at a place I’veContinue reading “Buffet at Alba Restaurante Español”
Dining at Claude and Mary Ann Tayag’s Bale Dutung (house of wood) in Pampanga has always been in my food bucket list. It took my cousin’s visit to Manila to make it finally come true.
I was recently invited to a 13 course degustacion at the home of Dedet, the lechon queen. I’ve seen pictures of the food she served from Instagram but I purposedly didn’t read any reviews so I wouldn’t have any expectations.
Lechon or even Cebu’s famous lechon doesn’t really excite me. At parties I would just eat a little skin if it was crunchy and would skip the meat altogether. Cebu’s lechon tastes a little better but still I don’t find myself wanting to eat it.
If you’ve been following my series on Balesin Island Club, a members only resort in the Philippines, then you’ve seen my journey that seemed to be around the world when in reality I was just in an island paradise. We took a tour of all the 6 villages (1 hasn’t opened) when we arrived on theContinue reading “Balesin Island Club – Costa Del Sol Village”
I’m one of those weirdos who don’t like lechon (suckling pig). Whenever there’s lechon at a party I just take a piece or two of lechon skin and pray that it’s crispy otherwise I won’t even eat that. I don’t bother taking the meat unless it’s transformed into paksiw na lechon. I just find theContinue reading “Cebu’s Original Boneless Lechon Belly”
Who doesn’t know Marketman’s Zubuchon? Anthony Bourdain declared his lechon “the best pig ever.” I didn’t have enough time to go to their store to try the lechon so I did the next best thing. I bought 1 kilo of frozen lechon at their small space in Mactan Cebu airport. Zubuchon’s price list 1 kiloContinue reading “Zubuchon at Mactan Cebu International Airport”