With its growing array of choices ranging from authentic and exotic Kapampangan dishes to international cuisine, from the original family recipes to food hybrids with unexpected twists, from your childhood kakanin to the more modern cakes and other sweets, Pampanga has strongly maintained its reputation as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines.
With the growing number of restaurants and the attention this emerging food destination is getting, Malabon City is definitely the next big thing on Metro Manila’s culinary scene. With its mixture of traditional and modern cookery, from the all-time favorites Pancit Malabon, Crispy Pata, Pichi-Pichi and Sapin-Sapin, to the recently added food fusions, foreign cuisine, pastries, and various beverages, Malabon is gradually building its reputation as a foodie haven.
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Banawe Street in Quezon City is almost synonymous to car parts and accessories because of the long row of stores selling these products, earning its title as the Auto Parts Capital of the Philippines. But aside from these finds, the area has emerged as a prime destination in Metro Manila for foodies who are in search for a gastronomic adventure.
Binondo has been one of my favorite comfort places. I love how this district in the Philippine capital gives me the thrilling organized chaos feel. Being the oldest Chinatown in the world, Binondo offers historical sites, religious shrines and gastronomical treats, where this place is famous for. Here are ten restaurants and hole-in-the-wall stores for your ultimate Binondo Food journey with side trips to some of the attractions in the vicinity. Continue Reading
A visit in Sagada, Mountain Province will not be complete without experiencing the gastronomical finds this paradise has to offer ranging from the traditional etag, pinikpikan, organic rice and mountain coffee up to the western influenced-food brought about by the American missionaries that stayed in Sagada for a long time. Here are some of the food establishments you may want to try on your visit to this highland in the north. Continue Reading