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Unlike other Asian food, Filipino food is not as popular around the world. But if you want to try something really local, here's what you should have.
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101 Dela Rosa Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
What does the duck say? Very little when it's being consumed. Balut is an authentic cultural induction into the Philippines. Loaded in protein and cheap on the budget, one can eat a filling from this 18-day old duck embryo. Commonly found with...
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733 Rizal Street, Legazpi City, 4500 Albay, Philippines
Pili nuts are a locally grown nut in the Philippines. In Legaspi, it's available in supermarkets or random shops. At La Mia Tazza Coffee, they have the Pili cappuccino, which is a cappuccino with pili nuts in it. Each sip contains bits of the...
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One Mango Mall, General Maxilom Ave, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu, Philippines
Arriving alone and hungry in the Philippines, I checked into my hotel and immediately asked for a dinner recommendation. After some thought by the staff, I was directed to Zubuchon for some authentic Filipino food; but not just any food: Lechon....
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Rizal Avenue, Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines
Halo-Halo a traditional Filipino chipped ice with milk, cream, jelly candy and cheese. Across the street Marvar at the corner with the conjunction with Rizal street. You may get 1 halo-halo for 25
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Station 2 Boracay Island Boracay, Malay, 5608 Aklan, Philippines
Made in San Miguel Philippines, this home brewed beer is quite tasty. Perfect for a relaxing day on the beach or during an easy conversation at the bar. Light and refreshing is the best way to describe its taste and fellow Filipinos will tell you...
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The Landmark Building, Ayala Center, Makati Ave, Makati, 1200 Metro Manila, Philippines
Jollibee is the ubiquitous fast food chain found throughout the Phillippines. There's something for everyone - burgers, fried chicken, spaghetti and more. Of course everything comes with that blob of rice that's at every Filipino meal. Oh..and...
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Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Philippines
A trip to Vigan City, Philippines is not complete without having an afternoon snack or as the Spanish would call "merienda" at the plaza. And the snack of choice? Definitely one or two (must save room for dinner) of these mouth watering empanadas....
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Look 2nd, Malolos, Bulacan, Philippines
If you find yourself in the Philippines over the Holidays then you must try bibingka, a cake like dessert made of rice flour with coconut milk and topped with butter and sugar, and also try puto bumbong, a purple colored dessert made of glutinous...
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San Antonio, Pasig, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
My cousin and aunt has been staying with me for the past couple of weeks. Having lived abroad for more than 5 years already and coming back to our hometown for a short visit, they had requested to have their list of must-not-miss favorite foods...
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Camp John Hay, Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
During my last trip to the Philippines I was on a quest to try some new food that I never had before. This is how I found Sinigang. I ordered Salmon Sinigang. The description said it was a salmon head vegetable soup on a tamarind based broth ......
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Baclaran, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
I come to Manila several times a year for work, which has given me the fortune of developing a great group of friends that have helped me experience the Philippines from the pure and honest perspective that only locals can offer, starting with...
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Nueva Ecija, Philippines
Walk into any province in the Philippines— like my family's in Nueva Ecija— and you are bound to find a celebration under way. The formula for having a good time at a birthday, baptism or festival is simple: good "videoke" (a karaoke machine set...
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San Antonio, Pasig, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
A trip to the Philippines will not be complete without trying our Philippine mangoes, and I'm not talking about the popular dried mangoes, but our fresh yellow mangoes. Not meaning to be biased, but I've been to a lot of countries and tried the...
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Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Visiting the Philippines without trying our "Halo Halo" won't be complete. Everytime I have friends or relatives from abroad come visit, I would bring them out to have Halo Halo. Halo Halo came from the Tagalog word for "mix" which is what it is....
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Punta Engaño Rd, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, 6015 Cebu, Philippines
The first time I had the pleasure of finding this treasured fruit was in a visit to beautiful island of Cebu in the Philippines. I went to have breakfast at one of the best buffets in the city... the best way to start the discovery of unusual...
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San Antonio, Pasig, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
Wow! Our fruit basket at home is filled with a variety of special tropical fruits which I eagerly await its harvest season every year. I'm always excited when the summer season (March to May for the Philippines) arrives, not just because it's...
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Provincial Capitol Complex Cadlan, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Had the tastiest Laing Pizza during a trip to CamSur (Camarines Sur), Bicol Region, Philippines. This is a great example of fusion food which combines an Italian pizza with a very local Filipino dish called Laing. Laing is a dish made of gabi...
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Horseshoe, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
The Magnolia brand of ice cream is the most popular in the Philippines, especially back in the 80's. As kids back then, our favorite place was the original Magnolia Ice Cream House, which actually sits in the main ice cream plant grounds. As kids,...