Category: Food

  • Calls to boycott Carcar lechon spread online

    Carcar lechon

    A recent report of how lechon vendors in Carcar City’s public market intimidated a customer into buying lechon spurred sharing online of horrible experiences with the vendors, with many calling for a boycott. Many of those who shared their experiences, via comments and status updates on Facebook, centered on three main complaints:

  • Pinoy craft soft drink Loompie highlights tropical flavors

    Cebu Brewing Company (CBC), Cebu’s first craft brewery founded in 2013 is proud to announce the release of the country’s original pinoy pop, Loompie. Based on a recently unearthed family recipe from the early 1900s, Loompie comes in many delicious tropical flavors highlighting the Philippines’ treasure trove of tropical fruits. Loompie comes in a large […]

  • Shangri-La’s Mactan, The Chocolate Chamber showcase cacao history, chocolate creations

    Chandelier and fine tableware. Raquel Choa’s favorite childhood tales of Maria Cacao shape not only the artisan chocolates that she creates but the spaces where one gets to appreciate them. At a gathering to launch the second phase of the partnership between Choa’s The Chocolate Chamber and Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, she explained that […]

  • Eat, drink Italian at El Viento Restaurant & Pool Bar with La Dolce Vita

    In celebration of Marco Polo’s 765th birthday, Marco Polo Plaza is throwing an Italian party at the El Viento Restaurant and Pool Bar. Guest Chef Luca Genco From September 11 to 15, eat and drink Italian at the hotel’s poolside restaurant. The special event is done in collaboration with Giuseppe Pizzeria & Sicilian Roast. Together […]

  • Bo’s Coffee launches advance ordering system via Facebook Messenger

    Order your favorite caffeine fix from Bo’s Coffee even when you’re still on your way so that it’s ready for you when you arrive. All you need to do is look up Bo’s Coffee Advance Ordering BOTTY on Facebook Messenger and follow the instructions for getting your preferred hot or cold drinks. After picking your […]

  • Huge discounts for rooms, buffet, and more at Quest Hotel Cebu Super Sale 2019

    Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu will offer discounts of up to 60% on accommodation, dining, and banquet events at the upcoming Quest Hotel Super Sale 2019. In celebration of Quest Hotel’s upcoming 7th anniversary, the hotel will offer vouchers to guests and patrons at special rates exclusively at the hotel’s pop-up in Ayala Center […]

  • Cheese, chocolates, meat and everything Swiss at Cafe Marco

    If you love cheese, sausages, chocolates, and everything Swiss, head to Cafe Marco in Marco Polo Plaza as the award-winning food outlet celebrates Swissness from A to Z. The event is part of the hotel’s Culinary Journeys: a series of events held throughout the year to celebrate food and culture. Until August 5, Cafe Marco […]

  • Marco Polo Cebu marks American Independence Day with food fest

    Dine on unlimited American staples like burgers, barbecue, mac ‘n cheese, corn dogs, and nachos as Cafe Marco holds a Star-Spangled celebration for American Independence Day. Binge on steak, barbecue pork ribs, chimichanga, fries, onion rings, and chips when you dine at Cafe Marco from today until July 7, 2019. The stars and stripes and […]

  • Rico’s Lechon opens flagship restaurant in Mandaue, to reopen Escario branch

    Rico's Lechon

    Rico’s Lechon will open its biggest restaurant this Friday, June 28, in Cebu, bringing back the particular taste of its roasted pigs that has become popular with diners. Meat Concepts Corporation President George N. Pua said in yesterday’s media preview for the Mandaue branch that Rico’s Lechon has changed ownership but the quality and taste […]

  • TGI Fridays opens airport branch to cater to visitors, Mactan residents

    Hangover Burger

    To cater to visitors arriving in or leaving Cebu via the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, TGI Fridays opened its third branch here and 26th nationwide at Island Central Mall in Lapu-Lapu City. The newest TGI Fridays is just two minutes from the airport and was intended to cater to the tourist market as well as locals, […]

  • Marco Polo features Flavors of Mindanao in Independencia culinary festival

    Piyaren Udang

    From durian rice cakes to fish stewed in turmeric to slow-cooked beef in burnt coconut broth, an interesting and delicious range of dishes with Moro and lumad heritage are on the menu in Café Marco at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. The dishes are made available as part of Flavors of Mindanao, this year’s Independencia […]

  • Lunch break specials, dimsum parties, Chinese banquets and everything new at Hai Shin Lou Cebu

    From its succulent roast goose and soyed chicken to the xiomai and xiao long bao dishes, Hai Shin Lou at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu can always satisfy any craving for authentic Cantonese cuisine. As it unveils exciting culinary promotions, dining at Hai Shin Lou Seafood King Cebu becomes even more exceptional. Cebu’s world-class Cantonese restaurant […]

  • Harbour City Group marks 50 years of great dimsum

    Cebuanos were introduced to dimsum through Ding How on Colon Street in the 1960s and its steamed rice dish started out purely as a Cebu thing before it became a nationwide favorite. As the group behind Cebu’s dimsum culture and such iconic restaurants as Ding How, Ding Qua Qua, Dimsum Break, and Harbour City celebrates […]

  • Golden Prince highlights heritage month with Kabilin cuisine

    Simple and authentic, the Humba Cebuana of Golden Prince Hotel and Suites exemplifies the Filipino dishes that it has made available in its ala carte menu beginning in May to highlight the celebration of National Heritage Month. The dish is the typical humba that can be found in Cebuano homes: cooked slow to make the […]

  • SaladStop! opens 2nd Cebu outlet at Oakridge

    SaladStop! has opened its 15th branch in the Philippines and 2nd in Cebu at the Oakridge Business Park. SaladStop! is the leading salad bar chain in Asia. It launched in Singapore in 2009. The chain serves a variety of farm-fresh salads and wraps with premium toppings and dressings as healthy alternatives to fast food. The […]

  • Unlimited coffee on tap at Golden Hours at Q Café

    Calling all cake and coffee lovers, looking forward to unlimited refills? Now you may fill those cups to the brim without spending more at Golden Prince Hotel’s Q Café limitless coffee offer. It’s time to treat yourselves to an array of irresistible specialty cakes, house recipe otap and cinnamon twists while you sip your hot […]

  • Cebu Grand Hotel serves afternoon merienda in all-you-can-eat buffet

    Cebu Grand Hotel merienda buffet

    Put together puto and sikwate, pancit palabok, lomi, binignit, banana cue, maja, camote crisps, as well as dinuguan and you have the staples of the afternoon merienda at Cafe Lorenzo in Cebu Grand Hotel. The best news: it’s an all-you-can-eat buffet from 2:00-6:00 p.m. for only P275.   Jun Tantoy, Cebu Grand Hotel Food and […]

  • The Abaca Group plans expansion while keeping quality of products

    The Abaca Group

    Amid baking challenges and overcoming the perception of being expensive, The Abaca Group has managed to achieve healthy growth—starting out in 2006 with a boutique resort + restaurant and expanding to eight brands with over 20 outlets in Cebu today. Several more will be added to the number this 2019, including Red Lizard branches in […]

  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day comfortably with honestbee

    honestbee Valentine's Day

    How can you enjoy Valentine’s Day with Cebu’s traffic gridlock? And after you inch your way through the traffic jam, you still have to deal with crowded restaurants. This day of hearts, there’s a better romantic dinner option: honestbee delivery. Honestbee is Asia’s leading online concierge and delivery service. With an extensive selection of restaurant […]

  • Want a perfect Valentine’s Day? Bring your date to Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

    What lovelier way to spend Valentine’s Day than celebrating it at Cebu City’s finest – Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. This Valentine season, Marco Polo Plaza is bringing back classic Valentine traditions with fancy dinners, long-stemmed roses, romantic music entertainment, and love letters! On February 14, bring your date to Café Marco, El Viento or the […]