From the crunchy-delicious Crispig’s Ears appetizer to blood-less and meatless Dinuguan and a deconstructed Pochero, the newly-opened Salinas restaurant in Lahug is putting a new spin on traditional Filipino cuisine.
As the first day of Advent ushers in the Christmas season, Yolk Coffee and Breakfast makes December in Cebu even more festive with sumptuous meals complemented by light cocktails. Starting December 1 and all throughout the month, a set course for groups of two or more with starters, side and main dishes, plus desserts is available for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner and the hours in between.
Crabs simmered humba style, skewered squid cubes turned golden brown on a clay grill, and native chicken cooked in fermented coconut juice as five towns in midwestern Cebu prepared their entries for the Eats Meets West culinary competition held in Tabuelan.
Couple BJ and JD Sulit learned how to make a mean pad thai while backpacking through Thailand and they’re sharing culinary learnings from their Southeast Asian travels at the ongoing Food.ISH Food Festival inside the Cebu Business Park.
Customers who order a minimum of P500 in a single transaction via foodpanda every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. will get a chance to win weekly cash prizes.
On a clear starry evening, the next best thing to dinner and drinks with friends would be to have them up high at Room 801 of Cebu White Sands with the multi-colored night lights of the metropolis spread out as far as the eyes can see.
Palak paneer or spinach curry with cheese, spicy chickpeas dish of chana masala, teardrop-shaped bread called nan, heavenly desserts gajar halva and jalebi, and other Indian specialties are available up to November 15 at five-star hotel Marco Polo Plaza Cebu.
Dimsum lovers get a treat from Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark with a special promo at its Ching Hai Restaurant. The resort’s Chinese restaurant offers a set menu of nine dishes that’s good for two to three persons at only P999 net of government tax and service charge.
It looks like a suman or budbod because of the way it is wrapped in leaves but that’s just one of two similarities the local delicacy known as palagsing shares with the more popular merienda mainstays. The palagsing is sweeter and offers a more intense flavor than the suman or budbod and, like the two, goes well with afternoon coffee, preferably black or brewed from roasted corn grits.
As Brique opens its second branch at Ayala Center Cebu in a few weeks’ time, it will introduce six new dishes to the menu in consultation with a New York-based chef.
Chef Noel de la Rama, who is consulting for the restaurant, said the new items in the menu include an appetizer, salad, pasta, fish, and meat dishes.
It was a night of music and dancing, drinks, and a feast of Swiss cuisine, as Marco Polo Plaza Cebu celebrated the Swiss National Day in Cebu City in keeping with an almost decade-old tradition.
Little kids garbed in white double-breasted chef jackets paired with red and yellow aprons and colorful toques smeared themselves with flour as they busily kneaded dough with their fingers.
The Simply Singapore Style Cafe in Marina Mall, Lapu-Lapu City offers popular Singaporean fare like mee goreng and chicken rice and even such Malay-inspired dish as nasi goreng.
There’s a delicacy that’s bubbling in Cebu. Tuslob buwa is basically puso (rice cooked in woven coconut leaves wrapping) dipped into a sauce simmering away in a frying pan, hence the name tuslob (to dip) and buwa (bubbles) or more accurately, the froth that is formed when the soup of pig’s brain with liver and spices simmers in a frying pan until it is reduced to a thick sauce.
Update: Port Restaurant has postponed its July promo. We just received this announcement from assistant manager Tom Pitogo. Here’s his statement: Please be advised that we are going to retract the recent announcement we had on anniversary promo and the roast lamb last June 23, 2015. This is due to the on going renovation of… Continue reading Port Restaurant puts together 17 years of classic dishes in July menu
Balbacua turns into slow cooked oxtail stew topped with ginger flakes, dinuguan comes in a quiche topped with chicharon and crispy kangkong, while paella is wrapped in palm leaves shaped into a diamond container that Cebuanos call puso.
All throughout Independencia: A Tribute to Our Filipino Heroes, which will run up to June 20, Cafe Marco will carry dishes that have been around for centuries and favorites of such notable personalities as Jose Rizal, Marcelo H. del Pilar, and Emilio Aguinaldo.
A few days after opening day, Yakimix Cebu is filled with diners attracted to its wide buffet selection. Robert Chua, Yakimix Cebu owner, said they offer the biggest and only smokeless grill buffet in Cebu City at a very affordable price.
Next time you fly, choose AirAsia and get access to a wide variety of Asian, international, and vegetarian fares. You can take your pick from cookies and sandwiches to a selection of AirAsia hot meals that are certified as halal. “We are the only domestic airline company that serves halal food. This is our way… Continue reading AirAsia serves wide variety of inflight food
If you are within the IT Park in Lahug, one of the best places to work in is Figaro in The Walk. Whenever we need to work within the vicinity, we almost always choose Figaro because of 3 things: 1) it has strong LTE signal from Smart, 2.) it serves good food, and 3) it… Continue reading #DigitalNomad hotspot: Figaro in IT Park