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Marco Polo Plaza Cebu cooks up Sugbusog feast for Sinulog 2018

Cebu’s Sinulog Festival deserves a feast just as grand and Marco Polo Plaza Cebu obliges with the culinary experience “Sugbusog 2018: Gikan sa Bukid ug Dagat” at Cafe Marco.

Up until January 21, indulge in such local favorites as kinilaw na isda, puso sa saging, lato, and guto; ginamos and sinugba na buwad; manggang hilaw with hipon; monggos, humba and kaldereta na kanding; lechon belly and lechon kawali; inasal na manok and other Cebuano dishes raised to the level of a fine dining experience at Cebu City’s finest.

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Sugbusog 2018
STARTERS. From chicharon or pork cracklings to itlog maalat salad, paliya salad, and manggang hilaw, Sugbusog 2018 at Cafe Marco in Marco Polo Plaza Cebu is a feast of Cebuano favorites.

Have your fill of Cebu street food like qwek-qwek, ginabot, ngohiong, balot and the local sweet staples for dessert. The Cafe Marco dessert station carries such delicacies as masareal, bokayo, leche flan, pichi-pichi, puto cheese, masi, kutsinta, and of course halo-halo.

Satisfy your craving for seafood like saang, pasayan, and sinugba na isda throughout Sugbusog 2018, which runs from January 12-21 at Cafe Marco.

The Cebuano favorites are served on top of the regular international buffet spread at Cafe Marco. Buffet prices are P1,150 net for lunch, P1,440 net for dinner, and P1,450 net for Sunday brunch.

Marco Polo Sugbusog 2018
Lato and guso.

The Sinulog-inspired decorations and creative food presentation add to the rich festival atmosphere at Cafe Marco and the rest of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu.

A replica of the popular Cebu attraction Magellan’s Cross with a Sto. Niño inside now decorates the hotel lobby. Sto. Niño patrons Helen Ynclino-Bucag, Val San Diego, Ben Chua, Ed Tan, and Josie Pereyra have loaned out their Sto. Niño image collections for exhibit at Marco Polo Cebu.

For inquiries and reservations, contact Marco Polo Plaza Cebu at +63 32 2531111 local 8249 or [email protected].

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Sugbusog 2018
SUGBUSOG 2018. The culinary festival at Cafe Marco in Marco Polo Plaza Cebu runs until January 21.

 

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Sugbusog 2018
Buwad nukos.

 

Sugbusog 2018 Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
More buwad.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Kinilaw

 

Sugbusog 2018
Chicharon

 

Sugbusog 2018
Kinilaw na paliya

 

Sugbusog 2018 kaldereta kanding
Kaldereta na kanding.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Lechon belly

 

Marco Polo 2018 Sugbusog
Saang and other sea shells.

 

Marco Polo Sugbusog 2018
Inasal na manok and piniritong tiil sa baboy.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Dinuldog na kalabasa

 

Sugbusog 2018
Pasayan or shrimps.

 

Sinanduloy.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Lechon kawali.

 

Marco Polo Sugbusog
Tinunuon nga monggos with alugbati.

 

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Sugbusog 2018
STREET FOOD MAINSTAYS qwek-qwek, bola-bola, ngohiong, and ginabot.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Ginamos

 

Sugbusog 2018
Buwad nukos or dried squid.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Linung-ag nga saging, ginamos

 

Sugbusog 2018
Argao torta

 

Sugbusog 2018
Mandaue bibingka

 

Sugbusog 2018
Pichi pichi and kutchinta.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Bocayo and ampao from Carcar.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Biko and maja blanca.

 

Sugbusog 2018
More local desserts.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Masi and bocayo.

 

Sugbusog 2018
Dessert station.

 

Sugbusog 2018
LOBBY. A replica of the Magellan’s Cross greets guests at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu lobby.

 

Sugbusog 2018
STO. NIÑO. One of the images on exhibit at the lobby.

 

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By Marlen Limpag

Marlen is the editor of MyCebu.ph and co-founder of Cebu-based journalism startup InnoPub Media.

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