In almost every Filipino gathering—no matter how big or small the occasion—guests usually expect lechon to be served on the table. It makes the feast a little brighter, usually served on birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, fiesta, and other celebrations. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for any occasion as you can sample it in one of the famous lechon places in the Metro—Zubuchon. Zubuchon originated in Cebu, also known as the home of the best lechon. Its name was derived from the earliest 16th-century maps of the archipelago that refer to the island of Cebu as “Zubu” or “Zzubu” and the word lechon, which means roasted suckling pig. What makes Zubuchon lechon unique […]
Established in 2017, Cuisine de Iloco in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte is the brainchild of owners chef Jaymar Aquino and his brothers' idea to build a family-owned restaurant, with him bringing home his culinary experience from working as a chef abroad and incorporate it with their hometown's best flavors.
A trip to Ilocos region wouldn’t be complete without having a big bite of the famous local delicacy–the empanada. This staple Ilocano snack can be found almost everywhere around the province, but only one stood out from the rest of empanada shops around the town of Vigan, and it is Irene’s Vigan Empanada.