The Best-Tasting Food You’ll Find In Cebu’s Top Restaurants

The Best Lechon at Rico’s Lechon

Located at Highway 77, Talamban in Cebu City is Rico’s Lechon, a restaurant where you’ll find the best-tasting, most flavorful lechon (roasted pig) in the country.

It’s so good, it’s known to be ordered, flown and enjoyed in Manila by its rich and moneyed residents. This surprises no one because this whole pig is roasted slowly over an even spread of open charcoal to ensure it comes out completely golden brown when done. Its glistening skin is fantastically crispy people nearby hear the crunch when you bite it.

Lechon Cebu at Rico’s Lechon is prepared using green onions, local salt harnessed from the sea, organic lemon grass, peppers and other home grown herbs and spices which gives it a full flavor in itself requiring no sauce or dip unlike with the traditional Filipino lechon.

Crispy Pata at Alejandro’s Filipino Resto

It is bruited about as the most popular, most delicious Crispy Pata (Deep-fried Pig’s thigh) in the whole of Cebu. It must be. Alejandro’s at the Century Plaza Commercial center on Juana OsmeƱa Street, after all, has been serving this and satisfying customers for the last 20 years. There’s no denying its amazing flavor and taste. It’s crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft as cotton on the inside, it almost melts in your mouth.

Tuna Panga at STK Ta Bai at Paolito’s Seafood House

While it serves various types of seafood dishes, Paolito’s Seafood House on Orchid Street in Cebu is really famous for its Tuna Panga (Grilled Tuna jaw). It’s served straight from the charcoal pit still steaming and deliciously smelling of its special herbs and spices with which it is prepared. It’s a gastronomic delight you shouldn’t miss when in Cebu. Adding to the enjoyment of the restaurant’s culinary array is its sort of vintage ambience coming out from this once-upon-a-time ancestral home turned into a favorite eating place.

Abuhan Dos Restaurant and its memorable Pochero

With 3 branches to its name in Cebu, Abuhan Dos restaurant makes itself accessible for lots of customers to enjoy the dish they’ve become famous for – Pochero. Pochero is a pork stew of Spanish origin. It’s cooked with Spanish sausages, lots of chopped onions and tomatoes, vegetables, special type of bananas, sweet fried potatoes, chick peas and a little bit of pepper. Abuhan dos Restaurant gives it its magic touch and you’ve got a great dish everybody loves.

Foodaholic’s New Hives in Valencia City

Valencia City is the most populated, fast growing, and most progressive city of the Province of Bukidnon. Hotels, resorts, and international franchises like 7-Eleven are investing in the City. With this, many locals of the City are also influenced in putting up capitals to start up new and small but unique businesses. Most of these businesses owned by young entrepreneurs are places where people can chill, eat good food, and have fun. These diners are the new hives of the food lovers of the City.

The Burgers ‘n Fries Forever located at Roxas Street near the San Agustin Institute of Technology, is one diner where many young foodaholics hang out. The diner serves beef burger made of Australian brahman beef patty sandwiched by a big but soft bun, tossed in with lettuce, slices of tomato, dashed with pickles, and sauced with their special mixed sauce. They also serve sausages in flavors of Schublig, Vealbratwurst, Cheese, Frankfurter, and the all-time favorite Hungarian. Burger or sausage is boring without french fries. BFF also serves French fries in exciting shapes and flavors. The serve pennant fries, twister fries, crisscut fries, and the healthiest skin-on fries. They also have drinks and smoothie that are refreshing and thirst quenching. For a meal with BFF burger, fries, and drink would cost you 159 pesos only. And it is just enough for tasty food, cool ambiance with free WiFi kind of hang out.

Overlooking the Pulangi River and the vast farms is the Hive Resto Bar and Grill. They serve the delicious food, good entertainment, and so much fun. The Hive is known for their hot sizzlers like sizzling sisig, sizzling beef steak, sizzling squid, and the best seller sizzling garlic pork belly. And they are the first to offer grill your own food in town. Many young adults go and hangout at The Hive not just for the food but also for the entertainment showcasing the local talents of Bukidnon. Karaoke rooms are also available for those who wish to have an exclusive small group parties. And since a cinema is not available in the City, they have a big screen showing blockbuster movies. This is the place to be at for those who wish to enjoy and have fun.

These are just two of the many food spots that have been sprouting in the city. Each is distinct and unique in specialty. An as the city continues to grow, many big entrepreneurs and even new businessmen will open up new hives for foodaholics.

The Best Romantic Restaurants In Seminyak

If you’re thinking about the perfect romantic getaway, think about Bali. They say that Bali is the break-up island, but that’s not the case at all. Myths about love hitches in Bali have been debunked, and you can splendidly enjoy your romantic vacation in Bali. Isn’t it a wonderful place to ignite the fires of your love and togetherness?

Bali is a city with a laid back atmosphere. You can revel in its dreamy landscapes. In South Bali, you can go a bit farther to the beach town of Seminyak. It is the next town located at the north of Legian. You’ll be engrossed in the luxurious ambiance of Seminyak. As another top scenic and tourist spot in Bali, Seminyak is more uptown and fashionable. You’ll find high-end spas and boutiques in Seminyak, considering that it is Bali’s shopping capital. At daytime, you can relax at the beach. It’s quieter at that time. But what makes Seminyak more attractive to locals and tourists alike are the high-end restaurants. Bring your dearest to wine and dine in Seminyak. It’s the perfect place to nurture your affections and passions for each other.

There are different ways to dine with your beloved in Seminyak. Your dream date comes true in this romantic and sophisticated paradise. Here is a list of the top 5 romantic restaurants in Seminyak:

Lestari Grill and Pasta. Here is the ideal place if you want to indulge in a fantastic gastronomic delight while wooing your beloved. When in Bali, they say you can’t miss this dining destination. The restaurant serves classic European grills and pasta with a touch of the Asian influence. Lestari is found at the heart of Seminyak and it is known to deliver perfection to your table. Foods they serve are grilled according to your preference, but save some space for their lip-smacking desserts as well!

Ku De Ta. Dining experience in the beach front Ku De Ta is unsurpassed. Dine while you are surrounded by the fragrance of the fresh ocean water. The view of the astounding Indian Ocean will take your breath away as you savor the restaurant’s mouthwaterining meals. As you are satiated, you might even be tempted to walk along the beach and dip your feet in the sand.

The Restaurant at the Legian. This is the place to be if you want to dine Asian, French, European and contemporary cuisine. If you’re a health buff, you can ask for their gluten-free options. Dining at the Legian is a spectacular setting. With their varied selections at the menu, but not too many to choose from, dining is made easier. When in Bali, visit the Restaurant at the Legian for a beautiful location with a touch of paradise.

K Resto. This restaurant is known to be the most upmarket of all the beach restaurants in Seminyak. The menu at K Resto is classy. It ranges from Indonesian cuisine to other Asian dishes. You’ll have selections from cheaper standards to the most expensive ones. How about the feeling of eating at the beach with your toes in the sand? You’ll find it at K Resto in Seminyak.

Metis. This is where you get the best of Bali when it comes to French dining. The location is so romantic that swooning over your partner comes naturally. On the way to this splendid paradise of a restaurant, you’ll pass by pretty gardens with full-size lotus ponds. If you’re a foie gras enthusiast, Metis is the perfect romantic restaurant to visit in Seminyak.

Enjoy the best of love, scrumptious cuisine and a touch of paradise at the romantic restaurants in Seminyak!