Coffee has slowly become an important part of the city dwelling Cebuano. You can tell because of all the cafes sprouting out. We aren’t talking about the cutesy gimmicky ones either. We mean the cafes that serve legitimately good coffee.
We’re incredibly excited for the growing food scene in Cebu. More new restaurants continue to pop up, but there’s something to be said about the true Cebu Classics, the staples that we keep coming back to.
Ask any Cebuano about their favorite lechon and you’ll get a mix of answers.
For those who have never heard of lechon – it is basically a suckling pig roasted over charcoal. It is delicious, but no one can agree on who makes the best.
We can only agree that the best lechon comes from Cebu, Philippines.
With restaurants sprouting all over town, date night has never been easier or more varied in Cebu. The only thing you’d have to worry about is where to go.
With Cebu’s booming restaurant scene, it’s becoming difficult to keep up with all that’s new. As a foodie and someone who writes about what I eat, I’m still surprised by the big leap the local food scene has taken this year.
It was early last year when my additction to Matcha started. It wasn’t as popular back then and not many cafes offered the drink. After reading an article on the benefits of Matcha, I gave it a try and I was hooked. I still loved coffee, but there are days that are perfect for Matcha.
Restaurants are the temples of modern society. Nowhere else do we converge in good spirit for lively discussions, intimate romances, and delicious food and drink. What may have been the watering hole in the caveman era is now a place of shiny plates, fancy interiors, a small army of servers, and air conditioning.
Cebuanos love great food and the best food spots can’t be found around malls or other crowded establishments. They are in residential homes or are tucked away in non-descript buildings in the backstreets, hidden in plain sight.
Last month when the rest of the city was busy with Ironman, Zerothreetwo was invited to try the newest churros craze with one of the country’s prettiest faces, Solenn Heusaff, but first let’s talk about La Lola Churreria.