There is a place in Cagayan de Oro called Divisoria. It is different from that crowded commercial district in Metro Manila, known for its insanely cheap albeit bootlegged items. Well, there are also similarities because the Divisoria that I grew up with was the go to place for all our needs - weekly groceries, hardware goods and food.
This blog post then is all about the latter. Over the years, I have been wondering what became of my favorite haunts in what most of us Kagay-anons consider to be the heart of CdeO. So when I got the chance to visit my hometown last December, I managed to squeeze in between some errands the food adventures below.Sinuglaw - JC or JZ Eatery
Sinuglaw perhaps is Cagayan de Oro's beloved surf and turf. This dish is made from the surprising combination of kinilaw (fish ceviche) and sinugba (grilled pork). Our version of kinilaw by the way is distinct with the use of mildly sweet tuba (coconut vinegar) and the tabon-tabon, a rootcrop that gives the fresh fish a slightly tarty flavor.
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