Everything I heard about Yakski Barbecue, a new bbq place in Cebu, is right. That compared tothat popular bbq joint in the city, it is clean, organized and well-ventilated.
When you are faced with that kind of predicament, you have every understandable reason to forget your table manners, or in my case, my imaginary dietary restrictions. All my three months worth of gym may have just been undone that very morning.
CnT Lechon was just a very small enterprise started by Catherine and Norman Quijada in 1988. They named it after the initials of their daughters' names - Charmaine and Tiffany.
Other towns in the Philippines may contest the title, but only the Zubuchon has been described as 'the best pig ever' by no less than Anthony Bourdain.
There is finally a pizza parlor in Cebu City in which I could consider as my personal favorite: Ryan’s Pizzarelli House.
I am not surprised why the eatery seems to have a diverse fan base which would include my dad, my dad's friends and my friends' dads. Almost all the professionals I've known in Cebu, those who have wheels and those who don't, have been to A-One at some point.
If you are already in Camotes, it would be a terrible mistake to miss Pito's Sutokil, a humble eatery at Santiago bay. With only wooden tables and plastic chairs, a karaoke machine and a refrigerator, it clearly has no intentions of competing with your favorite fine dining restaurant elsewhere.
The chaolangan in Puerto Princesa could be one of the most enduring legacy of the Vietnamese refugees. They are the 'boat people' who once sought and then found a temporary (which became permanent later on) home in Palawan.
Alejandro's Filipino Resto amazingly transforms into a buzzling geeky party during the middle of the week. After this unassuming restaurant launched an entertaining Trivia Night back in February 2010, Wednesday evenings in Cebu City was never the same.