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The Best Food that speaks about philippines

  • christa213

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    Hello! Just wanna ask what food do you think best describes the Philippines? Thanks!

    #1 Posted: 21/8/2014 - 06:31

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  • exacto

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    I just asked a buddy of mine who has spent quite a bit of time wandering around the Philippines, and these are his top three favorites:

    Pork Sinagang - sour and tart
    Chicken Abodo - a hearty staple
    Fish Bangos with rice and Mang Tomas sauce - delicious

    Of course there is always Balut, but I think that's more of a practical joke that has gone horribly horribly wrong.

    Why do you ask? Cheers.,

    #2 Posted: 21/8/2014 - 12:58

  • rledez1990

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    I second Chicken Adobo (but maybe add a little pork into the mix!)

    You should also try lumpia shanghai if you can - they're absolutely delicious!

    #3 Posted: 23/8/2014 - 23:27

  • thietkelogo

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Fish Bangos with rice and Mang Tomas sauce.

    #4 Posted: 26/8/2014 - 13:26

  • shoestringt-

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    You should try eating at Isdaan Restaurant in Tarlac or Laguna. They offer native Filipino cuisines.
    Read more about this here:

    #5 Posted: 22/10/2014 - 07:00

  • migsaquino

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    "Balut" (Duck Embryo) or "Lechon" (Roasted Suckling Pig)

    #6 Posted: 24/11/2014 - 06:27

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