Iloilo City Food

Start Up Formula: Start Small | Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan Iloilo: Iloilo City recognized as a Creative City of Gastronomy, is known for its traditional cuisine, as well as its thriving food industry. The metro is home to several establishments centered on food. It is also home to those offering foreign cuisine - one of which is Lazy Susan. Offering a taste of… Continue reading Start Up Formula: Start Small | Lazy Susan

Iloilo City Food

Guide to Coffee in Iloilo

Guide to Coffee in Iloilo: Coffee, described to be bitter and slightly acidic, is a drink made from coffee beans. It is an in-demand commodity that has cemented a strong consumer following and has built a billion-dollar industry – being the central product behind brand giants Starbucks, Dunkin’, and Tim Hortons, to mention a few.… Continue reading Guide to Coffee in Iloilo

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Iloilo is UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

Iloilo is UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Iloilo City was recently hailed as UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) First Creative City of Gastronomy in the Philippines. The city is among the fifty-five new cities to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) - joining 350 other cities representing seven creative fields: crafts… Continue reading Iloilo is UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

Iloilo City Food

Roberto’s

Roberto's. An icon in the City of Iloilo, Roberto's is much more than a household name. It has become a living legend and an institution in terms of business longevity. Established in 1978, Roberto's is one of the strongest culinary forerunners in the metro, taking pride in its signature versions of lumpia shanghai, meatballs, and… Continue reading Roberto’s

Iloilo City Food

2007 Coffee and Pastries

2007 Coffee and Pastries: Coffee is a growing industry in the City of Love. Over the years, Ilonggos have witnessed a growing number of cafes offering endless varieties of coffee beverages. One newcomer in the industry is the 2007 Coffee and Pastries. Nestled on the GF of Alcove Building along General Luna St. in Iloilo… Continue reading 2007 Coffee and Pastries

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GrabFood: Best Value Meals

Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99. From a freelancer’s perspective: Freelancing ‘in this economy’ can be hard. And working overtime is becoming a norm. Taking time off to source ingredients from the market, wash/prepare meat/vegetables, cook a meal, clean the table, and wash the dishes can be extremely consuming, especially when the time and… Continue reading GrabFood: Best Value Meals

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Universal Robina Corporation

Universal Robina Corp. (URC) has proven itself as a true multinational company, with consumer products that are now mainstays on millions of shelves across the globe. Among the company’s market leaders abroad are its Fun-O biscuits and Tivoli wafers in Thailand.  Its C2 ready-to-drink brewed tea also remains a top seller in Vietnam. “We have… Continue reading Universal Robina Corporation

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Mrs Wharton Brands

Mrs Wharton expands brands with a new concept: The pandemic has brought about new opportunities that are more beneficial to both businesses and consumers. The hole-in-the-wall concept is one of these. What is a hole-in-the-wall business concept? According to Collins Dictionary, a "hole-in-the-wall business is a business, especially a restaurant, that operates from very small… Continue reading Mrs Wharton Brands

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Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

Taiwanese Food in Iloilo: Takoyaki, stinky tofu, tempura, green onion pancake, and bubble tea are just some of the glorious night market delicacies of Taiwan. With influences from its indigenous community, Japanese, and Chinese, Taiwanese food has several variations. Its local cuisine is oftentimes classified as ‘Southern Fujianese Cuisine’ as a result of the Kuomintang… Continue reading Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

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Western Visayas Robusta

Western Visayas Robusta Beans Graded 'Fine', 'Premium': Western Visayas’ coffee industry could now start to create its brand. The 2021 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition (PCQC), a convergence activity of government agencies and the private sector, has recognized the robusta coffee beans in the region and graded them fine and premium. The PCQC is an annual… Continue reading Western Visayas Robusta

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Al Di Foods

Iloilo-based company Al Di Foods relaunches their Lazada and Shopee stores for a more delightful consumer experience. The Covid-19 pandemic raised awareness among Filipinos on the benefits of boosting the immune system. With its flagship product Al Di Turmeric Tea, Al Di Foods increased sales even with the pandemic. Curcumin, the major component of turmeric,… Continue reading Al Di Foods

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King Stomach

Owner Ian Dexter Yanson Celis never expected that his business would become successful. Spawned during the height of the pandemic, King Stomach started as an additional source of income for the owner. Offering frozen foods (homemade pork siomai, honey cured bacon, Hungarian sausage, siopao), the small business was operated from the owner’s home in Lessandra,… Continue reading King Stomach

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Kusina Tsina: Authentic Chinese Cuisine Since 2008

“Pag di masarap, libre na” begins Eugene Chua, the CEO and Founder of Kusina Tsina. The restaurant, located at the GF of SM Southpoint in SM City Iloilo, aims to bring ‘Cantonese’ cuisine closer to the Ilonggos. Kusina Tsina, established in 2008, was the brainchild of Eugene Chua. Having been trained by Hong Kong chefs… Continue reading Kusina Tsina: Authentic Chinese Cuisine Since 2008

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Social Amelioration Program

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1 Series of 2020 highlights the special guidelines on the provision of the social amelioration measures by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and the Department of Interior and… Continue reading Social Amelioration Program

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Dalgona Coffee

Just recently, the ‘Dalgona Coffee’ seemed to be an instant hit among netizens despite the enhanced community quarantine that sent everyone secluded in their respective homes. According to Spot.Ph, it is especially popular on Tiktok, where users attempt to create their own version of the said coffee. But what is it exactly? In an article… Continue reading Dalgona Coffee

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GrabFood Iloilo: News and Updates

GrabFood is now in the City of Love to help Ilonggos with their food cravings. Joann Yoshida, Grab Philippines Operations Lead for Western Visayas, confirmed that the app is now fully functional in the City of Love. “Ma-ayong adlaw Iloilo! You may now satisfy and enjoy your cravings with GrabFood,” states Joann Yoshida, Grab Philippines… Continue reading GrabFood Iloilo: News and Updates