A Forgotten Ilonggo Delicacy is Still Being Made in San Enrique

martin espino

A one-hour bus ride going to the hinterlands, across seven towns. That is what we went through just to confirm a rumor we have heard for some months already: that there is a town that still makes these papaya sweets that look like roses. The old-timers we talked to say that this delicacy has figured.. Read more

One Day, Five Coffeeshops: Iloilo Coffee Crawl

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From Abundance to Scarcity, the ‘Uga’ Tells Iloilo’s Story

Lerie Tan

Chef Tibong Promotes Ilonggo Heritage by Getting You Hungry

joseph batcagan

The food we eat tells us who we are as a people. As Ilonggos, we don’t find it surprising to see our food have a distinctive connection to our culture. But more importantly, food also reflects the soul of our society. Kare-kare, sinigang, pancit molo, or KBL can be proud symbols of one’s ethnicity. Chef.. Read more

LoCo HQ Opens in Iloilo City

Andrea Ortega Guanco

The Cheap Ilonggo’s Guide to: Buying Merienda in Central Market

Megan Cortez

Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan

I know it’s getting hard to remember any social good brought about by the modern internet, but bringing back the tablea—and other traditional Filipino products of its ilk—wouldn’t have been possible if many of us weren’t assiduous uploaders of #FoodPorn on our Facebook and Instagram pages. And Ilonggo cuisine, without hyperbole, is a big recipient.. Read more

“Mamista Kami”: A Maldita’s Guide to Polite Fiesta Etiquette for Guests

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Matambok: An Ilonggo’s Short Guide to Eating Talaba

Lerie Tan