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Pope to eat ‘paksiw,’ other Filipino food during lunch in Leyte

Pope Francis

Familiar comfort food will be served during the visit of Pope Francis to Palo, Leyte, in January, so survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) need not step out of their comfort zone, according to church officials.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Serving ‘lechon, pancit’ could be vote-buying

cartoon, february 16, 2013

The way to a man’s—or woman’s—heart may be through the stomach but candidates should be forewarned that serving the voting public food and drink on the eve of Election Day may well be construed as vote-buying.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cebu’s new ‘lechon’ with a twist

LECHON belly takes the center stage on the dining table. RICKY BROJAN/CONTRIBUTOR

Cebu’s famous lechon has just been given a delicious twist. Instead of an entire pig, a boneless belly is roasted to yummy perfection. The lechon belly is also packed with herbs and spices and its red-brown skin is crispy and tasty, just like the lechon which Cebu is famous for.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Lechon resto expands outlets, eyes Talamban student market

After seeing an increase in the number of tourists dining in Zubuchon, the lechon specialist opened its fourth outlet in Cebu in Escario Central this week and is set to open another outlet by November in Talamban, Cebu City. Zubuchon owner Joel Binamira said more tourists come to their restaurants after reading online articles about […]

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

F1 star Button wants Cebu’s lechon

Guess what’s on top of Jenson Button’s gastronomic list when he arrived in Cebu last night? It’s Cebu’s famous inasal or roasted pig, no less.   The Formula One 2009 World Champion tweeted last night that he is contemplating on tasting Cebu’s famous dish with a tinge of reservation of course.   The McLaren-Mercedes driver […]

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »