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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 »

Cebu’s lechon to vie as world’s best barbecue


A chef from Marco Polo Plaza Hotel will bring the famous Cebuano  lechon to the World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest on May 12 in the US state of Memphis. In an interview yesterday, Marco Polo Plaza Hotel press relations officer Kyra Cabaero said  they will be sending a one-man team for the competition. “Chef Carlos […]

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »