Savoring a place through its different flavors can leave you memories few other experiences can match. Cebu City’s local cuisines and native delicacies all let you discover – and rediscover – the very essence that makes the place unique.
For the adventurous backpacker who wants to explore the country’s diverse tastes, the “Queen City of the South” should definitely be part of your gastronomical bucket list. If it’s your first time in Cebu, these spots would be good places to start.
Cebu City Foodie Guide by Oppo F1s
If you want to catch the Cebu sunset while you dine, be sure to drop by Parilya along South Road Properties. Aside from lechon and other classic Cebuano delights, Parilya’s grilled and seafood dishes are sure to sate your palate as you enjoy the cool seaside breeze.
Sun-dried seafood is another way to savor the flavors of Cebu, and the best place to get them is the Tabuan Public Market. Aside from the renowned danggit or dried fish, Tabuan Market offers dried squid, fish tocino (bacon), and lopuy – the tiniest fish you’ll ever find.
Hukad sa Golden Cowrie
Hukad’s Oxtail Humba, Cebu Lechon Belly, and Ube Halaya Crisp a la Mode are just some of the delicacies that can make a simple dish feel like a full-blown fiesta. There are several Hukad branches across Cebu, but the SM Seaside branch offers a relaxing view of the sea while you enjoy a hearty meal.
CnT Lechon Restaurant
You won’t have a complete experience of Cebu without trying its iconic lechon or pig roast, and CnT is just the restaurant for that. Known for its crispy skin and tender meat, CnT’s mouth-watering lechon will excite your taste buds even without gravy.
Lantaw Restaurant offer a breathtaking view of the city as you dig in on classic Filipino dishes. Located on top of Busay Hills, the restaurant is definitely a must-try whether you’re in Cebu for a romantic weekend, a family outing, or an adventure with your squad.
Take The Best Foodie Snaps With Oppo F1s
These are just some of the places to get you started on your culinary adventure in Cebu. It may be hard to recreate the local flavors once you’ve left the city, but you can always document your foodie adventure with selfies.
A powerful front camera is ideal to snapping fun food selfies, and the Oppo F1s is the perfect tool for any foodie. With its 16-megapixel front camera, the F1s lets you capture vivid selfies even in dim light, great for food shots whether indoors or outdoors at any time of the day.
Options for palm and voice-activated shutter make it easier to take shots while eating, while the phone’s Beautify 4.0 app lets you look flawless even as you guzzle down on your plate of lechon.
“Selfies have become our way of adding fun to every moment we document with our camera phone,” shared Oppo Marketing Brand manager Stephen Cheng.
“Thanks to its design and technology, the F1s lets you capture selfies that transform simple moments to unforgettable experiences.”
The F1s is available in concept and dealer stores nationwide. For more information, log on to www.oppo.com/ph/index.html.