Aearly morning flight to GenSan to visit PacmanandAirAsia's CEO and Founder Tony FernandezatPacmanWildcard Gym (see more on thatamazing visit here at , andthat up close experience on my other travel blog here at ) kicks off my first ever visit to the "TunaCapitalof the Philippines
Then, it was time to sample some localflavors. A well stocked bar, a full rangeof dishes featuringSpanish, continental, Filipino andIlocano cuisine, and cozy interiors with a cool vibe, it's the perfect place to unwind with a few drinks and some tapasaftera full dayof touring historic Vigan
Chef Raymond Quitilen then served his own unique take on the classicDinuguan, the Crispy Dinuguan, with crunchy porkdraped in the traditional thick andflavorful blood sauce for contrasting textures and bold flavors
Our culinary journey ofauthenticIlocanoflavors continue atVigan's Hotel Luna, with alavish dinner spreadshowcasing unique and distinct regional notes as well as inventive twists on classicSpanish dishes
KBL kadyosbaboylangkaDinerscan look forward to indulging in asmorgasbordofGorriceta-Banusing'ssignature dishes in the lunch and dinner buffets such askadios, baboyatlangka or more popularly known as KBL (atangy soup made with kadiosbeans, porkandjackfruit, soured with batuan seeds)
One of the easiestandtastiest soup that my husbandand I love is GinulaynaMais (Corn Soup). Well, I did prepareatsara to bribe him for the grilled pork but I alsopreparedGinulaynaMaissauteed with porkandgarnished with malunggay, which I think is perfect for grilled pork
But your culinary journey is far from over, with still so manyflavors to experience and rediscover, like the traditionalPorkHumba, slow cooked braisedpork in a sweet, sour, andsaltysauce with blackbeans
And for the coming Chinese New Year, Modern Shanghai will be offeringa combo steamer with their signature dumplings, including the popularandtop-ratedXiao Long Bao, steamedpork buns, fresh prawn "Hakaw" dumplings, Spinach with mushroom dumplings, andpork "siumai"