Where should anthony bourdain eat in the philippines_ _ inquirer lifestyle

Celebrity chef, TV host and author Anthony Bourdain is in the Philippines shooting an episode of “Parts Unknown,” his CNN show that chronicles his culinary adventures around the world.

Bourdain’s fans have been flooding social media with the things they think he should eat while he’s here. Best baked chicken fingers Here’s our unsolicited guide for him—a delicious mix of Filipino favorites and new discoveries.

“Artsy in Maginhawa for the kare-kare; Judy Ann in Malabon for the crispy pata; Rosie’s Pancit Malabon; Abe for gising-gising and adobo; Pamana which has most of the above.


Honey mustard chicken fingers Pancit Pagulong in Marikina; Pancit Lucban at Buddy’s; bulalo in Sto. What to serve with chicken fingers Tomas, Batangas, and Tagaytay. Deep fry chicken fingers Since Bourdain already went to Lucing by the railroad tracks in Angeles, he might as well try Sosing in Dian, Makati, and Pares Point in Chino Roces to find out what the masses are eating. Best chicken fingers restaurant My Brother’s Mustache for really good sisig; Trellis for spicy spareribs. How to make chicken fingers at home The Seaside Market in Daang Hari, Alabang, and Macapagal Boulevard for what the Philippines is famous for: fresh fish. How to make fried chicken fingers Yes, the sigarilyas in Wooden Spoon! But I think pwedeng tapatan ng Elar’s ang lechon ng Cebu, which Bourdain says is the best for him.

“If Bourdain wants a sample of Manila nightlife, I’ll take him to Balete@Kamias, Quezon City, for some big-band jazz, drink up and listen to vinyl records at the Bank Bar in BGC which has a secret entrance in a corner of a 7-Eleven store, and have a nightcap at Finders Keepers which is in a warehouse in Makati.” —Pocholo Concepcion

“I would take him to Madeca for the sisig taco and the pares place in Retiro, and Excelente ham because Christmas. Easy homemade chicken fingers Chef Tatung’s homey restaurant is also a good place to take him, he has different regional takes on favorite Filipino dishes, like adobo.” —Tatin Yang

“Kanin Club for crispy dinuguan; Bacolod Chicken in BF Parañaque for inasal, garlic rice, chicken chicharon, chicharon bulaklak; Pancake House for adobo sulipan; Seafood City in Cebu for anything seafood, especially alimango in sotanghon; Café Adriatico for spare ribs adobo; Goodah in BF for goto.” —Thelma Sioson San Juan

“Luyong Panciteria in Marikina for lechon pancit, Cafe Sweet Inspirations on Katipunan for Mongolian barbecue, Lugawan sa Tejeros for the lugaw with lechon.” —Ruel S. Oven baked chicken fingers recipe De Vera

“Trellis for sizzling sisig, Buddy’s for Pancit Lucban, Sentro for sinigang corned beef, Lamesa Grill for sigarilyas sa gata and adobo flakes, Quattro for bibingka and pork bits.” —Vangie Baga-Reyes

“Since he loves sisig, I will take Anthony Bourdain to Madeca so he can try the sisig tacos or sisig burrito and the chicken chicharon. Cooking chicken fingers For dessert, I’ll take him to Sebastian’s Ice Cream so he can try Ian Carandang’s fantastic creations—the mangga’t bagoong, sapin-sapin and champorado with dilis ice cream.” —Pam Pastor

“Belito’s Vineyard, an off-the-road Filipino-Spanish restaurant on Bajada Road, Davao City, for paella negra with chorizo and calamansi, kinilaw na malasugue (blue marlin), spicy ribs, stir-fried shiitake with bok choy, gambas, calamari in olive oil and lengua served tapas-style, plus homemade durian ice cream. How to fry chicken fingers All these with ice-cold Cerveza Negra.

“Aida’s Chicken, a carinderia in Manokan Country, Iloilo City, for authentic chicken inasal. How to make chicken fingers in the oven Tony shall eat with his hands pechopak and paa dipped in a combination of sukang sinamak, soy sauce, calamansi and chopped labuyo. Homemade chicken fingers deep fried I’ll suggest he eat it with garlic rice drizzled with chicken oil or a siding of steamed fresh oysters and skewers of grilled isol and baticolon, perfect with San Miguel Beer.

“Green Ats Bulalohan, a 24-hour restaurant on Aguinaldo Highway in Tagaytay overlooking Taal Lake, famous for special nilagang bulalo with utak, crispy fried tawilis and sizzling chop suey, paired with fresh buko juice.

“More lechon! He should try Pepita’s Kitchen’s lechon stuffed with truffle rice or sisig rice, by chef Dedet de la Fuente, and Rico’s spicy lechon from Cebu.”

“Manukan Country, Bacolod City. Pictures of chicken fingers Inasal and talaba. Healthy homemade chicken fingers In Manila, the Kalabasa with Sitaw and Dilis at Sarsa, the Kamote Mash at Café Batwan, and the Binukadkad na PlaPla with Balo Balo and My Mom’s Puchero at Abe’s in Serendra. Chicken fingers recept I’d also invite him to my house to eat my mother’s callos. Chicken fingers rezept Then I’d get him really drunk and take a ton of selfies, because he’s really funny. Chicken fingers ingredients Take him to Batanes to get drunk on palek (rice wine)! I suggest also, since he’s done Jollibee, serve him Max’s and ask him which is the better bird.” —Alya Honasan

“Mesa’s appetizers of tinapa rolls and hito flakes; Recipes’ gising-gising; Kanin Club’s crispy liempo strips and sinigang rice; Wooden Spoon’s stuffed pechay and Tostadong Adobo.” —Gibbs Cadiz

“I believe chef Bourdain should be entertained where he can truly experience the essence of the Philippines, not just through the flavors of our cuisine but through our culture, the charm of our natural landscape and, most especially, the warmth of our hospitality.

“Being a world-class chef and traveler, who has perhaps experienced it all, in my opinion, what befits him most, is to be in the company of families who have kept their culinary heritage and traditions alive. 4 fingers chicken recipe Homes where he can have a taste of carefully prepared heirloom recipes.

“The delicious binalot (rice, slathered with sauce topped with adobo and salted egg, wrapped in banana leaves) found along the roadside or cooked along the shores of Batangas… Local color. Are chicken fingers healthy Simple fare that is so innately Filipino.

“To experience country life, a trip to Villa Escudero would be nice. Chicken strips recipe healthy To have him wade through the falls while indulging in local offerings will surely prove that it is more fun in the Philippines!

“A journey back in time is as well lovely. Baked chicken strips no breading At her spacious kitchen with wood-fired stoves and ovens, I would ask food historian Atching Lillian Borromeo to prepare a meal for us that would consist of favorites such as bringhe, kaldereta, adobong puti, estofado, done traditionally.

“Her tales and trivia would surely perk up the table as will her hands on demonstration of old-time delicacies—San Nicolas cookies, Duck Egg Ensaimadas with Suklati Batirul, to name a few, will surely bring him delight.

“These I feel encapsulate (though rather minutely) the beauty and the deliciousness of the Philippines.” —Reggie Aspiras Where would you take Anthony Bourdain? Tweet us at @INQ_Lifestyle.