Iloilo is known for its La Paz batchoy, a pork noodle soup filled with innards and egg noodles, topped with fried garlic, spring onion, and pork cracklings. It is believed that the dish was invented at Netong’s, located in the middle of the La Paz market. Netong’s was started in 1948 by Leonito Guillergan, whose…
“Many people ask what our secret is,” Peter says. “Actually, we don’t have a secret. Our coffee is served as is, no flavors added. It’s traditional… We’re really homegrown Iloilo.”
The great thing about it is that no matter how technologically advanced the Philippines gets, belief in the supernatural never wavers.
Aside from being the summer capital, Baguio also has the reputation of being one of the most haunted cities in the Philippines.
What has one of the Philippines’ most feared supernatural being have in common with the country’s most loved dish? More than one thing, apparently.