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Felicia’s Pastry Cafe, Bacolod City

I’m a late bloomer. My recent trip to Bacolod City in Negros Occidental was my first time out of town alone on vacation. I just wanted to get away from Manila and not be pressured to do anything or talk to anyone. That I ended up doing work for Manila in Bacolod is another story. […]

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Calea, Bacolod City

My friend, who is based in Bacolod, told me a story of his first party there. An older woman had gone up to him and held his arm, feeling the ratio of fat to muscle and bone. “You’re thin,” she said, then continued, “But you just got here. That will change.” And it did. The […]

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Aida’s Chicken in Manokan Country, Bacolod City

You cannot visit Bacolod City without trying chicken inasal. The dish is so linked to the city that there is a whole row of restaurants devoted to it, aptly called Manukan Country (chicken country). I don’t know Manokan Country’s exact address. I don’t know the contact numbers of any of the inasal establishments that comprise […]

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21 Restaurant, Bacolod City

Ask someone who has been to Bacolod were to eat when visiting the city and you will get a long list of restaurants to try, all of them serving a range of cuisine from the requisite chicken inasal to the fresh seafood that the seaside city is known for. Different people have different tastes, but […]

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