Most chinoys give much importance to food. It is part of our culture and tradition to always make sure there is enough food to eat and tummy is always happy.
No wonder why most restaurants in Binondo – Manila’s Chinatown have their own specialties.
Since most of us now is thinking what to eat for lunch, let me share some of the all-time favorites and my personal favorite food within Binondo.
⁃ Wai Ying Fast Food for Congee, Pork Asado or simply Lemon Coke
⁃ Diao Eng Chay for Pork Kikiam and Ube Juice
⁃ Shin Ton Yon for Pork Asado
⁃ Tasty Dumplings for Pork Chop Rice or Dumpling Rice
⁃ Country Chicken for Roasted Chicken
⁃ Eng Bee Tin for Hopia and Tikoy
⁃ Lord Stow’s Bakery for Egg Tart
⁃ Masuki for Noodles and Siopao
⁃ Shanghai Fried Siopao for Fried Siopao
⁃ Chuan Kee for Kiampong
⁃ Ilang Ilang for Camaron Rebusado
⁃ “Estero” for Fried Frog
⁃ Sincerity for Roasted Chicken
⁃ Wan Kee Bakery for Almond Cake
Aside from these food, one thing I miss in Binondo is Shopper’s Mart. Well, there is nothing special in this grocery store but I used to buy chips there when I was younger.
Aside from my friends in Binondo, these are the places I miss going to.