Thinking of a lechon to try, why not Gatchalian’s? I first tasted Gatchalian Lechon (tel. 0908-7053240, 0942-7264131) when chef Tristan Encarnacion sent me an edible care package. I was pleased
Dedet de la Fuente believes that the Year of the Earth Pig will be an auspicious year for her and her famed lechon (roasted pig) business, Pepita’s Kitchen.
We already know that the lucky food of 2019 is lechon.
Welcome the Year of the Roast Pig!” was how geomancer Master Aldric Dalumpines greeted me on the phone.
Row upon row of pigs on bamboo spits sizzle slowly over orange embers in Manila just days before Christmas, peak season for the Philippines’ pig roasting “lechoneros”. Smoke rises day
The two-pound pig was later seized and destroyed. It’s in the baggage of a traveler from Ecuador.
At past 10 p.m. on a weekday, I was rushing to get to Cliffpoint Square at the CW Home Depot compound in Ortigas, Pasig, where top concert promoter, MMI Live boss Rhiza Pascua, was waiting. She had invited me to join her for a late-night dinner at the newly opened restaurant Healthy Pigs, whose specialty is lechon.
My family has a Christmas Snuffleupagus—adapted from the name of a friendly imaginary character on the TV show “Sesame Street.”