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Manokan Country, Chicken Inasal Like Nowhere Else

Posted by Andrea L. Si on January 22, 2012 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (1)

 There are restaurants and restaurants in Bacolod but those who know will include in their itinerary, a meal in Manokan Country. "Manok" is Ilonggo for Chicken and Manokan Country is a row of 18 or so stalls that have one specialty, Chicken Inasal, Barbecued Chicken on a stick. A number of finicky relatives and friends will prefer Chicken House or Chicken Deli, which appear to be more civilized and more sanitary. But nothing beats Manokan inasal for flavor and juiciness. This is not...

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Sugarcane Juice for Health and Energy

Posted by andrea lizares on November 26, 2010 at 8:52 AM Comments comments (6)

One of the treats that my Chinese husband looks forward to when we're anywhere near Ongpin is a refreshing ice-cold glass of sugarcane juice. Freshly squeezed cane juice is a very popular drink in India, China, Southeast Asia, Central and South America, and other places where sugarcane is grown. Fresh cane juice is even available in Great Britain, which doesn't produce sugarcane at all. Given this healthy juice's demand in other countries, it is sad that most Negrenses have not tried sugarcan...

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Exploring Lacson St.

Posted by andrea lizares on August 9, 2010 at 2:08 PM Comments comments (0)

Bacolod's main streets are laid out in a grid so getting aroundshould not be difficult. The two main streets which run north to south are Lacson Street which everyone who comes to Bacolod from the north passes, and Araneta Street, which goes from the south side of the Public Plaza all the way to Bago City.

Lacson St. is named after Aniceto Lacson, the General who led the Negrense forces that entered Bacolod from the North for the Cinco de Noviembre revolution against Span. L...

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