Cebu serves not only a tourist destination, but also one of the nation's best gastronomic hubs where the best lechón and pusô in the country abounds.

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Native Cuisine and Local Specialties:

Pusô -/pusô/​

Referred to by many as "Hanging Rice", it is cooked rice inside a packet of intricately woven young coconut leaf, resembling the size and shape of a heart, hence its name. ​

 

​Lechón -/lɛtʃOn/​

Only the famous dish in Cebu, lechón is the Spanish word for suckling pig and in the Philippines connotes a whole roasted pig.

 

Mangoes​​​

Cebu stakes a claim as having the finest mangoes in the world.

Ngohiong -/ŋOhjOŋ/​

Available only in Cebu, ​these are crunchy, over-sized spring rolls which have become a certified local classic favorite. ​

 

​Silvanas​ -/sIlvan˄s/​

Silvanas are crunchy, creamy, frozen cookie made up of a layer of buttercream sandwiched between two cashew-meringue wafers, and coated with cookie crumbs.​

 

Sikwate -/sIkwatɛ/​​​

A hot chocolate drink made from locally-grown cacao seeds or tableya.