Batangas Food Festival 2017 at Matabungkay Beach Hotel

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Matabungkay Beach Hotel celebrates its 35th year anniversary with its annual Batangas Food Festival featuring 30 proudly Batangas beloved dishes, and 5 beverage concoctions led by 3 esteemed culinary artists. Balayan, Batangas grown chef, Chef Jaja Andal, Matabungkay’s Executive chef, Chef Ricardo Dino Jr. from Calatagan, and self proclaimed Adobo Queen, Chef Nancy Reyes- Lumen.

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TLC Foodsteps 2017: A Foodgasmic Getaway in Batangas

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Batangas for me is one under-appreciated food city in the country.  The family owns  a farm in Batangas, and whenever we visit the place, we would always be surprised with new finds, new hole-in-the-wall, new treats Batangas has to offer.

That is why when TLC and Sky Cable together with sponsors Mitsubishi Motors, Datu Puti, Goldilocks, invited me to join their food tour in Batangas, I was all game!

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Datu Puti Adobo Series

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Filipinos just can’t get enough of adobo, with nearly all regions in the country spawning
their own unique variants of this vinegar-and- soy-sauce- laced comfort dish. Considered
a strong contender for “pambansang ulam,” adobo teases one’s tastebuds with the
enticing blend of sour, sweet, and savory, evoking both the simplicity and richness of
Filipino cuisine. It has endeared itself with all manner of foodies and captured the hearts
of Filipinos and foreigners alike.

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Ka Tunying’s Cafe

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First time to try Ka Tunying’s Cafe few weeks back and I must say, I got really surprised with the food. I have this wrong notion regarding cafes in general that coffee is good, but food is just okay. Ka Tunying’s Cafe is one place wherein I am glad to be wrong, and would love to be wrong many times just to try their food again.

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