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Beni’s Gelato and Coffee

When I was a child, I enjoyed nothing better than going to the old Celyn’s ice cream parlor with my dad and having a sundae. Time have changed and Celyn’s ...

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The New SM Bacolod North wing Food court

The new wing of SM has opened and one of the main features is their beautiful and expertly designed food court. Located on the second floor of their North wing, ...

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The New C’s Cafe at SMX Convention center Bacolod

C’s cafe opened their new branch at the SMX convention center Bacolod and I was there for their opening.  The management of C’s has really spared no expense in making ...

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Kabbara Cafe Inc. – Authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean food.

The Bacolod Food Hunters are proud to present to you, our dear ...
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365 Modern Cafe: Coffee, tea and great food!

Many people have been writing to us to request we do a ...
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Zoos in Bacolod: Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center

We made a long over due visit to the Negros Forests and ...

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Beni’s Gelato and Coffee

When I was a child, I enjoyed nothing better than going to the old Celyn’s ice cream parlor with my dad and having a sundae. Time have changed and Celyn’s is no longer there but there’s a new ice cream place that has taken it’s place: Beni’s Gelato and coffee. Beni’s Gelato and Coffee is […]

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The New SM Bacolod North wing Food court

The new wing of SM has opened and one of the main features is their beautiful and expertly designed food court. Located on the second floor of their North wing, this food court is very different from other SM food courts in that this food court is well lit, has adequate ventilation and has lots […]

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The New C’s Cafe at SMX Convention center Bacolod

C’s cafe opened their new branch at the SMX convention center Bacolod and I was there for their opening.  The management of C’s has really spared no expense in making their new branch into a beautiful, french-inspired cafe! Chef Denis Laumone designed the cafe so that it would have pronounced French influences from the way […]

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Alice’s Recipes: Good old-fashioned meals

We had the chance to finally try Alice’s recipes! (click here for address).  Alice’s recipes is a really cozy restaurant, located near Gaisano City, Bong Bong’s and across from Metrodome. Alice’s dishes are mainly of the rice meal type.. You know, the typical filipino meals that you find served with garlic rice and atchara. This […]

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Crib: Chicken and Ribs

There’s a new little restaurant that serves this awesome combination of of chicken wings and ribs.  It’s called Crib and it’s located on La Salle Avenue, right next to Quan La Salle. Cribs primarily caters to the student crowd so their prices are very affordable. However, the quality of food that they serve is really […]

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Kabbara Cafe Inc. – Authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean food.

The Bacolod Food Hunters are proud to present to you, our dear readers, one of the most awesome finds that we have discovered – Kabbara Cafe which serves authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean food.  We were told to try this restaurant by our good friend Miss Sylvia Gerangue who runs Saigon Cafe. She was so enthusiastic about it […]

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The creative students of the Bacolod Academy for Culinary Arts.

I was honored to be chosen as a judge by B.A.C.A (Bacolod Academy For Culinary Arts) for the final exam of their students.  The students had to present an entire meal – appetizer, soup, main course, and dessert to a panel of judges.  They would be graded in various categories.  I was very impressed with […]

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Nippon Ichi: Authentic Japanese Restaurant!

We’re proud to bring you the details on Bacolod’s newest and the most authentic Japanese restaurant ever – Nippon Ichi!   Nippon Ichi is a Japanese restaurant located at the 2nd Floor, Villa Angela Hi Strip – 4 Bldg on the  Circumferential Road.  The restaurant is HUGE and it is extremely beautiful inside.  The ambiance […]

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Sandok: Filipino Comfort Food

A friend of ours told us about this new restaurant in Bacolod – Sandok!  This charming restaurant is located in Narra Avenue – Shopping. From the outside, it is quite easy to miss Sandok as they have a very plain signage and there is nothing special about their store front.  It is very easy to […]

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Gunny’s All American Burger: A filling experience!

We are proud to present to you, our dear readers one of the best and most “sulit” hamburger places in Bacolod – Gunny’s All American Burger! This hamburger joint is located on C.L. Montelibano street right beside the USLS High school.  What makes it special is that its hamburgers are huge and “customizable” depending on […]

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Man’s Cafe

Man’s cafe is one of the newest coffee shops that opened in Bacolod. They recently opened along La Salle Avenue in the Pacita Building (right beside Jollibee.) The interior is neat and clean and has an artsy feel to it. It is relaxing and soothing to the eye.   There were a lot of students […]

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Cadiz City’s first Buriring (Puffer fish) Festival!

August is a very special time for the fishermen of Cadiz City.  Once a year the strange elusive puffer fish known locally as Buriring increase in numbers and are easily caught in the ocean. Our good friend, councillor Mito Gamboa organized the first ever Buriring food festival as part of his program to improve tourism! Mito invited bloggers, […]

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Xin Chao Vietnamese restaurant: Vietnamese style fast food.

A friend and I were running some errands when we passed by the Hi-strip 4 building beside Lopues East.  We were excited when when we saw a big banner with these three words: 1.) Vietnamese 2.) Opening today! Wow! It is a known fact that Bacolod people have readily embraced Vietnamese food.  We have the […]

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KomeKome: Southeast Asian Fusion restaurant and BAR

There’s a new watering hole in Bacolod’s Art District.  This awesome, newly opened place is run by the same people at the wildly successful restaurant Txacho!   We went to the soft opening of Kome Kome and we had a great experience! Kome Kome is a great place to unwind and relax after work or […]

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C’s cafe: New and Exciting Menu items!

We’re proud to present to you our readers the latest exciting creations from L’fisher’s C’s cafe!  C’s cafe head chef is Denis Laumone, a chef from France who is a master of baking in the traditional French style. Chef Denis invited us back again to try out his delicious new creations.  A master baker, Chef […]

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Sofia: Awesome Traditional Filipino breads.

Filipinos love bread. Although our staple food is rice, we have such a voracious appetite for white bread.   Bacolod has many bake shops and one of the best bakeries serving traditional Filipino breads is Sofia. Sofia  is located at Narra Avenue, Shopping Bacolod. When you visit, come in the early afternoon at around 2-3pm. […]

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Mai Pao Tea house: Awesome Siomai and chinese food in Bacolod

Mai Pao’s back on the culinary radar with a new revamped menu and affordable chinese dishes for everyone!  This restaurant has undergone a major revamp from the decorations to more importantly: THE FOOD!  Mai Pao is still on it’s old location along 6th street across from Mc Donalds.  Bacolod’s famous Chef JP Anglo helped redesign […]

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D’Coffee Ground House: Great Coffee

“Man, Coffee stores are sure sprouting up everywhere.” was one of the statements that our good friend Livingstone Ang made as I excitedly told him about D’coffee Ground house. “It’s got this horrible D’ naming convention .” muttered a fellow food hunter. “What is it with the ” D’ “?  You’ve got D’ little gyoza […]

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Das Bürgery: Possibly the most elusive great tasting burgers in Bacolod

Burger chains in Bacolod are a dime-a-dozen nowadays BUT there is one chain that is surprisingly like: 1.) A gypsy caravan 2.) A migratory tern 3.) Your cousin named “Boy” who hides himself in a dark cellar for most of the year and then shows up at your grandmothers birthday, becomes the life of the […]

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BNC Bakeshop Korean Bakery: VISIT THIS NOW!!

Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s extremely rare that a restaurant or food establishment has the Bacolod Food Hunters in a state of excitement. BNC  (Bread and Cake) Korean bakery is the newest MUST VISIT place in Bacolod!  It is both CHEAP and AWESOME!  Before anything else we would like to thank our friend and fellow blogger […]

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Fogo: Latin American Food in Bacolod

The Philippines has very strong cultural ties to Spain both culturally and in its culinary aspects.  The Spaniards brought chilies, vegetables and other ingredients from its colonies to the Philippines.  Spanish cuisine is in our blood.  Director Peque Gallaga goes crazy over Callos.  He absolutely LOVES it and we have had long talks over where […]

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Perro Borracho: Burgers, Tacos, Burritos.

Wow, there’s another new Hamburger/Taco/Burrito place in Bacolod!  If Popeye’s burger-loving friend, Wimpy was in Bacolod, he’d probably declare it a paradise for hamburger loving people! Perro Borracho which translates to “Drunk Dog” in Spanish is a new restaurant that opened in the Art District.  We went there on May 5, 2014 and we decided to […]

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365 Modern Cafe: Coffee, tea and great food!

Many people have been writing to us to request we do a food review on 365 Modern Cafe.  Finally, it’s here, thanks for all the letters and the support.  Without further ado, here’s our review on 365 Modern Cafe!   365 Modern Cafe is located on B.S. Aquino drive near Doctor’s hospital (behind a gas […]

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Shezzles: Dessert in a jar. Cute, funny and delicious!

One of the most common requests that we get in our mail are requests asking us for suggestions on unique and interesting gifts to give to visitors and friends.  Sure, you can always offer piaya, butterscotch, napoleones but those gift suggestions are STALE and old.  Everybody  gives out piaya and napoleones.  It’s so COMMON.   […]

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Hilltop Resto and Bar.

It’s summer and people are heading for the beach or the mountains to escape the oppressive heat!  Bacolod’s version of Baguio/Tagaytay is Don Salvador Benedicto where one can head to the many mountainside resorts and relax.  However if you’re on vacation, one might get tired of the standard picnic fare and wish for something more […]

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Spice’s Bite: Indian Food

Spice’s bite is the only Indian restaurant in Bacolod City.  There used to be another Indian restaurant in Villamonte which was so awesome that even Chef JP Anglo raved about the food when we took him there.   However the Indian restaurant closed down after some years of operation. Some say that it was because […]

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Com Tam Vietnamese Restaurant

We’ve been hearing good things about Com Tam Vietnamese restaurant so we decided to go and take a look and try some of their food. Com Tam is located at the second floor of Vision Square building, 21st street in front of AMA computer college and San Agustin. Com Tam is a nice and simple […]

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Amboy: Resto Bar and Grill

Eroreco subdivision is a great place for foodies.  It is home to two popular restaurants.  The wildly popular Pamilya Grill, the Japanese restaurant RinJin and finally Amboy’s – The newest restaurant in Eroreco- located next to Pamilya Grill . Amboy’s is a house converted into a restaurant.  The owners really did a swell job with […]

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Victorias Foods Launches its Signature Recipes

Victorias Food Products is the food branch of the Victorias Milling company here in Negros and they manufacture all sorts of products such as canned sardines, canned bangus and even smoked bacon and chorizo.  They wanted people to learn how to incorporate these products into healthy and delicious recipes for their family so Victorias Food Products […]

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WaraWara: Eat all you can grill!

WaraWara korean restaurant has been around for some time and we’re reviewing it now because there has been a price drop in their eat/grill all you can buffet!  Previously priced at 450+ php, the buffet is now about 380+ php pesos! (mondays to thursdays) It’s an awesome deal because the good quality of the meat and […]

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Jay Abello’s Pureza: The Story Of Negros Sugar.

Pureza is a film directed by the great Jay Abello (Director of Namets!) and it is a documentary about the sugar industry and the state of life of the sacadas and the farm workers who work on the big sugar farms of Negros. We were finally able to get a DVD of Direk Jay’s film through […]

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Yuya: Bacolod’s first Anime Shop

Bacolod Fans of Anime rejoice! A new shop dedicated to catering to the inner anime fan or otaku in you has now opened!  It is the first shop in Bacolod to cater soley to Otaku fans. Yuya is a shop that specializes in selling Anime goods, posters and cosplay accessories.  They’ve opened on the corner of La […]

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Eat all you can Shawarma and Shawarma Rice!

It’s amazing how Bacoleños love Shawarma.  It is simply amazing how this middle eastern sandwich has captured the hearts and bellies of Bacoleños everywhere!    We have the famous Shawarma ni Kulas, and now another new Shawarma place has become extremely popular.  It’s eat all you can Shawarma!  Bacoleños love a good deal and eat […]

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Gaming Library: Board games, collectible card games and more.

Guys and gals, what comes to your mind when you hear the words “board game?”  Probably you think of games such as Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders or even Clue. You’d think it’s a major snoozefest right?  You’d probably roll your eyes and refuse to play whenever someone invites you to play a “board game”. Well, […]

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Tyrol Restaurant: Our Little Slice of Austria in Bacolod

The dining landscape here in Bacolod is fast becoming a joyous melange of global plates.  The revolving staples of Chinese, Japanese and Italian cuisines that the old families rely on for their nightly outings have evolved and have been supplanted with the tastes of Korea, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany, Mexico, and now, Austria.  As Bacolod […]

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Ading’s Pala-Pala

Ading’s Pala-Pala is a new seafood restaurant in Bacolod which just opened this December 20th 2013.  Ading’s is located along San Juan street near the corner of San Juan street and North Capitol road.   It is located beside the many tulahan restaurants. Ading’s is well lit and well ventilated.  This restaurant looks clean, cheerful and quite […]

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Virgelio’s Grill Villamonte: Seafood, barbecue, Cansi and a lot more!

We’ve previously written about the fantastic Virgelio’s in Alijis.  We’re proud to announce that they have now opened a branch in Villamonte right beside Munsterific! Virgelio’s is an open air restaurant where people can order seafood or meat out front and then have them grilled right in front of their eyes.  It is simple but […]

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My Big Fat Shawarma: Huge Shawarma!

Shawarma fans in Bacolod can now rejoice!  My Big Fat Shawarma,  a new shawarma shop has opened in the Bacolod Art District.  They specialize in BIG stuffed Shawarmas. We scooted over there to give it a try.   The place is done up in red and green colors and looks quite inviting! The shop has […]

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Imbiss Bacolod: Sausages and Beer

Imbiss has once again changed owners and this time, the NEWEST incarnation of Imbiss looks great!  The new Imbiss has been open for a while now at 10th Lacson street just near the old Topps bowling area. The Interior of Imbiss looks great.  There are paintings done by a famous Bacolod artist and the place […]

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Remnant Health food and Vegetarian Cuisine. Healthy living and eating!

This article was made possible by our German friend Elena who suggested this restaurant to us. Remnant Health Food and Vegetarian Cuisine is one of the few vegetarian restaurants in Bacolod.  It is a restaurant that doubles as a naturopathic clinic (on the second floor) and it serves Filipino cuisine with vegetarian ingredients. Remnant is […]

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Arisu: A Korean Restaurant with class.

Korean food is becoming very well known in Bacolod due to a large population of Koreans coming to visit.  However, most people in Bacolod think that Korean food is spicy and the only food that you’ll eat is Kimchi.  This is not true!  In fact Korean food is very versatile and has a lot of […]

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C’s Cafe: French pastries with a Filipino twist.

C’s Cafeis the only cake and pastry shop in Bacolod with  Chef Denis Laumone, a bubbly and energetic frenchman.   He’s been a fan of the Bacolod food Hunters for some time now and we decided to drop by and pay him a visit! Chef Denis has been baking for some time and he trained […]

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Butchoks: Coffee and Crocodile Sisig.

Butchok’s is a local eatery that is popular among students and locals for its good cheap coffee and its hearty meals.  We finally had a chance to visit them and sample their food!   Butchok’s is located along Narra Avenue near the Chinese temple.  It is located right next to Sleepnot cafe (which we will […]

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Manang rose barbecue: Popular student merienda!

Hi guys! We’re really happy to bring you another great food find: Manang Rose’s Barbecue. This is one of those great hole in the wall “restaurants” that some USLS students suggested to us and it is just AWESOME. Manang Rose is located just across Lord Byron’s Main restaurant and it is absolutely swamped with students […]

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Villanueva Ancestral House: Photography contest!

Did you know that Bacolod and Silay used to be the Paris of the Philippines?  In the past exports of Sugar to the world made people insanely rich.  People built mansions, partied hard like there was no tomorrow.  Those were the good old days. The Villanueva ancestral house is one of the mansions on Burgos […]

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Vegetarian food: Sian Tian Health Food Center

If you’re a vegetarian and you live in the Philippines, you will certainly have a hard time!   There’s MEAT everywhere you look.  Filipinos just love meat.  Everywhere you go meat is being served in one form or another.   People in Bacolod really love meat.  I remember my friends were taking a vegetarian friend […]

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Sharetea: Refreshing and Delicious!

I’ve got to admit, I’m a milk tea junkie.  There’s nothing that really perks you up like an ice cold milk tea on a hot sunny day!  If you’re looking to get a really good iced tea fix, Sharetea is now open in Bacolod! Sharetea is a Taiwanese tea chain and they just opened along […]

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Zoos in Bacolod: Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center

We made a long over due visit to the Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center!  This Zoo is surprisingly world class and way better than most of the Zoos in the Philippines, Manila Zoo included! Located Right beside the Capitol Lagoon behind the Negros Museum, this zoo is like a jungle in the […]

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Sabor Bisaya 2013! Days 2-3!

The biggest culinary event in Bacolod has begun! Sabor Bisaya!  It’s three days of cooking contests and activities in which culinary schools and chefs from all over the visayan region of the Philippines gather together and show their skills and their talents!   There’s also loads of suppliers and exhibitors showing up at the event […]

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Lil’s cupcakes: Sandwiches, pasta and Cupcakes!

I wrote about Lil’s cupcakes a few months ago.   Lil’s has graduated from being a stall to a full fledged cupcake store! Located on LaSalle avenue, Lil’s cupcakes opened their doors a few days ago and the Bacolod Food Hunters paid them a visit! The Mango chili is my favorite new flavor!  It tastes of […]

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