Ilonggo Flavors on Spotlight
at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Kaon ‘Ta sa Cucina highlights the best of Ilonggo cuisine

ILONGGO flavors take center stage at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Cucina this August.

As part of its commitment to feature local flavors on a global level, the restaurant features the best of Ilonggo cuisine, including some of the province’s favorite dishes such as La Paz Batchoy, Valenciana, KBL (Kadyos, Baboy at Langka), and Laswang Utan (vegetable dish similar to dinengdeng and bulanglang).

KBL (Kadyos, Baboy at Langka)

Laswang Utan na may Baboy at Hipon

From August 1 to 18, 2019, Kaon ‘Ta sa Cucina features Ilonggo dishes all over the daily lunch and dinner buffet spreads. Like other Philippine provinces, Iloilo’s gastronomic interpretations stem from the place’s unique geography. Since it has sprawling midlands all the way to picturesque beaches, Ilonggo cuisine boasts of Panay Island’s rich bounty of fresh ingredients. Seafood specialties expected to catch the attention of diners include the fresh and juicy talaba (oysters) and the seasonal diwal. The latter is a much sought-after shellfish also known as angel wing clams because its shape reminds you of angels’ wings. The diwal tastes best when prepared the way one wants it within hours of being caught from the sea.

For inquiries or reservations, call +632 720-7720 or email


(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)

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