The first stop is not far from the heart of the Queen City of the South. Melton’s Halo Halo is one of the best halo-halo stores in Cebu. It currently has numerous branches in and around the city. The place continues to attract customers even with the increasing number of competitors in the market.
Lechon of Talisay
The Cebu lechon was declared as the best pig in the world by Anthony Bourdain. There are many places in Cebu where offering some of the best-tasting lechon in the island. One of these places is Talisay City. The city even celebrates the annual Inasal Festival to promote this sinfully delicious pork dish.
Carcar Public Market
Aside from Talisay City, the southern heritage city of Carcar is also known for their lechon. Carcar City is a good place to stop for lunch if you are going on a road trip to the south. The best place to eat is at the Carcar Public Market. You can go to the back part of the market where the lechon stalls are located. You can buy the lechon and either bring them with you o eat them at the eateries beside the stalls.
Chitang’s Torta of Argao
After Carcar, you may want to stop in the town of Argao. This southern heritage town is known for being the place where the quality standards of the Peanut Browas were established by the family matriarch. In addition to the Peanut Browas, Argao is also home to Chitang’s Torta.
Molave Milk Station
The Molave Milk Station is a well-known stopover in the town of Barili. The main offering of the place is their fresh milk from either a cow or a carabao. In addition, they also offer soft ice cream, kiseo, and other products made from cow or carabao’s milk.
Banana Meat of Dalaguete
Dalaguete is more famous for being one of the jump-off points of Osmena Peak. It is also the Vegetable Basket of Cebu since a good amount of vegetables in Cebu come from the town. But, Dalaguete is also known for its delicacies that are not only unique but delicious as well.
These are just some of the notable food stops you can consider if your stomach starts to grumble while on a road trip to the south of Cebu.