The halo-halo is an all-time Filipino dessert that is normally enjoyed during the summer season. This delectable concoction consists of shaved ice, evaporated milk and a variety of other ingredients, including coconut, gulaman, sago, boiled sweet beans and fruits. There are a number of variations of this popular dish depending on the ingredients used. In the Queen City of the South, one of the best halo-halo is offered in a store located in Pardo, Melton’s Halo-Halo.
The store has been offering this enticing summer treat for over two decades ago. The popularity of Melton’s Halo-Halo spread mainly through word-of-mouth. It was named the Best Halo-Halo by Sun Star in its Best of Cebu campaign for 2015. Aside from the shaved ice, the version of Melton’s features red banana, ube, langka, coconut and two scoops of ice cream.
The store offers two versions of its halo-halo, the Special Halo-Halo and the Super Special Halo-Halo. The Special Halo-Halo has all the ingredients of a typical halo-halo of Melton’s without the ice cream. It is price at PHP 50. On the other hand, the Super Special Halo-Halo has all the ingredients including the ice cream and is priced at only PHP 60. This version also has other added ingredients, including nangka, coconut milk and peanuts.
In addition to halo-halo, Melton’s also offers snack items, including Squid Roll, Tempura, Ngohiong, and French Fries, among others. The store also sells Batchoy and Pizza to fill up the hungry stomach of any Cebuano. The price for their Squid Roll and Tempura is at PHP 15 per stick while the Ngohiong is priced at PHP 7 each. Their French Fries without Cheese is priced at PHP 20 while the French Fries with Cheese is priced at PHP 25. The Batchoy can be purchased at PHP 45 while the Pizza is priced at PHP 90.
Melton’s Halo-Halo also has branches in Labangon and Minglanilla. Melton’s Halo-Halo already has a number of loyal customers who flock to the store each time they feel the need to satisfy their craving for this delectable Filipino dessert. Have you tasted the halo-halo at Melton’s Halo-Halo already? Tell us about it on the comments section below.
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