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Philippines Street Food (WORLD'S BEST STREET FOOD in Manila) FILIPINO FOOD HEAVEN – Quiapo + Binondo

Philippines Street Food (WORLD'S BEST STREET FOOD in Manila) FILIPINO FOOD HEAVEN - Quiapo + Binondo

FIRST TIME IN THE PHILIPPINES!! Street Food Guide to Manila 2019!!!

We are teaming up with FoodieMommaPH (her channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hiiGm6GTyTVvO-LtZ2Xmw?sub_confirmation=1) to bring you an entire street food series in Manila, Philippines! Today, Khee will be showing us the food and culture of Old Manila, around Quiapo Market and the oldest Chinatown in the world: Binondo! Thank you so much to FoodieMommaPH for making our trip in the Philippines unforgettable! She will be joining us for our entire MANILA STREET FOOD series, so go check out her channel!!!

We start our morning in front of Quiapo Church and try a classic street food style breakfast called taho, silken tofu, drizzled with brown sugar syrup and topped with tapioca pearls (1 cup 20 php/0.38 usd). Served out of a mobile bucket warm and fresh! Continuing through the market, Khee shows us some of her favourite childhood snacks. We stop to have some banana-cue, deep-fried bananas covered with brown sugar (15 php/0.29 usd each) as well as hot cakes (5 php/0.10 usd each) which are smothered in butter and sugar and served PIPING hot! So yummy, sweet and CHEAP!

Still hungry, we head straight for Chinatown in the heart of Manila to try some Filipino/Chinese specialties. Our first stop was to Dong Being Dumplings, an old “hole-in-the-wall” shop where dumplings are made fresh on site! We ordered 1 serving of their special pork dumplings (200 php/3.83 usd per plate). The ladies were whipping these dumplings up at record-breaking speeds! The dipping sauce was sour from vinegar and spicy from the chili oil. Delicious!

We then went deep into the Chinatown market to eat lumpia, the Philippines spring roll (70 php/1.34 usd each)! The wrapper is soft and holds together all of the delicious, and flavourful ingredients inside. Served fresh and with a side of chopped garlic for a full on FLAVOR BOMB!

Next up, we found a rare (bicycle) stall serving binatog (20 php/0.38 usd each). Binatog is a sweet dessert made up of boiled corn, coconut flakes, and sugar. There are salty versions too! It is a very unique food that we’ve never tasted before!

Next we try a Cantonese/Filipino steamed and fried bun called Siopao. We ordered several sweet pork buns (22 php/0.42 usd each) and ate them fresh street-side, and even more to take home for later! We finished our street food craze at a local institution, Barrio Fiesta, for halo-halo, to cool off and satisfy our sweet-tooth! We ordered the halo-halo special (170 php/3.26 usd) with bright purple ube (purple yam), candied fruits, jellies and MORE!

Thanks so much to FoodieMommaPH for showing us the incredible Quiapo Market and Chinatown in Metro Manila! Follow her for more Filipino street food and local eats in and around Manila!

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Want to visit these places yourself? Check the information below!

» Quiapo Market: 313, 1001 Palma St., Quiapo, Manila

» Dong Bei Dumplings (dumplings): 642 Yuchengco St., Binondo, Manila

» New Po Heng Lumpia House (lumpia): 1006 Quintin Paredes Rd., Binondo, Manila

» Binatog Stall (binatog): Next to “New Po Heng Lumpia House”

» Shanghai Fried Siopao (siopao): Sabino Padilla St., Santa Cruz, Manila

» Barrio Fiesta (halo-halo): Reina Regente St., Binondo, Manila


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Hey there, we’re Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson with www.chopsticktravel.com ! We’re on a journey to document the BEST Street Food around the world! Chopstick Travel started in Taiwan, where we frequent the best Street Food stands everywhere from Taipei to Kaohsiung. Not only do we feast on amazing street food in Taiwan, but our food focused travels take us on Street Food missions trying unique foods around the world! We’ve eaten Street Food in Philippines, Street Food in Japan, Street Food in Taiwan, Street Food in Malaysia, Street Food in Korea, Street Food in India, Street Food in Turkey, Street Food in Italy, Street Food in Greece and many more! I post 2 times a week mostly food, some travel. Street Food tours around the world and the most unique dishes we can find in all kinds of hole-in-the-wall restaurants. Stay updated for my latest video VIA our Facebook page and Instagram! Always remember that the best part of travel is immersing yourself in the local culture, and no where better can you immerse yourself than into the Street Food!

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  1. PART 1 OF 4 of our series in THE PHILIPPINES!! Street Food in Quiapo + Binondo for this episode next is a SEAFOOD Feast! Subscribe and hit the bell icon to get your notification for part 2!! HUGE Thanks to Khee follow her here – https://www.instagram.com/foodiemommaph
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  2. Luke, why u guys not visit Bangladesh yet??

  3. Visit Cebu City, Philippines nxt.
    There's a lot of awesome Street Food that u can't find in Manila.

    Welcome sa PINAS! (Welcome in Philippines)

  4. People SUBSCRIBE TO THIS CHANNEL. Luke & Sabrina desurve more credits for their work !.

  5. Make sure to see some of the water falls while you are there eg Pagsanjan Falls

  6. Welcome to Philippines 😊❤🇵🇭

  7. Fan-Tastic! ha ha – loved this show, looking forward to next vid.

  8. That man on the bike ringing that bell was just using his annoying power for evil to disturb your vlog 😉

  9. Welcome to the Philippines 🇵🇭😀😀

  10. you should try our famous AURING PANCIT MALABON, Jamicos Crispy Pata,, and of course the kakanin

  11. Luke, I am impressed. Super worth the wait! Welcome to the Philippines!

  12. happy that u cud taste some of our filipino food

  13. You couple looks like brother and sister.

  14. happy that u cud taste some of our filipino food

  15. Do u guys have a meet up ? Wish to see u. Im from MANILA

  16. Welcome to Philippines

  17. OMG u are here!!!!!!!! Where can we see u guys?

  18. Sabrina looks so much like the girl on the load screen of Battlefield V. Every time I play I think of her it’s uncanny. See here – https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/24/17388414/battlefield-v-fans-game-women-world-war-2-history

  19. 🇵🇭🇵🇭♥️♥️
    Welcome to Philippines

  20. Soft tofu with caramelized sugar? APAKAH ITU BUBUR SUMSUM

  21. Thanks for featuring the Philippines, you are always welcome here to come back 😊😊

  22. Welcome to the Philippines finally!!❤️ you should go to cebu to try the most delicious letchon there!! Don’t you missed it

  23. Omg you're here in the Philippines I hope you will enjoy visiting here in our country😊

  24. Welcome to the Philippines guys! I'm so happy to see you visiting my country. It's giving me goosebums especially when I saw you eat those Filipino food. I love you both. 😘😘

  25. Are you still in manila?

  26. Enjoy Manila, you two! ❤️

  27. I have been waiting for this to happen! Have a great time here and enjoy your stay. We have a diverse options for food because of influences from different cultures. Always be safe! 😊

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