Steamed dumplings, hand-pulled noodles in savory soup, an assortment of Hopia and Tikoy, lucky charms mostly in red and in different shapes and sizes – all these and more are waiting for you at the world’s oldest Chinatown, Manila’s Binondo district.
Binondo is known for being the home to the Chinese community here in the Philippines. It is the center of Chinese New Year celebrations with the traditional Dragon dance that is believed to bring good luck and prosperity throughout the year. Feng Shui practitioners also flock here to get their stones and lucky charms that will attract balance and good fortune into their lives and homes.
What else is Binondo known for? Food! This Manila district offers a gastronomical feast for people who love Chinese cuisine. With the many Chinese restaurants in every nook and cranny of Binondo, tourists will surely enjoy not just one particular dish but everything their tummy craves for. That is why if you are planning a trip to Binondo, a food crawl is a must!Continue reading “Binondo Food Crawl for Less than 1,000 Pesos!”