We may have been locked up at home for the most part of 2020 but that doesn’t mean we won’t be celebrating the most festive season of the year. Ready to eat all the delicious food with the whole family? In this special series, we round up your favorite food staple in your Noche Buena spread.
Up first on our list is the star of any gatherings — lechon. Whether you like to dip it in thick and rich liver sauce or spiced vinegar, there’s no denying that this slowly-roasted pig is a crowd favorite. Below, we list down places where you can order this holiday must-have.
An institution in the roast pig business, Lydia’s Lechon is known for its succulent pieces of pork and crackling skin. They have been well-loved by every Filipino family for their flavorful and juicy meat. Every piece of the meat and skin marries perfectly with their sarsa!
Cochinillo (10-12pax) – P7,500
Small (15-30pax) – P7,800 to P9,800
Medium (35-70pax) – P10,800 to P12,800
Large (75-130pax) – P13,800 to P15,800
X Large (140-160pax) – P16,800
Call: 8939-1221 (Q.C. Area)
88512987-89 (Baclaran Area)
GLOBE 09175380304 / 09178202989
Website orders also accepted.
If you’ve been to Cebu, you’d understand why this is a popular choice by tourists and locals. They offer original and spicy lechon with its herbs and spices tucked in the meat go through the crackling skin. It’s a sin if you don’t pair this with rice!
Lechon de Leche – P5,800
Family – P7,245
Small – P8,740
Medium – P10,350
Large – P10,700
Extra Large – P12,150
Lechon de Leche – P6,100
Family – P7,545
Small – P9,040
Medium – P10,650
Large – P11,350
Extra Large – P12,900
Visit any Rico’s branches for orders.
A favorite in any family or office gatherings, it has become one of the go-to lechon joints in the metro. Many of their customers swear by their lechon’s skin that’s thin and remains crispy for hours.
*20 kilos 25-35 pax P8,300
25 kilos 30-50 pax P8,800
30 kilos 40-60 pax P9,500
35 kilos 50-70 pax P10,000
*based on live weight
¼ kilo – P240
½ kilo – P480
¾ kilo – P720
1 kilo – P950
To order, call (8)731-7551/52 or (8)732-4116.
If you want to skip on the bones, give this melt-in-your-mouth goodness a go. Every bite has a distinct taste from the combination of lemongrass, leeks, salt, pepper, and garlic stuffing. It’s salty and has this umami flavor you won’t be able to resist. They also offer a spicy version of their boneless lechon if you want a little kick.
¼ kilo – P195
½ kilo – P390
1 kilo – P780
¼ kilo – P200
½ kilo – P400
1 kilo – P800
Alabang – (0917) 114 4421
Better Living – (0917) 834 4421
BF Homes Las Pinas – 893-6773 / (0917) 881 4421
SM Aura, BGC – 0917 779 0834
Gilmore, QC – 535 7205 / 0918 828 2647
Reposo, Makati – 0916 706 8223 / 0999 878 5384
Seascape Village, Pasay – 0921 976 2928 / 0967 235 6282
SM Puerto Princesa, Palawan – 048 723 3120
Nuvali, Sta. Rosa – 0918 957 9311
Xavierville, Katipunan, QC – 945 2934 / 0919 507 5000
Chef Dedet de la Fuente isn’t called Lechon Diva for nothing. If you want something unique and indulgent from the usual lechon we know, check out Pepita’s Kitchen. They specialize in Lechon de Leches with stuffings like Truffle rice, Chorizo with crab fat rice, Tagalog with garlic & herbs, and more.
Lechon Macau De Leche (10-15pax) – P11,300
Extra rice stuffing – P1,850
Cochinillo (4-6pax) – P8,500
Order via Instagram or message 09178660662