Sinigang, the typical Pinoy rainy-day comfort food (Image: Sarah Lopez)
Nothing brings warmth to the body better than a good, hot meal. Try sinigang
, the classic Pinoy comfort food for the cold weather at Boracay’s popular spot. Buy either a kilo of pork, shrimp, or fish at D’Talipapa
market and have it cooked at any of the paluto
(cooking service) stalls in the area.
Fishes as big as this are sold at D’ Talipapa market, perfect for sinigang. (Image: Writer)
The cooking service costs PhP150 per kilo. You can buy pork at PhP250 per kilo. Depending on the available size, shrimps are sold at PhP400 to PhP600 per kilo, while fish prices range from PhP200 to PhP400 per kilo.
Real Coffee and Tea Café is one of the pioneers in the Boracay food scene. (Image: Writer)
Coffee is also good to enjoy in the cold weather. Try a cup of coffee at Real Coffee and Tea Café
. They have been operating since the ‘90s, making them one of the earliest shops established in the island. You can pair their brewed coffee, priced at PhP120 per cup, with their popular calamansi
(Philippine lemon) muffin, which is at PhP60 per piece. The store is located at the second floor of Sea World at the beachfront in Station 2. There is no Wi-Fi connection at the café so you either enjoy your solitude or strike a conversation with a stranger. They are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.