If you are traveling south along the Maharlika Highway (Pan Philippine Highway), make a stop for lunch or dinner to try their local dishes.
Santo Tomas in Batangas is noted for their "bulalo" dish.
Favorite Dish: Must try is their famous Batangas "bulalo" dish, so try it.
"Bulalo" is beef marrow stew, nice hot soup.
Jollibee is a franchise hamburger business success that started in the Philippines in 1975. Today, it has 570 stores in the Philippines and expanded internationally with another 27.
Most Filipinos patronized its products as it was prepared in accordance to their tastes.
Try this restaurant and see the difference. The environment is very simple and the ambiance is great. In Santo Tomas, Batangas you will have a good view of the famous Mount Makiling in Los Banos, Laguna.
Favorite Dish: Try their fried chicken. It is similar to MacDonald's. The only difference is that Jollibee's has sweeter sauce/gravy. They have a lot of Burger sandwiches to choose from. Just click on the link I posted below. Enjoy your meal!
Here you will discover a variety of Batangas cuisine or local Filipino dishes in general. It offers a most inviting, interesting, and delicious plate in a setting that reveals the warmth of Batangueno hospitality. This restaurant, or "Carinderia" or "Karihan" or "Kainan" as they call it in Filipino language, is famous for its "Bulalo". Santo Tomas, Batangas became a traveller's favourite. Whether you are a travelling businessman or just on your way to Southern part of the Philippines, you should never fail to have a stopover in this restaurant either for Lunch or Dinner. I am sure you will enjoy your meal! "O sige, kain na!"
Favorite Dish: Bulalo is the Number 1 Favourite. This is a delightful beef soup and is the specialty in the province of Batangas. A Bulalo soup to taste so good should have:
2lbs Beef Knees (with Marrow intact)
1 Onion (halved)
Mix all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Skim the surface until the broth becomes clear. Cover and simmer at least one hour, or the longer you boil the bone marrow, the more it will tastes good.
Serve hot with plain rice