"Splurge!" Philippines Local Custom Tip by edwinic

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  Crispy Pata (Crackling Pork Hind) with sauce
by edwinic

Filipinos just love to eat. To many locals, eating is sacred and a way of life. They enjoy heavy breakfast, buffet lunch and diner.

They also have what they call meriendas (equivalent to snacks), taken between meals. In between regular meals and meriendas, they chew peanuts or munch candies.

When they stay late at night, they do not miss their midnight snack.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2006
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