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    Batangas Food Trip: Best Lomi/Lomihan in Lipa and Batangas City

    If you're going to Lipa City or Batangas City, why not go on a food trip adventure to the land of the Ala Eh Batanguenos and sample their famous Batangas lomi, Batangas bulalo and goto batangas. This short post is about Tutubi's recent trip to Batangas City where he passed by Lipa to again eat at the lomihan in Lipa City: LBN Lomi House, just beside Bee Gees Lomi Hauz (past Tia Celeste's Eatery) and across LBN bar and Grill on J.P Laurel Highway in Lipa City serves a bowl of lomi at only PhP45.00 per order.

    LBN Lomi serves generous serving of lomi with meatballs, bola-bola, posk slivers and pork liver and comes with a dip of calamansi, soy sauce and chili. The first time Tutubi saw the lomi years ago, he though his small "bodega" can't accommodate the extra heavy lomi meal but he was able to finish it.

    lipa batangas lomiLBN Lomi serves lomi that's filling and cheap at phP45.00/serving. best served with a dip of soy sauce, calamansi and chili

    Two of Tutubi's close office friends, one from Tanauan and the other from Lobo, cite LBN Lomi Hauz and the other lomihan inside Lipa City public market as favorites. Another recommended lomihan is MGM lomi in front of Days Hotel just near SM City Batangas.

    The best lomi in Batangas, according to Chef Gene Gonzales, featured in his Manila Bulletin article has these places, yet to be tried by Tutubi:

    "Megalicious - is on the main highway right past SM Hypermart . This nipa hut structure beside Mega subdivision underneath some tall trees has a very provincial feel. A giant bowl of rich flavored lomi thickened by eggs with home-made quekiam, meatballs, pork slivers, and topped with lots of crushed chicharon and hard-boiled egg is served with a side dish of toasted garlic and fresh shallots. A dip of soy sauce, calamansi, and chili complete this 65-peso bowl that is good for two.

    Emjaykas - Also located right past SM Hypermart and Eternal Gardens Memorial Park on the main highway, Emjaykas also serves a delicious Batangas-style goto with a variety of offal cuts and a generous sprinkling of fresh sliced scallions. Their lomi has a strong full flavored broth and also quite liberal on the topping with whole chunks of chicharon and eggs. This lomi, I believe, is best eaten with chili, patis, and calamansi which highlights the powerful caldo base for its soup stock.

    Jhorjanes - There are two outlets, one at the very end of the Batangas exit of the Star Tollway, and the other in front of the Batangas Sports Complex. The dark shiny lomi has quail eggs and homemade meatballs with slivers of pork and also a generous topping of chicharon. The flavors are balanced and subtle in style rather than their more up front competitors."

    In Ibaan, Batangas, there's reportedly a lomihan serving lomi with pigeon meat adding unique twist to lomi caldo (stock)

    Tutubi will be back in Batangas for sure and will definitely try to sample these best batangas lomi in the future in addition to the quest for the best batangas goto and best batangas bulalo. :P

    list of recommended lomi house, lomihan and eateries/restaurants (mostly frugal) in Batangas (to be updated when Tutubi finds time to access his GPS where he stored the coordinates)

    LBN Lomi House
    J.P. Laurel Highway, Lipa City (between Startoll Malvar Exit and Lipa City proper)
    Coordinates: 13°58'14"N 121°10'0"E

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    posted by GingGoy @ 10:29 PM,


    At Dec 1, 2011, 6:12:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    my father loved lomi. his death anniversary is in a few days. this post is a happy coincidence. thanks.

    At Dec 6, 2011, 7:45:00 PM, Anonymous PWT Sports Racing News said...

    nice food pic hahah

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    At Dec 17, 2011, 2:24:00 PM, Blogger iamsuperM said...

    i think its inetersting to eat....

    At Dec 17, 2011, 2:25:00 PM, Blogger iamsuperM said...

    I think that is interesting food to eat. c u at cravings resto..

    At Dec 20, 2011, 6:06:00 PM, Blogger josh said...

    Culinary is my first choice as career! soo i plan to study at ASHA. I got thier number if u are interested 09178787129.. see you thier..

    At Dec 20, 2011, 6:06:00 PM, Blogger josh said...

    Culinary is my first choice as career! soo i plan to study at ASHA. I got thier number if u are interested 09178787129.. see you thier..

    At Dec 20, 2011, 6:06:00 PM, Blogger josh said...

    Culinary is my first choice as career! soo i plan to study at ASHA. I got thier number if u are interested 09178787129.. see you thier..

    At Dec 20, 2011, 6:09:00 PM, Blogger josh said...

    hi thier, tourism plus foods are best.. so im planning to take culinary at ASHA.. I want to became a Chef...

    At Dec 20, 2011, 6:19:00 PM, Blogger GingGoy said...

    josh, your first career choice may be a blog comment spammer! :(

    At Feb 3, 2012, 10:21:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I disagree with the statements above regarding Jhorjanes' lomi. The lomi they serve is disgusting, you try can it out yourself. They have problems with food handling and their kitchen is very dirty. Wait till you see their chopping boards. ewww..

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