We Negrenses feel that we are kindred spirits with the Kapampangan. We love the good life, and we love good food, naturally. The richness of our lands enabled us to have access to fresh produce and organic meats, and the palates have been made more refined and sophisticated with travel.
We may not be aware of this, but many established dishes in Philippine cuisine are actually Kapampangan in origin. Pampanga is said to be the culinary capital of the country and has given us many well-loved dishes such as
“Many more” may be enjoyed in Bacolod City at the first provincial branch of Mangan Restaurant, a restaurant that serves amazing Kapampangan dishes with 7 branches in the country. Founded in 2000 as part of the Cabalen Group that also brought us Cabalen Restaurant in 1986 now with 45 branches, Mangan Restaurant continues the tradition of serving iconic Filipino dishes to gourmets. If Cabalen is known for its freshly-cooked dishes served buffet-style, Mangan Restaurant is its a la carte version.
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Start with the Suam
Pork lovers will always find something in this Filipino cuisine mainstay – the sisig. The sisig is as Kapampangan as it gets starting from the accidental culinary invention by Aling Lucing who boiled,
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Get ready for this sublime item on Mangan’s menu. The Lengua Caldereta will render you speechless with its richness and tenderness and superb blend of tomato sauce, carrots, potatoes, red bell peppers, and cubed beef tongue. Now, there’s the difference!!! When
Get ready for dessert!
Have the Pinoy desserts that will guarantee you ending your meal with a sigh. Suggestions are the leche flan and the buko pandan.
The Leche Flan at Mangan Restaurant is to die for. Its creamy richness is tempered by a topping of sago or tapioca that visually enhances this Pinoy meal-ender.
On a summer day, the Buko Pandan at Mangan Restaurant can cool a tropical temper. Presented in a tall sherbet glass, it is a frozen mix of pandan-flavored
From beginning to end, from start to finish, a meal at Mangan is meant to be enjoyed without haste. Sit down, relax with friends and family, and relish each bite knowing that Mangan’s offerings are made from fresh ingredients sourced from local suppliers while specialty ingredients such as cheeses and the Kapampangan staple, the burong hipon, are from the central commissary to ensure a uniform standard. Choose from 133 items on the menu.
In Bacolod City, Mangan Restaurant is at Level 1 of Ayala Mall Capitol Central. Ayala Mall Capitol Central is behind the Old Provincial Capitol Building.