Go on an exciting LRT-1 food trip and music jam until August
Time to unwind and let’s go on an LRT-1 Unique food trip and music jam until August. Always hungry? Then look no further! No need to google where to go on a memorable food trip—you could go on one right now in your own home base!
Now that’s it’s the start of the rainy season, food-tripping is made even more convenient, thanks to LRT-1 and ikotMNL!
But first, let’s talk about the famed Railway Jam at the Doroteo Jose, Monumento, and Baclaran station:
From Thursdays to Saturdays, 4PM-6PM until August, the Doroteo Jose train station will become a mini-concert hub for commuters as up-and-coming local musicians perform through busking sessions, also known as Railway Jam. It is initiated by Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) and ikotMNL, in partnership with Organisasyon ng mga Pilipinong Mang-Aawit (OPM). Just don’t forget to show your appreciation on the artists, and share them on your social media pages!
Have a Splendid Lunch at Baclaran
Start your Manila food trip with lunch at the Pista Food Hall at Redemptorist Road with known for its Filipino cuisine and regional flavors by its different concessionaires. Check out the Balai Kubo stall for your salad and veggie fix. Then there’s also the Mangkok stall if you’re craving for Kare-Kare, Caldereta, Callos, Pochero, Binagoongan, and other favorite Pinoy dishes.
But of course, let’s not forget the Ihaw stall where you’ll find your favorite Pinoy tusok-tusok, such as isaw, bilog, tenga, betamax, and tokwa. Not to mention, there’s also a Pork Sisig and Burger Steak in the menu! Yummm!
You can also choose to dine at the Yokocho Food Court if you’re into sumptuous yet affordable Japanese food.
Invite the Squad for a Satisfying Merienda at Carriedo
If you want to explore the diverse flavors in Manila, why not visit the Chinatown in Binondo via Carriedo station. Make sure to head over at Quik Snack restaurant on Carvajal Street, home to traditional Filipino-Chinese fare with a few more international dishes also in the menu. Exciting treats await those hungry pangs.
Cap off your Food Trip with a Dinner at Abad Santos
If you want more, we give you more! Want to get those lechon cravings fixed? Why not head over at Abad Santos and find Mila’s Lechon. You can be sure that it’ll satisfy and serve as a delicious end to an enjoyable and unique Saturday.
ikotMNL is a tourism campaign launched by the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) in 2018 to connect foreign and local travelers to Manila’s rich history, cultural heritage, and top unique food trip destinations by riding the LRT-1 to areas such as Intramuros, Binondo, Quiapo, and many more.
For more information, visit ikotmnl.com, like ikotMNL on Facebook, and follow @ikotmnl on Instagram and Twitter.
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