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LOOK: A unique food trip and music jam at LRT-1 (until August)

Mila's Lechon - A unique food trip and music jam at LRT-1 (until August)

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!

Mila's Lechon - A unique food trip and music jam at LRT-1 (until August)
Mila’s Lechon – A unique food trip and music jam at LRT-1 (until August)

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!

Unique Food Trip Manila Photo from Pista Food Hall Facebook page
Unique Food Trip Manila Photo from Pista Food Hall Facebook page

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.

Photo from Pista Food Hall Facebook page
Photo from Pista Food Hall Facebook page

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.

Pista Food Hall photo via Facebook page
Pista Food Hall photo via Facebook page

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.

About ikotMNL

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, like ikotMNL on Facebook, and follow @ikotmnl on Instagram and Twitter.

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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