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Flavors of the street : “Siomai tag tres”

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For sure you have noticed someone on a bike with a sidecart and umbrella. They are the beacon of hope to those who are on a tight budget and want to eat tasty food and satisfy their cravings. We call them “siomai tag tres” — a phrase which means they are selling siomai for three pesos only.

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However, there are unpleasing rumors going around for some time now that they are using meat extenders which explains why they are cheap.The worst rumor I even heard is, they are using CAT meat! Woah!Cat meat?! Seriously?!

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But here’s a trivia. The real reason why they sell siomai’s so cheap is because they put grind sayote more than pork. So this means you are eating 95% veggies and 5% pork perhaps? I’m not very sure. But even with this ratio, siomai’s on the street don’t really taste less nor taste bad. Try and be satisfied!

Another trivia — siomai’s are best paired with puso or hanging rice and cold softdrinks. Very satisfying!


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Hoven Andre Encontro
"Cebu is home; nothing beats home"

Civil Engineering Student | 20 | Guadalupe, Cebu City

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