Buro or Pickles

Batangas has not forgotten the art of making buro or pickles, and many markets still sell these in large containers.

Batangas lomi

Batangas lomi, invented in Lipa City, is notable for the absence of vegetables and its thick delicious broth.


Buchi-buchi, a traditional Filipino snack, is still sold in many markets around Batangas.


Those of younger generations will probably say banana cue, but there are those in Batangas who still refer thos favorite as sundot-saging.


Called bilo-bilo or paridusdos elsewhere, Batangas' pinindot is frequently just plain rice balls sometimes with bits of sweet potato or nangka.

New Restaurants Open this December at SM City Lipa

Japanese Pepper Lunch Steak is an amazing dish with sizzling tender sukiyaki beef, pepper, rice and a delicious amakuchi and karakuchi sauces that can be on your table in less than 30 minutes.

Three more restaurants were due to open this December at SM City Lipa, the mall’s administration announced recently by way of a press release. These restaurants provide mall visitors more dining options, particularly during the Christmas season when the mall like others in the country are abuzz with customers. Here are the new restaurants at SM City Lipa: