10 Jun2017

Thanks Tony, again…

by Marketman

“My first truly transcendent great whole roasted pig, the best lechon I ever had in my life was that time in Cebu.”

Anthony Bourdain, June 2017

Quote from an interview conducted by Claude Tayag and ABS-CBN in Manila, on the sidelines of the World Street Food Congress

 

COMMENTS:

  1. Thel from Florida says:

    I am often dreaming of eating Zubuchon lechon. I hope soon ): Have a great day MM!

    By the way my husband and I are going on Alaska Cruise next week. Have you heard of Crystal Serenity? Rica de Jesus (apo ng may ari ng Rustan) went on Alaska Cruise last year and said this ship is really classy so I booked it.

    Jun 12, 2017 | 8:14 am

     
  2. Footloose says:

    It may sound like a cliché but here it is again, we really never get over our first love.

    Jun 12, 2017 | 9:06 am

     
  3. ami says:

    I saw that interview on the Philippine Star last Sunday.

    http://www.philstar.com/sunday-life/2017/06/11/1708701/close-encounters-anthony-bourdain

    The correct quote was:

    TAYAG: Do you still consider the roast pig you had in Cebu the best you’ve ever had?

    BOURDAIN: That’s the best I ever had. It was really, really great! I had an incredible recipe in Bali. What I had was very terrific. The stuff I had in Puerto Rico, this guy was a fanatic and makes it with the same kind of, like, in-culture, anywhere recipe. So I think in any serious peak culture, there’s got to be one possibility, in any given day, anyone can make the best thing in the world. I first tasted a fully transcendent, great big holistic pig, the first I ever had, in Cebu. It’s great when people argue about food.

    Jun 13, 2017 | 9:07 am

     
  4. Marketman says:

    ami, you have to go further down the video for the quote above… it was published on the ABS-CBN website in toto, and includes the quote above… it was also posted by Ces Drilon, the journalist, in her instagram account… :)

    Jun 13, 2017 | 11:05 pm

     
  5. Betchay says:

    Tony is just telling the truth!

    Jun 15, 2017 | 9:19 am

     
  6. cecile says:

    Yey! I saw that interview! ;)

    Jun 15, 2017 | 6:15 pm

     
  7. udo says:

    Thanks for the link
    and great !

    Looking foreward to that as well ;)

    Jun 16, 2017 | 7:04 am

     
  8. millet says:

    hands down!

    Jun 17, 2017 | 8:43 pm

     
  9. Z says:

    On Jin Loves To Eat’s Instagram Stories, they asked a chef in Singapore what his favorite lechon was and his answer was Zubuchon.

    Jul 1, 2017 | 9:08 am

     
  10. ging berdon says:

    agree!

    Jul 1, 2017 | 4:45 pm

     
  11. Marketman says:

    Z, didn’t see that one, thanks for the heads up!

    Jul 1, 2017 | 5:34 pm

     
  12. Leilani says:

    I was in Cebu for a family reunion last week and our first stop was Zubuchon, it was a dream come true for me. Agree with Anthony Bourdain, it’s the best lechon ever. I left your Mactan store with more than just lechon. Got the jams, tablea, and everything else I could fit in my “quintessential” balikbayan box to SFO. Waiting at the airport for my delayed PAL flight to Manila gave us the chance to eat more of your sisig, dinuguan, and lechon flakes. I savored every morsel and bite. Kudos and more power to you and Zubochon.

    Jul 24, 2017 | 4:49 pm

     
  13. Natie says:

    It has to be the best PIG ever!

    Jul 29, 2017 | 8:07 am

     
  14. Jerry Ramirez says:

    Do you happen to remember the guys name who always bug the living heck out of you to come out with a Lechon Post of a Recipe???

    Nov 21, 2017 | 5:32 am

     

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