Started in 1997, A Taste of Mandarin was the first authentic Chinese Restaurant that came in Cebu with a Chinese chef as their head cook. Owned and operated by the Gaisano for almost three decades. Their Chinese-style cooking originated in Guangzhou which mainly features a sweat and subtle flavor.
A Taste of Mandarin is a Chinese restaurant that is very spacious ideal for group dining. Its interiors brings you to China as it exudes a traditional Chinese restaurant using the red motif. For a more private and intimate dining experience, they have VIP rooms which you can also use.
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Chik Chow Food Express Buffet is a Chinese-Filipino buffet restaurant located along Mango Avenue with a spacious parking space and is ideal for group gatherings, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t dine there alone. Chik Chow is actually derived from the name of their son Buchik plus the term “chow” which means to eat. This cozy buffet restaurant’s place is actually the Ancestral Home of the Lims wherein they’ve transformed the ground floor into a buffet restaurant.
So much with the introduction about Chik Chow, let me give 3 reasons why you need to dine with your family at Chik Chow:
They serve SPECIALTY dishes.
Most of Chik Chow’s food selections are actually Mr. Lim’s favorite dishes. Some of these dishes include the Chik Chow Rice, Lengua Estofado, and Roast Pork. For the usual buffet restaurants in Cebu, most of the food selections are the fried dishes which Chik Chow didn’t follow.
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Master Po recently opened last November 23, 2016 and is having their grand opening today! They serve a variety of budget-friendly Chinese comfort food. When you say Chinese food, some would definitely think about a variety of dim sum, but Master Po isn’t the usual fast food restaurant that serves a wide-array of dim sum to satisfy your Chinese cravings. Find out what Master Po is offering as you read along.
Before talking about Master Po’s food, let’s try to describe their interiors and ambiance that exudes class! If you might have noticed, there are digitized images of children in the walls of Master Po. On the ground floor (the first photo below), those are the kids of the owner, Jan Joan So. The kids on the second floor are the owner’s nephew and niece. Master Po really gives a warm-cozy feeling when you dine.
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