5 Awesome Food Trip Destinations in Mindanao

Here are our top picks for a gastronomic tour of the southernmost region.

Cagayan de Oro is not only home to outdoor adventures like whitewater rafting, it also boasts of great eats for adventurous foodies. One of the oldest and most well-loved homegrown restaurants here is Kagay-anon Restaurant, where you can enjoy traditional Filipino cuisine and local specialties like Kagay-anon soup with huge clams, kilawin, ostrich salpicao and crocodile sisig. If you have a sweet tooth, be sure to try pastries from Missy Bonbon, a bakeshop and cafe which has great pastel, or soft bread stuffed with rich yema. Here’s a guide to the homegrown restos in CDO.

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Kara Santos

Kara Santos

Kara Santos is a freelance writer and photographer. When not on the road or motorcycling off somewhere for the weekend, she’s leveling up her experience points in the latest PlayStation RPG. Read about her real-life and virtual adventures on her blog Travel Up.