clock Fitness 407 Multicolour NJR Racer Black Blue MercurialX Vctry6 Kids' Unisex chr Jr Df Nike Shoes Ic Red Evening Women's Evening Red Espadrilles Women's Espadrilles Unze Unze aaq5HrwxS menu more-arrow Kids' Black Df MercurialX Jr 407 Vctry6 Fitness Ic Multicolour Nike Shoes Unisex chr Blue NJR Racer Kids' Nike 407 Blue Ic Jr chr MercurialX Multicolour Fitness Racer Black Unisex NJR Vctry6 Shoes Df no yes

NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq

How a Filipino couple ended up cooking one of the most celebrated dishes of the Philippines in Delaware

One of my favorite parts about visiting the Philippines is feasting on lechon from Cebu — the region that my mom, Vikki, grew up in. Cebu is argued to have the best roasted pig in the country, though many Filipinos will debate that claim. My mom is joining me on this episode of Halo Halo, and we’re driving to Wilmington, Delaware to visit Philippine Smoked BBQ & Grill — a restaurant serving barbecue in both the American and Filipino styles.

I don’t know Delaware to have a large Filipino community, but it’s lucky to have Lalaine Balan and her husband Romeo who are introducing the locals to Filipino classics like adobo, pancit, and that perfect, Cebu-style lechon I grew up eating. My mom and I break into some lechon as Lalaine shares her journey to opening Philippine Smoked. I’m so proud of her determination to share the food from the Philippines, and grateful to have this moment with my mom.

Click here to meet Halo Halo host Francesca Manto | Subscribe to Eater on YouTube

Womens Unze Unze ‘Anin Womens 4f7qa7
NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq NJR Blue Shoes chr Racer MercurialX Nike Unisex Jr Df Multicolour Kids' 407 Black Vctry6 Ic Fitness 6wzYz7Tq