Highlights of the 1st San Miguel de Mayumo Festival

San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan celebrated their 1st festival held last September 26, 2018.

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Palabunutan ( pick a prize game) This use to be common in almost every street corner in Metro Manila. Most of the items up for grabs are colorful plastic toys, junk foods, coins, stickers or cards. These type of game are sometimes not allowed within a certain distance from schools. Some unscrupulous vendor solicit some form of gambling among the children. They use to cost a peso several years ago. This one cost Php 5.00 for every pick (bunot)- a number correspond to a prize. In this case, coins or bills.

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fresh water fishes like koi, swordtails, pangasius, gold fishes and mollies for sale

fresh water aquarium fishes also entice children and hobbyists, They are often sold by ambulant vendors.

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food, plants, kakanins, vegetables, fruits are sold at the bazaar

We arrived past 7:00 am at the town’s plaza where Umagang Kay Ganda, a popular early morning show of ABS-CBN channel 2 had a remote broadcast.

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Mr. Squid

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coconut shell race

Sangkayaw is coconut shell race which is popular traditional race in the Tagalog provinces.

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Arnis is national sport and martial art of the Philippines

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local band

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Salangan Vegetable Growers Association ( SAVEGA)

Assorted Vegetables- Mr. Armando Alvarez

Contact :0916-8907953

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different kinds of vegetables

Sir Lebon Ong and the rest of the group bought some vegetables and calamansi at this stall.

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Kim Mig’s chicharon

Address: 1023 San Jose, San Miguel, Bulacan

Contact : 0922-9150912/ 0926-167-9762

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Liam’s mushroom chicharon, polvoron , mushroom vinegar and other dishes made from mushroom.

Address: #203, San Agustin, San Miguel, Bulacan

Contact : 0946-9023982

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Camarillo Farm-Barangay Sibul, San Miguel,Bulacan

Contact Person: Mr. Gino Camarillo (0917-8685806)

Camarillo farm specializes on goat and cattle farm, some of their products includes goat milk soaps and essential oils.

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smoked tilapia and galunggong

The trade fair and flea market area proudly showcased culinary treats, vegetables, kakainins, ornamental plants, watermelon, achara/atsara, pastillas, chicharon, salted duck eggs, preserve longganisa, tocino, pork, farm, dairy products, local food establishments among other products.

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Saint Micheal of Archangel Church

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local agriculture officer, Honorable Mayor Marivee “Ivy” Mendez-Coronel together with Mr. Ervin Garcia and Ms. Nica Santiago -councilor)

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school children in colorful native costumes

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local female usherette in modern Filipiñana attire

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Vedasto R. Santiago High School -Salacot, San Miguel, Bulacan

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school children

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pastillas paper wrappers with artistic designs ( photo courtesy : Mr. Lebon Ong )

These are pastillas wrappers from Japanese papers, made by these women.

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R.I.C Ms. Cecilia F. Dela Cruz ( in red apron) Photo courtesy of Mr. Lebon Ong

Smoked fish produced by Rural Barangay based product development which includes: Tinapang Tilapia, galunggong and bangus.

Contact Person : Ms. Cecilia F. Dela Cruz ( 0997-9000971)

Barangay Pulong Bayabas, San Miguel, Bulacan

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Mayor Marivee “Ivy” Mendez-Coronel, Hon. Nica Santiago together with bloggers, media and industry practitioners ( photo courtesy of Mr. Ervin Garcia )

The group enjoyed the program and the warm hospitality extended to our group. We are honored to be invited to this momentous occasion.

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Arki’s Grill Unlimited Samgyeopsal and other meals

Arki’s Grill highlighted the real epitome of Visit San Miguel, Good Place, Good People and Good Food.

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The interior is a combination of modern, minimalist and industrial vibe. The tables and chairs are simple. The restaurant is well-lighted, clean and can accommodate between 90 to 100 customers at any given time.

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Mr. Dalmer Manuzon sang local favorites

Mr. Dalmer Manuzon is from Bagong Silang, San Miguel, Bulacan . He is a freelance singer. The restaurant have a small stage area, where local artist within the town performs during weekend.

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We saw the growth of the business from leap and bounds. Our group became  “suki” regular customers whenever we visit the town.

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Arki’s Grill seafood and grilled liempo sa bilao meal ( photo courtesy of Arki’s Grill)

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Arki’s Grill crispy pata sa bilao meal ( photo courtesy of Arki’s Grill)

The place specializes on Filipino bilao meals, grill foods, boodle fight, Korean, Thai and also have catering services.

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tofu sisig

The tofu sisig is a healthy version of the much dreaded sisig which is from pork. The sisig is mildly seasoned with bird’s eye chilies and finger / banana chilies. But can request for more chilies depending on one’s preference.

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vemicelli noodles, carrots, mushroom, baguio pechay, water spinach (kangkong) crabs sticks, prawns, pieces of pork belly, meat, tofu and fish balls.

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thinly sliced pork meat, onion rings, cucumber , carrots plus spices

Thai Mookata and Samgyeopsal meals.That  Mookata was rather new to a lot of us since it is like a combination of barbecue, noodles and hotpot with spices.

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lettuce leaves, mung-bean, boiled egg, shredded carrots,  slice cucumber and spices.

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Arki’s Grill menu board

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Arki’s Grill menu board

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Directly translated from Korean, samgyeop-sal  which  means “three layer flesh,” referring to striations of lean meat and fat in the pork belly that appear as three layers when cut.

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The lightness of the soup was made more flavorful by the juices of the meat running down this unique dome-shaped skillet. The playful mood made us cooked some of the dishes.

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Every Saturday they also have Unli-Buffet with Samgyeopsal

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unlimited buffet meal

Note: Menus prices posted are subject to change without prior notice, Please try to visit the FB page for latest updates and promos.

 

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/arkisgrill.salangan/

Address: Arki’s Grill- Salangan Highway , San Miguel, Bulacan ( (Fronting ICBT, besides Olive Lechon Manok)

Contact Persons: Architect Ervin and Mrs. Kat Garcia

Contact : 0935 889 1003

Operations: Everyday

Operational Hours: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm