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Antique offers a different kind of adventure compared to its neighboring provinces such as Iloilo, Bacolod, and Aklan, where the country’s top beach destination, Boracay, can be found. It offers a more laidback atmosphere. However, that is not to say that this province doesn’t have anything to offer.
For those who love to go on an off beaten path, then Antique is exactly what you’re looking for. Nature lovers and adventure seekers alike will find fall in love with this province with its majestic beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, and lush greeneries.
Foodies will also enjoy exploring the local delicacies and dishes Antique has to offer. Given that there aren’t many commercial restaurants that can be found here, visitors will get the chance to discover and try new dishes from local eateries.
In this guide, we listed down 5 places you can visit in Antique and what you should eat.
Vbots Lutong Bahay – As the name suggests, Vbots offers home-cooked Filipino dishes but with a twist. From famous Filipino dishes to Antique’s local cuisines, these meals are cooked Kinary-a style.
What to get: Balun-balunan, Kinilaw na Labanos, Carne Frita and Nilagang Baka and Pata
Photo source: Lakad Pilipinas
Floring’s Carinderia – Just like Vbots, Floring’s offers home-cooked Filipino meals. But what made Floring’s famous and is a must-go destination for foodies is for its Native Chicken Adobo. This iconic Karay-a cuisine is so popular that even local politicians visit this eatery every now and then.
What to get: Chicken Adobo and Tinolang Manok
Photo source: LakadPilipinas
JB’s Chicken Inato – Chicken Inasal is a staple Filipino dish. Though Bacolod is mostly known for its fame, Antique’s JB’s Chicken Inato is a place you should visit especially if you love this chicken dish.
What to get: Chicken Inasal, Chicken Binakol and Buko Halo-Halo Espesyal
Photo source: Kawaling Pinoy
Calawag Mountain Resort – Calawag Mountain Resort offers various ecotourism activities and a riverside restaurant. It offers quite an experience as you enjoy your food while dipping your toes in the river. This is best enjoyed with a group of people.
What to get: Boodle Lunch
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Alpas – Alpas is a farm to table restaurant. It has an organic garden and a beach guesthouse where visitors can enjoy. Its overall space will immediately give you that natural rural feel that perfectly complements its overall mission.
What to get: Sample Lunch or Dinner menu
Photo source: ABS CBN News
Consider visiting Antique as soon as you can and enjoy the off beaten path adventure. Don’t forget to check out these restaurants and try out these meals once you’re there. Add this western Visayan province to your travel destinations now, and explore its many wonderful offerings.
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