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Locales: Alexis Yap

We ask TV host and restaurant owner Alexis Yap about his favorite spots in Cebu, and why he thinks they’re the best on the island. Whether they’re obvious choices or obscure destinations you’ve never heard of before, they’ll be a refreshing step off the beaten path.

TV host and restaurant owner Alexis Yap (Photography by Kurt Fick/Zee Lifestyle November 2014 issue)

TV host and restaurant owner Alexis Yap (Photography by Kurt Fick/Zee Lifestyle November 2014 issue)


I feel relaxed sitting outside at night with the cool breeze, enjoying a glass of calamansi juice, while hanging out with my friends. Also, it’s home to the best crispy pata in Cebu!

Century Plaza Commercial Complex
Juana Osmeña St., Cebu City
6332. 253 7921

Alejandro's Crispy Pata

Alejandro’s Crispy Pata

The crispy pata that Alejandro's is best known for (Photo courtesy of the Alejandro's Crispy Pata)

The crispy pata that Alejandro’s is best known for (Photo courtesy of the Alejandro’s Crispy Pata)


Located near Sacred Heart School for Girls’ back gate, this hole-in-the-wall burger place makes the meanest, honest-to-grilled-goodness sirloin beef burgers! Their special sauces that add to the kick are just to-die-for.

M.P. Yap Street, Cebu City
6332. 254 0990


Burgers from Burgaholic

Burgers from Burgaholic


I like going to Mountain View because it takes you away from the cray in the city. The cooler temperatures and cleaner are are quite refreshing.

Sitio Garahe, Busay, Cebu City

Mountain View Nature Resort (Photo courtesy of  tourincebuphilippines.blogspot.com)

Mountain View Nature Resort (Photo courtesy of tourincebuphilippines.blogspot.com)


Originally published in Zee Lifestyle Directory, February 2015. Like Zee Lifestyle Directory on Facebook.


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