ONG PIN Rd,
Binondo, Manila, 1006
Named after Don Roman Ongpin, a Chinese businessman who financially supported the “katipunero” rebels during the successful uprising of 1896 against Spain.
There are a handful of authentic Chinese restaurants scattered around the area that are faithful to regional cooking back in the mainland.
Popular Chinese charms and religious idols are also sold on the streets of Binondo.
• Constantly check your belongings
• Stay close to the group
• Be mindful of your surroundings
FOOD TO TRY OUT
WAI YING FASTFOOD
810 Benavidez St, Binondo, Manila
If you're looking for an authentic Chinese food at a very reasonable price, you can't go wrong with Wai Ying Fast food. They are open until 2AM. But be warned, you would have to brave the long queue.
SHANGHAI FRIED SIOPAO
Sabino Padilla St, Santa Cruz, Manila
Their fried siopao is so unlike any other siopao in town. The pork buns are fried to a crisp and are packed with flavor. It's cheap and good!