Glazed with soy sauce (not Coke) and eaten with ‘pusô’: Why Cebuanos claim their ‘lechon’ is best

  To signal the opening last week of the Lechon Festival at the Mactan Midtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, there was no ribbon-cutting--- just slices of crunchy lechon skin distributed to officials of the city and the president of Megaworld Cebu Properties.   Then a boodle fight started. Amid the spectacle of dancing and singing, guests dug into the food laid out on a table lined with banana leaves. Of course, there was a huge lechon.   The skin was the first thing the guests peeled off from the spit-roasted pig, and then the white meat, the best parts near the belly. These were eaten with rice wrapped in coconut leaf, the pus.   It is not only t...

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