Festival foodfest to feature Ilonggo foods

Lydia C. Pendon

THE Iloilo Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Association (IHRRA) will feature the best of Ilonggo foods during the four-day Dinagyang IHRRA Food Festival from January 21 to 24 along with its traditional site in Delgado Street beside the Amigo Terrace Hotel.

Happy Abenir of IHRRA said around 35 members of the association are ready to present the best Ilonggo cuisine and other Filipino dishes to the Dinagyang revelers.

The association is a partner of the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation in presenting the best of Iloilo City during the famous Dinagyang Festival.

Abenir said the open site is their old food festival place every year since the Dinagyang started some 48 years ago.

IHRRA was able to convert a portion of Delgado St. into a family area with festival atmosphere during the nightly food trip.

Abenir said that San Miguel Corp. will provide the nightly live band music in a stage at the end of strip.

All food fair participants compose of restaurants, eateries and hotels will have to decorate their stalls and vie for prizes as they present their best Filipino food at reasonable prices.