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  • House specialties include steamed lapu-lapu — the local name for red grouper — in black bean sauce, grilled prawns in lemon butter sauce, succulent lobster, fresh live crabs, and shrimp sinigang — a pungent sour soup.

    After Hours: Manila

  • Try the steamed live lapu-lapu fish or tanigue fish steak.


  • Straits: if you have never tasted the flaky substance of a lapu-lapu, -- don't!

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • Following a vegetable soup the Moro bore in a great lapu-lapu, fresh from the

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • Along with Peking duck, certified best-sellers of the house are the shark's fin soup, prawns with salted egg, steamed lapu-lapu, and Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, according to Nonoy Opiana, Peking Garden supervisor who's been with the restaurant since 1995. - RSS Feeds

  • And we will continue to cut back on our family consumption of lapu-lapu.

    Market Manila

  • Since I learned that certain types of lapu-lapu were "at risk", I have avoided buying any of the broad species for many months.

    Market Manila

  • But I am hoping that this particular type of lapu-lapu in the photo below, a muddy brown one with spots, which is still fairly common in Batangas markets, isn't yet on that list of "at risk" fish because I couldn't resist buying it at the Nasugbu market last weekend!

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