Doing the groceries in Manila means visiting either one of the supermarkets inside the shopping malls or going to a stand-alone one equally big. There are also smaller grocery stores in Metro Manila that serve villages and communities in the area. These grocery stores usually have basic items in their inventory. However, if you want to buy imported goods because you miss having them, going to one of the following supermarkets is probably the best idea.
Endless chains of sausages, tables laden with the freshest seafood, baskets filled with exotic fruits, mountains of rice: wet markets are the best way to get to know the world of Philippine food.
Sinigang is a hot and sour soup, with varying vegetables and either pork, beef, chicken, fish, or shrimp. The sour flavor comes from fresh tamarind or tamarind soup base. Sinigang na Baboy, or pork sinigang, is one of the most popular soups of the Philippines.