Batangas FoodTrip: Lomi - Merienda ng Batangueño

Batangas Lomi - 50 pesos per order
After our day-hike at Mt. Maculot Rockies, the group agreed on going to Tagaytay for food tripping. So from Cuenca, we took a jeepney going to Lemery. From Lemery, we were supposed to take a bus or van going to Tagaytay but the driver and the conductor of the jeepney told us that there are no more buses or vans going to Tagaytay at that hour, it was almost 7PM then I think. So instead of alighting from the jeepney to look for a ride to Tagaytay, we decided to go back to Lipa City (the driver told us that they'll head back to Lipa instead of going to the jeepney terminal).

At around 8PM, we reached Lipa City. Tired and hungry from the hiking, we looked for a place to eat instead of immediately boarding the bus bound for Manila. While looking for the best place to eat, some locals heard our conversation and suggested that we try Renfel Food Center; they said Renfel is the best lomihan (food store that sells lomi) in the area. Renfel Food Center is located just at the back of the Lipa City Bus Terminal, along with several other eateries offering affordable alternatives for commuters.

And so we went to Renfel, after asking for directions. Being a Batangueña myself, I told my friends that lomi is one of the favorite meriendas of Batangeños. That Batangas lomi is way different from the lomi served in Manila; and that it is more flavorful and tastier than Chowking's lomi. *loveyourown wink* Tired of my blabbering, Curious maybe of this Batangas dish, most of my friends ordered and tried lomi that night. *yes!, hehe* 

Anyway, lomi is a noodle (miki noodles) dish cooked in caldo (a thick broth) with kikiam, liver slices, and meatballs garnished with crushed chicharon on top. In some areas of Batangas, lomi is garnished with slices of hard-boiled egg instead of chicharon. It is usually served with calamansi, soy sauce and chili pepper for a tangy taste.

If you happen to go to Lipa City or anywhere in the eastern portion Batangas, try Batangas lomi. Promise, you'll never regret it. Ay masarap ang aming lomi dine sa Batangas, inyong tikman at ng inyong malasahan! :D


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Renfel Food Center
at the back of Lipa City Bus Terminal
Lipa City, Batangas
Date of Visit: October 6, 2012

28 Comment/s:

  1. na miss ko na ang Gotong Batangas... sarap naman... ^_^

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  2. ay muka ngang masarap at ma-cholesterol eh... lol yum!

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    1. haha, ganon talaga kapag masarap, bawal (dahil sa cholesterol)! ;)

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  3. ay tunay ka kabayan! pagkakasarap niyan.. paborito ko yan eh..pag ako'y nauwi ng batangas hindi pwedeng hindi ako kakain ng lomi!

    try ko nga dyan sa Renfel next time I visit ;)

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    1. Haha, pareho tayo kabayan. Ako din ay di maareng di kakain ng lomi kapag ako'y napapauwi eh. Kasarap naman, lalo na pag mainit pa. ;)

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  4. di pa nakatikim ng lomi batangas. Shall try pag napunta ako dyan:)

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  5. Ala eh kasarap naman ni-re :) lalo na sa malamig na panahon.

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    1. sinabi mo sis, masarap nga ito pag malamig ang panahon, parang ngayong pasko. ;)

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  6. Meron palang lomi ang chowking. Pagnapunta ako ng Batangas, Itry ko yan. Pag-uwi ko kaya? Pagnatuloy kami sa Tagaytay. Miss na miss ko na ang pagkaing Pinoy. Kasama eto. Meron palang lomi na may meat balls? Ang alam ko fish balls. Di ko alam e :P

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    1. Sobrang layo nito sa lomi ng chowking Arvin, try mo pag uwi mo. :)

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  7. wow...hilig rin ng barkada ung lomi....ang sarap tingnan..sana maka tikim din ako nung version ng lomi nila...:)


    xx!

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    1. wish ko matikman yan lomi ng Dumaguete, ano kaya difference. hehe...

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    2. try po kayo visit sa duma...mag tou-tour guide ako bigla ng career...hihi

      I got something for you to do...:o) I tagged you at my blog. You may wish to check it out: http://chickturistanextdoor.blogspot.com/2012/12/all-i-want-for-christmas.html


      xx!

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    3. thanks Grah, will try to write a post about this soon. :)

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  8. Gusto ko ng lomi minus the liver plus the chicharon! Sarap!

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  9. Wow love na love ko yang bulalo, lomi or anything na may soup!

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    1. pareho tayo sis, anything na may soup at mainit, sarap!

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  10. Lomi is my ultimate favorite noodle-based food but I have yet to try the Batangas made. Now that you mentioned it, I will take note of that place so I know where to go for the best lomi when I happen to visit Batangas :)

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    1. There are many stores selling lomi along Lipa going to Batangas City, they taste almost the same, you can try it from anywhere there. Thanks for visiting and following Marj, will visit/follow your site later. :)

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  11. mahilig ako sa mga noodle kahit anong luto sarap niyan lomi ng batangas :)

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  12. Ay gusto ko yan may chicharon on top!

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  13. Once lang ako nakakain ng lomi, gawang S. Leyte pa ng grandmother ng isang big sis namin sa dorm dati. Pagkatingin ko dito sa post mo, naenjoy kong i-reminisce yung moment na yun, yung house nila gawa sa bamboo, maliit pero malinis. Beside sila ng dagat kaya sobrang dinig ang alon kahit gabi. Sarap ng tulog namin tas pagkagising namin, maginaw then gutom talaga. Yun pala ready na yung lomi, mainit init pa, juice ko day heaven sya! Anyway, haba ng kwento ko sana maging memorable din ang pagkain ko ng lomi batangas if ever, I believe masarap din yan, heaven! ;)

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    1. mukhang sobrang na-enjoy mo talaga yun lomi sa Leyte ah! Sana nga, ma-enjoy mo rin lomi ng Batangas, if ever. :)

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  14. hmmmmmmm yummy!!!! walang duda masarap talaga yan :D

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