Mang Vic’s Bulaluhan – Familiar Stop-Over among Riders

Mang Vic's Bulaluhan

Ask if there is any rider of Marilaque (Manila-Rizal-Laguna-Quezon) who has not known Mang Vic’s Bulaluhan and you’ll get a really slim chance.

This food joint is one of the frequent stop-over places among motorists because it is too accessible for them that it will be very difficult to overlook this outlet.

Mang Vic’c Bulalo has the taste of a fresh newly slaughtered beef, boiled for several hours in firewood until it is tender.

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As a bulalo fanatic, I can say that it is one of the best bulalo soups I ever had, compared to the expensive bulalo  joints where you sense a taste of MSG or beef flavoring that drives the flavor.

For P90 pesos, you get 1 serving of beef bulalo with unlimited soup. I paired it with a big serving of rice and a softdrink, which complemented the meal.

I remember the last time we went here was three years ago on a Sunday morning, when riders would usually have their ride in Marilaque. Marilaque is popular among motorcycle and bicycle riders because of it challenging yet beautiful view terrain, less vehicle passing that road, aside from the beautiful scenic view for stop overs, and the number of restaurants that serves variety of food.

We were meaning to visit a resort in Sierra Madre but  we were not able to dine in that time because of the huge crowd of people waiting to be seated.

After three years, we went there again last Thursday and Mang Vic’s Bulalauhan was our first agenda of the day before a photo shoot. It  is located at the ride side of the road from the bridge, and after going to Siera Madre, a cool place that can potentially  be your next best bet after Tagaytay. It’s a weekday and yet cars and people were there to have their lunch and two big pots of boiling beef bulalo are displayed outside its restaurant.

Apart from bulalo, Mang Vic’s also serves a variety of food in its turo-turo table.

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Kit is a self-taught photographer who possesses an insatiable desire to capture and freeze through his lens remarkable moments that revolve around travel, food, sports and special events. A registered nurse by profession, Kit traces back his passion for visual media when his camera has become his constant companion to his various medical missions and travels. His photographic works can be viewed at the TheSideTripper.com and Imahe.net, website he established that feature collections of photographs and blogs about the many travel and food tripping adventures of his family and friends. He also undertakes freelance assignments for online and print publications, most recently at Motorcycle Magazine where he is a contributor. He may be reached at admin@thesidetripper.com.

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