Written by Meg Torrente
Photos by Patricia Mananghaya
When most Lasallians are trying to be budget-conscious with food, Agno is the usual spot to go to. However, there are plenty of other budget-friendly choices around campus. If you’re willing enough to give up ambiance for affordability then these places are worth the visit! Rest assured they are DLSulit!
4. Chicken Chicken
A bit of a walking distance from campus but totally worth the effort! Chicken Chicken is located past Hotel Benilde along Estrada street. It’s easy to miss this eatery because of its timid design, so keep an eye out for it! Chicken Chicken has a small menu, but it’s well worth the try. They offer fried chicken as their best seller for P103.00. They also have porkchop, sisig, liempo, and a variety of fried rice.
3. Seven Stars
Beside WWW Residences’ 7-eleven on Leon Guinto street, you can find Seven Stars. Here, they offer unlimited rice that you can match with crowd favorites such as: sizzling pork sisig, sizzling bulalo, and sizzling chicken. Just for P 100.00.
Secret Tip: If you’re in a group of six or more, you get unlimited iced tea as well!
2. Lola Edeng’s
On the corner of Taft avenue and Dagohoy street is Lola Edeng’s. It’s distinctly green roof is an eye-catcher. We’re sure you’ve passed by this place many times already, but now we invite you to come in and have a meal! The meals would cost you around P 30.00 to P 70.00.
Lola Edeng’s offers a variety of silog meals, sizzling pork sisig, lechon kawali, and binalot meals. Aside from their fixed menu, they have viands that change every day such as chicken curry and mechado. An added bonus to their yummy meals would have to be their desserts! For P 15.00 you can get yourself some sweet and cheesy buko pandan. Their saba con yelo is another must-try, perfect to cool-off the sunny days.
Between Gokongwei building and One Archers Place (Castro street), you will find Dixie’s, a lunch and dinner time favorite by most Lasallians with meals costing from P 40.00 to P 65.00. They are open Mondays to Saturdays, from 9 am to 9 pm.
Dixie’s Chicken Steak is the best-selling item which comes on a hot sizzling plate, completed with mashed potato or buttered veggies. They also offer the usual silog meals as well as some sizzling-plate dishes.
Now you’ll never have to starve to save your allowance! So remember, when you’re hungry and on a budget, head on over to these DLSulit establishments that will keep you and your wallet satisfied!
Anything to add to this list? Let us know what your favorite DLSulit spots are in the comments section!