Bespoke Tours – PampanGastronomy

Since 2010, I have accommodated and arranged tours upon request from groups (with a minimum requirement of 10 persons). My custom tours come with a variety of options that suit your needs. See photos below for a glimpse of what to expect (13 images):

kapampangan cuisine

Photos (clockwise from top left): 17th century version of sisig, home-recipe kaldereta, kamayan spread of modern version of sisig, pindang damulag (cured carabeef) and other exotic delicacies.


DISCOVER the rich diversity of Pampanga heritage cuisine and Filipino home cooking using Kapampangan cooking techniques. Native exotica optional 🙂

market tour PampangaEXPERIENCE local culture. Public market place in this photo used to be one of popular shopping destinations for PX goods back in the American heyday of the military air base in Clark.

korean international food tourEXPLORE foreign influences that play a role in shaping the Kapampangan-Filipino culinary landscape.

  heritage walking tour pampangaENJOY interactive participation with experienced partner guides.

pampangastronomy funHAVE FUN. This intrepid group from the UST graduate school counts their 3rd stop in the first ever Sisig Tour, and conquers their 3rd sisig version for the day! Only in Angeles City, home of the original sizzling sisig. Photo taken on May 26, 2012.

 heritage tour prof eriz zerrudo and studentsBURN THE CALORIES with a heritage walking tour in between eating. Our Philippine representative to UNESCO, Prof. Eric Zerrudo, has been a regular PampanGastronomy participant. In this photo taken inside the old Pamintuan House located at the Angeles City heritage district, he’s back with another batch of his graduate school students and colleagues in cultural work.

cultural workers visiti the Center for Kapampangan StudiesCustom itinerary is appreciated by cultural workers and history advocates.

cultural advocates at the culinary museum in Angeles City

Museum professional, research expert and award-winning book author, Felice Prudente Sta. Maria, with tour guide Kim Tinio at the Culinarium, a Kapampangan culinary museum in Angeles City.

balikbayan food tour PampangaKWENTO: Balikbayan visitors listen to the documented story behind the sizzling sisig sensation.

domestic gastrotouristsGASTROTOURISTS from Manila and Zamboanga take a break by visiting the Chapel of the Holy Guardian Angel. Baroque wood retablo is the work of ecclesiastical sculptors from Betis and main altar of Apalit’s pukpok metal sheet (repousse/chasing-style) artisans.

media gastrotouristsCERTIFIED FOODIES, media, PR and F&B trade practitioners guess the secret ingredient in this Kapampangan sandwich (below) at a restaurant in San Fernando, Pampanga.

tortang pandesal pampanga

tortang pandesal

clark museum tour group from zamboanga

EDUCATIONAL BREAK: Two busloads of culinary/hospitality students and members of the academe from Zamboanga take a short rest while learning more at the Clark Museum.

One day isn’t usually enough to eat the local culture and savor the increasingly diverse flavors of the culinary capital. So just like some of my guests, you’re welcome to come back for seconds (or more!).

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