Napoleones is a popular sweet treat for pasalubong in Bacolod.
Image: BongBong’s Piaya and Barquillos
Locals and tourists in search of pasalubong (take-home items) can head to Bongbong’s Piaya and Barquillos
for various sweet treats such as piaya
(muscovado-filled unleavened flatbread), barquillos
(biscuit roll), napoleones
(flaky puff pastry with custard cream), biscocho
(baked bread with toppings), barquiron
(mini biscuit rolls) and flavored tarts. BongBong’s can be found at the mall ground floor between D’Vintage Vision and Simply Shoes.
How to get there: To go to CityMall Mandalagan, ride a jeepney coming from Bacolod North Terminal. Travel time takes five to 10 minutes. For private car owners, the large basement parking area can accommodate about 150 vehicles.
With these offerings, CityMall proves that shopping and dining doesn’t have to cost too much!
This article was originally published in Yoorekka on March 31, 2017.