Chitang’s Torta

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Chitang’s Torta

Address: #717 Mariano Abear Street, Poblacion Argao 6021, Cebu

Food: Torta, Suncake, Tsokolate de Argao, broas and other Filipino Delicacies

Operating Hours: Mondays-Sundays 8am-5pm

Contact Number:  (032) 4858095 | 09204046002

 

 

Magkadugay, magkalami! A famous tagline in Argao referring to the food they’re best known for, Torta de Argao. A 2-hour drive or about 2.5 hour ride via bus from the city of Cebu, Cabecera de Argao in Poblacion Argao is a remnant of the Spanish era that is well preserved and maintained. Just a street away from the beautiful Cabecera de Argao and Saint Michael the Archangel Parish Church, is the home of Argao’s original Torta, Chitangs.

Poblacion Argao

Poblacion Argao

 

St. Michael The Archangel Church Argao

St. Michael The Archangel Church Argao

 

It was around 33 degrees celsius and we did not miss the chance to rekindle our love for  Argao’s Guilang Hot Tsokolate! Had a cup of the earthy, creamy and bold hot tsokolate together with the best Torta in Argao at Chitang’s!

Argao's Cacao

Argao’s Cacao

The original Chitang's Torta

The original Chitang’s Torta

 

So what makes Chitang’s Torta the best in Argao? It’s these two ingredients and the way they bake it! Early morning tuba or locally called lina and lard from the preparation of the humba are mixed into the batter. It is then cooked in an improvised oven, called hudno, using coconut husks as charcoal.

 

 

Torta de Argao

Torta de Argao

hudno

hudno

Hudno

Hudno

 

Magkabahaw, Magkalami as Chitang’s would say. The longer it stay on the shelf, the better it would taste. Grab a box for take away for 395php for the big sized Torta. You can also buy 4 for 100php for the small sized Torta and 3 for 100php for the big ones.

 

Chitangs Torta

Chitangs Torta

 

More food features here: http://www.iluvcebu.com/food/

 

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