We Ate our Hearts out During the Masskara Festival at SM City Bacolod

There were definitely smiles all over with all these great events and food that the City of Smiles offered during it’s 44th MassKara Festival.

The vibrant spirit of MassKara Festival finally returned, and Bacolod bustled with excitement as preparations for this grand celebration were in full swing! There were definitely smiles all over with all these great events and food that the City of Smiles offered during it’s 44th MassKara Festival.

People from all corners of the country (and even beyond!) flocked to Bacolod to immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere, relish a vibrant array of events, and, of course, indulge in authentic Bacolodnon dishes and delicacies. Check them out below:

Quino’s Café
2nd Floor, North Wing

Whether you’re a festival-returning local or a first-time traveler to Bacolod, dining at Quino’s Café is a surefire delight. As “your comfort food destination in Bacolod City,” their gourmet dishes and heavenly desserts promise a delectable experience.

Be sure to savor their signature Puffyani (Quino’s take on the classic cream puff) well complemented by expertly crafted coffee from their passionate baristas.

Foodcourt, North Wing

Byron’s backribs is simply one of Bacolod’s best! They’re moist, tender, and the sauce is just amazing. The smoky flavor of the ribs go perfectly with the steaming cup of rice that it comes with.

But if ribs aren’t your cup of tea, they also have pork barbecue, pork sisig, and even grilled boneless bangus on the menu.

FELICIA’S RESTAURANT Ground Floor, North Wing

Indulge your sweet tooth at Felicia’s pastries and Bacolodnon recipes.

Alongside their array of sweets, their menu boasts delectable mains and entrées, making Felicia’s a perfect choice for your visit to Bacolod.

Foodcourt, North Wing

Ideal for any weather, these healthy, refreshing, and delicious beverages from Krizie Ice Jelly provide a delightful sip every time. Choose from their enticing bestsellers: cucumber calamansi, strawberry rose, lycheemansi, buco lychee, or coco melon. They’re also introducing street-style pancakes to their menu, featuring creamy meat floss, salad meat floss, and fresh mango meat floss flavors, poised to become Bacolod’s next dessert sensation.

2nd Floor, North Wing

Treat yourself to a taste of nostalgia with authentic Negrense desserts. Señorita de Bacolod, a cherished establishment since 1960, invites you to experience their Classic Señorita—a heavenly pastry that melts in your mouth, brimming with the familiar sweetness of yema.

If you’re yearning for something cooler, don’t miss their Señorita Ice Cream, adorned with the soft and delectable pilipit-like Gollorias.

2nd Floor, North Wing

Lady Anne’s Tarts & Pastries may only be just a few months old at SM City Bacolod, but their menu has only the classics. Their best seller is the Portuguese Egg Tarts. Theirs has a creamy, rich custard with a silky smooth texture that is a treat to the palate. Their tarts also come in a variety of other flavors such as blueberry, cookie butter, and cheese.

Ground Floor, North Wing

As you bid Bacolod adieu and return to reality, carry a slice of its culinary magic with you. Pack your bags with signature treats from Merzci Pasalubong like Piaya and Napoleones. You can also explore other delights like Ugoy-ugoy, Biscocho, and even banana chips! Take home these irresistible flavors encapsulate Bacolod’s essence, ensuring the city’s taste and memories of the fun Maskara Festival linger long after your journey ends.

Explore a world of excitement at SM City Bacolod, where there’s something for everyone – from captivating sights to thrilling activities and mouthwatering delights. It’s the ultimate destination to immerse yourself in the pulse-pounding energy of the #AweSMBacolod Masskara festivities—or even beyond! Stay in the loop with the latest news on upcoming events and experiences at your beloved SM Supermalls so come and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and X!


Written by Village Connect

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