Aside from lechon, I think sutukil is one of Cebu’s must try in terms of food. There’s a handful of sutukil style restaurants sweeping across the city, but my favorite is the popular STK Ta Bay sa Paolito’s Seafood House.
STK (or Sutukil) stands for the Cebuano terms on how to prepare seafood – Sugba (means grilled, or barbecued) Tuwa (or tinola is a soup based dish flavored with ginger and onions) and Kilaw (or kilawin are pieces of raw fish or meat, soaked in vinegar)
Similar to the concept of Paluto in Dampa here in Manila, what you do in most sutukil restaurants in Cebu is choose your seafood from an array of fresh catch in a small open market, then decide how you want them cooked. Some people however, (or should I say.. uhmm. Me?) would prefer to skip that process and just order straight out of a menu. That’s where STK Ta Bay! comes in. You’ll get freshly prepared seafood dishes minus the hassle of picking. Continue Reading