Augustinian missionaries established the original town of Taal back in the 1570s. They also then had the town’s very first church built. Fast forward to two centuries later, Taal Volcano erupted and practically destroyed the entire town including the church. Fearing another explosion, the locals moved to their current place.
Lian is a coastal town in the province of Batangas. It is divided into 19 barangays. Its neighboring towns are Nasugbu, Tuy, Balayan, and Calatagan. Even before the Spanish era, Chinese traders were already conducting business in coastal towns of Southern Tagalog; Batangas was one of the busiest trading ports.
Magdasoc Republic is located at Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. It’s an unassuming eatery. The facade is very open; you can see the interior and the exterior in one go. Monobloc tables and chairs are placed outside.
Lots’a Pizza is a popular food franchise. It has numerous stalls, carts, kiosks, and store branches nationwide; one of them is located at Centro, Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. The facade has the usual rectangular signage. A hanging banner and posters of products and promos greet customers. It has a
Another food place in Lian, Batangas is Eli’s Kainan, Tapsihan at Bilyaran. It’s located along a busy road; it has signage that will help you locate it. It’s a casual food and recreational place. The facade is very open; you can promptly see the eatery’s interior from the outside. The
Camachile Restaurant is located at Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. Looking at the surrounding area, you will know how the restaurant got its name because there’s a Camachile tree just outside the dining place. The restaurant is somewhat “open” with the walls covering only the bottom half portion of the
BMC Lomi House & Seafood Restaurant is located at Barangay Matabungkay in Lian, Batangas. The property offers both dining and lodging. The property is gated with a combination of concrete cement and wooden materials. There’s signage at the gate, which is visible from the road. It has a big space
Baraquitos Coffee is located at #48 Martinez Street Extension, Barangay Malaruhatan in Lian, Batangas. It is managed by the Malaruhatan Country Club Hotel and Resort. The facade is wide, including the glass door entrance and one side of the coffee shop. There are two signage boxes, one right above the
PinaPares is located at 124 Palikpikan Street, Poblacion in Balayan, Batangas. The restaurant signage at the entrance makes it easy for you to find it. The facade is painted maroon and forest green (or dark green). Even from the outside, you will notice that the exterior dining area has a
Ovan’s Food Zone is located at 302 Plaza Mabini Extension, Poblacion 2 in Balayan, Batangas, near Kutawtaw Gym and Magundayao Bowling Lanes. The wide lawn of a residential house is turned into a food zone. The facade is composed of a pedestrian gate and wider gate for vehicles. Whether for