Saturday, January 20th, 2018

December 14, 2008 We just got back from grocery shopping in Iloilo City and thought we’d share the prices we paid. Iloilo Central Public Market: Pork loin P140 per kilo Squid P150 per kilo Mangos P80 per kilo Bananas (Lacatan) P40 per kilo Cucumber P40 per kilo String Beans P30 per kilo Squash P20 per kilo Cabbage P60 per kilo Large Eggs P60 per dozen Red Onions P60 per kilo Potatoes P50 per kilo Carrots P40 per kilo At the Iloilo Supermarket: Chicken Breast with Wing P127 per kilo Iloilo “Pina” Smoked Ham P350 per kilo Baguette – small French bread P29 per loaf Bran Bread – P43 per loaf At McDonald’s: Regular Cheeseburger P47

The Atrium Shopping Center, Iloilo City, Philippines The centrally-located  “Atrium” Shopping Center on General Luna Street,  contains a parking garage, the Day’s Hotel, a large branch of the Iloilo Supermarket and several restaurants (including a two-story McDonald’s) and shops. The “Home Store” is one of the best places to buy fancy kitchen and household appliances, equipment and accessories.  The Iloilo Supermarket at the Atrium has the best selection of imported food in Iloilo City.  They also stock salad greens and herbs.  The seafood is also good but more expensive than at the public markets.  We’re …