Iloilo is the birth place of Lapaz Batchoy and there are 2 names that started it, Ted’s Lapaz Batchoy and Deco’s Lapaz Batchoy. The batchoy war continues as to who offers the best batchoy. Tastewise, they are equal! Interestingly, there are many batchoy restaurants in Iloilo that offers almost or even better batchoy that the two.
Batchoy is a noodle soup made with pork organs, pork cracklings (chicharon), beef loin, chicken stock and noodles and it originated in La Paz, Iloilo.