Bacolod nostalgia: Rockwell pays tribute to city’s storied roots
By: Rhick Lars Vladimer Albay THERE’S nothing quite like the feeling into a flourishing township – none other than of biting into one of Bacolod’s famous napoleones. Locals and tourists rave about this delicately layered puff pastry, enchanted by its sweet sugar glaze and silky custard cream filling. A bite-sized morsel of this local delicacy […]
Rockwell Land Makes Bold Move
Bacolod is on the map—and this time, it’s not only for travel goals. The city at the epicenter of the once vibrant sugar industry in Negros Island may have been known to many as a tourist destination offering history, culture, scenery, food and fun. But it is now ready to be more than a stop. […]
Bacolod in 34 steps (and bites)
Until I went abroad for graduate school in the mid-1980s, summer vacations meant decamping en masse with my siblings and fellow Manila-based first cousins in Negros Occidental. There, for almost two months of the year, we would meld into our larger Visayan clan: a joyful assortment of more cousins, uncles, aunts, grandparents and extended family […]
A New community of Genteel Living
Mention Bacolod anywhere in the country, and the first thing that people think of is the sense of warmth, charm, and hospitality that has come to characterize the province and its citizens.