These Two Filipino Dishes Top The Best Southeast Asian Food Rankings

It's a tie between these two favorite Pinoy ulam dishes.

It’s no secret that when it comes to food, lumpiang shanghai has a spot in our hearts. Whether it’s at a Pinoy celebration, part of your baon for lunch, or the pancit pairing for merienda, this fried lumpia is a common food fixture. 

That’s why it’s no wonder that lumpiang Shanghai once again topped another food ranked list by Taste Atlas. This time, the list ranks Southeast Asia food from the best, the great, the just-okay, and down to the worst food in the region. 

But that’s not all. Sharing the top spot with lumpiang Shanghai with the same 4.8 score is another Filipino dish: the tortang talong. The third dish on the rankings list is bubur ayam, an Indonesian dish that is similar to lugaw or congee. 

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The tortang talong or eggplant omelet is a popular ulam dish. According to Taste Atlas, this veggie meal along with lumpiang Shanghai with their 4.8 rating beat out popular dishes such as Pho (4.3), Pad Thai (4.2), Satay (4.2), and even Singapore’s famous Chili Crab (3.9). 


Balut or the boiled fertilized duck egg however continues to be at the bottom rung of the site’s food rankings with a 2.7 rating.

Taste Atlas is a travel guide to different kinds of food all over the world.



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