Lumpiang Shanghai Is Named The "Best Filipino Food" While Balut Is The Worst
Here's Taste Atlas' complete list.
Remember when sinigang was named the best vegetable soup in the world? Now, Taste Atlas, has come up with a Filipino Food Ranked list consisting of the best, the great, the just-okay, and the worst Filipino food. Taste Atlas uses this criterion:
- • "Best" = 4.5 stars and above
- • "Great" = 4 stars to 4.4 stars
- • "OK" = 3.5 to 3.9 stars
- • "Worst" = less than 3.5 stars
Here are the results, from Worst to Best:
Worst (less than 3.5 stars)
The "Worst" Filipino food are Pinipig and Dinuguan with 3.3 stars, and at the very bottom of the list is Balut with 2.5 stars.
OK (3.5-3.9 stars)
Great (4.0-4.4 stars)
Best (4.5+ stars)
Taste Atlas defines Lumpiang Shanghai as, "the most popular variety of lumpia, the crispy deep-fried Filipino snack that evolved from Chinese spring rolls. Even though lumpia appears in numerous variations, the Shanghai version is characterized by a savory filling that combines ground pork or beef with carrots, onions, various seasonings, and (occasionally) shrimps."
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