Dumaguete People and Culture - The City of Gentle People
Dumaguete is known as the City of Gentle People with a rich blend of multi cultural heritage, a mix of strong Hispanic, American, Malay and Chinese cultures.
As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.
Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.
More details at Common dishes