Legazpi’s Street Food Night Market Opens in Albay District



LEGAZPI CITY Feb. 25- A new look, uniformed and well-organized Street Food Night Market or “tusok-tusok” in local dialect is back and was formally opened by Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal, Monday February 24 at Albay District with permission from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)

“Street food reveals the culture and the traditions of a place”. In his statement, during the Blessing and Opening program Mayor Rosal said that the night market opens at 5PM onwards to cater those vendors who had been selling traditional foods since he was a child at Rosario St., Old Albay District.

However, he sought for the cooperation of the food vendors by instilling self-discipline, no drinking of liquor and selling of cigarettes. Expansion of stall is also prohibited. Mayor Rosal also hinted no urination in the area and manage their wastes to maintain cleanliness. The street food night market in Albay District is under the livelihood program of local government.

It may be recalled that the vendors were prohibited in the said area when President Rodrigo Duterte and the (DILG) implemented the road clearing operations in all streets nationwide.
(NMmdl)


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