Wilson’s Haus of Lechon
Façade of Wilson’s Haus of Lechon branch in North York.

Toronto, 29 April – The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto went to the Philippine lechon hotspot of North York for an early dinner at Wilson’s Haus of Lechon together with members of the Philippine media based in Toronto. They were greeted by the inviting aroma of roasted chicken and pork being deliciously cooked, Cebuano-style, in front of the store. The simple dining area and carinderia-style food presentation of the Wilson’s Haus of Lechon definitely puts their well-known menu front and center for the steady flow of clients to easily view, choose from, order and enjoy their favorite lechon dishes cooked in the traditional Cebuano way.

Wilson’s Haus of Lechon
Consul General Orontes V. Castro ( second from the right) having a casual early dinner at Wilson’s Haus of Lechon to enjoy its FRM 2022 prix fixe offering with (L-R) Mr. Federico Ramos of the Children’s Education Funds, Inc., Mr. Romy Marquez of the Filipino Web Channel (standing), Ms. Michelle Ramos of The Filipino Reporter, Consul Mary Grace Villamayor and Ms. Baby K. Jimenez.

Wilson’s Haus of Lechon is a family-owned and -run restaurant in Toronto’s “Little Manila” which has long been one of the go-to places for Filipinos longing for the nostalgic taste of barbequed chicken and pork, as well as crispy pork belly, cooked according to the home-cooked recipes of the Martinito family. Their warm and friendly staff ensures that you feel the care Wilson’s Haus of Lechon puts into their food and service.

Wilson’s Haus of Lechon
(L-R) Wilson’s Haus of Lechon FRM 2022 prix fixe menu of Chicken Barbeque, Pork Longanisa and Pork Barbeque sets which are served with garlic rice and pork belly as side dishes.
</cFor their participation in the Filipino Restaurant Month 2022 (FRM 2022), Wilson’s Haus of Lechon emphasized their dedication to their regional style of cuisine by utilizing palm leaf woven mini baskets, which they lined with banana leaves, as vessels for their prix fixe menu. Ms. Jaeybee Martinito shared that they carefully sourced these mini baskets from crafters from the Cebu region of the Philippines. They also chose to offer three prix fixe sets for diners to choose from during the FRM 2022. Each of the chicken barbeque, pork barbeque and pork longanisa prix fixe set is served with a side of garlicky fried rice, pork belly and their home-made dipping sauces. All are Filipino comfort food that hit the right spots of Filipinos longing for the taste of home. END—