MANILA, Philippines – Sinigang was rated 4.8 out of 5 stars according to Taste Atlas, a website dedicated to celebrating traditional food from all over the world. This makes the Filipino dish #1 best rated vegetable soup in the world.
The “encyclopedia of flavors” described the beloved Filipino soup as “a sour Filipino soup…traditionally served hot and steaming as a main dish, with rice as its accompaniment. It is an often seen dish at special occasions such as birthdays or weddings.”
With its sour lightness perfectly matching the harsh tropical heat of the country, sinigang is a unique soup that is a true representative of Filipino cuisine.
Meanwhile, under the “most popular” category, sinigang placed 19th among more than 160 vegetable soups from all over the world with 67 reviews as of writing.
Ukraine’s Borscht was hailed the most popular with more than 500 reviews as of writing. It has a rating of 4.1 stars out of 5.
The website also named Locavore and Sentro 1771 as among the restaurants that serve good sinigang.