Without any context, would you believe that a two-peso takoyaki (ball-shaped Japanese snack) exists? Seems impossible but apparently, a Filipino vlogger claims it does.
If you’ve been wandering around Facebook of late, you may have watched Sikat na Blager’s video of him tasting a 2-peso takoyaki. But for those who haven’t, we’re going to break it down for you.
In case you missed it: Luisito Santos, known as Sikat na Blager, has been recently been making noise Facebook due to his food vlog. In the video, Santos is seen eating and reviewing a “takoyaki” vendor located at the Taguig City Hall of Justice in Taguig City.
Now, what’s so special about this takoyaki that it went viral, you might ask? The takoyaki in question only costs two pesos.
According to Santos, the “fried” takoyaki comes in three different flavors: vegetables, cheese, and hotdog, with the latter being the stall’s “best-seller.” The street snack can also be dipped in vinegar or a sweet sauce.
The food stall even produces over 2,000 pieces a day and is popular with students as it’s near three schools.
We can only surmise why this video has reached meme status in the Philippines, but it’s looking like it’s because of the collective amusement of Filipinos online about this vlogger’s conviction that these deep fried food he’s reviewing is indeed Takoyaki.
Since Filipinos are good at memefying everything, the video–which has now amassed over 5 million views–has been turned into comedy gold.
Check out some of the hilarious memes and reactions that have been flooding your news feed:
Apart from this “two-peso takoyaki,” Santos also featured a Pinoy version of “ramen,” which, from all body of facts presented on the video, is simply the famous Filipino dish beef pares.
At this point, we can all agree that the internet is one amusing yet weird and wild space. In conclusion:
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