The Best and Only Filipino Lechon Spot in Texas

Lechon at ORC Filipino.I get recommendations for barbecue joints to visit about as frequently as I give them, which is daily. Few are immediately compelling, and an even smaller number have me changing my travel plans for the week. But while I was picking out new eyeglasses a couple months back, my optometrist’s office manager asked if I’d heard of a little place that served lechon, a whole-pig preparation method common in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and other areas once colonized by Spain. Lechon is a rarity in Texas, but there on her phone was the photo evidence of a place called ORC Filipino Asian/American BBQ, a weekend-only spot north of Dallas in Collin County, near the shores of Lake Lavon. There were images of whole pigs on…View Original Post

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