National Onion Ring Day: Where to get ‘em in Cebu

June 22 is observed as National Onion Ring Day! While we usually love our French Fries and potato chips, there’s something about those deep-fried, golden brown onion rings that we just can’t get enough of.Is it the combination of the crisp layer and juicy ring? Is it the mix of savory breading and slightly sweet onion? We all have our reasons!If you’re craving onion rings, here are some local food places in Cebu which serve them:Better BurgerSSY Business Center, Salinas Drive, Cebu CityWhen it comes to finding the best onion rings in town, it comes as no surprise to try and find them at burger places. This fairly new one located in Lahug is fast becoming a crowd favorite for its burgers, chicken sandwiches and shrimp sandwiches but its “O Rings” are a must-try, too!Best part? They’re open until midnight!Sprocketeer CafeJuana Osmeña St., Cebu CityThis homegrown cafe is known for its diner classics and milk tea. Its well-kept secret? It also serves its onion rings as a part of its menu. The hangout is more apt for chilling and unwinding, as it is frequented by students who prefer to study in a cafe or just spend quality time with friends.The Burger JointThe Gallery, Pope John Paul II Ave., Cebu City; Camputhaw, Cebu City, AyalaMalls Central Bloc, Cebu City.This is probably the first place people go to when they think of getting fried onion rings. The Burger Joint has done it so consistently over the years that it has become a household name when it comes to serving the best deep-fried appetizer here in Cebu.11th Street Hot Wings RestaurantM.P. Yap St., Cebu CityHere’s a stop in the neighborhood that’s known for its comfort food, chicken wings and occasional parties! Drop by its take on the classic onion rings—the restaurant serves it for sharing.11th Street is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Monday to Wednesday; until 12 midnight on Thursday; and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, it’s open only from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.