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‘Pinggang Pinoy’promotes healthy eating

By Sheila Crisostomo/The Philippine Star – The Department of Health (DOH) and the National Nutrition Council (NNC) will promote Pinggang Pinoy, a new food guide developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) to promote healthy eating habits. Health Assistant Secretary and NNC executive director Maria Bernardita Flores said Read more »

Revolution and rum: 18 drinks inspired by the Philippines

By Cheryl Tiu/CNN.com – San Miguel may be the Philippines’ national beverage, but there’s more to the islands’ drink culture than a 100-year-old beer. The flavors of the Philippines — its tastes, ingredients, even tributes to landmarks — are increasingly being used in craft cocktail concoctions. Here are 18 bar Read more »

Here’s the scoop: Baskin-Robbins finally in the Philippines

By Nikka Sarthou-Lainez/gmanetwork.com – When I was growing up, I remember my mom would get me an ice cream cone after each visit to the dentist. That was my earliest memory of this cool treat, which I have grown fond of until now. For me, like many others, ice Read more »

Pinoy food gets spotlight in New York mag

via ABS-CBNnews.com – A magazine in New York puts the spotlight on Filipino food, saying that the Big Apple is “finally ready” for our cuisine. In an article titled “Blazing a Lumpia Trail: Filipino Cuisine Finds a Foothold in New York,” New York Magazine featured a list of promising Filipino Read more »

Zagat includes Pinoy food in ‘most exciting’ list

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Foreign interest in Filipino cuisine increase continues to rise. After the US lifestyle magazine Details declared Filipino cuisine the “next great Asian food trend” in its September issue, the influential restaurant guide Zagat included Pinoy food in its list of the 10 “most exciting emerging cuisines” in Read more »

Pinoy cuisine named ‘next great Asian food trend’

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Popular American men’s magazine Details has declared Filipino cuisine the “next great Asian food trend.” In its September 2013 issue, Details devoted two pages on Filipino cuisine in its Food section, which included a list of recommended Filipino restaurants in the United States, as well as Read more »