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Filipino restaurant gets New Yorkers to eat ‘kamayan’-style

By Don Tagala/ABS CBN North America Bureau – A restaurant in Manhattan is a living showcase of one of the ties that bind the Philippines and America: food. Thursday night is “kamayan night” at Jeepney, a Filipino gastropub brought by the creators of the hit Filipino restaurant ‘Maharlika.’ The Read more »

Hollywood stars go crazy for Pinoy resto’s cornbread bibingka

By Steve Angeles/ABS-CBN North America News Bureau – A Filipino restaurant is the toast of the town after Guy Fierri took his hit Food Network show “Diners, Drive Ins and Dives” to Park’s Finest, a Fil-Am-owned restaurant specializing in Filipino cuisine fusion with backyard-style barbecue. “For us to be Read more »

Jollibee a hit with renowned food critic Anthony Bourdain

By Dyan Sheryl Carolino and Jessica Khrista Barcelo/mb.com.ph – A recently-launched food and travel show by CNN featured the iconic fast-food chain Jollibee, highlighting some dishes which appeared to be ‘parts unknown’ to Filipinos. Jollibee, the largest fast food chain in the Philippines operating in over 750 stores nationwide including Read more »

Balút in an eggshell

By Claude Tayag – I received this email from Fernando “Butch” Nakpil-Zialcita, PhD, a professor of Cultural Anthropology who heads the Cultural Heritage Studies Program at the Ateneo de Manila University. I’ve had the pleasure of dining and conversing with him many a time regarding Filipino cuisine and the Read more »

‘Bizarre Foods’ host sees Pinoy food fad in US

“Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern is predicting Filipino cuisine to be the next big thing among American diners. Zimmern made the prediction an interview with the website of the US morning show “Today,” which was published on Tuesday. “I predict, two years from now, Filipino food will be what Read more »

Nelson’s Taho

A unique everyday favorite at the fashionable Power Plant Mall Selling taho is a pedestrian profession, right? And hawking street food under the scorching sun is no fun, since it’s “poor man’s food”. To one named Nelson Dugayo, however, it’s a precious, sweet blend and a lucrative livelihood. After Read more »