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Who says Philippine cuisine is all brown and oily?

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By Mary Ann Quioc Tayag – Honestly, if I had stepped into the function room without knowing that chef Myrna Segismundo had catered the event, I would surely have said it was not Filipino food but an international buffet or, more specifically, a limited English buffet.

Filipino cuisine: Out of the box

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By Caroline J. Howard – Filipino cuisine is getting a much-needed makeover. At least, that’s how it should be for veteran chef Gene Gonzalez and the Alta Cocina Filipina, a movement for contemporary Filipino cuisine which he co-founded in the 1980s.

Pinoys join Food Network’s food truck battle

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By Steve Angeles – Two Filipino food trucks, the Manila Machine and the White Rabbit, have been out in full force serving their signature dishes. The Manila Machine, a food truck that serves traditional Filipino foods with a modern twist, was at a fund-raiser in Eagle Rock.

Pinoy ‘tasty’ coming soon

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By Niña Corpuz – Filipino bakers are set to introduce a low-cost loaf bread this September to help customers cope with rising food prices.

Lechon is ‘best pork ever’- TIME magazine

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It seems not even a possible outbreak of swine flu could stop TIME Magazine from declaring “lechon”, a Philippine pork delicacy, as the “Best Pig” on its Best of Asia 2009 list.

Jollibee embarks on aggressive expansion overseas

Fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has embarked on an aggressive expansion overseas, saying its operations remain strong despite the global economic downturn.