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Filipino feast for Christmas

By Tara Duggan – When Jun Belen was preparing to leave for graduate school at Stanford, he warned his mother not to expect him back home in Manila for at least two years. He planned to save his money. But it was hard adjusting to life in Palo Alto, Read more »

With The Opening Maharlika, A Filipino Food Resurgence

By DANIEL MAURER – The closing of Elvie’s Turo-Turo a couple of years ago left East Villagers (New York) starved for Filipino food, but earlier this summer Sa Aming Nayon opened across from where Elvie’s once stood, and now Maharlika, the brunch pop-up that was first at Resto Leon and Read more »

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.