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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.

Top Chefs Heat Up Manila

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By Sunly Coo- Nothing appeared to faze Ilan Hall. With a few minutes left on the clock, he cracked a joke as he assembled a chicken-and-mashed taro dish in front of a live audience at Glorietta, courtesy of Ayala Malls. Sharing the same stage, Dale Talde methodically ladled spoonfuls Read more »

Fast Food for the Filipino Soul

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By MARK FOGGIN – IT’S the rare neighborhood of mom-and-pop shops that actually welcomes a fast-food joint. But for months, the Filipino-American community centered in Woodside, Queens New York, has been eagerly awaiting the opening of a Filipino food-chain restaurant called Jollibee, and describing its dishes in breathless, almost Read more »

Do not reject your food heritage

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By Perla Aragon-Choudhury – Amy Besa, a graduate of the Institute (now College) of Mass Communication in the early 1970s, returned to the University of the Philippines last Thursday to deliver a lecture but she did not touch on the media. Not at all.

Beyond Balut with Bourdain

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By Therese Jamora-Garceau – Anthony Bourdain is the most rock-star of cable TV’s rock-star chefs. As host of the Discovery Travel & Living show No Reservations, he travels the world in search of hedonistic pleasures and extreme culinary adventures, to the point he’s been labeled the Indiana Jones of the Read more »