Anthony Bourdain Says This Filipino Dish Will Be the Next Big Food Trend in America

By Lyndsey Matthews/esquire.com – Anthony Bourdain thinks that Filipino cuisine—particularly one dish—is going to be the next big thing in America. “Americans and American palates are just now starting to become seriously interested,” he said about Filipino cuisine in an interview this week with CNN Philippines’ The Source. “I think Read more »

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swims 23 kilometers for peace in Mindanao

By Leo Udtohan/inquirer.net – Environmental lawyer and triathlete Ingemar Macarine, dubbed as the “Pinoy Aquaman,” has responded to the siege in Marawi City in Mindanao in the way he knows best – swimming for peace. Macarine, 41, has been swimming to create awareness of the need to keep the seas Read more »

How Filipino Food Is Becoming the Next Great American Cuisine

By Claudia McNeill/vogue.com – Asked to name your favorite dish from Japanese, Italian, Mexican, or Indian cuisine, and a flood of options may come to mind. Should you choose ramen or sushi? Pizza or pasta? Tacos or enchiladas? Butter chicken or saag paneer? Yet when asked to recall a treasured Read more »

Resorts World Manila: Explosions, gunfire reported in Philippines

By Holly Yan/CNN – The popular Filipino tourist site Resorts World Manila is on lockdown after reports of gunfire and explosions. A masked gunman was on the second floor of one hotel, firing at guests, hotel employees fleeing the scene told CNN Philippines. Police, fire trucks and SWAT teams were Read more »

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Former Pinoy dishwasher now owner of pizzeria in Italy

By Mye Mulingtapang/ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – In 1999, Marvin Aguda saw a bleak future in the Philippines and went to Italy to search for a greener pasture. Just like other overseas Filipino workers, he had to work different jobs, from being a cleaner, caregiver and waiter. In Read more »

Australian coroner finds 2 Filipino seamen were killed

By Rod McGuirk/AP – Two Filipino seamen who died two weeks apart during a Japanese coal carrier’s voyage to Australia in 2012 were killed by one or more assailants, an Australian coroner said Wednesday. New South Wales state Deputy Coroner Sharon Freund recommended that her report on the two deaths Read more »