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Chef Alvin Cailan: From Egg Sandwiches to Eggplant Adobo

September 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

 Credit: Matthew Zuras via Munchies Vice. By Krista Garcia Eggslut, the cheekily named food stall that appeared at Los Angeles’ revamped Grand Central Market in 2011, transformed the humble breakfast sandwich into a breakout star. Its signature offering, a brioche bun filled with a runny yolk from a cage-free egg, […]

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Finding A Place For Pineapple (Ind) the Big Apple

July 5, 2017 7:00 am by Eunice Guzon

Ryan Letada, co-founder of Next Day Better, taking the Pineapple Ind barong to the streets of New York “Pen pineapple, apple pen…” You may hate this song or (secretly) like it. You may hate pineapple chunks in your pizza (or burger) or love it. Whichever side you choose, one thing is […]

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Filipino Food in New York City is Ready for Its Instagram Close-Up

December 30, 2016 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

How Jen Balisi of @indulgenteats is introducing her Instagram following to her native cuisine Text by Ali Zweben | Photography by Jen Balisi You may not know her, but you know what she eats. Twenty seven year-old Jen Balisi has become one of the most well-known food Instagrammers in New […]

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Cortefiel – Central Square

December 28, 2016 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Photos by Juan Sebastian Paniagua The folk trend traces a romantic, adventurous and boho woman. Take a trip back to the 70s with light gauzy blouses with an ethnic air.  

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Cortefiel

December 27, 2016 7:20 pm by Gabriella Galvez

The Spanish RTW brand celebrates its first year residing in Philippine shores Text by Gabriella Galvez The –ber months are a convenient excuse to go shopping (yup, the mother of all consumer holidays is fast approaching!), and we can all take advantage of the cooler (and as of recent years, […]

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Creating Oral History

December 23, 2016 11:42 pm by Karla Ramos

How Nicole Ponseca and Miguel Trinidad are making Filipino food part of the new American dialogue Text by Zorinah Juan | Photos by Nathan Ma Food is often considered one of the most important elements of any culture. To say that is the case with Filipino food would be an […]

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All in the FAM

December 23, 2016 8:31 am by Karla Ramos

The Filipino American Museum reinvents what it means to be a Pinoy artist Text By Juliet Izon There is a museum in New York with no address and no permanent collection: a place that rises, phoenix-like, in different locations with various artists for each exhibition. It illuminates a group of creators […]

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A Humane Education: The Culinary Arts

December 22, 2016 9:55 am by Karla Ramos

The Institute of Culinary Education in NYC is more than just a culinary degree Text by Elisa Crye | Photos by Christina Ng Knowledge may indeed offer power, but a Culinary Arts education extends beyond that. As 16th century Philosopher Francis Bacon stated, “Men should not seek knowledge for pleasure, […]

Notes of Tradition at Mountain Province

December 20, 2016 10:35 pm by Karla Ramos

Inspired by flavors of home, Filipino coffee and pastries in New York City Text by Remy Tumin | Photography by Nathan Ma Coconut muffins always remind Ray Luna of Christmas in the Philippines. As young as six years old, alongside his grandmother Divinia in her Cebu kitchen, Ray would make […]

Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour on Broadway

December 11, 2016 11:45 pm by Karla Ramos

Paramour is not simply a musical. It’s also an acrobatic show! Cirque du Soleil is a typical North American experience, although it’s more a Canadian because of its origins in Canada. Fortunately, the frigid northland has decided to share the flashy excitement with its southern neighbors in New York City. […]