Chera Amlag, Chef and Owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop

December 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Stefanie Ellis Celebrating a one-year anniversary at a brick and mortar bakery is a big deal for a business that started with cheesecake brought to a neighborhood potluck. If you had asked Chera Amlag, owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop in Seattle, if she thought her love of baking would […]


Get Your Yam On

November 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy by Chustine Minoda By Stefanie Ellis For those who have grown up with ube, it’s exciting to finally see the rest of the world taking notice. Ube desserts of every kind can now be seen all over Instagram, and the New York Times and Huffington Post are describing it […]


LASA: Leveling Up Pinoy Food in L.A.

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

Octopus and Fresno Chiles Dish | Photo courtesy by Lasa By Darleen Principe Brothers Chase and Chad Valencia, like many other second-generation Filipino-Americans, grew up eating all the classics of the Philippines. Dishes like adobo, sinigang, kaldereta and lechon, plus a lot of lutong Kapampangan—cooking from the Pampanga province, where […]


Why You Should Visit Bloomington, Indiana

September 9, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Allison Yates Some might see the Midwest as the most unremarkable region of the U.S. When visitors travel to the region, they’ll see Chicago (which shouldn’t be missed) without considering the surrounding states. It’s no wonder: Indiana’s slogan is the “Crossroads of America,” insinuating it’s just another state you […]


Chef Janice Dulce: Contemporary Filipino Food in the Bay Area

September 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Chelsea Davis A year ago, I stumbled upon pop-up joint FOB Kitchen in San Francisco’s Mission District. The restaurant is helmed by Chef Janice Dulce along with her wife, Brandi, who runs front of house operations. Although Dulce was never classically trained as a chef, first generation Filipino-American Dulce […]


Where the Heart Is: Vivian’s Victory, Cincinnati Ohio

February 27, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

Sharing the love with moms in the Special Care OB and the families in the NICU at Good Samaritan Hospital today! At “Vivian’s Victory”, we are so thankful to be a part of the journey of love and courage we experience with the families and children we meet! (Source: ViviansVictory Facebook) […]


The Blue Ridge Mountains and Adventures in Photography

December 16, 2016 8:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Text and Photos by Paolo Nacpil Spontaneous drives out of the State are what I usually spend my time on when I have days off from work. This trip in particular took me to the North Carolina portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway. For the uninitiated, it is a 469-mile […]


48 Hours in Boston

December 12, 2016 9:00 pm by Karla Ramos

See all of Boston in 48 hours? Challenge accepted. Boston ranks third as the most walkable city in the US for 2016. Meaning, it is relatively easier for people in the city to move around from one point to another. Surely it would not be that hard to go to […]


48 Hours in Seattle

December 10, 2016 9:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Sеаttlе is a wоndеrful рlасе to vіѕіt fоr lone trаvеlеrѕ, couples аnd families. Mоrе thаn juѕt rain and соffее, Sеаttlе іѕ filled wіth a range of unique асtіvіtіеѕ аnd аttrасtіоnѕ for culture vulturеѕ, nаturе lоvеrѕ аnd everyone іn bеtwееn. Thе Pасіfіс Nоrthwеѕt city іѕ knоwn fоr іtѕ eclectic аrt and […]


Wicked on Broadway

December 9, 2016 9:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Even if you haven’t seen the play, you’ve almost certainly heard iconic Wicked songs like “Popular.” If you’re not the least familiar with the show, you still know some of the main characters like Glinda the “good witch,” the Wicked Witch of the West and other favorite Wizard of Oz […]