Call Me Gaby

Call Me Gaby

7 days ago
It’s a beautiful Thursday afternoon here in sunny Miami and my swim has left me so hungry and c...
So Sarap

So Sarap

14 days ago
So Sarap NYC has been making waves in the Filipino food scene here in New York City since last ...
Wayku

Wayku

August 31 2021
Modern cuisine for a borderless future” is the opening statement of Wayku’s website where you w...
Baby’s Grill

Baby’s Grill

August 24 2021
It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon here in New York City and this got me craving for ...
Makoto

Makoto

August 17 2021
It’s Tuesday morning here in Sunny Miami Beach and the weather is now starting to sink in with me...
The Dutch

The Dutch

August 3 2021
It’s a rainy Tuesday spring afternoon here in Manhattan today and coming from a very busy Chinato...
DC - Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly

DC - Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly

July 27 2021
It’s late Saturday afternoon and as we finish our walking tour of Alexandria, VA we are now heade...
Bilao

Bilao

July 12 2021
My first Subway Series back from Miami will be a short trip to Bilao which is a Fi...
DC - PogiBoy

DC - PogiBoy

July 6 2021
It’s Saturday morning and our last day here in DC as well and as I reflect on the past 3 days tha...
Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

June 29 2021
If we talk about Philippine Cuisine here in New York City then Woodside, Queens would be the ho...
DC - The Game Sports Pub & Tiki on 18th

DC - The Game Sports Pub & Tiki on 18th

May 25 2021
It’s Friday night in DC, and as tourists Chef Patrice has organized us to spend our Friday night ...
Cafe Salmagundi

Cafe Salmagundi

May 18 2021
It’s a rainy Thursday afternoon here in New York City and the streets are a bit empty as the down...
DC - Kaliwa

DC - Kaliwa

May 11 2021
The 3rd installment of this trip has brought us to The Wharf, DC’s newest waterfront attraction w...
A-Plus Thai Place

A-Plus Thai Place

May 4 2021
You can almost smell that Spring is in the air here in NYC, pouring rain on a constant basis an...
DC - Barkada Wine Bar

DC - Barkada Wine Bar

April 27 2021
Our 2nd stop brought us to the much talked about wine bar in the Philippine community for the pas...
NYC - Tradisyion

NYC - Tradisyion

April 20 2021
On our 1st installment of #KULINARYATRAVELS Subway Series we go across town to the West Side to ...
DC - Purple Patch

DC - Purple Patch

April 12 2021
What is the current state of Philippine Food and Culture in D.C.? was the first thought I had bef...
Sashimi: a Japanese Cooking Philosophy

Sashimi: a Japanese Cooking Philosophy

October 27 2020
Japan is a nation of islands, so, as in the Philippines, fish has always been a staple of the Jap...
Pass the Vegetables, Please

Pass the Vegetables, Please

October 20 2020
If you sum up the number of years the three members of my small family have been vegetarian, the...
Lessons from Watermelons

Lessons from Watermelons

October 13 2020
My first encounter with a watermelon was not at all ideal. It was on the kitchen counter. I wasn...
A Feast of Fish on Fridays*

A Feast of Fish on Fridays*

October 6 2020
Dear Demoñito,These have been easy days for you in January, as your ward is still recovering from...
Eating Our Way Home

Eating Our Way Home

September 29 2020
Many childhood memories revolve around summer vacations. For my large, extended family and me, t...
The Mighty Matzo Ball

The Mighty Matzo Ball

September 22 2020
After some years in Manila, I returned to the Homeland—New York City—looking forward to my first ...
Halo-Halo  Hullabaloo

Halo-Halo Hullabaloo

September 15 2020
The magic begins with a crunch that, in the blistering afternoon heat, sounds like salvation. Whe...
Simple Joys

Simple Joys

September 8 2020
Tokyo. A shopper’s wonderland. My friends are green with envy at my good luck. Sadly, I am not a ...
Burnt Offering

Burnt Offering

September 2 2020
A recent short story I read by a Filipino writer amused me with its description of the barbecue a...
Pistang Pinoy

Pistang Pinoy

August 25 2020
The word “fiesta” is Spanish for party, and has been localized as “pista.” One word sums it up—e...
Food Alarm Clocks

Food Alarm Clocks

August 18 2020
Since global 24-hour activity has screwed up our circadian rhythms, we are ever more dependent o...
The Sulô Coffee Shop: A Spark in History

The Sulô Coffee Shop: A Spark in History

August 11 2020
The essay that follows is an excerpt from a chapter in a book-in-progress by Erlinda Enriquez Pa...
The Devil’s Invention

The Devil’s Invention

August 4 2020
Where would the world be without spice? That pinch of fairy dust that transforms the simplest di...
The Non-Chopsticks User’s  Guide to Eating with Chopsticks By MELISSA SALVA

The Non-Chopsticks User’s Guide to Eating with Chopsticks By MELISSA SALVA

July 28 2020
  Of course you know how to eat with chopsticks. Just use them like giant tweezers and that’s all...
Revenge of the Tinola

Revenge of the Tinola

July 22 2020
TABLE PROTOCOL AND SOUP IN RIZAL’S NOLI ME TANGEREThe Noli Me Tangere written by Jose Rizal and ...
The Lucky Food Diet

The Lucky Food Diet

July 15 2020
Diet meal plans are aplenty – you may have encountered those involving nothing but cabbage soup,...
Lechon and Leftovers

Lechon and Leftovers

July 8 2020
There are many things the Spanish colonization gave the Philippines, not all of them welcome. But...
Undercooked

Undercooked

June 30 2020
The first time I invited my boyfriend home for Sunday lunch, my mother made lasagna. It was coat...
How to Make Beef Chateaubriand

How to Make Beef Chateaubriand

June 23 2020
1. Tie the piece of meat with butcher string using square knots. 2. Heat oven to 375*.3. Melt but...