Menu tasting at Gugu Room

Menu tasting at Gugu Room

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Menu tasting at Gugu Roomby Chef Markee ManolotoPhotos by Wai Ng143 Orchard StreetMay 5, 2022 Thu...
Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

March 24 2022
Having just recently moved to the Bushwick and Ridgewood districts, this is an opportunity to exp...
Kissaki

Kissaki

March 24 2022
Kissaki believes in honoring and sharing traditional Japanese culture to the world. They are root...
Casa Dani

Casa Dani

March 17 2022
Casa Dani translates to Dani’s house, derived from Southern Spain’s naming of small family restau...
Gugu Room

Gugu Room

March 17 2022
Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year to dine out at a restaurant. Love is ...
Chef Francis’s Walk Of Shame Burger

Chef Francis’s Walk Of Shame Burger

February 18 2022
Chef Francis Balbarin  for  TSISMISNYC  Photos by Wai Ng Chef Francis’s Walk Of Sha...
Filipino Palate from Chef Francis

Filipino Palate from Chef Francis

February 18 2022
Though I never had formal training in culinary school, food has always been a passion of mine. I’...
Ugly Kitchen

Ugly Kitchen

February 13 2022
Mouthwatering Filipino meals from TSISMISNYC / UGLYKITCHENNYC  collaboration pop-up at 143 Orcha...
American Wagyu tasting at Tsismis

American Wagyu tasting at Tsismis

November 26 2021
“American Wagyu also called “Washugyu” is a cross breed between the famed Japanese Black Wagyu or...
Juicery Harlem

Juicery Harlem

November 12 2021
Juicery Harlem is now ready to serve you. Located at 370 Lenox Ave.New York, NY 10027.  OPENING P...
Call Me Gaby

Call Me Gaby

September 14 2021
It’s a beautiful Thursday afternoon here in sunny Miami and my swim has left me so hungry and c...
So Sarap

So Sarap

September 7 2021
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...