Doreen Fernandez's 1994 essay collection helped the Philippines and the world see the value of Filipino cuisine. Why is it so hard to find?
Filipino cuisine is no longer "up-and-coming" in NYC. During the pandemic, Filipino pop-ups aren't just surviving—they're thriving.
The young chefs behind the evolving new wave of Filipino food are more than ready to share their beloved cuisine with a bigger audience.
The popular Filipino fast food chain, which has been called "The McDonald's of the Philippines," also bought Smashburger last year.
"Centuries of colonialism have trained Filipinos to adjust to the dominant culture, and we risk becoming invisible to the people whose ways we embrace."
“We want to create an identity for Filipino cuisine in London, drawing inspiration from the rich flavours and culinary techniques of the 7,000 islands that make up the Philippines.”
Rich, salty, and fatty, it made our breakfasts of eggs and rice into savory magic.
Ideal for when you're hungry for something noodle-y and packed with umami flavors.
“People would probably kill me for buying rice this expensive," says chef Charles Olalia of the menu at his 275-square-foot restaurant Ricebar. "If you want it, you make it work—somehow."
Hong Kong hosts more than 300,000 live-in maids from the Philippines and Indonesia, many of whom have experienced abuse at the hands of their employers.