Filipino

Food

Filipino Chicken Empanada Recipe

The sweet and flaky crust combined with the vinegary dipping sauce is basically one of the best little finger foods ever.
Juan de Ocampo
4.12.19
Film

A Tarantino-Inspired Filipino Filmmaker Takes on Duterte’s ‘Death Squads’

‘Manila Death Squad’ is funny and beautiful—until it gets super dark.
Beckett Mufson
6.20.18
rap

This Rapper Is On a Mission to Empower Filipino Women

In her debut album "Circa91," Ruby Ibarra addresses colorism and prejudice within the Filipino-American community and arms Pinoys with the knowledge to fight injustice.
Mekita Rivas
4.10.18
Recipe

Shredded Vegetable Fritters (Ukoy) Recipe

Everyone can get into some vegetables, especially when they're fried as they are here in this classic Filipino snack.
Sheldon Simeon
1.2.18
Munchies

Embracing Filipino Roots, Inauthentic Cuisine, and a Deadly Heart Condition

“That’s the date my heart stopped."
Nick Rose
6.26.17
Recipe

Pinoy-Style Ribs

No need for a fancy oven. These Filipino-style ribs are stupid-simple and mouth-meltingly tender.
Miguel Trinidad
5.29.17
VICELAND

Abdullah Saeed Hosts a Filipino Flower Feast

On a new episode of our VICELAND series 'BONG APPÉTIT,' chef Miguel Trinidad cooks up a weed-infused Kamayan meal.
VICE Staff
2.8.17
Make this

Pimp Your Wings with Adobo Sauce

When our Canadian hero Matty Matheson was in Winnipeg, he got a crash course in Filipino cooking from Pimp My Rice food truck owner Roddy Seradilla and his dad, “Hot” Rod. Here is one of the standouts.
Munchies Staff
1.14.17
Stuff

A Secret Gay Language Has Gone Mainstream in the Philippines

Swardspeak is more than gay lingo—it's a common bridge between the incredible diversity of languages to be found in the nation of islands.
Jon Shadel
8.22.16
shaved ice

Embrace the Infinite Possibilities of Halo-Halo

Imagine a five-year-old kid making his own dessert. He has shaved ice and milk as a base. Then he just goes crazy. That’s what halo-halo is.
Miguel Trinidad
6.22.16
BBQ

How-To: Make Pinoy-Style Ribs

Watch Miguel Trinidad of Jeepney restaurant make some perfectly juicy ribs.
Miguel Trinidad
5.26.16
Design

Cockfights and Cop Tests: A History of Graphic Design in the Philippines

Talking to Manila-based writer, publisher, graphic designer, and cultural historian Clara Lobregat Balaguer.
Sophia Callahan
10.22.15
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