Category Archives: COMIDA FILIPINA

Filipino food should be highlighted and celebrated!

A Wedding in Sugarlandia

Last April, one of my closest friends in my undergraduate block, Nicole, was married in her family’s picturesque farm in Silay, Negros to her handsome architect boyfriend Dos. Nicole became a close friend in college for reasons only fate can … Continue reading

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Why José Rizal Would’ve Loved Madrid Fusión Manila

Last April, the Philippines successfully hosted the second edition of Madrid Fusión Manila, which was held from 7-9 April 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Attended not only by the perfumed set who can afford the ticket, … Continue reading

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Why I Will Miss La Cocina de Tita Moning

In a week, La Cocina de Tita Moning, the bespoke restaurant experience in old Manila, will be closing her doors to guests and diners after a 15-year run. Located within the former home of Dr. Don Alejandro Roces Legarda and … Continue reading

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Madrid Fusión Manila: Embracing Cultural, Culinary Heritage

Exactly one week ago, the much talked-about Madrid Fusión Manila finally concluded and many believe it successfully accomplished what it was supposed to do, and that was to bring Philippine culinary heritage and innovation to the global stage. Madrid Fusión … Continue reading

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One cuchara, one tenedor, one plato at a time: Experiencing the Philippine Christmas Holidays

On our side of the planet, in the sweltering heat of the tropics, amidst the stressful, fatal traffic of Manila, we celebrate the Christmas season with much meaning and pomp: traditional but consumerist, excessive and religious. Each dining table, however, … Continue reading

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Vasking: Enjoying Traditional and Modern Spanish Cuisine at Vask

My friend, Marivic, first spoke about Vask a few months back. I think it was in February or March when she dined there and posted some photographs from Manila’s restaurant scene’s newest baby. She was very fortunate to have tried … Continue reading

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My Adventures with Paella

Although the paella is one of the most laborious (and expensive) dishes I cook, it is also my favorite meal to create. A one-stop meal, it includes savory rice, seafood, vegetables and sometimes, meat. The socarrat or tutuong (burnt rice) … Continue reading

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