At a nationwide televised episode on Channel 4’s primetime TV series Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas, Roni nailed the best alternative Christmas dinner.
We tapped on Phillip’s food (including a kitchen stint at David Chang’s acclaimed Momofuku Ssäm Bar), and research & development experience to find out what the Filipino food scene is like in America’s Finest City.
He, with other prominent chefs of Filipino descent in San Diego, debunks the myth that Filipino cuisine is nothing more than downscale and unsophisticated food.
He garnered an enviable 11 golds, 8 silvers and 1 bronze like a man with a mission; a mission to live a dream.
reads like a beautiful narrative and will make you long for food, family, and Filipino-ness. Find out too why she says, “Hence, it’s NOT Filipino food which needs to evolve…”
You might have seen him on TV. If you missed him on “Good Morning America”, you probably caught him on “Entertainment Tonight”. Or perhaps you’ve seen his own show “Food… Read more “The Fil-Am Chef Who Builds a Restaurant Empire (A Q&A with The Food Buddha)”
The poem, “For Filipina/x Americans Who See Themselves Thru Anthony Bourdain”, challenges and provokes…
Is culinary snobbery for real in Italy? Mamma mia! If you ask me, I’d say yes in a heartbeat. I’ve experienced it firsthand. My mother-in-law is Italian!… Read more “ROWENISSIMA! A FILIPINA’S TOUCH IN ITALY (RECIPE FOR ENSALADANG LATO INCLUDED)”
“No one can have too many cookbooks,” wrote Marilyn Donato in a letter that came with her autographed cookbook, Philippine Cooking in America.
If it weren’t for the Filipino noodle dish, Pancit, Alexa Alfaro, her siblings and Filipino food in Milwaukee wouldn’t probably exist today. Sounds far-fetched? It won’t be… Read more “Believe it or not: Filipino Food Addiction Hits Milwaukee (An interview with Meat on the Street’s co-owner)”