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Home for the holidays, almost

We were in Manila for about two weeks, thanks to the invitation of the Department of Tourism, Tourism Promotions Board and the Philippine Consulate General New York. It was Thanksgiving Week, and our local hosts made sure that we didn’t … Continue reading

December 22, 2017

Serving up dining options at the US Open

Celebrity chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Josh Capon join an all-star chef lineup The last grand slam of the year started this week at Flushing Meadows and tennis fans around the world are excited to see what’s in store at this year’s … Continue reading

September 02, 2017

Fil-Am chef gets James Beard Award nod for Bad Saint

Tom Cunanan, the chef behind Bad Saint, the 24-seat Filipino restaurant in Washington, DC, has been nominated for a James Beard Award, one of the most coveted honors in the restaurant industry. The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for … Continue reading

February 22, 2017

Filipino producer Jhett Tolentino wins first Grammy award

FILIPINO producer Jhett Tolentino took home the Grammy Award on Sunday, February 12 for Best Musical Theater Album for “The Color Purple,” the musical based off of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This is Tolentino’s first Grammy, which he said … Continue reading

February 15, 2017

A One of a Kind McDonald’s Dining Experience

Imagine celebrity chefs preparing dishes using existing (and current) McDonald’s fare. That was the conceptof the McDonald’s 2013 Chef Event held recently in New York. As soon as we arrived at the rooftop a building along Desbrosses Street in Tribeca, … Continue reading

October 18, 2013

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