Post Tagged with: "Filipino food"

Sisig burger from Tama (Photo via Asian Journal)

Finding Filipino Food in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Southeast Asian June 6, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Asian Journal gives “a Filipino gastronomic tour of Brooklyn,” highlighting a diverse array of restaurants that have opened within the last decade.

Traditional sizzling sisig at Max’s in Jersey City (Photo via The FilAm)

The ‘New Star’ of Filipino Cuisine

Food, New York, Southeast Asian May 7, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Ahead of Filipino Restaurant Week, The FilAm writes about sisig, a comfort food that has gained “mainstream” popularity.

(Photo via The FilAm)

Queens Filipino Restaurant Abruptly Closes

Business, Food, Queens, Southeast Asian August 3, 2017 at 11:29 pm

Payag, a Filipino restaurant with a politically active owner known for her pro-Duterte stance, suddenly announced its closure, report The FilAm and Sunnyside Post.

Manny Imperial (right) with Sisig City line cook Ben Acunin and cashier Arielle Crisostomo (Photo via The FilAm)

Sisig City, a Filipino Food Truck in NYC

Business, Food, New York, Southeast Asian May 31, 2016 at 2:03 pm

The FilAm speaks to Manny Imperial, the owner of the Filipino-inspired food truck, Sisig City, who looks to attract diverse customers to dishes like Pork Sisig and Lechon Kawali.

Carla Cinco in BAGO's kitchen (Photo by Cristina DC Pastor)

Not Her Mother’s Restaurant: Bago Comes to ‘Little Manila’

On a stretch of First Avenue crowded with Filipino restaurants, a new restaurant is making its mark.

Melchor Evangelista, chef at Grill 21(Photo via The FilAm)

Sampling Filipino Food

East Asian, Food, Manhattan February 20, 2015 at 4:35 pm

An 8-year-old restaurant in New York’s Gramercy area serves up authentic Filipino dishes such as dinuguan made of ox blood, The FilAm reports.

Phil Am Food serves the 16,000+ Filipino community of Jersey City, N.J. (Photo by Lai Wo via Open City)

‘Phil Am’ Store Offers Taste of Home

Food, Metro Area, Southeast Asian October 31, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Erwin Santos, whose family runs a prominent Filipino grocery store in Jersey City, speaks to Open City about dried mangos, hot dogs and fish sauce, as well as a special overseas customer base and a hope for Filipino food to someday receive the recognition other Asian foods enjoy.

Eileen Formanes and her refashioned bibingkas at the Hester Street Fair in Lower Manhattan. (Photo via The FilAm)

Americanizing a Filipino Holiday Treat

Food, Southeast Asian September 16, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Eileen Formanes left her job and started selling reinvented forms of bibingka, a Filipino rice cake eaten during Christmas. In the Filipino community, however, taking such a risk is far from common, finds The FilAm, which covered a gathering of community members interested in “innovation and entrepreneurship.”

Calamansi juice, served in Ihawan, a Filipino restaurant in Woodside, Queens. (Photo by Krista/goodiesfirst, Flickr Creative Commons) License)

Popular Filipino Juice Looking to Break into Pinoy US Market

Business, Culture, Food, In the News, Southeast Asian July 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm

All-Natural Calamansi juice, made from the calamansi citrus fruit, doesn’t just offer Filipinos a taste of home, it’s one of only a few products with Filipino origins to make a foray into the American market, reports The FilAm, which explains the significance of the fruit to the Philippines.

Jollibee serves purple yam flavored milkshakes. (Photo by Aurora Almendral/Fi2W)

Jollibee Restaurant Gives Fast Food a Filipino Flavor

Food, Southeast Asian August 9, 2012 at 11:40 am

The recently opened Filipino chain Jollibee in Jersey City serves more than just American-influenced fast food, it takes patrons back home to the Philippines with ube-flavored milkshakes and banana-made ketchup. But has the United States stepped too far into Filipino food culture?

Filipino Cuisine Gains Fans in NYC Restaurant Scene

Filipino Cuisine Gains Fans in NYC Restaurant Scene

Asian, Food, New York February 24, 2012 at 1:03 pm

While Chinese, Thai and Indian restaurants are commonplace around New York City, Filipino restaurants have faced an uphill battle, Asian Journal reports in a new “Filipino Foodie guide to Metro New York.” But the tide may be turning.