filipino cuisine

Chef Christina Sunae’s Filipino tamales honor its Mesoamerican roots

This version of tamale is closer to that of Kapampangans and uses rice flour cooked in coconut milk, and banana leaf in lieu of corn husk

Filipino resto Kasama gets a Michelin star

The Michelin Guide lauds Kasama for an “ambitious, clever, and distinct” dining experience

Dishing on the hate over tinola: Is the dissing justified?

Food blogger Panlasang Pinoy and YouTuber Ninong Ry weigh in on the issue

What about this Filipino restaurant in Chicago made it one of America’s best in 2021?

Chefs Tim Flores and Genie Kwon’s brainchild has been lauded by the likes of the New York Times and the Michelin Guide for its marriage of top-tier pastries and inventive takes on Filipino cuisine

The good can get better, Pino and Pipino prove with their comeback

“You just know the food’s going to be good when you can already smell it through your face mask,” I tell my colleagues

A list of bellychon places for your putok batok prayers

The beauty of bellychon is that it immediately cuts to the chase. Less mess, no carving, and *definitely* no leftovers

Fish fest: The difference between daing, tuyo, and buwad

Give a person fish and it’ll last them a meal. Teach a person the types of fish prep and it’ll last them a lifetime

woldy reyes laying in the grass at fort green park in brooklyn with a baked good on a picnic cloth
The queer Filipino-American chef keeping kamayan alive—and meat-free—in New York

How chef Woldy Reyes went from questioning caldereta to championing the communal way of eating with bare hands, kamayan, in New York

filipino restaurant jeepney in east village new york
Filipino restaurant Jeepney that popularized kamayan in NYC to close down

The shutdown doesn’t mean the end of Jeepney. Restaurateur Nicole Ponseca said she wants to expand to other cities with a “fast-fancy” iteration

Love sinigang? Try marinated sinigang eggs over tutong na kanin

These sinigang eggs are sour, tart, jammy, rich, and packed with flavor. They’re also an *extremely* low effort snack