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

If you haven’t tried these Cebuano dishes, you’re missing out

Lechon is always the first dish people associate with Cebu. While that’s valid, there are so many other dishes that deserve attention

Field notes from a former adult picky eater

Being a picky eater as an adult can be difficult. Here are a few tips that might help you expand your food horizons

Dear midnight snackers, this polvoron recipe is for you

Instead of all-purpose flour, this polvoron recipe uses glutinous rice flour—which brings another dimension of warmth to the snack

This local zine brings art and food together for its anniversary celebration

You can find mango ketchup, pizza-inspired lasagna, and more at FAKE Zine’s online food-centric FAKE Fair 2021