Filipino Restaurants Taking the World Center Stage
Jul16

Filipino Restaurants Taking the World Center Stage

A taste of home no matter what country you are in because Filipino food is love. By Alwee Villarosa While everyone is gushing about the latest food trends in Manila, let’s take a step back and look at the big picture: Filipino food is taking over the rest of the world.   With over 10 million Filipinos overseas, no one has to look too far for a taste of home. But it’s not only us Pinoys who are enjoying our native cuisine.  As the...

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Sisig Might Be The Next Biggest Food Trend
Jun15

Sisig Might Be The Next Biggest Food Trend

SISIG MIGHT BE THE NEXT BIGGEST FOOD TREND In a recent episode of CNN Philippines’ The Source, celebrity chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain commented that he believes that sisig will take the lead in Filipino cuisine’s rising popularity on the international stage. “I think certain Filipino dishes are more likely to take root and take hold more quickly than others,” the host of CNN’s food and travel show Parts Unknown...

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Illustrado Eats: JW Marriott Kabayan Night
May22

Illustrado Eats: JW Marriott Kabayan Night

MAGNIFICENT MONDAYS AT JW MARRIOTT A review of Kabayan Night at the Market Place, JW Marriott Dubai by Team Illustrado     Filipinos are among the world’s heartiest eaters. Our notion of celebration always involve some kind of bacchanalian feast, with the table overflowing with all kinds of viands, meats being grilled over charcoal, and an endless array of condiments, side dishes, and desserts. To us, a great meal...

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Bean and Mushroom Lumpia Recipe by Practising Misis
Mar09

Bean and Mushroom Lumpia Recipe by Practising Misis

I am a home cook with a strong love/hate relationship with eating out. Probably everyone has. With Dubai’s plethora of cuisines, from the most glamorous dining option to the most dirt cheap street fare option, all you’re left with are questions of where and when. But I find the magic in the discovery and the take-away, not of leftovers, but of new ideas! Deep fried avocado? Haha, gagawa ako niyan! Steak and kimchi? Off to Spinney’s...

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ANGAS PINAS: The Executive Chef – Jordan Andino
Mar02

ANGAS PINAS: The Executive Chef – Jordan Andino

JORDAN ANDINO: THE EXECUTIVE CHEF By Excel V. Dyquiangco While most kids grow up wanting to be a doctor, a lawyer, or even an astronaut or a pilot, his path was already laid out for him long before he knew what a professional career was. Because his dad was a renowned chef in Toronto, Canada and he often visited him during his school breaks, his vocation was already chosen for him. “At such a young age, I was already immersed into the...

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