Month: April 2017

Events

My thoughts on Aliwan Fiesta 2017

Last week I was in Metro Manila to cover the annual Aliwan Fiesta. Now on its 15th year the festival celebration is organized by Manila Broadcasting Company and jointly sponsored by the cities of Manila and Pasay.

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Food

Dampa of the South: trying Market Basket’s seafood bestsellers

I CONSIDER MYSELF a seafood person foremost—I can’t imagine life not waking up to the smell of crispy danggit in the morning, or the reveling delight that is in my mother’s sarchadong dalagang bukid for lunch; and, at night, going to my favorite sashimi joints in Little Tokyo to let the week pass by.

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Dagupan sets grander Bangus Festival 2017

Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long gastronomic celebration of Filipino cuisine mounted by the Department of Tourismand the Tourism Promotions Board, joins in on the fun in the North as it celebrates “Bangus Festival 2017” in Dagupan City. The festival is an annual event hosted by the City of Dagupan, dubbed as the Bangus […]

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7, 641 islands without leaving the city

Craving for a taste of your favorite Filipino dishes but you’re stuck in the Metro? Worry not for this April, several hotels and restaurants are giving you the chance to savor the Flavors of the Philippines with special dishes that are available for this month. Flavors of the Philippines 2017 is the third year of […]

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Top 10 Bangus Dishes

Bangus, or milkfish, is the Philippines’ national fish and a quintessential ingredient in Philippine cuisine.  Whatever occassion and whatever season, Filipinos can never get enough of bangus—fried, stewed, dried, fermented, roasted, grilled, and many more.

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List of malls and their events for Flavors of the Philippines 2017

Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long nationwide gastronomic celebration organized by the Department of Tourism (DoT) and the Tourism Promotion Board (TPB) unite retail giants in the country to create cultural bridges through food, gastronomy being one of the best Philippine travel “destinations.” This April, prepare for a wider range of activities that will […]

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Tapas Night introduces an explosion of Spanish-Pinoy flavors

  THE PHILIPPINES and Spain share a lot of things in common, especially in cuisine and gastronomy.  Recently, prominent Spanish cuisine chefs of Manila gathered together for Flavors of the Philippines’s Tapas Night. With theme “Toward a Sustainable Gastronomic Planet,” Tapas Night saw three teams of chefs, each presenting a tapas menu last April 1, […]

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Events

Aliwan Fiesta 2017 List of contingents

The following is the list of contingents for this year’s Aliwan Fiesta as provided by the organizer Manila Broadcasting Company. See also the full schedule of activities below:

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