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Dagupan sets grander Bangus Festival 2017

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… Read more

7, 641 islands without leaving the city

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… Read more

Top 10 Bangus Dishes

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.

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

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… Read more

Tapas Night introduces an explosion of Spanish-Pinoy flavors

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,… Read more

Aliwan Fiesta 2017 List of contingents

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:

Flavors of the Philippines is here again!

Flavors of the Philippines is here again!

    THERE ARE NO April Fools this month, as the country readies itself for another round of a gastronomic fiesta.  Get ready for a delightful gastronomic road trip as Flavors of the Philippines showcases the best regional delights and specialties of the country. through various events like cook-offs, food bazaars, market tours and agri-fairs.

Giant paella heralds Flavors of the Philippines

Giant paella heralds Flavors of the Philippines

  Flavors of the Philippines, the month-long and nationwide gastronomic food event, officially started with the Gigantes Paella, where about 50 chefs, culinary students and staff from the Philippine Young Chefs Club (PYCC), cooked together to create a giant paella, at the Greenbelt 3 Mall in Makati last 11 March.

The road to fame starts at Festival Mall

The road to fame starts at Festival Mall

In this age of creative selfies and instant fame via viral posts and videos, all it takes to reach stardom is for the right agency to spot a gem. Child actor Hannah Lopez Vito first captured the hearts of Filipino viewers as the young Serena Marchesa who grew up to be Liza Soberano in the… Read more

Bocaue gives back

Bocaue gives back

The city of Bocaue, Bulacan just knows how to give back – with a bang! Known as the fireworks capital of the Philippines, Bocaue chose to welcome 2017 Jan 1 with its very own pyromusical called “Pailaw Pasasalamat”, a thanksgiving event for its fireworks manufacturers and dealers, by the 12-kilometer Bocaue River in Bulacan. The… Read more