Posts Categorized: Food

Eat, Drink and be Merry at B&T Mexican Kitchen’s Cinco de Mayo

Eat, Drink and be Merry at B&T Mexican Kitchen’s Cinco de Mayo

Rich flavors, vibrant colors and presentation as important as the taste — this characterizes Mexican cuisine. More than the usual tacos and nachos, chimichangas, Mexican steaks, taquitos and flautas, Mexican cuisine encompasses the best of Spanish, French, American and native Aztec Indian tribe influences with its unique convergence of history and cultural heritage. Bringing to… Read more

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

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.

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

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.

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Mang Inasal halo halo: its experts approved!

Leave it to chefs to know what’s really good and delicious. When it comes to Filipinos’ beloved halo-halo, Chefs Sandy Daza, Boy Logro and Rosebud Benitez can agree on one thing: they love Mang Inasal Pinoy Halo-Halo. The three celebrated chefs had the special opportunity to taste the popular and well-loved Mang Inasal Pinoy Halo-Halo… Read more