Jeepney Filipino Gastropub

I went to a Dewar's event where they were launching their Dewar's Highlander Honey Whisky (DEWAR'S Blended Scotch Whisky Infused with Natural Flavors). They even had a bunch of bees in a display making honey in...
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Tito Rad’s Filipino Spicy Laing

Oh dang. I love a good bowl of slop. I saw a Yelp photo of this Spicy Laing (taro leaves cooked with shrimp, pork in coconut milk served with spicy green peppers) at Tito Rad's, a Filipino restaurant in Sunnysi...

Sa Aming Nayon’s Pork Blood Stew

This past weekend, I visited Rik and Nancy while they were shooting a tribute video for their good friend Seth, who's recovering in the hospital. It was very touching how many people came to support. I can tell...

I ate a Balut Egg (VIDEO)

I've always wanted to try a balut egg (Wikipedia: "A balut is a fertilized duck embryo that is boiled alive and eaten in the shell.") Luckily the East Village is thriving with three new Filipino restaurants. I ...

Jollibee Filipino Fast Food

After my deep fried pork belly at Engeline's, I headed over to Jollibee --Filipino fast food. The place was packed with people eating  burgers, fried chicken and sweet spaghetti. My understanding is that there ...

Purple Yam – Filipino Pan Asian

Went out with Ramen and Friends to Purple Yam out in Ditmas Park. They've been getting good reviews (i.e. NY Times & Time Out). Even the table next to us was filled with people from New York Magazine and wa...