Tag: Filipino food

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

Chicken adobo is my all-time favorite comfort food. I have fond childhood memories of being in my room and perking up when the savory, pungent yet delicious smell of my mom making chicken adobo made its way from the kitchen to my nose. This happened on a weekly basis in my Filipino home, that it became instinct to immediately run […]

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Kamayan Night at Jeepney – An Epic, Bare-Handed Filipino Feast

Growing up in a traditional Filipino family, the kamayan style of eating with your hands is nothing special. There’s no utensils involved – you use just your bare hands to make a tiny mountain out of rice to act as a vehicle for the meat and other food items available. While certain cultures also eat with their […]

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Healthy Filipino Recipes: Garlic Fried Cauliflower “Rice” (Sinangag) with Chicken Tocino aka Tocilog

In case you couldn’t tell based on previous posts, I am Filipino and loooove Filipino food. It’s what I grew up on, and the marinated meats and sweet and savory flavor combos never fail to make me  one happy camper. That said, the typically fatty meats, greasy sauces, and white rice don’t exactly make for […]

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Great GoogaMooga announces festival lineup feat. Yeah Yeah Yeahs & a helluva lot of Great food

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I attended last year’s Great GoogaMooga and had an absolutely fabulous time. Well folks, the combination music-food-drink festival is back in Prospect Park this coming May 17-19 and it’s looking greater than ever. They’re kicking things off with a Friday night concert featuring the Yeah Yeah […]

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My (biased) account of why the Great GoogaMooga truly was “Great”

I had an absolutely amazing time this past weekend. I spent my entire Saturday dancing up a storm at Electric Daisy Carnival at Metlife Stadium (I literally lost 4 pounds in a day), which was perfect preparation for the fatfest that was the Great GoogaMooga on Sunday. For everyone who’s all like “Googa what?,” first things […]

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Eating My Way through the WFC Food Truck Court, Part 1 ft. Taim Mobile

To keep me on track with updating, I’ve decided to start a little series and have appropriately titled it “Eating My Way through the WFC Food Truck Court,” where I document, you guessed it, everything I eat in the new World Financial Center Food Truck Court. For my “inaugural” post, I’ll be highlighting my favorite […]

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Filipino Food is Taking Over Manhattan, and It’s About Damn Time

As someone who grew up on my parents’ Filipino cooking, coming to Manhattan as a freshman at NYU and finding that I had limited choices for fulfilling my Filipino food craving was kind of disheartening. Cendrillon closed in my first year in the city, leaving places like Elvie’s Turo Turo and Pistahan, but those eventually closed a year or so […]

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