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Chef Chrissy Camba

Behind the Pop-Up: Bago

Behind the Pop-Up: Bago

“What are we calling this thing?” Chrissy asked, referring to the pop-up’s title.

“BAGO!!” Sarahlynn saw my blank stare and clarified, “That means ‘new’ in Tagalog.”

Kultura Festival: Filipino American AF

Kultura Festival: Filipino American AF

Kultura, a modern Filipino American food and arts festival, was meant to reimagine Filipino cuisine with those of us lucky enough to grow up with it and to introduce it to new audiences. We didn’t realize that we were creating our own space.

Pinoy Food for the Soul: Chef Chrissy Camba of Maddy's Dumpling House

Pinoy Food for the Soul: Chef Chrissy Camba of Maddy's Dumpling House

If life were a giant dodgeball game and we get to choose sides, I'm on the side of the pinays (or Filipino ladies) from Chicago. Especially if those pinays were chefs. We'd been meaning to check out Chef Chrissy Camba's new popup project, Maddy's Dumpling House, now for weeks. Her Christmas Filipino Pork dinner on Monday, December 15, gave Natalia and me a wonderful excuse. This lady is a fighter.