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Afternoon Tee

Afternoon Tee

I hadn’t been in Manila long enough to adjust to the climate or even recover from the twenty-hour flight from Chicago before I met up with Chef Sharwin Tee of Lifestyle Network’s Curiosity Got The Chef. 

Rice and Shine: Anatomy of a Pop-Up Brunch for Dinner

Rice and Shine: Anatomy of a Pop-Up Brunch for Dinner

Filipino Kitchen started in my kitchen -- a long time ago, on a different blog -- with a bowl of lugaw that became my most visited post. The idea of spinning off a Filipino food website that linked culture to cuisine to current events and history brewed and simmered in the long polar vortex-frequent winter of 2013-2014, as Natalia and I made dinners in, steeling against the cold. Although the starting point for Filipino Kitchen was a multimedia blog, the immediate satisfaction of working with our hands, cooking our food together and eating together as a celebration of our culture is where we really started. Natalia and I always had catering, popup dinners, farmers' markets and cooking classes in our broader vision. Though after only two weeks of publishing our first blog post, opportunity came a' Tweeting.

Looking for Authenticity?

Looking for Authenticity?

You ask all your Filipino friends. You read Yelp reviews. You even search Twitter. You want to eat some delicious, authentic Filipino food. Like for real for real, legit from the PHILIPPINES. But how do you find it?