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Culture clash: Tagged at the plate

Last updated on: 28th May, 2013, 2:49 PM On Saturday, my wife Menchu and I got a mutual craving for Filipino food as well as a mutual craving for not having to cook. We visited one of the few Filipino restaurants in town, the newly renamed Kawayan Grill on Rainier Avenue. It had been a […]

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You Are Where You Eat

Last updated on: 13th May, 2013, 7:34 PMI’ll share a little secret with you: I once had a touch of Xenophobia. Xenophobia is defined as the fear of strangers or foreigners and while I was never afraid of strange or foreign people, I was afraid of strange food. We were on a tight budget at my house when […]

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A different Thanksgiving dinner

Last updated on: 21st November, 2012, 5:28 PMWhile Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day are big holidays in the Philippines, the other holidays we celebrate in America are not. Thanksgiving is one of those holidays. Celebrated in America as a day of thanks for the things we are lucky to have, it is based […]

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