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April 18, 2016

FOODIE GUIDE to the World Street Food Congress in Manila! (April 20-24, 2016) @Makansutra

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Are you ready for the World Street Food Congress party in Manila on April 20-24, 2016?

The World Street Food Congress (WSFC) is a symposium, conference and a mega-street feasting festival that celebrates and seeks opportunities and possibilities for the world’s most popular food culture – heritage and comfort street food. The WSFC is not just about comfort food and deliciousness. The WSF Dialogue component is about addressing issues of preservation, sustainability, relevance and the world of opportunities we can create tomorrow. The third installation of the WSFC2016 sails from Singapore to the Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Metro Manila, Philippines, after two successful runs in the Lion City (2013 and 2015). http://www.wsfcongress.com

 

Here is a foodie guide on the World Street Food Dialogue & Jamboree happening next week in Manila..

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CHILI's Favorites and Summer Flare with Ribs! (Revisited)

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With the summer season rolling in, Chili’s follows suit with their new line of deliciously messy ribs that come with a Cherry Cola or Blueberry Chipotle Glaze, do-it-yourself “Skillet BBQ Sliders”, and their tasty triumvirate of chicken, salmon and pork ribs in the “Texas Trio”.

Aside from their new menu, we also got to try their bestselling items and famous Margaritas.

CHILI’S
Level 2, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Makati City
Email: 
chilis_philippines@yahoo.com
Telephone:
747 - 2131
Facebook:
Chili's Philippines
Instagram:
@chilisphilippines
Website: www.chilisphilippines.com

Here’s our review of Chili’s and their summer menu…

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April 15, 2016

Chef Lea Cohen's Popular Quail Adobo Recipe @MadridFusionMNL @ChefLeahCohen

Watch: Madrid Fusion Feature: Chef Leah Cohen Secrets 


Top Chef Leah Cohen, showed her take on the classic Filipino dish, adobo, during Madrid Fusion Manila. Chef Leah, who is half Filipino, owns Pig and Khao, a New York restaurant that brings a unique spin to Southeast Asian dishes. 

Her rendition of adobo included some unconventional ingredients like quail, Szechuan peppercorn, and limestone paste. 

Here's the recipe to Chef Leah's Crispy Quail Adobo...

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April 14, 2016

SHENZHEN CITY: How a Fishing Village turned into a Top Economic Zone in China? (A Photo Essay)

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Shenzhen is one of the major cities within the Guangdong Province. Only two hours away from Hong Kong, the city has established its presence as the most prominent Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Mainland China.

SEZ’s employ a free-market infrastructure that draws in foreign investors and domestic firms for their flexibility and reach. Incentives including lower tax rates and laxer government regulations have enticed tech giants, like Huawei, to China’s “Window to the World”.

Here is a small glimpse of Shenzhen from a traveler’s perspective…

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10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "STREETFOOD" Regional Lunch (Day 3)

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The Regional Lunches at Madrid Fusion Manila presents the finest dish and produce the country has to offer from the Main Islands Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Aside from the buffet of local specialty by different local restaurants, the main highlight was the unique themed dishes prepared by Top Filipino chefs.

Day Three's theme "Streetfood" features bold reinterpretations of our favorite dishes such as balut, quek-quek, and mais con yelo  to name a few. Along side the Streetfood dishes is the Mindanao theme buffet that boast vibrant rich seafood, delicious fruits and other unique ingredients. 

The Regional Lunches of Madrid Fusión Manila 2016 is sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the Day 3 lunch is curated by Alicia Sy. 

Here are our Top 10 favorites on the Day 3 Lunch at Madrid Fusion Manila ...

Related Blog Posts:

- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "PANLASA" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 1)
- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "ALMUSAL" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 2)
- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "STREET FOOD" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 3) 

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April 12, 2016

10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "ALMUSAL" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 2)

Regional Lunch "Alumsal" @MadridFusionMNL

The Regional Lunches at Madrid Fusion Manila presents the finest dish and produce the country has to offer from the Main Islands Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Aside from the buffet of local specialty by different local restaurants, the main highlight was the unique themed dishes prepared by Top Filipino chefs.

Day Two's theme "Almusal" features reinterpretations of our favorite Pinoy morning food. We love how they added a spin on one of the most important meals of the day. 

The Regional Lunches of Madrid Fusión Manila 2016 is sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the Day 2 lunch is curated by JJ Yulo. 

Here are our Top 10 favorites on the Day 2 Lunch at Madrid Fusion Manila ...

 

Related Blog Posts:

- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "PANLASA" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 1)
- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "ALMUSAL" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 2)
- Top 10 Favorites @MadridFusionMNL's "STREET FOOD" Theme Regional Lunch (Day 3) 

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CHENGDU: Guide to the Model City of Chengdu and its Sichuan Traditions!

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China is undoubtedly one of the fastest-growing economic superpowers in the world. In modern cities like Chengdu, whose success is largely owed to Information Communication Technologies and effective urban planning, citizens take the time to appreciate the city’s rich culture in the midst of rapid growth.

Located in the Sichuan Basin, this city proudly boasts its uniquely spicy cuisine, historical sites, and “Panda Style” Culture.

Here are our experiences in one of the best model cities in China…

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April 11, 2016

Vask Gallery x Quintonil x Jungsik #SixHandsManila @MadridFusionMNL

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Have you tried Ant Eggs, a popular delicacy in Mexico called escamole from giant ants?

This was one of the most raved about dishes of Chef Jorge Vallejo of Quintonil in Mexico, #35 in World's 50 Best and #6 in Latin America's Best.  The

The Cross Cultures by Cheryl Tiu 6-Hands Collaboration Dinner also featured Chef Jungsik Yim of Jungsik, Seoul, South Korea, #22 restaurant in Asia together with Chef Chele Gonzales of Vask Gallery, #39 restaurant in Asia.

Here's a photo essay of our awesome experience when Manila meets Mexico and Korea dining cultures... 

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