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At Lahi, Filipino Dishes, Classic and Idiosyncratic Alike by LIGAYA MISHAN

By Bhavesh Patil

The menu at this spot in Elmhurst, Queens, doesn’t stray far from favorites, but it does have occasional quirks, like a recasting of sisig as “tacos.” 7 more words


Short Story Month recommendations: IN THE COUNTRY

Mia Alvar’s collection about the lives of Filipinos at home and abroad was the most impressive debut since Molly Antopol’s The UnAmericans in 2014. Sometimes a “new” writer comes along whose talent is already fully formed and whose sensibility is distinct and powerful. 34 more words

Book Reviews

Surviving the 80s and 90s: The Filipina-American Version

My daughter has no idea how easy she has it.

She walks into a Sephora and finds a plethora of make-up that will suit whatever kind of looks she wants to portray on her face on any given day. 981 more words



25 short films, 55 screenplays, 15 novels & short stories = 95 winning videos for January 2018. BOLD GREEN, 28min., Germany, Romance/Drama WATCH Audience FEEDBACK MARTINA, OH MARTINA, 12min., S… 8 more words


Ma Vie En Rose: I hate you, Adobo. I love you, Adobo.

Folks, this is so blasphemous to admit, but I feel that I must (soo dramatic, I know): I have had a frenemy relationship with adobo all my life. 876 more words


Filipino Food Finds a Place in the American Mainstream


Many Asian cuisines have been part of the landscape in the United States for decades, but only in recent years have Filipino dishes started gaining recognition outside immigrant communities.

Published: March 12, 2018 at 05:30AM