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Filipino Food in the US: Our Favourite Spots

Pulutan at pananghalian

Watch out, America: according to the Huffington Post, Filipino food has “all the trappings of the next big ‘it-cuisine’”. Ten years ago it may have been difficult to find outside of major centres of Filipino immigration, but as people discover south-east Asia’s cozy home cooking, restaurants are popping up all over. Whether you’re taking a vacation to New York and want to find the best eats on your cheap holiday, or you grew up in the Philippines and miss the flavours of home, here are a few of the most popular Filipino restaurants in the US:

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Countries with the best food

Xioa Long Bao from Peace and Happiness
Xioa Long Bao from Peace and Happiness

Food is the best thing to have ever been invented. Not just because we need it to survive, but because it tastes so good. With a world as vast and varied as ours, the types of foods available are extremely diverse. In fact, the best thing about entering a different country is trying the local cuisine.

Unless you are a dedicated foodie though, you won’t have tried the food from every country you should experience. Especially considering how hectic our lives are. Sometimes we’d rather chill out on partypoker or read a book than stand up and cook. So which countries food could you be missing out on?

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Two potatoes, a block of cheese, a toy cow and a travel scale: Jollibee cooks up a surprise mystery

Langhap-sarap wrapper
Langhap-sarap wrapper

It’s not everyday that you get a surprise, mystery box from Jollibee.  Hmmm, the wrapper is emblazoned with the familiar “Langhap Sarap” theme interspersed with “Crispy” and “Baked”.

After the wrapper comes off, the mystery deepens.  Inside I found two large potatoes, a potato-powered clock science experiment, a toy cow, a block of toy cheese complete with a white mouse and a luggage scale.  So add these keywords to the clues:  “Potato”, “Time”, “Beefy”, “Cheesy”, and “Hefty”.

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