Sisig to Storm America? Anthony Bourdain Thinks So.

Anthony Bourdain, intrepid explorer of cuisines and lands both unknown and overlooked, pinpoints sisig as the dish likely to win Americans over to Filipino cuisine, according to CNN Philippines. “Bourdain praised the sizzling, crispy pork dish, usually made from parts of pig head and liver. “I think it’s the most likely to convince people abroad…

Pinoy Cuisine Premieres on the Silver Screen with Film Documentary “Ulam”

At this year’s Los Angeles Food Bowl, Filipino food received its very own film premiere with the viewing of “Ulam,” a documentary about the Filipino food movement in the U.S. It focuses on Pinoy cuisine, a broad category of dishes both indigenous to the Philippines and the Filipino diaspora in America.  The filmmakers call their…

Attention America: The Untapped Riches of Filipino Food

Vogue writer Claudia McNeilly dispels Filipino food stereotypes to extol the multitude of culinary riches awaiting American palates and the restaurants whose chefs have embraced this rich and exciting cuisine. For those not well-acquainted with Philippine cuisine, they will quickly find options beyond the stereotypical pork and sweet sauce.  In fact, for health-conscious Americans there…

Traveling in the Philippines: The Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort

International food connoisseur Andrew Zimmern considers Filipino food as the next big thing in culinary arts. He couldn’t have said it better. Our cuisine, often thrown into the sidelines in the global culinary scene, is undoubtedly one of the most unique ones in the world. Snippets of our nation’s history and culture can be experienced […]…

Filipino Food Trucks Around the U.S.

We’re collecting a list of Filipino food trucks around the U.S. Got a favorite? Please send us the info with any pictures so we can spread the word! Atlanta  The Filipino Food Truck   Established in 2012, chef John Lane’s food truck specializes in Filipino tacos with such filling options as sweet and sour slaw and…

Homesick for Filipino Food Ingredients?

Here at FilStop, we stock more than 10,000 items, making shopping online for your favorite Filipino food fast and easy. We ship nationwide and to military APO addresses everywhere. This 30-second video shows you how simple it is.

Filipino Chicken Afritada with Pineapple

Are you new to Filipino cuisine but unsure where to start?  Melissa Harrison, food enthusiast at BuzzFeed, has published a good resource to get inspired: 24 Delicious Filipino Foods You Need In Your Life.  She includes an easy recipe for Biko, a delicious sweet, sticky-rice dessert, to more elaborate and complex entrées such as Kaldareta, a…

Filipino Cuisine Shines in International Culinary Spotlight

Cheryl Tu from Singapore Tatler reports on the ongoing rise internationally in Filipino cuisine.  In April, the Philippines hosted the Madrid Fusion Manila (MFM), the only Asian edition of the renowned international gastronomy congress Madrid Fusion. “It was a game changer. It put the Philippines on the culinary map,” says the country’s Department of Agriculture…

‘Filipinos don’t cook as much anymore’

Recently ‘The FilAm,’ a new online magazine for Filipino Americans in New York, featured an interview with Erwin Santos, President of FilStop.  Here are highlights from the article: “Ten years ago people cooked so much at home,” he said. “Today, people like their food to go is what I’ve noticed.” “Maybe Filipino Americans are not…

Famous Filipino Foods

Last May, CNN published “50 dishes that define the Philippines” in conjunction with the network’s Culinary Journeys TV series. “Blessed with an abundance of seafood, tropical fruits and creative cooks, there’s more to Filipino food than the mind-boggling balut (duck embryo). You just have to know where to find them and how to eat them,”…