Sinulog Festival

Sinulog Festival Every 3rd Sunday of January marks one of the grandest festivals in the Philippines. The Sinulog Festival is a religious event a lot of Filipinos look forward to. The Philippines is a Catholic country and this event only proves how devoted Filipinos are.  Sinulog is celebrated by local devotees from the Queen City…

Kubo, a New Forum for Filipino-American Millennials

Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela, two graduates of the University of California in Los Angeles, have launched Kubo, an online platform for Filipino-American millennials to share their experiences on identity, family, school life and other topics. According to The Daily Bruin, UCLA’s student newspaper, “Contreras and Valenzuela, both Filipino-Americans, said they created the platform because…

Why Filipino Food is a Top Food Trend

According to Bloomberg food editor Kate Krader, “2017 seems poised to be the year you can bet on Filipino food. Google searches for “filipino food” have doubled since 2012, while queries for “lumpia near me” (referring to the crunchy Filipino-style spring rolls) have skyrocketed 3,350 percent. The time for Filipino food to take center stage…