NEWS: Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opens Friday, October 25th in Tampa

After a long dry spell of Filipino food, it looks like Tampa is finally going to get some new eats with Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opening this week near Town N’ Country. Mata’s is launching their first restaurant on Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 4350 West Waters Ave #102 just a few minutes away from SaigonContinue reading “NEWS: Mata’s Philippine Cuisine opens Friday, October 25th in Tampa”

Eats by E Filipino Taco Tuesday Recap

Full disclosure: I was invited to attend Filipino Taco Tuesday with Chef Eric Pascual in Berekley, California. I was offered two tickets to the dinner in exchange for my opinion. These opinions are my own and do not represent Chef Eric Pascual or any affiliates. Taco Tuesday is one of my favorite food celebrations thatContinue reading “Eats by E Filipino Taco Tuesday Recap”

Inay’s Kitchen serves delicious Filipino Cuisine in West Orlando

Filipino food is one of my all-time favorite cuisines. The mixture of Asian and Spanish cuisine speaks to me. Unfortunately, Filipino food is not too popular in Florida and has experienced much difficulty catching on in Tampa Bay. I saw Inay’s Kitchen opened in Orlando and bookmarked it a few weeks ago. I finally madeContinue reading “Inay’s Kitchen serves delicious Filipino Cuisine in West Orlando”

Orlando chefs host Filipino kamayan pop-up dinner

Three chefs in Orlando, Florida teamed up this past weekend to host a Filipino “kamayan” dinner called “Kamay or die” at The Guesthouse Bar on Mills Avenue. The chefs who hosted the event include: Chef Francis Biondi (MasterChef Season 5) Chef Joel Paoner (Over Rice Food Truck) Chef Al Ruiz (Sushi & Seoul On TheContinue reading “Orlando chefs host Filipino kamayan pop-up dinner”

PhilFest 2011 in Tampa Next Weekend April 8th-10th!

Next weekend is the annual PhilFest in Tampa. Replicating a typical Filipino fiesta, PhilFest showcases various facets of Filipino culture, art, music and food. The event will run from Friday to Sunday with food and entertainment throughout. Saturday will be the big day with lots of performers and the annual Philfest Revolution Dance Competition (USF’s veryContinue reading “PhilFest 2011 in Tampa Next Weekend April 8th-10th!”