Filipino Restaurant Week runs for the first time in the metro area from May 11 to 23. The FilAm attended the launch event.
In anticipation of the April 16 revival of “The King and I,” Asian Journal speaks to some of the Filipino-American cast members of the show.
Jordan Cezar, the shift manager of the all-Filipino staff at Pommes Frites, describes to The FilAm what happened when the blast hit the eatery and its surrounding buildings.
Chef Dale Talde talks to Asian Journal about running his namesake restaurant, his close relationship with his family, and how his upbringing as a Filipino American influences the food he makes.
Burmese in Queens marked the centennial of the birth of Burmese hero Gen. Aung San, who fought for Burmese independence from the British.
Two immigrant friends demonstrate the complex ingredients and fragrant flavors of Burmese home cooking.
The FilAm investigates why the Chapel of San Lorenzo Ruiz, the only Filipino church in the metro area, sees just a few dozen regular congregants.
An Asian Journal piece looks at how a trip to his parents’ native Philippines influenced hair stylist Mark Bustos to cut the hair of people living on the streets of Manhattan.
Not seeing many Filipinos in the audience, the cast of the off-Broadway production about former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos held a “Filipino Night,” reports Asian Journal.
Filipino Americans are being urged to join the People’s Climate March in NY, with the anniversary of last year’s typhoon approaching and given the vulnerability of the Philippines to climate change, reports The FilAm.
Nature in the Philippines, in both beautiful and disastrous forms, inspires FilAm artist Katte Geneta, whose work is on display at the Governors Island Art Fair, reports The FilAm.
Community members, many without insurance, received free checkups and screenings at a health fair in Queens.
One ambitious Jersey dad is making a Filipino-themed cartoon, called “Phil the Fil-Am,” to keep his kids in tune with their heritage, reports The FilAm.
The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.
Greenpoint Gazette highlights, in separate stories, a chef adding her own twist to home-cooked Filipino meals and a new Malaysian restaurant inspired by dishes found in the region’s night markets.