Traveling across an archipelago means traversing a country largely by sea — even as airfare has become cheap thanks to budget carriers. A photographer captures a fleeting glimpse of a life on board a long ride from Cebu to Manila.
Forget about this year’s best restaurants. Here’s a list of food’s best moments in 2016 — from appreciating local flavors, revering the salted egg, food tripping around Poblacion, rediscovering tacos, and gushing about ube.
Tagaytay is home not only to the savory bulalo or crispy tawilis, but also to Naga’s trademark sili ice cream, amazing pad thai, batwan-soured kansi from Bacolod, and one of the tastiest paellas this side of the expanding metropolis.
Our Christmas food traditions come in different forms, but they all have one thing in common: the presence of kakanin. In its many iterations throughout different regions, the holiday table — highlighting our beloved rice cake — may be a potential unifying force.
There are many ways to appreciate a rice cake, but during Christmas, the ubiquitous bibingka takes centerstage in the list of treats Filipinos associate with the holidays. A renowned local chef and author tells us why.