Caramia! It’s freagin hot!; Chill Out With Filipino Gelato

Caramia! It’s freagin hot!; Chill Out With Filipino Gelato

Holy Shiz Balls it’s hot, and what better way to chill than with a cold, tasty, creamy scoop of gelato! Gelato is an Italian frozen treat. Made with more milk and less fat and air than ice cream, gelato’s traditional flavors are served in a small cup with a wafer. Well move over traditional, here comes contemporary! Caramia Tropical Gelataria offers a mash up of Italy’s frozen goodness with delicious dessert flavors of the Philippines. What! My personal favorite is the Sans Rival gelato. The rich, cashew-y-buttery, layered cake is crumbled into sweet vanilla gelato. Need I say more? Yes, I need.

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Lets Get Filipino Food! Your Definitive Guide to the Point Point Joint.

Lets Get Filipino Food! Your Definitive Guide to the Point Point Joint.

“Besides a friend’s house party or when my co-workers bring pancit at the company potluck, I don’t even know where to get Filipino food.”  I’ve heard this damn statement a billion times and its ridonculous!  Well, screw all that.  Here’s the PP&B Guide (the sh*t you need to know) to getting grub at the point point joint.

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Restaurant Review: Eating Filipino Style (Look Ma, Only Hands!) at House of Sisig

Restaurant Review: Eating Filipino Style (Look Ma, Only Hands!) at House of Sisig

by Allan Roman Reyes

Walking into House of Sisig is like coming home to Lola’s house. It’s full of people eating, loud with family conversation and cooking, and did I mention food? The place is small; people are frequently excusing past each other and chairs are back to back, not to mention the tables. But to sit down to one of the Philippine’s great customs, the kamayan (eating with your hands) meal is something that needs to be experienced at least once, or twice, or how about every Sunday instead?

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