Filipino Archive

What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to …

The Map

I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but …

Fil-Am Star Cafe & Bakery

I’ve always been a bit puzzled by the lack of Filipino restaurants in Atlanta. There is a Filipino community here, and the food, while unfamiliar to most Americans, is a …

Hawker Food – Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper)

I’m not sure who had more fun at the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper) – me or the guests. The menu was based (mostly) on Asian hawker food – …

Chicken Adobo

For some reason completely beyond my comprehension, there are exactly 0 (zero) Filipino restaurants in Atlanta. Now if I’m mistaken, please correct me, but what’s up with this? I’ve heard …