Going Hyperlocal: Mapping Out The Food of Quiapo

What is Filipino food? To most people, it’s a group that contains adobo, sisig, and halo-halo. But as Filipinos know, it is more than that. There is food that is characterized by region, by province, by town. “(Filipino food style) was pioneered by my colleague in Ateneo, Doreen Fernandez and others,” says Dr. Fernando Zialcita […]

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Exploring Quiapo with friends

I got to explore Quiapo today. Andrea and I met at the LRT 2 station and together, we made our way to Plaza Miranda where we met up with Geronimo. I had to dress down for the trip–a long sleeved shirt, loose jogging pants, my ratty yet reliable flip flops, and no make-up. Very comfy. Our […]

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