• Aftermath of Daniel Cabrera’s Viral Picture Leads to Mixed Emotions

    Aftermath of Daniel Cabrera’s Viral Picture Leads to Mixed Emotions

    In case you missed it, a photo of a young Filipino boy diligently doing his homework on a sidewalk using only the light from a storefront has gone viral and has led to an outpouring of kindness from strangers all over the world. On June 23rd, Joyce Torrefranca, a student from Mandaue City, took the(…)

  • Filipino Rice Bowl Restaurant Rice Bar Now Open in LA

    Filipino Rice Bowl Restaurant Rice Bar Now Open in LA

    The newest entry in the burgeoning Filipino food scene came last week in Downtown LA from Santos Uy and Charles Olalia. Rice Bar, which had its soft open on July 6th, offers rice bowls made from non-GMO heirloom rice imported straight from fair trade farms in the Philippines. The rice selections currently being offered are: Tinowan(…)

  • Jollibee May Be Targeting Donuts Next

    Jollibee May Be Targeting Donuts Next

    News broke last week that Filipino fast food giant Jollibee may be looking to increase its foothold in the US market by purchasing a restaurant chain worth $1 billion or more. Well, two donut retailers have emerged as potential Jollibee targets: Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme. Earlier this month, Jollibee finalized a development agreement with Dunkin’(…)

  • See Allen Evangelista in ‘Project Almanac’

    See Allen Evangelista in ‘Project Almanac’

    You may have seen previews for “Project Almanac”, a movie opening this weekend that combines the found footage gimmick with a high school movie with time travel with Michael Bay (who produced the film). If you decide to go check it out, you will see Fil-Am actor Allen Evangelista in one of the main roles(…)

  • KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

    KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

    Mouths are watering and arteries are clogging with news of KFC’s latest offering called the Double Down Dog. What is it? It’s a reimagining of the original KFC Double Down. As you can see from the image above, it’s a hot dog smothered in cheese and, instead of a hot dog bun, sits in the(…)

Aftermath of Daniel Cabrera’s Viral Picture Leads to Mixed Emotions

Aftermath of Daniel Cabrera’s Viral Picture Leads to Mixed Emotions

In case you missed it, a photo of a young Filipino boy diligently doing his homework on a sidewalk using only the light from a storefront has gone viral and has led to an outpouring of kindness from strangers all over the world. On June 23rd, Joyce Torrefranca, a student from Mandaue City, took the(…)

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Filipino Rice Bowl Restaurant Rice Bar Now Open in LA

Filipino Rice Bowl Restaurant Rice Bar Now Open in LA

The newest entry in the burgeoning Filipino food scene came last week in Downtown LA from Santos Uy and Charles Olalia. Rice Bar, which had its soft open on July 6th, offers rice bowls made from non-GMO heirloom rice imported straight from fair trade farms in the Philippines. The rice selections currently being offered are: Tinowan(…)

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Jollibee May Be Targeting Donuts Next

Jollibee May Be Targeting Donuts Next

News broke last week that Filipino fast food giant Jollibee may be looking to increase its foothold in the US market by purchasing a restaurant chain worth $1 billion or more. Well, two donut retailers have emerged as potential Jollibee targets: Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme. Earlier this month, Jollibee finalized a development agreement with Dunkin’(…)

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See Allen Evangelista in ‘Project Almanac’

See Allen Evangelista in ‘Project Almanac’

You may have seen previews for “Project Almanac”, a movie opening this weekend that combines the found footage gimmick with a high school movie with time travel with Michael Bay (who produced the film). If you decide to go check it out, you will see Fil-Am actor Allen Evangelista in one of the main roles(…)

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KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

KFC’s Latest Concoction Arrives in the Philippines

Mouths are watering and arteries are clogging with news of KFC’s latest offering called the Double Down Dog. What is it? It’s a reimagining of the original KFC Double Down. As you can see from the image above, it’s a hot dog smothered in cheese and, instead of a hot dog bun, sits in the(…)

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Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

Miss Philippines Finishes in the Top 10 for Miss Universe

The annual Miss Universe pageant was held yesterday. While sentiment toward Miss Universe – and beauty pageants of the like – are clearly mixed, yesterday’s event showed that there was still enormous interest in the festivities. The 2015 pageant saw current Miss Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa trying to continue a four-year streak of representing the(…)

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ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

ICYMI: Watch Filipino Basketball Prodigy Kobe Paras

People are starting to notice that the Lakers no longer have a monopoly on basketball playing Kobe’s in Los Angeles. Kobe Paras, son of PBA legend Benjie Paras, recently moved to Los Angeles in order to showcase his basketball skills in hopes of securing a scholarship to play collegiate ball. The 6-foot-7 Paras is currently(…)

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#WCW: Jasmine V

#WCW: Jasmine V

Whether you realize it or not, this is probably not the first time you’ve seen Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jasmine V (Villegas). For millions, she is known as the girl Justin Bieber first serenaded in his breakout single, Baby. These days, she’s starring in her own music videos. Jasmine V released her first single this summer, That’s(…)

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Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

The NBA season officially starts tonight, and one of the three games you can watch feature the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets. Sure, the Lakers will always be about Kobe Bryant until he decides to retire. And tonight’s game will mean a lot for the off-season’s biggest acquisition since Jeremy Lin will be(…)

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Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

The Filipino Street Art Project – the brainchild of Kim Dryden and Fil-Am Austin Smith – recently launched its Kickstarter campaign to fund Manileños, a feature length documentary film that looks at the lives of several young street artists in Manila. The campaign runs until November 7th with a goal of raising $15,000, which would go(…)

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