Posts Tagged ‘filipino’

Lamesa Modern Filipino Cuisine

10 Oct, 2015  |  by Vanessa Vaillant
Fat Girl Food Squad visit Lamesa - MAIN CROP

Filipino cuisine should be more popular than it is.  It combines Southeast Asian flavours with Polynesian, Spanish, Chinese, and North American influence in a familiar and comforting way.  Sweet, sour, and salty flavours are abundant in Filipino cuisine. Lamesa Filipino Kitchen has been serving up these familiar yet unique flavours to Toronto since 2012, and is currently one of the only modern and licensed Filipino restaurants in Canada. Recently they brought in a new head chef, Daniel Cancino, who had previously…

Nice to ‘meat’ you: An Interview with Hamilton’s own MeatVentures

3 Mar, 2014  |  by Carly Mcleod

I had an opportunity to sit down with Salar from MeatVentures to talk about their up-coming plans for the summer as they hit the streets of Hamilton with their Meat Wagon! I was also fortunate enough to try their smokey-Sriracha bacon which is fantastic. If you love yourself some unique carnivorous treats, MeatVentures will not disappoint. This is not your average food cart – no hot dog in sight! Watch for MeatVentures Meat Wagon at your local events – trust…

The 8th Annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival

8 Aug, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

There is a huge trend that has been happening in food for awhile now: street food.  One culture that has mastered the art of fine street eats are the Filipinos and to celebrate, KULTURA will be holding their 8th annual Filipino Arts Festival from August 7 to 11, 2013. The festival will celebrate all things Filipino with culinary, music and art events being held throughout the city of Toronto with a grand finale event taking place at the beautiful Artscape…

Interview with Miss Jiggly Caliente Brooks

7 Jul, 2013  |  by Yuli Scheidt

photo cred: Becca Lemire   The Squad was so honoured and excited to chat with New York’s own plus-sized ‘Asian-Barbie doll’, the fierce and personality packed Jiggly Caliente from season four of RuPaul’s Drag Race.   In town to perform at several events, including Pinky’s 1 Year Big Gay Anniversary, we were able to chat about all things food, exercise, drag and New York.  This pinoy princess was never short of answers.   FGFS:  So first things first Jiggly, a lot of people talk…