Category: Filipino

Get your Halo-Halo on at Guerrilla Street Food

Get your Halo-Halo on at Guerrilla Street Food

I’m convinced St. Louis summers can be just as hot and humid as July in the Philippines. Believe me, I’ve been to Manila twice at this time of year and my hair was equally as giant and frizzy there as it is right now. But […]

A night with my people at Guerrilla Night Alliance Market

A night with my people at Guerrilla Night Alliance Market

As Filipino cuisine and culture makes its way into the lives of non-Filipinos, I’m happy to report St. Louis is one of the up-and-coming spots for Filipino food.

What’s Halo-Halo, anyway?

What’s Halo-Halo, anyway?

On my 23rd birthday, I landed in Manila, Philippines after spending time in Indonesia. I was super tired and it was brutally hot. My great aunt—a nun for 60-plus years whom we call Tita Yoly that can out-walk me any day—took me to the nearest […]