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Filipino

8theWorld Dinner #1: Filipino Comfort Food

This post was supposed to be a light-hearted romp through Filipino cuisine. I was going to write a story or two about the days when I stayed in a nipa hut on Boracay Island (spoiler alert, the island has been de-nipa-fied and maximum resort-ed), or how I bravely sustained myself in Cebu for three days […]

Cantonese

The Two Wo Hops

On Mott Street in the heart of New York’s Chinatown, two restaurants sit side by side. One is at ground level and the other is in a basement accessible through stairs leading down from the street. The signage looks nearly identical “Wo Hop” at 17 Mott Street and “Wo Hop” with “City Inc.” in a […]