This week, the Filipino Food Movement, is promoting Filipino Cuisine by hosting a rich and immersive rooftop culinary exposition for a Filipino Food Experience.
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The day's menu, beginning at noon, includes 10 unique tastings including Popcorn Chicken Sinigang, Pork Belly Adobo Congee, Dueling Fish Relleno, and a Mango panna cotta with coconut foam. The evening continues into Dinner (ticketed separately) with another 5 Chefs each presenting their own dish and paired with drinks.
Top 7 Filipino Have-to-Eat Dishes
7. LUMPIA- A savory deep fried snack of thin crepe pastry skin enveloping a mixture of chopped vegetables (carrots, cabbages, green beans, bamboo shoots and leeks) or minced meat (chicken, shrimp, pork or beef).
6. KARE-KARE- A stew/soup of meat, tripe, and oxtail with vegetables in peanut sauce.
5. PANCIT - A dry noodle dish with vegetables and/or chicken, pork or beef.
4. SINIGANG -A sour soup made with pork meat, beef or seafood mixed with a variety of vegetables.
3.ANYTHING ADOBO- Pork, chicken, or a combination of both slowly cooked in vinegar, cooking oil, crushed garlic, bay leaf, black peppercorns, and soy sauce, and often browned in the oven or pan-fried
2. SISIG -Fried and sizzled chopped bits of pig’s head and liver, usually seasoned with calamansi and chili peppers and sometimes topped with an egg.
1. LECHON- Suckling pig roasted on a large stick and cooking it in a pit filled with charcoal. *must eat the crispy skin*
Oakland's XXL Lumpia Spot