Scout Somerville: Queer Makers Join Forces for First Queer Kitchen

Scout Somerville: Queer Makers Join Forces for First Queer Kitchen

‘We want this to be some sort of statement around what it means to queer a kitchen, for it to be different from what we usually hear about kitchen culture being like, and how our identities contribute to what we see as a better kitchen culture.’

by REENA KARASIN · 4/12/2018

NPR: With A Show Of Hands, Filipino-American Chefs Rekindle Kamayan Feasts

NPR: With A Show Of Hands, Filipino-American Chefs Rekindle Kamayan Feasts

By incorporating this practice — a way of eating that's common at home, but less so in public — into restaurants and pop-ups, the new generation of Filipino-American chefs in the United States is rekindling the kamayan night as a way of harkening back to their roots.

by BETTINA MAKALINTAL · 1/20/2018, 8:00 a.m.

Blog: Filipino Kitchen - BACK TO BOSTON: PAMANGAN! SERIES THROWS DOWN IN BEAN TOWN

Blog: Filipino Kitchen - BACK TO BOSTON: PAMANGAN! SERIES THROWS DOWN IN BEAN TOWN

“The mission of these dinners is... to bring awareness to a beautiful food culture that's been missing in Boston for all these years,” Ellie said. “Pamangan! is meant to come across as earnest and is developed in acknowledgement of the experience of being Filipino American.”

By Caitlin Preminger, May 5, 2015

The Daily Meal: Pop-up Pamangan Brings Filipino Fare to the Boston Area

The Daily Meal: Pop-up Pamangan Brings Filipino Fare to the Boston Area

The team has a solid concept and unique space to fill in Boston and has their eye on expanding their project to a more permanent, brick-and-mortar establishment.  Judging by the numbers and happy faces on guests at their recent pop-ups, their vision is met with a pool of avid followers. 

By RACHEL COSSAR | April 25, 2015 8:13 am

Boston Globe: A pop-up restaurant celebrates Filipino cuisine

Boston Globe: A pop-up restaurant celebrates Filipino cuisine

“They remix the familiar with the unfamiliar, or two things that are familiar to different types of people to create something new,” says [Valerie Enriquez]. “That innovativeness without-pretension is what brings me back every time.”

by BETTINA MAKALINTAL · 3/3/2015

Blog: Kai Huang - PAMANGAN POP-UP RESTAURANT VOL. 3

Blog: Kai Huang - PAMANGAN POP-UP RESTAURANT VOL. 3

Props to Ellie and her team for bringing us a great meal and reminding us how necessary it is to have ready access to delicious Filipino food here in the greater Boston area. We're missing that right now, so it's our hope here at EMW that Pamangan is gonna go ahead and blow up and fill that niche in our lives. We love you guys, man. By the time the karioka with jackfruit came around, I was a thousand percent sold.

by KAI HUANG · 1/15/2015