Sharwin Tee
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Meat me in St. Louis
by Sharwin Tee - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I thought I was going to die. No, I was sure of it.
Bang Bang Pie, Fat Rice & other Chicago faves
by Sharwin Tee - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Every year since 2016, I’ve been flying to Chicago to participate in the Kultura Festival produced by Filipino Kitchen.
On sisig and Michelin stars
by Sharwin Tee - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
When I took this item away from our menu, people formed a movement to protest.”
Serving vegan Chinoy Lumpia & Maja Mais — in Chicago!
by Sharwin Tee - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
An American lady carefully studied my menu for minute, then turned to me and said, “Could you tell me more about your food?”
Spilling secrets with a lady winemaker
by Sharwin Tee - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I love eating everywhere in the world I go, and it isn’t just about the food for me.
Lunch date with history
by Sharwin Tee - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the things that cemented my decision to become a chef was how much I loved food.
24 hours in Bohol
by Sharwin Tee - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
One of my goals for 2018 was to travel to a place I had never been before, so I could not resist the opportunity to go to Bohol.
Should Pizza have pineapples?
by Sharwin Tee - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A couple of weeks ago, we got to join Yassi Pressman and Bela Padilla’s joint belated birthday party, which was hosted by Greenwich Pizza.
The other side of BGC in 24 hours
by Sharwin Tee - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Most of us who live in Metro Manila go to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) almost too regularly, but I wondered if there was a way for me to enjoy BGC “from the other side,” as a tourist.
What losing Bourdain means
by Sharwin Tee - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
It was in April of 2015 when I found myself in Hong Kong on a cool, gray morning, waiting for the camera crew to set up, taking stock of what was about to happen.
Curry Mee, Teochew Porridge & Crying Tiger Meat in Penang
by Sharwin Tee - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Having had a great night’s rest and a delicious warm-up of eating in two hawker centers the night before, we were ready to take on the “gauntlet,” an actual full day of eating around Penang!
Penang: The return
by Sharwin Tee - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
For someone who travels only for food, it was quite curious that it took me over 30 years to finally set foot in Penang.
Love letter to Vigan (and Vegans)
by Sharwin Tee - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
After a lovely time in Vigan a month ago, I knew I wanted to go back. Little did I know that my return was going to be this soon.
High-class dining, literally
by Sharwin Tee - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The one thing I concern myself about constantly when I travel is I want to eat as many things in as many places as possible.
Cavite (and Manila) chronicle
by Sharwin Tee - March 29, 2018 - 12:00am
After getting our fill of food and history from Cavite City and Imus, I drove the group to Silang to finish off the Cavite tour. Our group was led by food historian and author Ige Ramos, with me driving.
The Cavite Chronicle
by Sharwin Tee - March 22, 2018 - 12:00am
On my first trip to the US decades ago, my family and I went on a guided tour. It was my first time to travel with a huge group with a professional tour guide leading the way.
A delicious beef encore
by Sharwin Tee - March 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Whenever the Embassy of Canada calls, I answer.
Kids these days
by Sharwin Tee - March 8, 2018 - 12:00am
If there’s one thing I have a hard time saying “no” to, it’s a request to give a talk to students; well, that and bacon, of course. When I got a call from Raffy, the sous chef who works with...
Music and lyrics (and food)!
by Sharwin Tee - February 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I am certainly not a musical person.
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