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Beware of this Filipino grocery store online!

The openly rabid OMGpeke Movement supporter PhilAmFood of New Jersey owned by Ramar Foods lackey Erwin Santos has had at least three lawsuits filed against it by three different plaintiffs. Two cases were transferred to the federal court.

In the wake of a lawsuit settlement, Phil Am Food changed its name to Filstop.

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Filstop / Fil Stop is a self-proclaimed “Filipino” American online grocery store notorious for repeatedly shipping out expired food.
Filstop Grocery in Jersey City. Rebranding of PhilamFood in the wake of the million-dollar lawsuit filed against it by Phil-Am Trading.

Non-Filipino Americans Review San Miguel Beer’s Pale Pilsen

Verdict: “Not bad. A 7 out of 10. Will take one over Corona or Tecate.”


Get to Know the Cuisine of the Philippines

This is a Cebuano treat.

Binangkal is a ball rolled in sesame seeds, then deep-fried until it gets its signature crack.

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Passionfruit? Grape? Honey Lavender? Nope!  Purple Ice Cream has to be none other than the UBE flavor of the Philippines!

UBE (oo-beh) is Purple Yam... a root crop you dig from under the ground.

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Photo by Eva Argenos

Pakaskas is a sweet treat consisting of palm sugar that's liquified, then put into a mold of palm leaves until the liquid solidifies.

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Jack n Jill describes their HELLO! snacks as choco-coated vanilla-filled wafer sandwiches. (They also have a choco-coated chocolate-filled variant.) What makes their snacks memorable to Filipinos is the "hugot lines" on the individual wrappers. 🙂

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Goldilocks is a Philippine bakeshop chain that manufactures and packages different flavors of pulburon. The Filipino word comes from the Spanish polvoron. Goldilocks calls it “shortbread cookies.” Goldilocks Canada has referred to polvoron as “Manila shortbread,” describing it as a "sweet mixture of toasted flour, milk, butter and sugar, that is then molded."

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Also known as Zambo Rolls -- from the Zamboanga peninsula of the large island of Mindanao in southern Philippines!

Lokot-lokot is a crunchy, golden brown delicacy produced and served during special occasions.

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Pili is the name of a nut that's native to maritime Southeast Asia.

Sugared pili nuts are a pasalubong snack in the Philippines!

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Photo by Mary Rizale.

The word is from the Spanish champurrado, a traditional hot drink in Latin America. In the Philippines, tsamporado / tsampurado / champorado / champurado is chocolate-flavored rice porridge.

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Nilagang Kamote, Asukal at Dari Creme by Mayette M. Garcia.

Boiled Sweet Potatoes, White Sugar, and Dari Creme.

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Uraro Cookies by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

These treats are made from arrowroot flour, which gives them their powdery texture.

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In the Philippines, barquiron are barquillos filled with polvoron. Barquiron is often

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Rosquillos are one of the baked goodies most associated with Cebu. Rumored to have been coined by Philippine president Sergio Osmeña himself, the name comes from the Spanish word rosca, meaning “ring.”

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