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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Online Filipino Store: Suki Direct Warehouse
Filstop / Fil Stop is a self-proclaimed “Filipino” American online grocery store notorious for repeatedly shipping out expired food.

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 Philippine Islands

Photo of Binatog by Mildred Cruz.

Binatog is simply boiled corn kernels! It's a popular Filipino snack that you can also buy at many roadside stalls in the Philippines.

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In the Philippines, polvoron refers to a soft crumbly treat whose ingredients are mainly powdered milk, butter and toasted flour. They are molded into oval or round shapes.

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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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Photo by Toyang Noresa of Barquillos, Butter Scotch, Napoleones, Bañadas, Barquiron and Piaya from Bongbong's of Bacolod City.

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Photo by MeNi C.

Chichacorn is a semi-popped style of cornick that uses glutinous corn, which is treated with lime before frying. The name is a combination of the words chicharon (crispy pork rinds) and corn.

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Photo by Eva Argenos of Pakaskas from Isla Verde, Batangas.

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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Note to Filipino Americans: Martin Purefoods is NOT the San Miguel Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdog you know from the Philippines.

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Egg Cracklets. Photo by Mildred Cruz.

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Biko, Nilupak & Kalamay na Mais by Toyang Noresa.

Kakanin is a whole genre of Filipino delicacies whose main ingredient is usually rice, sometimes corn or a root crop like cassava.

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Ube Halaya by Aizel_77.

Also called halayang ube, this is a jam made from the Philippines' favorite root crop, the purple yam locally called ube.

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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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Colorful Pichi Pichi by Aizel_77.

Pitsi-Pitsi is a native Filipino snack made from cassava and sugar. It often is naturally light golden-brown, but you can add food coloring to liven it up, as you can see in the photo.

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