April 7, 2018
This weeks episode comes at ya from the SPRIZZY, Palm SPRINGS. CHEF Yana Gilbuena and I soak up the sun as she outlines her journey from living her best life in the Philippines, to an abrupt, no so great existence in Los Angeles. Yana also describes the trauma that led her to NEW YORK and why a search for ARROZ CALDO was the catalyst for what she feels is her life’s purpose.
April 6, 2018
This week our guest is Yana Gilbuena, the nomadic chef responsible for SALO SERIES, a Filipino inspired, eat with your hands only, community driven experience.
April 1, 2018
Our guest this week is pastry chef Isa Fabro. This Canadian born Filipina was really sick of school and just wanted to make money. It wasn’t until a health scare, that Isa had to reflect on the simple things that made her happy. Stay tuned Phlavor profiles is coming up next.
March 30, 2018
On our next episode, Chef Isa Fabro describes a life changing trip to the Philippines and why this is the year of giving NO FUCKS. Stay Tuned.
March 24, 2018
In this episode, Chef AC Boral and I meet up at Romeo Chocolates in Long Beach, CA. Born in Guam, raised in Oxnard, this “Cali” chef describes his search for identity, despite that colonial shit and the theatrics that go into a longanisa scotch egg. Phlavor Profiles is coming up next!
March 16, 2018
On our next episode of Plavor Profiles…
Chef AC Boral breakdowns the physical mishap that led him to the kitchen and motivated the creation of Rice and Shine, his Filipino inspired pop ups. Stay tuned you won’t want to miss it!
March 3, 2018
In this episode, Chef Ria Barbosa and I meet up at FrankieLucy Bakeshop. She reminisces about the butter lyfe at “The Mansion” in Vegas, making awesome mistakes at “Sqrl” in Silverlake and the dumbing down dinuguan. Phlavor Profiles is up in your earhole now.
March 2, 2018
Born in the Philippines, raised in North East Los Angeles, Chef Ria Barbosa is “fueled by power naps and caffeine”. Lets hope so, cuz she’s gotta a new gig
at Paramount Coffee Project DTLA. Stay Tuned. You won’t want to miss it.
February 24, 2018
In the episode I sit down with Michael Leelin, CFO of Leelin Bakery at their production facility in Santa Fe Springs. We chat about the legacy of Goldilocks, the successes and challenges of running a family business, and his pride and passion for Filipino food. Phlavor Profiles drops now.
February 23, 2018
On our next episode of Flavor Profiles…..
We interview Michael Leelin, CFO and COO (child of owner) of Leelin Bakery. He recounts the history of Goldilocks, the original family business, and his hopes for
the next generation of pandesal eaters. Stay tuned you won’t want to miss it.