Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay of J.Six Restaurant

February 17, 2018
In this episode of Phlavor Profiles, Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay recalls watching cooking shows on PBS with his dad, what Filipino treat debuted on tv that made him lose his mind. Also, Anthony expresses his passion for cooking, connection,  and why Filipino food finally made sense.  Phlavor Profiles is coming up next. 
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Season 2, Episode 4 Teaser: Anthony Sinsay

February 16, 2018

I sit down with Executive Chef Anthony Sinsay at J.Six Restaurant in San Diego.  We get all into our “peelings” about Fiipino food and why he feels connected to it after all these years. 

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Barb Batiste, Owner of B Sweet Dessert Bar

February 9, 2018
In this episode, Barb Batiste, owner of B Sweet Dessert Bar in Los Angeles has us all in our feelings. We chat about the key connections and 
networking that brought her Filipino flavors to the people and her dad’s words of wisdom when it came to running the  business. Stay tuned because Flavor Profiles drops now!
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Season 2, Episode 3 Teaser: Barb Batiste

February 7, 2018
Barb Batiste invites us into the world of B Sweet. Hear about this valley girls journey from stay-at-home-mom to banana bread bawse.  Stay Tuned, you won’t want to miss it!
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Chocolatier Tonet Tibay

February 2, 2018
This episode, Chocolatier Tonet Tibay reveals why her finance career wasn’t as fulfilling as she anticipated, and how reading the N.Y. Times helped her discover her passion, and we discuss her favorite Filipino flavors. 
 
Our show is written and produced by me Karena Apollonya Higgins and Amy Shuster. The shows are edited by Amy Shuster and tech support by Rodney Cajudo. Thank You to all of our guests and sponsors. Be sure to RATE, REVIEW and Subscribe. 
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Season 2, Episode 2 Teaser: Tonet Tibay

January 30, 2018

On our next Season 2 episode of Phlavor Profiles... 

We interview royalty, miss Marie Antoinette, aka Chocolatier Tonet Tibay. This queen explains the strategy that took her from finance to confections. Stay Tuned, you won’t want to miss it!
 
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Holistic Practitioner Dr. Cat Luib

January 23, 2018
In this episode of Phlavor Profiles I visit Dr Cat Luib at her facility Luib Health Center in San Diego. We literally spill the tea about her approach to wellness using ingredients indigenous to the Philippines. She also tries to get me to decompress with crystals and salt and she delivers the bitter truth about what ingredient you need to start ingesting to lose weight. 
 
Our show is written and produced by me Karena Apollonya Higgins and Amy Shuster. 
The shows are edited by Amy Shuster and tech support by Rodney Cajudo. 
Thank You to all of our guests and sponsors. Be sure to RATE, REVIEW and Subscribe. 
 
 
 
 
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Season 2, Episode 1 Teaser: Dr. Cat Luib

January 20, 2018

On our next episode of Phlavor Profiles...

Holistic Practitioner Dr. Cat Luib gives us tips for keeping our health in check….for those of you still  on your New Years resolution grind, find out what Filipino ingredient will help you lose those extra L B’s . Stay tuned. 
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Phlavor Profiles Season 2 Coming Soon!

January 19, 2018
Hiee. Happy New Year and Welcome to Season 2 of Phlavor Profiles , a conversation about the Filipino American experience through food. 
 
I’m Karena Apollonya Higgins, small biz owner, culture enthusiast and your host. 
 
This season is as exciting as our first. Phlavor Profiles Season 2,  chats it up with some of the most established, innovative and inspiring people in food. We discover the who, what, where and why of their Filipino American story.  So get your smart phone charged, your podcast app open and your bluetooth
synced up, Season 2 of Phlavor Profiles is coming for your earhole!
 
Our show is written and produced by me Karena Apollonya Higgins and Amy Shuster. 
The shows are edited by Amy Shuster and tech support by Rodney Cajudo. 
Thank You to all of our guests and sponsors. Be sure to RATE, REVIEW and Subscribe.
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Susie Quesada, President of “Ramar Foods” and Tita Fe of “She Don’t Cook, She Just Eats”

August 5, 2017

Susie Quesada, President of Ramar Foods reminisces about growing up in her family's Filipino frozen food business and she tells us how she plans on helping to educate the next generation of Filipinos.  Also, we talk to Karena's mom, Tita Fe, and they discuss the most popular Filipino words and how they relate to food, eating, and being Filipino. 

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