I Tried Chowking’s Meatier and Saucier Chunky Asado Siopao, Here are My Thoughts

I was home during this year’s Lunar New Year so I made do by ordering boxes of tikoy and cooking them. Ideally, I would be in Binondo watching the celebration and eating at one of the many of the Chinese eateries in the district. If time didn’t permit, I would go to a Chinese restaurant somewhere and have my fill of dim sum.

The pandemic has forced me home, but I’m happy because I got to try Chowking’s Chunky Asado Siopao, which is now even meatier and saucier!

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Gourmands Share Tips on How to Make a Charcuterie Board (and Where to Buy Ingredients)

Food, despite being a necessity for literal survival, was not exempt from the logistical challenges intensified by the pandemic. But in every hardship, there is an opportunity to be found, which is how Tasteful Selections came to be.

Tasteful Selections started out as part-hobby and part-need, as owner Vincent was faced with difficulties sourcing his favorite food items, particularly caviar.

“When Vincent found premium suppliers for his favorites, he told me, ‘Why not share it with everyone?’” Business Development Manager Eden Naval shared. “Tasteful Selections is our way of bringing the best products straight from their source countries and into the homes of fellow food lovers.”

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Singapore’s Hawker Culture Now Part of UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

One of my most memorable parts of my trips to Singapore is the food. The island nation is dotted with hawker centers that sell all types of dishes. The best part is they function as food courts and you can buy from different stalls that have their own specialization. This way you get to sample a little bit of everything.

The Singapore Tourism Board in the Philippines recently shared that the Hawker Culture in Singapore—which the island nation has been most proud of and has been a major tourist draw for decades—was recently inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) that was held online.

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