ASIAN EATS: Taste Your Way Through Asia


Savor Asian favorites and sample new dishes at Asian Eats food festival, happening on August 8-10, 2014 from 10AM to 10PM at The Podium Mall. The 3-day event, hosted by Asia Society Philippines, Pinoy Eats World and The Podium, is part of Pinoy Eats World’s regular World Eats bazaar.


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Downtown Café’s Lechon Taco (Flaked Lechon Flakes served with onions, tomatoes, coriander and oriental sauce on pita bread)

Take a culinary tour around Southeast Asia, starting off with traditional Indonesian cuisine by Chef Rita Binibule (Rita’s Indonesian Kitchen). Thai restaurant NAV, Vietnamese restaurant P.H.A.T. Pho, and Singaporean bistro Your Local will be stirring up taste buds with a modern take on Southeast Asian cuisines. Chef Claude Tayag’s Downtown Cafe by Bale Dutung will serve up Filipino fare with a twist, while Inasalan sa Dalan will offer Ilonggo classics.


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NAV Modern Thai’s Pomelo Salad

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P.H.A.T. Pho’s Goi Con (rice paper rolls with shrimp and tofu)



To add to this gastronomic feast, Manila-based cooks from around Asia will be sharing authentic dishes from their homelands. Maharajas Kababs by Aashish Mirpuri will spice up the event with Northern Indian cuisine. Suzy Lee’s Spring by Ha Yuan will offer a fresh, healthy take on Chinese comfort food classics. Turkish-national Aysegul Ozden Trifyllis (Ayse’s Turkish Cuisine) and Korean-national Tina Hong Garcia (Bi Won) will present their interpretations of the flavors of their home countries.


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Maharajas Kababs’ Spicy Pork Kabab


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Pink Wasabi’s Kashi Maki (sweet hand rolled sushi cakes)

Foodies can look forward to pairing their food with unique concoctions by EDSA Beverage Design Studio. Finally, satisfy your sweet tooth by checking out modern patisserie Pink Wasabi, who will be serving their trademark kashi maki (sweet hand-rolled sushi cakes) and other unique desserts.

Guests will also have the opportunity to learn more about the culture of our Asian neighbors. On Saturday, August 9, there will be a live Roti Canai cooking demonstration by chefs from Berjaya HotelMakati, and musical performances by acoustic guitarist Alyza Barro and Indonesian singers. On Sunday, August 10, there will be a demonstration by Turkish Chef Illhami and a performance by K-pop cover group NEO.

Asian Eats is presented by Del Monte and sponsored by SYSU International and Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd. ANC, Solar TV, Manila Times,, and Rappler are media partners for this event.

For updates, stay tuned on #AsianEatsMNL and visit the event’s page for more information. You may contact Marge or Rina at 550-2612, 810-8983 or at for question

ASIAN EATS: Taste Your Way Through Asia


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