Do you want to try Laotian dishes? Craving for sumptuous Indian specialties? Looking for authentic Vietnamese bahn mi and pho? Then head on to Asian Eats happening this weekend at Shangri-la Plaza Mall in Pasig! You can taste exciting and authentic dishes from Asian countries like India, Indonesia, Laos, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam in this 3-day food event.
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This special food festival is brought to you by Asia Society Philippines in collaboration with several Asian embassies in Manila who put together a curated mix of participating stores and restaurants.
Find out the latest food venture of award-winning chef, best-selling author and culinary heritage advocate, Chef Myke “Tatung” Sarthou, at his TinDeli. Be transported to the streets of Bangkok at The Thai Plate and ChaTruMue. Discover aromatic spices that are the essence of Indian cuisine at Flavors Indian and Mediterranean Cuisine. Get your fix of kimchi fried rice and kalbi jjim at Kaya. Sample Laotian dishes that are hard to find in the metro as prepared by the ladies of the Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Savor a bowl of laksa and a plate of nasi lemak from PappaRam Malaysian Kitchen and the ladies of Perwakilan. Enjoy a beloved Japanese classic, the okonomiyaki, at Botejyu. Pair a hearty pho with a crunchy bahn mi at Em Ha Noi. Enjoy the different layers of flavor of Indonesian comfort dishes at Bakmi Nyonya and at Rumah Makan Padang Huang Jia. Pick up some bottles of Australian wine, cheese, and gourmet products for a wine and cheese party from Unitetris and Silverwave Corporation.
Grab your choice of Vietnamese coffee and pastries from Highlands Coffee’s pop-up cart. Peruse the shelves of well-loved sauces and condiments at NutriAsia’s booth. For HSBC cardholders and credit card applicants, get a chance to pick a prize at the HSBC booth. Over at the NOM booth, share your cooking, dining, and culinary travel experiences in the country’s first-ever food community platform.
The food fest is also dotted with special activities line up throughout the event period. At the main stage, learn how cooking can be made simple from Chef Tatung on April 29, Saturday, at 4:30 p.m. The Korean Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, and Prof. Carlito Camahalan Amalla with the Tinampuso will take centerstage on April 28-30, 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. with cultural performances that give a glimpse of the culture and tradition of South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines, respectively.
Asian Eats is presented by Asia Society Philippines in cooperation with HSBC, NutriAsia and Shangri-La Plaza. Visit Asia Society Philippines’ website, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages at @AsiaSocietyPH or visit the official hashtag #AsianEats2023 for details and updates.