The drinking foods of the Philippines

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Born in raised in LA, Marvin Gapultos  is an authority on Filipino food and drinks. For years, his popular blog, called Burnt Lumpia , has championed the unique and vibrant flavors of the Philippines to an American audience.

Marvin’s most recent cookbook is dedicated to a special category of Filipino food that pairs well with spirits. The book is called “Pulutan: Filipino Bar Bites, Appetizers, and Street Eats,"  and it features more than 60 recipes.

The front cover of “Pulutan: Filipino Bar Bites, Appetizers, and Street Eats” by Marvin Gapultos. Photo credit: Marvin Gapultos



Evan Kleiman