Once a year, fortune cookies, hong baos, chinese lanterns, and tikoys take us miles away from our hometown and slip us into another realm called the Lunar New Year.
“What people want is someone to inhabit it, not be frightened of it. Make it flesh and blood. Bring it to life!”
Tea parties, kings and queens, golden crowns — these are just some of the things we imagine when we think about royalty. But have you ever wondered how it feels to dine like a royal highness?
We are deeply honored to have witnessed the 2018 launch of Flavors of the World: Filipino at Sofitel Philippine Plaza last January 16, 2018. As we arrived at the venue, we were greeted by ushers in full modern Filipiniana and Barong Tagalog.