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Fil-Am Cuisine at Metro Orlando

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Fil-Am Cuisine along W. Vine Street in Kissimmee, FL

The message reads: “Drop into Fil-Am Cuisine for good times and great food. The restaurant is a neighborhood favorite, and offers a casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you and your friends are sure to enjoy. Fil-Am Cuisine also features a friendly, professional staff of great people, who will make sure your visit is memorable and that Fil-Am Cuisine lives up to its reputation for pleasant dining and superb cuisine. The menu offers an inspired array of selections that is sure to satisfy everyone in your group, every time. Be sure to ask your server about new selections, daily specials, and special chef’s creations. Whether you’re in the mood for casual dining or a special occasion, Fil-Am Cuisine is sure to please.”

Fil-Am Cuisine
3197 W. Vine St.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 847-7121
Cuisine: Asian
Price: $

Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday: Closed
Amenities: TV
Atmosphere: Family / Children
Attire: Casual
Service: Sit Down, Carry Out

Meals: Dinner, Lunch
Parking: Parking on Site
Reservations: Suggested
Special Features: Booster/High Chairs, Non Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash

Source: Restaurant.com

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

November 15, 2011 at 8:52 pm

Philippine online clothing store Little Caviar launches in 2010

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Little Caviar is an online clothing store in the Philippines that offers Asian-inspired fashion apparel for women. Little Caviar shares fresh and unique casual styles that incorporate insights from Japanese, Korean, and European fashion trends, thus establishing a high street fashion brand that offers quality Asian-inspired women’s clothing, from tops to bottoms, dresses and one-pieces, to coats and outerwear.

Little Caviar is also a fun and interactive online fashion magazine that talks about the latest fashion trends, exciting new hair styles, useful make-up tips, great cosmetic products, fashion photography, fashion events, and a lot more. Little Caviar’s online magazine is run and kept interesting by today’s youngest and most influential Filipino fashion bloggers, stylists, designers, photographers, and artists.

Little Caviar coming soon 2010.

Go to LittleCaviar.com to sign-up for its pre-opening.

Written by Raffy Pekson II

December 9, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Filipino Overseas Sailors Remit Whooping 2.5 Billion Pesos in 9 Months

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The money sent home by overseas Filipino sailors rose by $108 million or 4.51 percent to a new record of $2.501 billion in the nine months to September this year, from $2.393 billion over the same period in 2008, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) said.

“A growing number of European and Asian shipping firms are disbanding their multinational crews, and replacing them wholesale with all-Filipino personnel that are younger and more able,” said Herrera, former chairman of the Senate committee on labor, employment, and human resources development.

Read more at Inquirer Global Nation

Written by Raffy Pekson II

December 9, 2009 at 11:11 am

More Filipino-Americans Moving to Chino Hills

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Filipino-Americans are consistently moving to the relatively new and affluent community of Chino Hills, establishing a large number of members at the local Catholic church and driving the city to become an economic boom for the region. The city is now home to 10,000 Filipino-Americans.

According ContraCostaTimes.com, most Filipino-Americans in the region belong to the middle-class demographics where many Chino Hills residents are economically well-off. Many who began life in cities where the population of Filipino-Americans is high, cities like Filipino Town in Los Angeles, have now begun their exodus outward to cities like Chino Hills. It attracts Fil-Ams because of the reasonable home prices, which results in affordability of a better place to live, plus various cultural services directed towards this demographics. Just take the Philippine independence celebration in the city where more than 3,000 Filipino-Americans graced the festivities at its community park. Much of its Fil-Am residents are second and third generation Filipinos. There are a little less than 5 million Filipino-Americans in the United States, the second largest Asian-American group after Chinese-Americans, with a purchasing power of about $20 billion and a median annual income of $50,000 (early decade census).

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

July 23, 2009 at 10:27 am

CA Civic Center hosts Fil-Am Cultural Celebration

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The Filipino-American community’s annual cultural celebration last Saturday was held at the Oceanside’s Civic Center Plaza at the North County in Escondido, CA. The delicious aromas of traditional Filipino foods wafted through the plaza amidst the fashion show of traditional clothing worn in the many different regions of the Philippines, followed by beauty pageants, scholarship awards and ending with a colorful display of folk dances. Food included pancit (a stir-fried noodle and vegetable dish), lumpia (vegetable or ground beef eggrolls), and adobo (chicken or pork braised in soy sauce, vinegar, onion and garlic). Rica Derosier, president of the Fil-Am Cultural Association of North San Diego, explained that the goal of the annual celebration is to promote better relations between the United States and the Philippines, preserve and promote the Filipino heritage and to provide a mechanism for its introduction into the American culture.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

June 9, 2009 at 11:44 am

Asian Publishing Convention in July (Philippines)

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The 2009 Asian Publishing Convention (APC) will be held on July 16 and 17, 2009, at the Mandarin Oriental hotel. Its theme for this year is “Multimedia Content Development, Deployment and Management.” Though no program agenda has been posted yet, registration is on-going. The “early bird” registration fee for local delegates is PhP 12,500 while overseas delegates pay US$ 495. Registration includes access to all workshop sessions, scheduled lunches, refreshment breaks, welcome cocktails, and gala dinner. A discount is given to two delegates and “four or more delegates.” Partner associations of APC also receive 10% discount. All overseas delegates are entitled to a complimentary hotel room for three nights at one of the three designated satellite hotels.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

May 21, 2009 at 4:15 pm