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Nico Vidal, manager at the new Las Vegas Max's, a well-known Philippine chain that's opening new locations in the US and Canada. Vidal is holding a plate of Pinatuyong Pork Adobo.

Nico Vidal is manager at the new Las Vegas Max's, a well-known Philippine chain restaurant that's opening new locations in the US and Canada. Vidal is holding a plate of Pinatuyong Pork Adobo.

Credit:

Jason Margolis

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    Max's Pinatuyong Pork Adobo, braised and spiced and using cooking methods popular in the Philippines. Max's has been serving food in the Philippines since 1945.

    Max's Pinatuyong Pork Adobo, braised and spiced using cooking methods popular in the Philippines. Max's has been serving food in the Philippines since 1945.

    Credit:

    Jason Margolis

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    At Andrea's, an Asian fusion restaurant at the five-star Wynn & Encore Resort on the Las Vegas Strip, pan-seared diver scallops with eggplant puree highlight Filipino cuisine. Chef Joseph Elevado says Filipinos are his biggest fans - and critics.

    At Andrea's, an Asian restaurant at the five-star Wynn & Encore Resort on the Las Vegas Strip, pan-seared diver scallops with eggplant puree are an example of Filipino cuisine. Chef Joseph Elevado says Filipinos are his biggest fans — and critics.

    Credit:

    Jason Margolis

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    Joseph Elevado, head chef at Andrea's, holds a plate of crispy pork shank known as pata, a dish served Filipino style. His menu offers a variety of Asian dishes including Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Filipino foods.

    Joseph Elevado, head chef at Andrea's, holds a plate of crispy pork shank known as pata, a dish served Filipino style. His menu offers a variety of Asian dishes including Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Filipino foods.

    Credit:

    Jason Margolis

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