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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.

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Jason Margolis

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    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.

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    Jason Margolis

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    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.

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    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.

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    Jason Margolis