Rosalind Tordesillas is an independent producer in New York City. She trained and worked as a social scientist and now explores people's experiences through audio storytelling. She produces and edits podcasts on immigrant life for Feet in 2 Worlds and has contributed to the Community Oral History Project at the New York Public Library.
Because so many Filipino Americans are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, it has taken a devastating and outsize toll on their community. A new initiative in New York City is bringing free meals to hospitals and health facilities heavily staffed by Filipinos — while also raising funds to help keep community restaurants afloat.
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The film studio that dates back to when New York was the movie-making capital — and is still thriving.
Jollibee trades in Pinoy pride and nostalgia. Can it also capture the curiosity — and taste buds — of non-Filipino Americans?
A year ago, some mysterious stone figures appeared on the banks of the Hudson in Manhattan. They're the work of Uliks Gryka.
Some foodies have cited "hiya," literally shame, as one reason balut and sisig aren't more common in US restaurants. But in Philippine culture, "hiya" has a much deeper meaning.