Author Archives: Rosemary

About Rosemary

Rosemary. Official 3rd person intro: San Francisco Bay Area, born and raised. Graphic Designer, Photographer, Quasi-traveler and Serious foodie. Always on the hunt for a new dish to try out. Takes photos of food pr0n and gets laughed at by friends for doing so. Check out her photography portfolio: http://rmamisayphotography.tumblr.com

8Asians Interviews The Bangerz on their New Single, “Robot Remains”

What do you get when you put together one-part musical heavy hitters and one-part dance floor phenomena? You get the single “Robot Remains,” an explosive collaboration between The Bangerz and America’s Best Dance Crew alumni The Jabbawockeez that was released … Continue reading

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Philippine Media Banned from Interviewing Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Recent Press Conference

A recent press conference by Golden Boy Productions about the Floyd Mayweather / Shane Mosley fight allowed media groups access to the press conference… except for Filipino media. Did they fear answering the possible questions that would arise about Mayweather’s … Continue reading

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Does the Ferdinand Center for the Creative have Misguided Intentions?

For a while, I wondered if there was anything out there that could bring art/graphic design workshops to the poorer parts of the Philippines. It wasn’t until I came across the Kickstarter project of the Ferdinand Center for the Creative.Their … Continue reading

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Relief Package: A Hip Hop Benefit in Northern California

Hip Hop culture happens to be one of the many avenues Filipino-Americans have taken to and identify with. It only seems natural to host an benefit that revolves around the Hip Hop culture for the people of the Philippines who … Continue reading

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Internet Page Reveals How to Talk Dirty in Tagalog

This is a webpage of phrases discussing sex in Tagalog. Just to clarify: The Filipino language Tagalog does not have a direct translation for the word “Sex”. “Mag-seks” is Tag-lish (Tagalog prefix with an English suffix.) Back in the day, … Continue reading

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SF: Papalote to Offer Special Chicken Adobo Burritos for Typhoon Ondoy Benefit

It’s common in most metropolitan areas for one culture’s food to be crossed into another, and when it’s for a good cause, all the better. The Fulton street location of popular burrito chain Papalote will be serving Mexipino — that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, San Francisco Bay Area | 6 Comments

Sharing a Meal at Ponzu: An 8Asians Bloggers Meetup

8asian writers, originally uploaded by simbuyo. On a cool, Thursday evening, Ernie and I drove up from Palo Alto to San Francisco. We met up with some of the other writers (Bo, Efren, Jen, John, and Genghis) for dinner at … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Bistec, Filipino Bistek

A few months ago, my cousin suggested we grab lunch at this joint in San Rafael called Sol Food. I had never had Puerto Rican food prior and was more than willing to give it a shot. As we were … Continue reading

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