Houston Chefs Take Note: Filipino Cuisine in Texas Unraveled by Yana Gilbuena

By Christy Panis Poisot (HOUSTON, TX) Self-proclaimed gypsy chef Yana Gilbuena, held a pop-up dinner in Downtown Houston’s Henke and Pillot on December 27, 2015, Kamayan style –where you eat with your hands. Gilbuena laid down ground rules before commencing the Sunday dinner – “serve with your left hand, eat with your right.” Filipino cuisineContinue reading “Houston Chefs Take Note: Filipino Cuisine in Texas Unraveled by Yana Gilbuena”

Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Filipino Veterans Gets a Boost in Texas

Students attending “Isang Mahal” (One Love) take a moment to support the Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino Veterans. HOUSTON, TX (Nov. 17, 2015) – Filipino American National Historical Society – Houston Chapter (FANHS-HTX) and National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) have joined forces to support the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project (FilVETRep). OnContinue reading “Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Filipino Veterans Gets a Boost in Texas”

We have been here a lot longer than you think…

The history of Filipinos in Texas goes a lot further back than most would think.  From the nurses to the veterans to the first Filipino at Rice University.  We believe we are a part of American history and deserve to be recognized for our contributions to Texas history.  We look to uncover these stories, shareContinue reading “We have been here a lot longer than you think…”