Category Archives: Business

Fiesta Pinoy

Fiesta Pinoy in Dubai Are you craving Filipino foods in Dubai? Try Kare-Kare, Bulalo, and Sizzling Chicken Sisig at Fiesta Pinoy in Dubai. Fiesta Pinoy is located at Abu Baker Al Siddique Street corner Al Rigga Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Branches Clock Tower, Reef Mall, Bawadi Mall, and Food Court Etihad Mall. If you crave Filipino foods… Read More »

Barrilla

In celebration of this year’s National Heritage Month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) features important pieces from its numismatic collection. In the photo is the barrilla, where the present-day term “barya” or small change comes from. One of the greatest monetary problems during the years of colonization was the acute shortage of fractional coins. There were barrillas… Read More »

Dos Mundos

Dos Mundos In celebration of this year’s National Heritage Month, the BSP features important pieces from its numismatic collection. In the photo is the Dos Mundos. In 1723, the Spaniards authorized the minting of the famous dos mundos (eight reales) also called “Pieces-of-eight,” which soon became known the world over for their beauty and standard of purity. These… Read More »

Turo Turo Filipino BBQ & Street Food

Are you craving Filipino food in London, United Kingdom? Try Chicken Inasal, Pork Tocino, and Charred Aubergine at Turo Turo Filipino BBQ & Street Food in London. Turo Turo in London is located at Granary Square, Kings Cross, N1C 4AA, London, United Kingdom (location of pop-up due to change) The price range of Filipino foods is between 15… Read More »

First coins in the Philippines

Piloncitos: First coins in the Philippines In celebration of this year’s National Heritage Month, the BSP features important pieces from its numismatic collection. In the photo are piloncitos, considered as the first coins in the Philippines. Our country is naturally rich in gold, which was used in ancient times for barter rings, jewelry, and possibly, the first local… Read More »