Filipino Takeout Lunch at Cook Today

Photo by Suzanne Tenuto

Photo by Suzanne Tenuto

Today, COOK is offering a very special takeout lunch. Chef Lou Boquila of Audrey Claire will be preparing Filipino “silog”-style boxed lunches. The lunches will include your choice of beef, chicken, eggplant with eggs, fried rice, lumpia, flan and sago. The lunches are $12 and cash only. All proceeds will benefit Philippine typhoon relief efforts, with all the money going to the  Gawad Kalinga Fund, a poverty empowerment organization.

Lunch kicks off at noon and goes till the food runs out.

Cuba Libre Hosts Typhoon Haiyan Fundraiser

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Old City’s Cuba Libre is putting together a special dinner this evening to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Chef Jasper Alivia, who was born in the Philippines along with food-writer Drew Lazor (also of Filipino descent) have put together the $35 four-course, prix fixe modern-Filipino meal. 100% of the proceeds are being donated to the Red Cross.

Chef Alivia says “this special evening will be a celebration of the resilient nature of our people and a powerful way to contribute to the ongoing relief efforts.”

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