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Philippines: The Land of the Greatest Filipino Artists in the World - Part 2

In this post, I am about to share more photos of artworks, designs, and artistic presentations of items found here in the Philippines. Let me be your guide to the art gallery and you be the judge.
So this is the Part 2 of my Art Gallery showcasing the talent of our great Filipino artists, painters, sculptors, and designers. For those who haven't yet seen Part 1, here is the link to that post:
Philippines: The Land of the Greatest Filipino Artists in the World - Part 1

Here we go now on the next gallery hall.
"The Painting's Guardian" As if diners are unaware someone is watching them from above. There is a painting on the left and a sculptor on the right. This view of the restaurant is fascinating but also weird, isn't it? Have you noticed what's wrong?

"Scary Kapre" Here's a close up look of the scary creature guarding the doors. More probably, this will scare you especially when it's dark. Ghost stories by the way is very common in the Philip…
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Made in China

China products are everywhere, even to the remotest barangay in the Philippines. Filipinos buy products with Chinese characters they couldn’t understand. This is just the obvious part of the bigger problem. There are more alarming truths underneath.





From the Filipinos Perception
Before we go over the complicated "Made in China" thing, let me first share with you this short conversation among Filipinos.

This conversation with my co-barangays in Batangas about substandard quality of products being sold and used in the Philippines by the Filipinos started on a morning cooking session for a despedida party. One guy complained:

“Ano ga naman yan, ano gang pagkakanipis naring siyansi na are! Pag may kaunti pang diin ay pihong bali.”
(What the heck, why this spatula is so thin! Some more pressure and this will surely break.)

This guy is in-charge of frying fish and tofu and he’s not satisfied with the kitchen turner’s ability to do its thing.




Then another guy said this:

“Pag mahinang klase…

How Filipinos are Loosing their True Identity

What happens to the Filipinos foods?

Haven’t you noticed, foreign foods are invading the Philippines by storm? International restaurants serving foreign cuisines are everywhere. Culinary arts, the way Filipinos look at it, is just becoming a trendy topic. Chefs, food blogger, culinary experts, food architect - goodness, are they soon to replace the simple “kusinero” and “kusinera” words that best describes our real identity as Filipinos in terms of cooking?




Globalization shapes the future of the country, particularly the food landscape. There is nothing wrong with innovation. I’d been a waiter for quite some time in a popular catering business and if its about food preparation, I’m really impressed with the way our cooks and kitchen staffs do it. Those garnishing, decorative artwork, and plating styles, they really add beauty to the foods we serve. Even an authentic Filipino food, they make a twist making it lovely and attractive to the hungry eyes.

Those terms like “buffet”, “a la ca…