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Nicole Ponseca Aims to Bring Filipino Food 'to the Masses'

In New York City, chef Nicole Ponseca is hoping to change the conversation around Filipino food, and introduce more people in the U.S. to the cuisine.
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Filipinos Americans make up the second-largest Asian population in the U.S., but at the same time, Filipino food is not seen as "mainstream" as other Asian cuisines. But in New York City's Lower East Side, chef Nicole Ponseca, CEO and owner of modern Filipino restaurants Maharlika and Jeepney, is looking to change the conversation.

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