Article By: Anton Diaz
The entire month of April is officially the delicious Food Month in Manila which opens with Madrid Fusion Manila and culminates with the World Street Food Congress at April 9 and 16.
An International Culinary Event you would not want to miss.
Madrid Fusion Manila (MFM) is the first and only Asian edition of Madrid Fusion, the most important international gastronomy congress in the world, celebrated annually in Madrid since 2003. MFM brings together the most acclaimed avant- garde chefs from across the globe. On its first year, the theme of the congress was ‘The Philippines and Spain: A 300-year Gastronomic Journey.
In 2016 , in celebration of the 450th anniversary of the Galleon Trade that linked Asia with the Western World, the theme of Madrid Fusion Manila 2016 will be ‘The Manila Galleon: East Meets West’, expanding the gastronomic conversation further, not only between two countries but between two very different parts of the world.
The brandchild of heritage and street food maven KF Seetoh of Makansutra, the WSFC was created in 2013 largely to capitalise on all the relevant aspects and opportunities of heritage street food culture around the world. It seeks to address three most pressing points of this culinary Street Food culture which serves to be the Pillars of the event:
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