For Chera Amlag and Geo Quibuyen, food is their connection to their Filipino heritage. While they can’t always travel home, they have always injected classic Filipino flavor into everything they do to help their family maintain a strong relationship with their homeland. That practice has led to Instagrammable ube cheesecakes that have become so famous in their neighborhood (and beyond) that it inspired their bakery’s name: Hood Famous.
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This series was produced in collaboration with VICE.