About Josephine Layug

Hi! My name is Josephine, my friends like to call me Jo or Jojo. I was born and raised here in Chicago. I love going on adventures, exploring the world and food around me and most of all introducing people to my Filipino culture and food. You can follow me on Instagram at Flipinchigirl (by the way my Instagram name is not because I'm Filipino, it's because I used to like doing flips when I was a little kid).

Mardi Gras Carnivale Style

  When I think of Mardi Gras I think of all the southern comfort foods like Jambalaya, beignets, coffee and chocolate. At Carnivale you get all of that with a little Latin flair. Chef Ozzy Amelotti and Chef Carlos Garza combined with their Argentinean and Mexican backgrounds have created the most amazing southern comfort foods.  […]

Just Dance Live

How many of you played Ubisoft’s video game Just Dance recently or as a kid? When I was a teen my cousins and I would have competitions on the weekends when we would all get together. All the kids would be upstairs and all the adults were downstairs and once we started to dance it […]

Perry’s Steak House: Perfect Menu Pairings

There are so many reasons to celebrate in the month of February. You could either be celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, or Black History Month. No matter what you are celebrating Perry’s Steak House has a team of professional Sommeliers to help you pick the perfect wines to pair with your meals. […]