Filipino Pica Pica in Vermont

Written on 04/05/2018
Sarap Team

In a Scholastic Aptitude Test analogy, pica pica would be to the Philippines what tapas are to Spain, according to Seven Days in its issue last April 4. The term — which describes small plates made for sharing, most often in groups, and for eating alongside beverages — is also the name of newish St. Johnsbury restaurant Pica-Pica Filipino Cuisine, which opened last September on Main Street.

The name also reflects owner and Manila native George Sales' dual mission to bring people together around food and to share his home country's culture and cuisine with his adopted community. Read more at