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Not all the hunks were in the adobo at the Martinez Adobo Festival

Actor Derek Ramsay on stage with Dr. Vicky Belo at the Martinez Adobo Festival. INQUIRER.net U.S. Bureau

MARTINEZ, California—Actor Derek Ramsay made a special appearance at the 8th annual Adobo Food Festival at the Martinez Waterfront Park, in Costa County, as the Adobo Festival’s Special Awardee for the “Most Outstanding Actor in Philippine Cinema 2013.”

TV5’s “Undercover” hunk bantered with Dr. Vicky Belo, who had a beauty talk at the event. Ramsay’s show, “Undercover,” is aired worldwide on KapatidTV5.

Every year, Adobo Food Festival celebrates “Filipino food and magic.”

In the program line-up this year were an adobo cook-off contest, a kiddie pop star contest, as well as variety show with audience participation.

Sponsor and media partner TV5 had an augmented reality booth that was a major hit with the crowd.

This year’s Adobo Food Festival drew the biggest number of attendees ever.


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  • southernsons

    “Martinez Waterfront Park, in Marina, Monterey County”…. Isn’t it Martinez Waterfront Park, in Martinez, Contra Costa County?

  • droccu

    I did not “get” the title relating it to the story: “Not all the hunks were in the adobo at the Marina Adobo Festival”. Were some showbiz hunks expected in the event who did not attend? Are they referring to hunks (beefcake?) as relating it to the adobo dish but instead they had a hunk (Derek) as a guest?

    • labcu

      it means not all hunks or any other hunks were given the opportunity to attend the said event except Derek.

      • droccu

        Thanks labcu.. that’s my point actually. Nothing in the entire storyline hints on what you mentioned-except the title itself…Anyway no problem actually… was just whiling my time with this minor comment last night while waiting for the traffic number coding time period to pass…thanks for the reply..



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