Housed in an former Taco Bell, the bright, no-frills  Kabayan Grill in East Meadow joins the handful of Filipino eateries on Long Island offering staples such as lechon, sisig, lumpia and siningang.

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Sizzling sisig pork, a mixture of chopped pork jowl, ear and shoulder with hot pepper, lemon and scallions, at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Kabayan Grill serves authentic Fillipino cuisine in East Meadow.

 

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Diners tuck into Filipino dishes inside the cozy dining room of Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Patrons can choose prepared foods, rices and barbecued meats displayed on a steam table at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Ginisang Ampalaya, a stir-fry of bitter melon with shrimp, tomato and egg, has a light and unusual touch at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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At Kabayan Grill in East Meadow, skewered pork is marinated in soy and garlic before being grilled. Have it with a side of garlic-flecked rice.

 

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A spritz of garlic-vinegar sauce brings crispy, chewy chicharon bulaklak, aka deep-fried pork intestines, to life at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Tortang Talong, a thin, velvety eggplant omelet topped with scallions, at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Lechon Kawali, or deep-fried pork belly, is crispy on top and fatty underneath at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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Bulalo, a beef shank soup served with the bone and marrow with vegetables, at Kabayan Grill in East Meadow.

 

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