For the past two weeks, a simple 5-minute segment during the late night block of GMA 7 has been my pride and joy. It’s actually a big reason why I haven’t been able to write for a while. But, here I am looking back and I can’t help but smile as I type this post!
Before anything, I want to introduce Midnight Snack properly. It is a 5-minute segment that is aired at the end of Saksi from Mon-Thurs. That’s around 11:30pm but it changes slightly from day to day. As you can probably infer from the name, we feature different sorts of food and it’s my sole job to take you, the viewers, along with me on the Midnight Snack food trip!
Fortunately, the segment has been warmly received and I have to thank all of those food-loving Filipinos out there and I know there are A LOT of you! Personally, it’s like I’m living a dream. I used to talk to my brother years ago about producing a food show similar to Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations or some of those other food-centric shows on Discovery Channel. Right now, it seems like it has finally come true and it feels great!
I think I have become attached to this project more than any other because there is nobody else hosting with me. As for our production team, we have a maximum of 5 people on board and we devote every ounce of our energy to trying to make our segments the best that they can possibly be. Because of that, I guess we’ve all grown close and that just makes the work even more fulfilling.
In terms of the content, the awesome thing about Midnight Snack is that we not only feature interesting food, but we make it a point to look for its cultural and historical relevance! That added piece of information goes a long way in making sure that our segment not only makes you hungry but also more aware of these significant food facts.
Before I give away too much, why not watch the segment instead?! It will air again tomorrow so please do watch it. Leave a comment here if you like it or have any suggestions. We are always open to looking for ways to improve and of course, looking for different kinds of food to feature. As usual, share this, tweet it or talk about it but don’t forget to watch Happy snacking!