Filipino Food 101 with Jo Koy | Sean in the Wild

  • Published on Dec 5, 2017
  • Eating with Jo Koy is a lot like seeing his stand-up routine: loud, in your face, and filled with stories about his eccentric Filipino family. When it came time for Sean Evans to dive head first into the menu at Jeepney Filipino Gastropub in NYC, the choice for a dinner companion was a no-brainer. From staples like chicken adobo and arroz caldo, to now-legendary dishes like halo-halo and balut, Jo breaks down the Filipino food dos and don’ts as only he could. Will Sean convince Jo to give balut another shot, or will he swear off bird embryos for ever? Find out on an all new SITW.
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  • Khent Ramirez
    Khent Ramirez Day ago

    eat balut before sex. Thank me later.

  • rkidlat
    rkidlat Day ago

    Ask the late great Anthony Bourdain if this food is ready to be the next...

  • Bernard Jason
    Bernard Jason Day ago

    Filipino menudo my favorite

  • raz raz
    raz raz Day ago

    Sad, you never tried sisig

  • Helen S.
    Helen S. 2 days ago

    Where is the video with Jokoy's mom? Does anybody have a link?

  • Karen Joyce
    Karen Joyce 2 days ago

    where’s the kare kare, laing, and sinigang tho..

  • Christine Joyce Limpajan

    So proud of Jokoy. Short and precise explanation about Filipino Culture. πŸ˜‚

  • Gen ST
    Gen ST 4 days ago

    Love when other ethnicities try Balut πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Imma Smiler
    Imma Smiler 4 days ago


  • Matt C.
    Matt C. 4 days ago +2

    Breaking egg like...."This ones a fighter"...."This kid has his backpack on"πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • King Vino
    King Vino 5 days ago

    Cant believe that sean evans has this interview with jo koy hahahaha. I loved this

  • David Handog
    David Handog 5 days ago

    ang arte sa balut amp

  • Mohammad Tindick
    Mohammad Tindick 5 days ago

    sean actually swore

  • Fruit Juice
    Fruit Juice 5 days ago

    Sean: I can't do it, i can fckin feel its feathers
    Jokoy: Yeah, it's fighting for its life

  • Orema Reacts
    Orema Reacts 5 days ago +1

    Hell yah filipino food

  • Sarah May
    Sarah May 5 days ago

    I js saw this vid and thnx 4 appreciating fil fud. Every province in the phil has their own specialty type of food like here in iloilo city we have our very own original delicacy called " Lapaz batchoy and pancit molo" , this two types of soup is so satisfying esp. b4 going to work each day and this is also great for dinner..

  • Isaac Malco
    Isaac Malco 5 days ago

    guess you're not filipino enough to not like balut

  • Matthau San
    Matthau San 5 days ago

    Oh common, you lightly break the less pointy of the egg and gently pull out the broken shell with your finger. It'll be better if you have salt, black pepper, and squeeze some lime juice to make the sauce. Put a bit of sauce into the egg, suck up the juice then break more shell off without dropping off what's inside the shell. Put more sauce into the egg then use your spoon to dig up the goodies and eat em. You two boys just butchered that egg.

  • Jrein B
    Jrein B 6 days ago

    I've been to the Jeepney restaurant and they reinvented classic filipino dishes, not a big fan of it. I'd rather you guys go to the Filipino area in Queens and eat all the classic food there for cheaper and better quality.

  • Reymar Llagas
    Reymar Llagas 6 days ago +1

    Pro Balut Tip: Ask for "balut sa puti" it has small to none duck.

  • Reymar Llagas
    Reymar Llagas 6 days ago

    we call it FIESTA meal!

  • Lau Jefferson
    Lau Jefferson 6 days ago

    My mouth is literally watering while sean is eating the balut hahaha i could have eaten it whole damn (well except for the white hard part haha ) why are u so disgusted hahaha

  • Hannah Mariden
    Hannah Mariden 6 days ago

    jo koy looks like kimmel

  • Kristine Marcos
    Kristine Marcos 6 days ago

    I just ate dinner and I'm hungry again by just watching this show

  • Prison Riot
    Prison Riot 7 days ago

    I eat this all the time. If you're filipino in he Philippines, it's just pffftt. I want ramen!

  • Charie Watson
    Charie Watson 7 days ago

    We use knife for weapon!

  • bubble butt
    bubble butt 7 days ago

    *_YASSS_* πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­πŸ’₯

    PISHBALL MANONG 7 days ago +1

    I dont like filipno food
    I said this because i want jokoy to drop filipino food on my table ahhhaha

  • Herbert Vega
    Herbert Vega 7 days ago i love this show...haha

  • Aris Tuble
    Aris Tuble 7 days ago

    damn he really sounds like his mom its amazing

  • Adriano Rivera
    Adriano Rivera 7 days ago

    Man I’d love to see Jo Koy on Hot Ones.

  • Ems
    Ems 8 days ago

    My Homie

  • bor nok
    bor nok 8 days ago


  • Sheila Marizze Paroco

    I sooo love Jo Koy!

  • Emmanuel Cabillan
    Emmanuel Cabillan 8 days ago

    The real halo-halo have this ingredient:
    marinated sweet potato,
    marinated Banana(saba),
    Black beans,
    White beans,
    marinated jack-fruit,
    sago or gulaman,
    Leche Plan and nata de coco. Or you can add toppings as long you have 75% listed on this Ingridient and 25% of Ice.

    SCARFY 8 days ago +1

    Ube is the best

    SCARFY 8 days ago +2

    Get him on hot ones

  • Michelle Willson
    Michelle Willson 8 days ago

    I am that one in the family that enjoys balut. Delicious!! Though I dont go for the 14 day old ones, gotta go a bit younger, I rather eat it for the taste than the texture.

  • Disney Watchers
    Disney Watchers 8 days ago

    Yass this all looks so good!

  • Asian Wolf
    Asian Wolf 9 days ago

    If you don’t like ube... 😀 πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

  • κ³ λ“± 지λŠ₯ ODINS trash

    Why would you eat a bird fetus?

  • Mark C
    Mark C 9 days ago +2

    Hahaha adobo with mushroom, interesting πŸ˜‹

  • Kharry Ramirez
    Kharry Ramirez 9 days ago

    Winner, winner, Filipino dinner.

  • Trixie Dixie
    Trixie Dixie 10 days ago

    Hot baldies up in here

  • Geee
    Geee 10 days ago

    i love how his american accent disappears when he wants to

  • dng. LAN
    dng. LAN 10 days ago +1

    It's always great when they provide soy sauce, calamansi and chili- and you make the sauce on the little saucer and you dip your bangus in it *YUM*

  • Tobey Arcuna
    Tobey Arcuna 10 days ago +4

    Filipino food is so delicious. Will try it in our cafe soon. From Seoul-tan Kudarat.

  • Dead Swimmingpool
    Dead Swimmingpool 10 days ago

    mushrooms on adobo????? well, okay.

  • Cristhianares Obo
    Cristhianares Obo 10 days ago +2

    Eating balut,
    1. Make sure its hot, its gross when not hot and fresh.
    2. U need good spicy coconut vinegar (with herbs and spices some call it "sukang pinakurat" not too sour) and salt. I think the secret in eating balut is in the vinegar recipe mix. Without vinegar, it makes it eating gross also.
    3. After opening, sip the hot balut liquid.
    4. Put little salt, vinegar, and drink. It does change the balut the mouth. Then repeat while eating balut meat.
    5. For first timer, eat it in night or in dark place :D

  • Richard Michael YbaΓ±ez

    hehe . achup

  • 7DeusExMachina
    7DeusExMachina 11 days ago +2

    utensil nazi! your antics!

  • Bret Bishop
    Bret Bishop 12 days ago +2

    I once ate pig testicles that my grandma (lolamom) gave me. She also didn't tell me what I was eating until I finished eating it. When your Filipino you learn to not be a picky eater

  • LOL59hahaha
    LOL59hahaha 13 days ago

    HAHA i dont like the baby duck either, i always only want the soup and the egg yolk

  • Sherwin Sumaya
    Sherwin Sumaya 13 days ago

    Proud Filipino here... winner winner Filipino dinner.

  • xxaznbloodflipxx
    xxaznbloodflipxx 14 days ago +2

    Since when did adobo have mushrooms?

  • Laks Mayor
    Laks Mayor 14 days ago +2

    Balut is Amazing i swear , i use that as my Midnight Snack..! 😁😍

  • Stephanie Lim
    Stephanie Lim 14 days ago +3

    I disect my duck before putting it with hot sauce and salt while at the same time looking at my best mates in the faces with a giddy expression. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I literally do that, and I know it's creepy.

  • Alberto Dizon
    Alberto Dizon 14 days ago

    Have jo loy do the hot wings challenge

  • Poemi10304
    Poemi10304 14 days ago

    That is a very exotic twist on rice porridge...

  • ridesantacruzbikes
    ridesantacruzbikes 14 days ago

    I wanna eat food with Joy Koy

  • AJ Sweeney
    AJ Sweeney 15 days ago

    Did they coordinate outfits?

  • MrSpartacus0303
    MrSpartacus0303 15 days ago

    watching these guys delving into Filipino foodies makes me hungry every time. VIOLA!!! ENJOY!!!

  • jennifer smith
    jennifer smith 16 days ago

    Yeeeess! I love Jo Koy. I've seen him live twice and met him once! Super nice guy!

  • Cecily Cook
    Cecily Cook 17 days ago +11

    Filipino food is just amazing!!! One of my longest time friends is Filipino. She was actually born in Seattle, we met up while both living in Cali and now we both live in WA lol .... LOVE her family, parents are both Filipino and just AMAZING. Her and i were inseparable 😍😍😍

  • Christine Colindres
    Christine Colindres 17 days ago

    there is actually various versions of a single filipino dish throughout the regions in Philippines. Like Kinilaw, there's kapampangan version, ilocano version etc. Sometimes each households have their own take depending in the influence of province where they came from, and available ingredients, same with adobovdish.

  • The VIHO
    The VIHO 18 days ago

    Balut... best ep ever, laughed sooooo hard Bahahahahahaha

  • Mike Cuba
    Mike Cuba 18 days ago

    Balut it aint to bad !

  • Shastina
    Shastina 18 days ago

    Jo Koy is so funny! As far as patis and balut go...not on my plate! Lol! Lecheplan is my favorite desert though! Try some! πŸ‘πŸ’―

  • AJ
    AJ 20 days ago


  • LaToya Johnson
    LaToya Johnson 20 days ago

    I love Joe Koy!

  • Jassy Bars
    Jassy Bars 20 days ago

    Love you both! Gosh, now im hungry lol

  • hael oicelag
    hael oicelag 20 days ago

    I’m filipina, but I never eat the bird from balut. Just took the yellow yolk, sip the juice and gave the rest to my cousins. And usually, I ordered β€œpenoy β€œ, it has no bird in it. It’s basically just a normal egg.

  • JeanellEats - Island Food & Travel Channel

    NO JO KOY!! Try to love balut again!!

  • Tyler O'Bryan
    Tyler O'Bryan 22 days ago

    Fuck balut lol I never had it just because that smell is brutal

  • Sky Johnson
    Sky Johnson 22 days ago

    He fuckin told you about the balut.

  • Nesty Ertsevlis
    Nesty Ertsevlis 23 days ago

    Really?!! I can eat 3 balut in one seating. You guys are weak.

  • Tay Gaming
    Tay Gaming 23 days ago

    *so the back pack kid became an egg......*

  • Flower Xoxo
    Flower Xoxo 23 days ago

    No way indian is fuse with filipino food.

  • weioury
    weioury 24 days ago

    Adobo is it either pork or chicken,or you can mix it.

  • weioury
    weioury 24 days ago

    People who unlike the filipono food,try to come here in my country and try them before you unlike the video so you can tell what they really say at our food.I know im a picky eater but i do like our food.

  • Alud Fernandez
    Alud Fernandez 25 days ago

    Jo Koy: β€œ i will gonna throw up in your mouth”
    Hahahahah! So did Sean eat the balut or not?

  • Li Sah
    Li Sah 25 days ago

    i miss halo halo..πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

  • Gabriel White
    Gabriel White 25 days ago

    Salamat Po

  • elizabeth brogan
    elizabeth brogan 26 days ago

    The PANIC they both had after the balut was opened πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • tonite Veggie
    tonite Veggie 26 days ago

    I’m drooling

  • la ja
    la ja 27 days ago

    OMG he eat the Philippine flag with his Halo halo. Lol love you kuya Jo koy!

  • Nikka Delizo
    Nikka Delizo 27 days ago

    I don't know how the balut tastes in the US, but it is best if the duck inside is small and young instead of a big one. Reason is you can really enjoy it without feeling the feathers and beak. I was raised in the Philippines and have tried the matured duck and I swear I threw up because I can feel the duck. I don't know if it's just me but I like my balut that way πŸ˜…

  • ace lopez
    ace lopez 28 days ago +2

    You can never go wrong with SINIGANG!

  • ace lopez
    ace lopez 28 days ago +1

    I'm eating chicken adobo while watching this. Sarap.

  • Betty Wong
    Betty Wong 28 days ago

    Balut really isn’t hard to eat πŸ˜‚

  • bryan lester aviso
    bryan lester aviso 29 days ago

    "Shove the whole bird in your mouth!"
    - Jo Koy 2017

  • pinkin lark
    pinkin lark Month ago +2

    "we don't need knives. we use those for weapons." HAHAHAHAHAHA!

  • Zynn Romano
    Zynn Romano Month ago

    Proud Filipino here we have vast of unique food and delicacies

    • romuald panganiban
      romuald panganiban 20 days ago

      Lang lang may pake kung proud ka. Kasawa na linyahan na "proud to be".

  • 31chapoo
    31chapoo Month ago

    I got tricked into eating Balut once :/

  • Johana Abainza
    Johana Abainza Month ago

    Proud Filipina here. ❀

  • Chief Taraki
    Chief Taraki Month ago

    As part of the full blooded Filipino people, I disown Jo Koy for not eating that balut. I mean bro you could have had a nice sip of that amniotic fluid sabaw. Nice episode ,though.

  • Jay-al Jauculan
    Jay-al Jauculan Month ago +1

    Filipino foods and dessert,is the best of the best of me,...

  • Chief Designer
    Chief Designer Month ago

    I am an OFW from Saudi Arabia. When we could not decide on which viand to cook for the following day, we opt for the easy-to-cook yet tasty adobo. The nice thing about adobo is that, it becomes tastier and more delicious through the following days as the ingredients has seeped in to the meat of the chicken. Also, try kare-kare which is staple dish in any celebration. The secret of kare kare is in the bagoong.

  • D's Enlightened Edits

    This brings me joy ... not as much joy as my ganda filipina, but joy nonetheless LoL! Salamat.

  • Ariadni Palomo
    Ariadni Palomo Month ago +1

    Everything Jo Koy said is correct
    This message is confirmed by an actual filipino