Adam Lambert says he grew up eating lumpia and pancit, and listening to Lea Salonga

24 Oras’ exclusive interview with Adam Lambert

During his brief stay in the Philippines for his concert held October 10, Adam Lambert revealed that he had favorite Filipino dishes introduced to him by his Filipino friends in California, where he studied high school. "Pancit and every house. I would go every afternoon. So good," he told TV Patrol World, according to Manila Bulletin. Just a few days ago in Manila, he got to eat dried mangoes which, he told 24 Oras, was "the highlight of (his) morning."

"Glambert" also showed some love for actress-singer Lea Salonga, who won the Tony Award in the ’90s for her role in the Broadway musical Miss Saigon. He told TV Patrol World, "I have so much respect for her. I remember listening to the Miss Saigon soundtrack over and over again when I was younger."

He Tweeted a day after his concert at the SM Mall of Asia: "I will be back! :)"

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