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New Year’s Eve at Buddha-Bar Manila

Welcome the New Year with a bang at Buddha-Bar Manila’s Mardi Gras New Year’s Eve Ball. Usher in a brand-new year with dance, music, games, raffles. Feast on Slow Roasted Beef served with Shiitake Gravy and Roasted Vegetables, for P1,800 net per person from 7 p.m. onwards.

Posted: Thursday, December 25th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Artisanal gelato voted Manila’s best dessert

Bono Artisanal Gelato has been awarded Manila’s Best in the Dessert, Ice Cream and Cake Shop Category at Manila’s Best Kept Restaurant Secrets (MBKRS) 2014.

Posted: Thursday, December 11th, 2014 in Food,Headlines,Latest Lifestyle Stories | Read More »


C2 Classic Cuisine Philippines is currently offering a 3-in-1 meal package treat for the holidays. Called C2 Balikbayan Sampler, customers may choose any three from the following: lumpia, kare kare, crispy pata, chicken and pork adobo, and grilled liempo sinigang. The treat costs only P450.

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Holiday blues


Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I texted my son Mol. No, he said. Many good fruitcakes right here. Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I asked my daughter Wendy. No, she said, I will bring fruits. Cakes are bad for the health. Did you order Collins Street fruitcake? I texted Arcus, my youngest son.

A great Christmas gift–a calendar celebrating women who grow and gather our food


Christmas is a time of hurlyburly shopping and razzle dazzle decor. It’s the shopping that stresses; early on, the exercise for me extended to Christmas Eve.

Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 in Columns,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Christmas holiday treats at Discovery Shores Boracay

Discovery Shores Boracay soars high with flights of Christmas fancy—heart-warming holiday treats and surprises throughout this merry month of December.

Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 in Latest Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Lifestyle list of Best Desserts 2012


‘Tis the season to be jolly and extra sweet! So, make your holidays doubly sweet with our 2012 list of Best Desserts. From refreshing gelato treats and homemade ganache chocolate cakes to brandy-infused prune cakes and super suman with a twist—all these are guaranteed to whet your sweet appetite. Enjoy!

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lifestyle list of best ‘lechon’ in Metro Manila


Lechon. The word alone evokes happy memories of quintessentially Pinoy special occasions. It’s a gastronomic and visual highlight in almost all Filipino parties here and abroad. A Filipino gathering is not as grand without the centerpiece lechon. Famous chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain has rated our lechon the best in the world.

Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Two of the same

When this diner walked into a Japanese restaurant in the Mall of Asia (MOA) on Diokno Boulevard recently, little did we know that the restaurant belongs to the same chain where we had a good lunch in Cebu three weeks ago. As such, both specialize in Yakiniku (grilled meat), cooked on a griddle over charcoal.

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Pre-Christmas bazaar has global finds


You know Christmas is near when you start marking bazaar dates on your calendars. One of the biggest and most diverse holiday bazaars is the annual International Bazaar, organized by the International Bazaar Foundation, Inc. (IBF), Ladies of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Spouses of the Heads of Missions (SHOM), and members of the diplomatic and consular corps.

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »