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Saint Patrick’s Festival
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The Feast of Saint Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, is celebrated every March 17.
Timeless at Twenty
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - March 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino has reached an exciting milestone on February 23 this year – 20 years of service in the hospitality industry in Cebu. The celebration has the theme “Timeless at Twenty.”...
Celebrating the Spring Festival at the Resort
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Another destination in the culinary itinerary for Spring Festival to usher in the Chinese Lunar Year was the Shangri-La’s Mactan Island Resort & Spa.
Celebration of the Spring Festival 2018
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - March 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Spring Festival, or the Chinese New Year, is the most important Chinese holiday.
A Whole Family of Cooks
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a five-part series of Italian dining experiences called “The Many Lives of Chef Andrea Burzio: Uno, Nessuno e Centomila” at the Acqua, Shangri-La Mactan Island Resort. It features the lifestyle...
The Feast to Celebrate a 60-Year Friendship
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Last January 19, this year, Switzerland Ambassador to the Philippines H. E Andrea Reichlin, hosted a cocktail party at the La Vie Parisienne Restaurant to celebrate the 60th year of diplomatic relations between the...
The Feast to Celebrate a 60-Year Friendship
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Last January 19, this year, Switzerland Ambassador to the Philippines H. E Andrea Reichlin, hosted a cocktail party at the La Vie Parisienne Restaurant to celebrate the 60th year of diplomatic relations between the...
Good, Better, Best – with Wine
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Viña Albali is a wine produced in the Valdepeñas region of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. Its owner Felix Solis is said to have dreamed of creating a wine that would capture the fervent and exhilarating...
A Sampler of Hunan Cuisine
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - January 12, 2018 - 12:00am
China has 22 provinces (alphabetically listed from Anhui to Zhejiang), five autonomous regions (including Inner Mongolia and Xizang or Tibet), two special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau), and four municipalities...
Christmas Gala Dinner
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - January 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The annual fellowship dinner of La Chaine des Rotisseurs, an international association of gastronomy that supports the advancement of culinary arts and the pleasure of the table, is held every December.
A Wedding Banquet
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - November 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
The movie producer is Atty. Joji Alonso and the best source of information you can dig up about her work is http://www.imdb.com/.
Six Signature Dishes
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
There will always be food and drinks that are someone’s favorite. Cebu’s lechon and dried mangoes are top favorites among local tourists while foreign tourists admire the Cebu lechon and fresh mango...
Contemporary Chinese Dining
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
My childhood memories of Chinese food began around our ancestral home in Parian.
On Turning Five
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Time must be moving really faster these days. I still freshly recall the grand opening of Quest Hotel & Conference Center, and it has already celebrated its 5th anniversary recently. It’s been five years...
Mid-Autumn Moon Cake Festival
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Mid-autumn festival is the second most important Chinese festival after the Chinese New Year.
Authentic Italian–Style Gelato
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
There are a number of frozen desserts that people enjoy – ice cream, gelato, sorbet, sherbet… Sometimes it’s hard to differentiate one from the other. Filipinos have been enjoying ice cream since...
Back to Home Cooking!
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
These past few months, as food write I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to taste some of the world’s best cuisines like Italian, Spanish, American, Japanese, French, Thailand, Portuguese Chinese,...
La Dolce Vita
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - September 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
In 1960, Federico Fellini directed the Italian drama film, “La Dolce Vita” (The Sweet Life). The story followed a journalist writing for a magazine about his adventures in Rome. The movie won the Palme...
Spanish Degustation
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
There is a new restaurant in town, Enye Restaurant that offers traditional and contemporary Spanish cuisine prepared by renowned Chef Jose Luis “Chele” Gonzalez. It’s Enye at Crimson Resort and...
A Tapas Journey
by Dr. Nestor Alonso ll - September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s the dream of many foodies to be able to travel to Spain – to walk up and down the “calles” of Madrid or the “kaleetan” of Bilbao (Biscay, Basque) to eat tapas or pintxos...
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