Happy Ongpauco-Tiu’s tem(plates) for success
by Lai S. Reyes - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
It was her mother’s love for collecting dinnerware and entertaining guests at home that sparked her obsession with plates, so much so that she wanted to build her own collection even while she was still in...
Creator of spectacles Jerry Sibal brings his magical touch to CCP
by Lai S. Reyes - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Lavish weddings, charity balls and talk-of-the-town corporate events — these are just of some of the projects Jerry Sibal has done in his more than 25 years as celebrity events stylist and as a floral arc...
Tracing the steps of the 26 Martyrs of Nagasaki
by Lai S. Reyes - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A shipwreck, fake news and greed. Could these possibly be the reasons why the early Christians were persecuted and killed in Nagasaki during late 15th century?
Bowled over by Tenya
by Lai S. Reyes - February 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Why does “bowl food” taste so much better than those served on regular —even fancy — plates?
Getting crabby & loving Thai for Valentine’s Day
by Lai S. Reyes - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
If artisan chocolates don’t work on her anymore, maybe a delicious curry dish will. Make that stir-fried crab with yellow curry sauce from Nara.
How daddies learn to swaddle with care
by Lai S. Reyes - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
First-time moms get overly excited once they find out they’re pregnant.
Rx for sensitive skin
by Lai S. Reyes - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Did you know that the cleansing part of one’s beauty regimen may be the simplest, but the most damaging?
Rubber-stamp your way through Taiwan
by Lai S. Reyes - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
When it comes to food and shopping, everything they say about Taiwan is true.
From steaks to pineapple cheesecake, Robinsons Valencia has your eat-inerary covered
by Lai S. Reyes - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Two things pop into the (foodie) mind when one mentions Bukidnon: pineapple and steak. Make that Del Monte Clubhouse’s oh, so tender slab of awesomeness.
Pancake art & Mug cakes in a minute
by Lai S. Reyes - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Baking is not my cup of tea. I’d rather whip up kare-kare — from scratch — than pick up a mixing bowl and measure all the ingredients precisely.
Duck with caramelized foie gras is tea-rrific
by Lai S. Reyes - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
A cup of tea is more than just a way to start the day. It can also be used to spice up your meal. Yes, from breakfast to dessert!
Putting the (cancer) game plan into action
by Lai S. Reyes - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
While waiting for the passage of the Cancer Bill and the Universal Health Care Bill into law...
How the right food can make you lose weight fast
by Lai S. Reyes - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
A lot of people want to lose weight — be it for beauty or health reasons — fast and easy by resorting to starvation, fad diets, diet pills and supplements.
Can’t afford basic health insurance? Take multivitamins
by Lai S. Reyes - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
If you’re already pushing 40, you probably pop multis (multivitamins) or other health supplements every day to keep your mind and body in shape.
Finally, an insurance plan that encourages you to live healthier, longer, better
by Lai S. Reyes - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Mention insurance and only one thing comes to mind — death!
Examining our architectural navels at Venice Architecture Biennale
by Lai S. Reyes - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Inspired by National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin’s 1961 novel The Woman Who Had Two Navels, the country’s official representation at the 16th International Venice Architecture Biennale, billed...
Bea and Pia Trinidad continue The Cravings Group family legacy
by Lai S. Reyes - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Someone’s pressing the refresh button at The Cravings Group to make this family-owned restaurant chain a bit merrier and brighter this holiday season.
Designer Zandra Lim marks 15th year with charity bridal event
by Lai S. Reyes - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Proving that you don’t need to wear white to still look like a bride, bridal gown designer Zandra Lim said young brides nowadays prefer to stand out on their altar date in black wedding dresses.
A ray of hope for childless couples
by Lai S. Reyes - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Having a baby is one of the most wonderful experiences in a couple’s life.
New Zealand’s South Island beckons
by Lai S. Reyes - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
If you’re the kind of wanderer who desperately craves new destinations/ experiences that are off the beaten track, then New Zealand’s South Island is worth the trip.
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