Our modern armors
by Lai S. Reyes - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that Metro Manila is under general community quarantine and most of us are returning to work, we must exercise caution by wearing these modern armors: facemasks, face shields, gloves, even DPE (daily protective...
3 chefs make simple, delicious lockdown meals from relief goods
by Lai S. Reyes - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
If there’s one good thing that came out of this lockdown, it’s that it teaches us to be more appreciative and creative, not only with what we have in our pantry, but also with the relief items we receive...
Bake with your kids at home in this time of Covid-19
by Lai S. Reyes - March 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Queens of Buttercream Valeri Valeriano and Christina Ong say baking helped them survive their trying times in London.
Obesity is a chronic disease: here’s how to fight it
by Lai S. Reyes - March 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Don’t just aspire to look good physically, aim to be healthy. And the first step is lifestyle therapy.
Hypertension is no longer an old man's disease
by Lai S. Reyes - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
‘Our patients are getting younger, some in their 20s,’ notes Dr. Leilani Asis, president of the Philippine Society for Hypertension.
Lisa Macuja-Elizalde tackles the tragic tale of ‘La Traviata’ in Ballet Manila’s season-ender
by Lai S. Reyes - March 7, 2020 - 12:00am
It has already been four years since Lisa Macuja-Elizalde, the exceptionally gifted ballerina who dazzled the world, hung up her tutus and pointe shoes, but she still gets excited at the thought of portraying one...
Lung cancer survivor Tirso Cruz III on fighting the Big C
by Lai S. Reyes - February 25, 2020 - 12:00am
In September 2014, Tirso went through surgery and rounds of treatment. Last year, he was declared cancer-free. ‘Cancer is no longer a death sentence.’
Overdrive to perform U2 at 19 East
by Lai S. Reyes - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
On the heels of U2’s successful one-night performance at the Philippine Arena last December, the local band widely credited for having introduced British New Wave to Manila in the 1980s is embarking on a series...
Dine and wine the Spanish way
by Lai S. Reyes - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
When in Spain, eat where the locals do.
Meet SALLY, your virtual GROCERY shopping ally
by Lai S. Reyes - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
If you’re one of those commuters (like me) who got intrigued by giant billboards that read, “SALLY, where are you?” “Has anyone seen SALLY?” and “Help, me SALLY,” while stuck...
Say it with Daiso
by Lai S. Reyes - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Running out of ideas on what to give your loved ones for Valentine’s? Even if you’re on a tight budget, I know you can do so much better than “pasa” load.
Why hand-cut steaks are the best
by Lai S. Reyes - February 6, 2020 - 12:00am
While most restaurants put the spotlight on their celebrity chefs, this steakhouse takes pride in having the best meat cutter: one who chops through bones and slices off tendons until the cattle is reduced to individual...
How Cebu’s best lechon was honored in Vienna
by Lai S. Reyes - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Restaurateur George Nocom Pua had no idea that his love affair with lechon — which started when he was only 13 years old — would earn him his first international recognition as an entrepreneur.
Win a trip to NYC and watch ‘Hamilton: An American Musical’ at Flatiron 1771
by Lai S. Reyes - January 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Flatiron 1771 prides itself on bringing diners a taste of New York with dishes inspired by the city’s multicultural flavors.
Japan’s MOSt famous burger chain opens a pop-up at Robinsons Galleria
by Lai S. Reyes - January 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The hype is real! Burger munchers lined up as early as 8 a.m. last Wednesday, Jan. 15, outside Robinsons Galleria to get their fill of Japan’s MOSt famous and delicious burger the Yakiniku Rice Burger and MOS...
AirAsia brings pinoy flavors to the sky
by Lai S. Reyes - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
‘AirAsia is the people’s airline, but low cost doesn’t mean low quality,’ says AirAsia Philippines vice chair Sheila Romero. She has made it her mission to ensure that passengers get good-tasting...
Hand-pulled noodles pull the strings at Seda Vertis North’s Pin Wei restaurant
by Lai S. Reyes - January 2, 2020 - 12:00am
‘For less than P400, diners will get to enjoy a delicious and filling dim sum treat and a really nice bowl of hand-pulled noodles.’
Nina Daza-Puyat’s ode to her mother
by Lai S. Reyes - December 19, 2019 - 12:00am
How does one pay tribute to a culinary icon who inspired generations of Filipino homecooks to pursue their love for cooking against all odds?
Chubby kids may face serious health problems in the future
by Lai S. Reyes - December 17, 2019 - 12:00am
We tend to think of chubby kids as cute. And those round little cheeks and legs that resemble that of a sumo wrestler make them even more cuddly.
I’ve just discovered the ‘Divisoria of the North’
by Lai S. Reyes - December 15, 2019 - 12:00am
While Divisoria still holds the title “the best bargain shopping spot out there” come Christmastime, the heavy traffic, overwhelming crowd not to mention the pickpockets can easily turn you off.
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