Redefining Filipino Hospitality
by Bea Trinidad - April 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Hapag, once in Katipunan, has moved up to a new level at the Balmori Suites in Rockwell. And it’s no small step — it’s a giant leap forward for Manila’s dining scene.
SMHCC’s Tela Tales: Linen waste to new beginnings
by Bea Trinidad - April 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Tela Tales is not just about recycling old linens; it’s about crafting stories of hope and resilience, one bag at a time. Beyond the hotel industry, it’s a reminder that every one of us can play a part...
The future of food
by Bea Trinidad - March 28, 2024 - 12:00am
I met Ella, Singapore's first robotic barista, at Changi International Airport. Ella serves various drinks non-stop, from a classic latte to a Pandan Tea latte.
Liz Uy redefines snacks with healthy granola bars
by Bea Trinidad - January 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The purest sign of validation is when kids give their thumbs up.’My eldest, Xavi,wrote a letter to Santa and left Mood Food bars for him to enjoy,’ says Liz Uy.
Say Grace before you choose your meal
by Tats Rejante Manahan - December 9, 2023 - 12:00am
It has been said that food is the central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture.
A humorous chronicle of my aging odyssey
by Monchet Diokno Olives - September 30, 2023 - 12:00am
I thought it best to chronicle my thoughts by downing one of my favorite cocktails — the clamato juice vodka refreshment which I consider to be a senior salad, in a glass.
Another Feather in Jo Ann Bitagcol's Fashion Cap
by Tweetie De Leon-Gonzalez - June 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Jo Ann Bitagcol. Fashion followers are all familiar with the name — a model so loved and whose career spans decades and who continues to dominate the runways of choice events with her signature straightforward...
Our ever-growing menagerie
by Vicky Veloso-Barrera - April 15, 2023 - 12:00am
We’ve just done it again: taken in a little bird that literally fell out of the sky.
Antonio’s at PGA and other date-worthy spots
by Vicky Veloso-Barrera - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
There was considerable excitement when the news broke out that the much-loved Antonio’s of Tagaytay was opening an outpost in Manila, specifically at PGA Cars’ showroom along EDSA.
The bunnies hop to Banaue
by Vicky Veloso-Barrera - February 7, 2023 - 12:00am
About this time a year ago I thought of providing rabbit plushies to go with my science-fiction series for kids The Sign of the Rabbit, the way popular movies sell toys and other merchandise.
How I weave memories of the Cordillera into hearty fashion
by Tootsy Angara - January 18, 2023 - 12:00am
I designed this Kaayo line to honor my mom, with whom I interacted with the mountain tribes. The experience taught me resilience, creativity and courage.
A bold new oyster bar by the founder of koomi
by Bea Trinidad - October 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Famous satirist, essayist, poet, and author Jonathan Swift once said, "He was a bold man that first ate an oyster." How about a man that opens an oyster bar?
10 reasons why you should get in line for a tudor ranger
by Emerson Yao - August 3, 2022 - 12:00am
I’ve been spending some time enjoying the recently launched Tudor Ranger, and I realized that this amazing watch has many features to be proud of and why it should be a must-have watch for many sports watch...
Why you need a gin lover as a friend
by Bea Trinidad - June 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Everyone has a friend that's obsessed with gin. My friend carries pink peppercorns in her bag, always ready for a gin and tonic at whatever hour, preferably in the afternoon.
How a young couple turned a love language into a food business
by Bea Trinidad - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Bea Ocampo and her boyfriend Japee Baldonado, in their mid-20s, are the faces of Lemonlime Manila, a food business that started selling Key Lime Pie through Instagram in March 2021.
Building a diabetes-resilient Philippines in 2022
by Dr. Kenneth Lee - February 22, 2022 - 12:00am
According to recent data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority, diabetes stands as the fifth major cause of death in the Philippines.
Embracing the new normal
by Margarita Fores - May 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Yes, universe, whatever new challenges you may bring our way, we’ll keep dodging, keep reinventing, and just keep making lemonade out of all the lemons you send our way.
Charles Tiu to Sari Lazaro: ‘No matter where, my dream wedding has always been with someone like you’
by Maxene Magalona - April 14, 2021 - 12:00am
An intimate yet romantic destination wedding set in a medieval castle in Rome.
Empowering women during these challenging times
by Rita Dy - November 22, 2020 - 12:00am
At no time in recent history has it been more important for me to be a part of Zonta.
The twists and turns of our pandemic journey
by Sheree Gotuaco - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Coming from a brick-and-mortar background, with our brands Freeway, Ensembles and Solo, we have transitioned to fashion technology.
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