October 30, 2014

        NEW YORK— Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s proud to be gay.   The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.…

October 30, 2014

Celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Alice Waters weren’t the only ones people made a beeline for recently at Turin, Italy. They also queued for our kalderetang baka, pansit guisado and lechon kawali. …

October 30, 2014

What a difference a typeface makes. For years, Café Provençal languished on the second floor of Shangri-La Plaza’s main building, painted in the sort of pastels that look so beautiful against the backdrop of lavender and green, or…

Kitchen Rescue:

7 Thai-style noodle soups for the cool months »

At Chef J Gamboa’s prodding, Azuthai’s resident chef Malichat Intaramolee whipped up noodle soups to warm the restaurant’s clientele on rainy days and in…

Word of Mouth:

Chewy, crunchy, tasty ‘gyoza’ »

More new restaurants are opening left and right. More and more students from various culinary schools here and abroad are graduating, with money to…

Paris: Bad time-keeper Rihanna is early at Dior »

After turning up at Balmain's show after everyone had left, Barbadian superstar Rihanna arrived this time at Friday's Christian Dior show before hardly anyone had arrived.…

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Singer Rihanna poses for photographers before Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris, Friday, Feb.28, 2014. AP

Calma’s fundamental art »

Architect Ed Calma has become synonymous with minimalism. His design revolves around geometry, nature, void spaces and materials. …

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ALL ABOUT THE VIEWS  The canopied deck sits high commanding views of the lake and volcano. Philippe Starck’s sofa is the perfect match. Photo by Romain Rivierre