October 23, 2014

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend a culinary demonstration arranged by the Royal Thai Embassy and the Philippine Thai Cultural Organization. Because Thai cuisine is one of my favorites, I was delighted to learn…

October 23, 2014

Bulacan is known for some of the best delicacies in the country—and some of the greatest chefs, too. Among them is the mild-mannered Jessie Sincioco, whose notable culinary career has spanned over three decades.…

October 23, 2014

Chili’s celebrates October with the return of its Margarita Madness—bottomless Frozen and Flavored Margaritas go for P300 per person.…

Country Cooking:

Seared black cod fillet ála Niçoise, lamb loin with salsa verde–airline food can be exciting »

On my return trip to Manila from Singapore, I was asked to “book a cook.” There were nine chefs to choose from the International…

Kitchen Rescue:

Delicious chunks of crab meat–in a tin can »

I enjoy eating crabs but not the tedious task of cracking and picking the meat off its shell. …

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