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Buffet like no other

Restaurant manager Tanguy Gras oversees the dishes at an atelier

Spiral, a concept restaurant with 452 indoor and outdoor seating capacity, aims to “bring the authenticity and warmth of the traditional French markets and Asian hawker stalls into a five-star hotel setting.” The dishes are prepared by 60-80 chefs. The result is an astonishing mix of world cuisines a diner would run out of breath just to navigate.

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Travel | Read More »

There’s a ‘Pope Francis The Musical,’ and it’s by a community theater group

CARDINALS anxiously discussing the new Pope—a scene from “Pope Francis The
Musical,” which will have its world premiere on Dec. 12. PHOTOS BY NIGEL IAN LAXAMANA AND JOJO LIM

Quite aptly, a homegrown musical heralds the Jan. 15 arrival of Pope Francis I in Manila.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Lake Sebu–a place you’ve never seen

ONE of the renowned Seven Falls
in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

Strange that some Filipino travelers are familiar with what’s going on in places like Inner Mongolia and yet have no clue about many Philippine must-see sights and must-go sites.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Jo Ann Bitagcol, Joyce Makitalo, Gino Gonzalez define their condo space

LIVING area as art gallery.

The space couldn’t grow with me,” says Mike Jugo, recalling the time he decided to get married and had to leave his condominium unit in Makati City.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Isabela uncovered


The province of Isabela in Cagayan Valley (Region II) appears to be a very laidback place.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »