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‘Lechon kawali sa gata,’ ‘adobong hito’–historic Bistro Remedios marks milestone with new dishes

LARRY J. Cruz and Lorna Cruz-Ambas at Bistro Remedios

Bistro Remedios opened in 1984 at the corner of Remedios and Adriatico Streets, the third of Larry Cruz’s bistros and the fifth of the LJC Group’s growing chain of restaurants.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Russian designer offers many possibilities in one outfit


Accompanied by her Great Dane Fanya, Yevgeniya Alexandrovna Yushkova arrives for this interview in distressed jeans, a breezy vintage blouse, and a long, gray sleeveless cardigan with black trim.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Restoring order–and honor–after ‘Yolanda’


He may not be as famous as his three older brothers—Danny, member of the legendary musical trio The Apo; Sandy, founder of the popular lechon manok chain Andok’s and mayor of Javier, Leyte; and Dyords, versatile entertainer and one-fourth of the well-traveled quartet Angfourgettables—but Jimmy Javier is certainly as accomplished, and his Kuya Dyords couldn’t be prouder.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Trashion’: He turns Cebu’s garbage into glamorous, wearable art


Given the elegant aesthetic and the delicate quality of Francis Sollano’s wearable art, it’s hard to believe that his pieces were fashioned out of garbage sourced from the most popular establishments in his native Cebu.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Jay Yao blends high fashion and everyday people

LIGAYA Samson, 82

They are neither model-tall nor thin, but when a middle-age corn vendor, two embroiderers, a farmer tending her rice paddy, an art teacher, and other everyday people were approached by photographer Jay Yao and asked to pose for pictures sporting couture by Filipino designers Joey Samson and Lesley Mobo, everyone was game to do it.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »