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‘Pancit,’ chicken ‘adobo’ and ‘atchara’ delight guests at food fair in Italy


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.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Excellent duck confit–the fat was salacious, almost obscene, impossible to resist

THE DUCK comes with sea salt, pickles and Dijonmustard

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 the stone of Avignon and Les Baux, but which don’t quite work in the gleam and grime of an urban setting.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Practical tips to protect your child from kidnappers


Last month, there was a lot of talk about kidnappings, partly due to what people thought was an abduction on Edsa. Some parents perceive a resurgence in kidnapping.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Parenting | Read More »

How difficult is it for the single mom?

THE AUTHOR with sons Mark (left) and Joshua

I was a big fan of Snow White when I was a child. My mind had probably been wired to hope for that one man who would sweep me off my feet and bring me to his castle. We’d have beautiful children so we could play games without worries in the world—nothing but plenty of food, laughter and love.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

This new Pilates-boxing hybrid makes you ‘sleek, sexy, powerful’

PILOXING aims to empower women. JILSON SECKLER TIU

Now anyone can jab like a lady, punch like a man, and burn tons of calories along the way. Piloxing, the workout that has taken Hollywood by storm and empowered women the world over, is finally going mainstream in the Philippines.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »