By Lulu Tan-Gan
Grès was a French haute couture fashion house. Sometimes nicknamed the “Sphinx of Fashion,” Madame Grès (1903-1993) felt she was very much a sculptor and a fashion designer: “I wanted to become a sculptor. For me, working with stones or fabrics is the same thing.”
By Cheche V. Moral
Patis Pamintuan Tesoro has regular clients from as far as Singapore and the United States. Strangely, the one designer known for championing Filipiniana wear said nobody goes to her during the annual President’s State of the Nation Address, the one occasion politicians and their spouses embrace and splurge on traditional formal wear.
By Joy Rojas
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.
Country CookingBy Micky Fenix
The bibingka set before me at Medina in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, looked just like most Visayan bibingka I’ve seen.
By Marge C. Enriquez
A long maple shoe wedge doubles as door stopper. An earthenware planter, with self-watering wick supplements the various cycles of the plant. A spice grinder, shaped like an oven knob, catches the residue of the pepper.