By Alex Y. Vergara
It pays to drink a cool bottle of red wine and a cold bottle of white wine. Otherwise, even the best reds would taste acrid (the Filipino word “mapakla” says it best), while the best whites would taste sour or acidic if not chilled properly.
By Walter Ang
Cronuts, croissants shaped like donuts (with a hole in the middle and icing), are currently making the news in the United States. This cultural crossbreeding of a French pastry may not be available in Manila yet, but for now, we can get a fusion of French and Manila music. Best of all, it’s free.
The sperm count in French men dropped by nearly one-third between 1989 and 2005 and the quality of sperm also declined, a study said Wednesday.
By Clinton Palanca
It’s different yet the same. Marc Aubry of the erstwhile Je Suis Gourmand is back in the kitchen, his spectacles perched at the very tip of his not inconsiderable nose, but the restaurant is now called Champêtre, although it’s exactly where Je Suis Gourmand used to be, and a few of the dishes from the former restaurant have reappeared on the new menu.