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The secret to Fernando Aracama’s Porchetta Negrense


As part of its 75th anniversary, Taal Vista Hotel’s “Culinary Gems: A Festival of Filipino Flavors Buffet,” is ongoing on select weekends till Nov. 23 at its Café Veranda.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Top chefs innovate on most representative Philippine dishes

PAMPANGA sisig with foie gras and fried eggs (chef Sau del Rosario)

What is the one dish that best represents Philippine cuisine?

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Your 2013 (not so known) ‘lechon’ guide: From the ‘healthy’ to the chili-garlicky

HECKY’S Lechon Sisig

A Filipino celebration remains incomplete without lechon, and as we anticipate the new year, delectable renditions come to mind—clean-tasting and flavorful, even without a sauce.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Why ‘Lechon’ Sounds Greek to Me


IS it possible that the Greeks invented the lechon? Apparently the spit-roasted pig goes as far back as the Trojan War! That would be around the 13th or 12th century BC, if we are to believe the Ancient Greeks.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

VIPs partake of great wines and spirits; and guilt-free ‘organic lechon’


The 12th edition of Ralph’s Wines & Spirits’ tasting event took place recently at Marriott Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, dahlings.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »