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Why are Metro Manilans flocking to Todd English?

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A week before the soft opening of Todd English Food Hall at SM Aura Premier last month, it was reported that the Gerber Group had taken control of the celebrity chef’s 14-year-old restaurant Olives at the W Union Square Hotel in New York City.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Homegrown Cebu fashion house makes a splash


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Mia Arcenas is the only daughter of Dindo and Iris (née Fernan) Arcenas. Ever since she can remember, she has been interested in fashion. Her own mother, Iris, is one of Cebu’s most beautiful women, and ever a fashion plate.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

BCBG parades its color blocks, prints

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BCBG MAX Azria, under Linear Group Philippines, the Los Angeles-based ready-to-wear label’s new and exclusive local distributor, recently presented the brand’s 2013 “spring trend” collection featuring floral-printed and color-blocked dresses and separates in skimming and figure-hugging lines.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

5 free things to see and do while in LA

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This undated image provided by the Nethercutt Collection shows the Nethercutt Collection Grand Salon, a recreation of a 1920s-1930s auto sales salon. The Nethercutt Museum in Sylmar, Calif., houses a collection of antique and rare automobiles. It's one of a number of free things to see and do in the Los Angeles area. AP PHOTO/THE NETHERCUTT COLLECTION

It’s been called, sometimes derisively, a collection of 72 suburbs in search of a city.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Los Angeles food is not all healthy and avocado

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Before anything, let me be honest—I was never a fan of Los Angeles. Big cities where public transportation is not efficient, available or easily accessible have always been a big frustration for me. I don’t like having to ask people to break away from their busy schedules to take me around and I don’t feel comfortable driving in an unfamiliar place, so LA was never top of mind where spending a holiday was concerned.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Cyril’s sleight-of-hand adventures, now a TV series

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Acclaimed “cyber magician” Cyril Takayama thought that magic was “absolutely real” when he was around six. The 38-year-old magic trickster recalls growing up in Los Angeles, where he was tutored by a real magician from Magic Castle, which counts many of the world’s greatest illusionists as members. The experience changed his life, making him pursue magic more seriously during his teen years. He eventually landed small gigs in Japan, which led to a tour, TV specials, and his popularity online.

Posted: June 9th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Belo brings her brand of beauty to LA

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Los Angeles—It took Dr. Vicki Belo barely six months to plan her latest baby, but she’s been entertaining the idea of taking the plunge for the longest time. In finally doing so, not only did she give up her “preferred” holiday destination, she also had to overcome her fear of America as a “litigious” society. [...]

Posted: June 17th, 2011 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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