By Pocholo Concepcion
Back in the ’80s, nightlife in Manila was centered around the Remedios Circle area. The café society crowd would enjoy dining and talking at Café Adriatico, while those who preferred drinking while listening to a DJ playing records would walk over next door to Hard Rock Café.
By Constantino C. Tejero
Two years ago, on a late afternoon, tour operator and performance artist Carlos Celdran was arrested for reportedly interrupting Mass in Manila Cathedral to stage a protest against priests and bishops interfering with the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill.
By Joseph Cortes
It’s easy to see why most people only know Larry J. Cruz for his restaurants. The LJC Restaurant Group, which he founded in 1980, is known for some of the most successful dining concepts in the country: Café Adriatico in Malate; Café Havana, originally in Malate, now at Greenbelt 3; Abé in Serendra; and Fely J’s Kitchen and Lorenzo’s Way, both at Greenbelt 5. Many of these restaurants are so popular that they have more than one branch, proof that the dining public rates these establishments highly.
By Junio de los Reyes
The Artery Manila, in cooperation with Gallery Nine, presents “So Be It,” the seventh annual Kristo Manila art exhibit.
By Priscilla Pacheco
It was Security Commander Balambao’s day-off when Typhoon “Pedring” hit Manila last Sept. 27, but an early morning call from one of his men prompted him to report for duty.
Café Adriatico in Malate celebrated its reopening after sustaining damage from a fire last December. The 33-year-old café, a landmark for a generation of urbanites, dressed itself up in yellow ochre and pulled all stops with a sumptuous spread of Adriatico favorites and well-loved dishes. Café Adriatico denizens who have been loyal diners the past [...]