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Estillo artists exhibit works at Erehwon Center in QC

Some of the Estillo exhibiting artists pose in front of their works exhibited in Erehwon Center for the Arts in Quezon City.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Fifteen artists who are members of the Estillo Art Group are currently exhibiting their works at Erehwon Center for the Arts in Quezon City. Joining them is Filipino-Australian guest artist Benild Abigan, whose exhibited acrylic/charcoal “Memoir of Malee…the Ancient Remedy” depicts his psychic sensitivity that shows in his other works.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BGC as ‘gimik’ place: Dance music, R&B thrive at Jill’s

THE FACADE of Jill’s, one of the first clubs to open at The Fort Strip in BGC. PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

What was once part of a somber military camp—where the likes of Ninoy Aquino, Serge Osmeña and Geny Lopez were once imprisoned—is now a vibrant “gimik” place called Bonifacio Global City (or BGC) in Taguig.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Love in different tongues

ROMAN Mato Cruz, Tata Poblador, Joanna de Asis-Benitez, Dr. Verm Verhallo, Amando Doronila. PHOTO BY POCHOLOCONCEPCION

Conspiracy Garden Café (59 Visayas Ave., Project 6, Quezon City) is the offshoot of an idea that musicians can open and operate their own venue for live performances.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

A home or a gallery–or both?


How we should view art, everyday objects and space beyond the norm is the design premise of the new Artlab of artists and provocateurs Cesare and Jean Marie Syjuco.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Foodies pick top 3 new restos of 2012


Every year, dozens of new restaurants open to much fanfare. Original concepts and foreign chains with everything, from specialty tea to steamed chicken, vie for the attention of Filipinos, inveterate foodies.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Discovering the ‘best’ eateries in southern Metro Manila

Southern Eats

Everyone of us may know or recommend one or two favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants that serve quite delicious food and are not part of mainstream dining.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Haru in Pasig proves that cooking ‘for Filipino tastes’ doesn’t mean being sloppy


While we were living abroad, huddling in the gray chill of late autumn as the dark nights drew in, a rose-colored apparition would manifest itself in our frost-bitten imaginations about sitting down to a smorgasbord of hearty Filipino fare, with long-lost friends sitting around the table in cheerful bonhomie.

Posted: October 18th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines | Read More »

New York meets Italy in a little place called Nolita


We all go through an intense pizza craving every once in a while. Well-traveled connoisseurs don’t just settle for any pie—they long for the real, mouthwatering New York/Sicilian experience, which a good majority sadly haven’t found in Manila yet.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

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  6. The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  7. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  8. Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
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  10. Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
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