By Margaux Salcedo
This April is turning out to be full of nice surprises. Two weeks ago, I sent a message to chef Tonyboy Escalante asking what dates he would be in Singapore, because I was attending the World Gourmet Summit and had heard that he was nominated for an award.
By Tonette Orejas
On Saturday night when Singaporean Bryan Koh launched his book, “Milk Pigs and Violet Gold (Philippine Cookery),” Filipinos, including heritage-food chef Lilian Borromeo, were profuse with thanks.
By Glenna Aquino
What an expressive age ours is. Design is everywhere and creativity is unprecedented. The recent inaugural Maison&Objet Asia held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore was tangible proof of this.
MenuBy Margaux Salcedo
I have met the chef of my dreams—a young American-educated Brazilian who has worked with the world’s best chefs: Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York, Andoni Luis Aduriz at Mugaritz in Spain and Heston Blumenthal at The Fat Duck in London.
BPI, the country’s first bank and innovation leader, which brought several of the country’s firsts- ATMs, point-of-sale debit system, internet and mobile banking, among others, has yet again continued to surprise its cardholders with a thrilling travel promotion.
By Miko Cabuyadao
There’s something about live performances that takes you to another dimension—and that’s what Laneway did to me.
Choirs from Indonesia and Singapore will join their Philippine counterparts when Sing N Joy Manila 2013, the Philippine International Choral Competition, unfolds on Dec. 11-14 at the Aliw and Star Theaters in Pasay City.
“We’re having a tough time at home, but we’re here to celebrate mankind,” a costumed Rico Blanco tells the sizable crowd at the Marina Promenade’s F1 Pit area, and his declaration is met with cheers from Filipinos and foreigners alike. Performing with a heavy heart might not be easy, but this man’s clearly on a mission—to show the rest of the world what the indomitable Filipino spirit is all about at the Sundown Festival 2013 in Singapore.
By Miko Cabuyadao
“My small contribution to the Pinoys in need …” It was a short message that answered our problem of transporting the donations collected for “Yolanda” victims. Uncle Darry, a Singaporean, offered his car service for free when he learned that we were doing a donation drive.
By Cheche V. Moral
The scene was typical of global fashion brands’ events. There were a supermodel, pop stars, actors, top bloggers and celebrities on the front row.
By Brylle B. Tabora
The legacy of National Artist for Music Andrea Veneracion continues. The Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, named after the founder of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, opened last Aug. 8. It was the sixth international choral fest to be staged at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the first international choral competition in the country. Festival director is Melissa V. Mantaring of the CCP.