The Philippines is poised to become a venue for destination weddings. No less than American Yanni Tzoumas, editorial director and publisher of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, made this assessment after recent visits to Manila and Cebu.
Some of the country’s most powerful and brilliant businessmen gathered for a dinner hosted by audit, tax and accounting advisory firm Manabat Sanagustin & Co. (MS&Co.) in honor of Bankers Association of the Philippines’ (BAP) incoming president, the smart and très charmant Lorenzo Tan, and BAP’s outgoing president, the workaholic and well-respected Alberto Villarosa.
As the first in modern Filipino cuisine, Sentro 1771 has gained quite a following over the last 10 years. Sentro customers all have personal favorites that keep them coming back for more, be it the Corned Beef Sinigang, Lamb Caldereta, Garlicky Adobo, Rated GG, Catfish Sentro Style or Seafood Sinigang.
To characterize Curtis Sittenfeld’s new novel, “Sisterland,” as an ideal beach read isn’t meant as an insult. The author of “American Wife,” a fantastic account of a protagonist clearly modeled after Laura Bush who ascends from a small town in Wisconsin to the White House, is a skilled storyteller.