For years I’ve been feasting on suckling pig and Peking duck in Chinese restaurants, ignoring the seafood that comes toward the end of the meal. In a Chinese banquet, the arrival of the crabs is usually cause for celebration, because it means it’s nearly time to go home.
If there is something Miss Universe candidates love about Cebu, it is the mango. Five candidates expressed their love for Cebu mangoes during a news conference at the JPark Island Resort and Waterpark in Lapu-Lapu on Tuesday. Representatives from Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Japan and Myanmar said they enjoyed their lunch especially with Cebu’s sweet mangoes.
EMBEDDED in the darkness of the corridors are small, brightly lit windows. Each window is a world by itself, with intricate backdrops and cardboard figures. Each represents a dramatic production
Serving honest-to-goodness Filipino dishes remains the hallmark of XO 46 Heritage Bistro, whose fourth branch opened last Tuesday at SM Aura Premier, Taguig.
The stretch of Chino Roces Avenue (Pasong Tamo), along Don Bosco Makati, has become an unlikely hotspot for restaurants.
The recent Philippine Independence Day celebrations had Makati Shangri-La hotel offering its own fiesta of Filipino food. Served for lunch and dinner at the Circles Event Café last June 9-15, the Kalayaan Food Festival featured much-loved Filipino dishes including kare-kare, pancit palabok, sisig, kinilaw, lechon, sinigang, adobo, palitaw and sapin-sapin all decked in five-star fineries.
History’s intense moments of heroism are about blood and thunder, reckless courage and eerie war cries. Such were the passions that seized control of heroes who fought in the Trojan War, at the storming of the Bastille in France, and in the Indonesian army’s bloody counter-coup against the communists.
Democracy is the worst form of government. But there’s none better, so they say. It’s taking me decades to appreciate democracy in practice.