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  • WATCH: The boys of Mandaue Nights (try to) teach you Bisaya words and phrases

    May 27, 2018 11:00 AM 17

    Gino Rosales and Karl Lucente of the Cebu-based band define words and phrases like 'ubay-ubay,' 'purbida,' and 'di ma da' Cebu-based synthpop duo Mandaue Nights recently played their first show in Manila, bringing with them not only their catchy VisPop tunes, but also a bunch of Bisaya phrases, which they explained on camera for both Bisaya and non-Bisaya

  • Safe and good fruits and veggies for your doggo

    May 26, 2018 10:30 AM 16

    Here are some tips from Anajli Prasertong in the article “1 Healthy Fruit & Vegetable Treats for Your Dog or Cat” in @kitchn. Third, Prasertong emphasized: “Treats should make up no more than 10 percent of your dog or cat's daily calories, so don't overdo it.” “My three-year-old rescue dog, Goblin, will do anything for a morsel of food, which is why I always

  • Philippine embassy chef's sisig wins U.S. contest

    May 26, 2018 3:00 AM 13

    For Philippine Ambassador to the US Babe Romualdez, 'this shows that Philippine cuisine is certainly being recognized in the American mainstream' MANILA, Philippines – Sisig, what our embassy marketed as "the great pork dish from the Philippines", won the hearts of judges and guests at the recent Embassy Chef Challenge in Washington DC. For her sisig

  • Protein powder to fuel your day

    May 21, 2018 1:20 PM 17

    Wholesome foods label Bob’s Red Mill offers premium quality plant protein powders which help boost strength and build muscles. Bob’s Red Mill Plant Protein powders are made with fiber, probiotics, and chia seeds. They come without added sweeteners, flavors, and colors. They can be taken in as a shake or smoothie, or added to hot cereals. Flavors include

  • Kitchen items, pantry staples up for grabs in an online game

    May 9, 2018 10:30 AM 88

    Over 32,0000 summer treats and three major raffle prizes are up for grabs in Summer Surprise, an online game from Marketplace by Rustan’s and Rustan’s Supermarket. To join, go to and register using your mobile phone number. Follow the mechanics and try to match three items of the same kinds to win. Among the items winners can bag are Coke Zero 330 ml, Del Monte

  • IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe queens, World's Strongest Man join 'Grit and Glam' fashion show

    May 9, 2018 2:38 AM 14

    Pia Wurtzbach, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Hafthor Bjornsson lead the fun evening at the Cove MANILA, Philippines – The Miss Universe organization joined forces with the World's Strongest Man on Tuesday, May 8, for a fun summer fashion show and party held at the Cove. Dubbed Grit and Glam, the 3 Miss Universe queens – Pia Wurtzbach, Iris Mittennaere

  • A pampering treat every mom deserves

    May 8, 2018 10:40 AM 23

    Treat your mom to a fabulous Mother’s Day celebration courtesy of Araneta Center’s Moms on Fleek promotion. Skin analysis by Diana Stalder, eyebrow shaping and grooming by J.Cat Beauty, eyebrow threading by Nails.Glow, and make-up tutorial by Natural Looks at the Gateway Mall; express diamond peel by Vanity First, eyebrow shaping and grooming by Detail

  • Edgar Maranan, poet and activist, dies

    May 8, 2018 3:36 AM 17

    BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Edgar B. Maranan, whom poet Ruel de Vera described as a man who "can’t stop writing," has finally stopped writing. Maranan died peacefully Tuesday morning, May 8, in Manila of liver complications, his poet sister Luchie said. He studied at the University of the Philippines Diliman and was off to becoming a poet when his subversive

  • Tea gastronomy with mommy

    May 6, 2018 1:46 PM 15

    Treat the noblest woman in your life to an impeccable tea gastronomy experience at the TWG Tea. From today until May 19, TWG Tea serves an exclusive Mother’s Day set menu that consists of aperitif, starter, main course, tea, and dessert. Start the celebration with a perfectly concocted cocktail of Moroccan Mint Tea, Gnawa Tea, yuzu juice, rum, and fresh

  • Buffet restaurant serves healthy fare

    May 6, 2018 12:34 PM 12

    Quezon Buffet Restaurant takes pride in its affordably priced buffet and Filipino-Hispanic menu with a modern twist. For its latest offering, executive chef and partner Kalel Chan whipped up dishes made with healthy oil. Chef Kalel has chosen Doña Elena Olive oils to bring out the flavors of his dishes as well as ensure the healthfulness of his spread