Sining Saysay art exhibit at the Gateway Gallery

Sining Saysay is an ambitious, must-see exhibition going on at the fifth level gallery of the Gateway Mall in Cubao, Quezon City. It chronicles the history of the Philippines in 30 large-scale paintings brilliantly executed by 28 alumni artists from the University of the Philippines. The artists are: Adonai Artificio, Armand Bacaltos, Adi Baen-Santos, Grandier Bella, Benjie Cabangis, Ben Cabrera, Angel Cacnio, Romeo Carlos, Cris Cruz, Denes Dasco, Gig De Pio, Simkin De Pio, Vincent De Pio, Neil Doloricon, Norman Dreo, Amado Hidalgo, Abdul Asia Mari Imao, Ben ... Continue Reading...

#MissUniverse2015 winners : Paulina Vega of Colombia is it!

22-year old business administration student Paulina Vega has just been crowned Miss Universe 2015 in Doral, Miami Florida. She is the daughter of a cardiologist and comes from a family of seven siblings. Her body is a wonder and we also wonder at the trivia written in her bio: that she sleeps with her eyes open (!!) Haha. We all had fun watching Miss Universe 2015 here in Manila. It's just sad that Miss Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa just managed a spot in the Top 10. Pauline Vega's photo from miss universe.com: Here's how the Miss Universe Top 5 Question ... Continue Reading...

Baked chicken sinigang recipe with Knorr #LutongNanay

Happy New Year everyone! The holidays came by in a whirl. It was all about shopping, attending parties, gift-giving, tinkering in the kitchen and of course, precious family bonding time! Anyway, one of the nicest gifts I received over Christmas was this large native bag filled with kitchen goodies from Knorr. About half of the contents were already stashed away by the time I took this photo. It was just very timely because I was wishing for a new non-stick pan and utensils. Of course, Knorr ready-made mixes like the ones used for sinigang, adobo, and menudo ... Continue Reading...

Potluck recipe: hardinera

Hardinera is a Filipino meatloaf dish originating in Quezon province. I fell in love with this dish the first time I saw it coz it looks so festive, and of course I like meatloaf. Will definitely make one for the holidays! If you're looking for a dish to bring to your potluck, reunion, Christmas and New Year celebrations, here's a hardinera recipe to try. Thanks to our friends from the Maya kitchen for the photo and the step-by-step instructions: Hardinera Ingredients: 4 tablespoons margarine or butter 4 segments garlic, minced 1 piece ... Continue Reading...

Eight Forbes Town Road & NailGanic Lounge

Skyscrapers are rising in the metro! One that has been unveiled to the public recently is Eight Forbes Town Road, a 53-storey finished condominium project by Megaworld Corp., the country's leading real estate developer. The building is adjacent to Burgos Circle in the Fort and is part of the five-hectare township that's called Forbes Town Center (where the Bellagio Towers, Forbeswood Heights and Forbeswood Parklane are located). Megaworld says the inspiration for the whole strip is Bugis, Singapore but with how things are shaping up, Forbes Town Center is destined to ... Continue Reading...