Sarah G & JaDine join #mtvmusicevo2016

Pop stars Sarah Geronimo, James Reid and Nadine Lustre are just some of the local artists scheduled to share the stage with renowned international band One Republic in the award-winning MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 to be held at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds on Friday, 24 June 2016. In the words of singer-dancer-actor James Reid: "“MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 is going to be one of the best nights of your summer. So join me, Nadine and some of the biggest artists in pop music – from both the international and Pinoy scenes as we dance the night ... Continue Reading...

Etihad Airways launches mobile app as part of #FlyingReimagined

Etihad Airways has launched a new mobile app for the iPhone as part of its Digital Guest Innovation Strategy and #FlyingReimagined philosophy. The mobile app enables guests to organise and manage their journey with greater ease and functionality. "This is in line with our commitment to deliver excellence in every single guest interaction, be it face-to-face or on digital channels. Our innovative solutions ensure our guests enjoy a kind of service that is seamless and tailored to fit their needs," Etihad's Chief Commercial Officer Peter Baumgartner said in an ... Continue Reading...

Sunday lunch buffet at Mario’s

The Mario's buffet has been there for as long as we can remember. It's truly one thing that never gets old and has stayed consistent through the years. No wonder, families and friends make it a point to flock to the resto on Sundays when the buffet spread gets to be extra sumptuous, as compared to the rest of the week. What you can expect at the buffet which costs only a little more than a thousand pesos net per person: tender and melt-in-your-mouth cochinillo with golden, crispy, crunchy skin; moist turkey roasted to perfection; roast beef and roast leg of lamb ... Continue Reading...

2016 Manila FAME: Boutique Edition on April 21-24

The long-running trade show Manila FAME (or Furnishings and Apparel Manufacturers' Exchange) will hold its first event for the year starting today until Sunday, April 24 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. As expected, Manila FAME: Boutique Edition will showcase export-quality designer pieces for the home, holiday, and fashion sectors. The affair's theme is “Iridescence” to highlight the colorful character of Asian lifestyle and design. One highlight is the Artisans Village which will feature the work of local artisans and master craftsmen highly ... Continue Reading...

Kapampangan adobo recipe from Chef Gene Gonzalez

Here's a belated post on the cooking demo conducted by noted chef and author Gene Gonzalez at The Maya Kitchen last February (announcement in this post). Even though am from the Visayas, Pampanga is one region whose cuisine I admire and I will not hesitate gaining a few pounds just feasting on their rich, tasty food. Anyway, adobo is the Philippines' national dish and there are hundreds of variations in these 7,107 islands, depending on where you come from. Chef Gene shared this Kapampangan recipe of adobo which is notable for not using soy sauce. It gets its deep ... Continue Reading...