Legendary chef Heston Blumenthal makes a super quick stop in Manila

Michelin Starred chef Heston Blumenthal made a super quick stop in Manila this weekend And by "super quick," we mean two hours According to Besay Gonzalez, general manager of Txanton — the first and only jamoneria in the country, Blumenthal dropped by their store for two hours on Fri (Feb 10) night The legendary British chef enjoyed exquisite wine (Botega Tradicion) and premium jamon at Txanton and...

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Jollibee’s third ‘Kwentong Valentines’ ad will make you cry buckets of tears

We're not crying, our eyes are just sweating! This week, Jollibee gave us a rollercoaster ride of emotions with their 'Kwentong Valentine's' (Valentine's Stories) ads They...

Award-winning musical ‘Wicked’ comes back to Manila for more magic and wonder

After a successful 2014 run, the award-winning musical Wicked is back to Manila to once again spread magic and wonder to thousands of Filipino fans On Feb 3,...

Award-winning musical ‘Wicked’ comes back to Manila for more magic and wonder

OFW chronicles: Victims of human trafficking find hope in the kitchen

with reports from Sylvia Yu Friedman, the Thomson Reuters Foundation It’s a hard knock life for most Filipinos trying to find good fortune overseas Their sad stories of...

OFW chronicles: Victims of human trafficking find hope in the kitchen

PREVIEW: Philippines’ stunning National Museum of Natural History

Architectural firm Dominic Galicia Architects posted some photos on Facebook of their work in progress: The National Museum of Natural History at Rizal Park in Manila It's a...

PREVIEW: Philippines’ stunning National Museum of Natural History

Guess who spent the longest average time on PornHub in 2016?

PornHub just released their '2016 Year in Review' stats and for the second year in a row, Filipinos proved that they can last the longest on one of the biggest porn sites in the...

Guess who spent the longest average time on PornHub in 2016?

Royal Caribbean UK will pay chosen Instagrammers to cruise with them

If you're at least 21 years old with an insatiable wanderlust, a smartphone, and an eye for Instagram-worthy shots, premier cruise line Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland might...

Royal Caribbean UK will pay chosen Instagrammers to cruise with them

Here’s what the Jollibee menu in Winnipeg, Canada looks like

Earlier this year, Filipino-Canadians in Winnipeg rejoiced at the news of Filipino fast food chain Jollibee opening in two locations: Ellice and Northgate Shopping...

Here’s what the Jollibee menu in Winnipeg, Canada looks like

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Every once in a while, someone suddenly emerges out of the woodwork brimming with such talent and promise that everyone's forced to snap out of the reverie of indifference and...

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ comes back to Manila in Feb 2017

The producers of Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, are delighted to announce an outstanding array...

Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ comes back to Manila in Feb 2017

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