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May 6, 2016

The Perfect Pint Perfects the Process


The Perfect Pint isn’t named that way just because it’s a catchy alliteration. Brothers Alec, Noel and Raymond Tempongko, owners of the Perfect Pint, are living every beer lover’s dream. They research on and make their own recipes for the establishment’s signature craft beers, and during the process, they of course have to sample every Continue Reading


May 5, 2016

Brillante Mendoza: Dark and Brilliant Truths


This May, two sure-t0-be blockbuster superhero movies power through our cinemas, quickly bumping off the little known or heard of Sinag Maynila with a big “Kapow!” Sinag Maynila is an independent film festival that features prolific and up and coming directors and casts who use the medium to depict relevant national issues How many cinema goers will be transfixed by in-your-face graphics and surround sound? How Continue Reading


May 4, 2016

Zsa Zsa Padilla: The Art of Living & Loving


A factoid about the Divine Diva: when she was in college, the young Esperanza Padilla did not have her head in the clouds devising ways to be as well-known as her famous relatives.


May 2, 2016

Finders Kiefer’s: Kiefer Ravena


Alyssa Valdez understandably shed a few tears this weekend when having to accept defeat from arch rival De La Salle at the UAAP women’s volleyball finals, but with the support of fellow Atenean and Athlete, long-time buddy, business partner and possible source of inspiration Kiefer Ravena, she should be just fine. Find out why Kiefer is Continue Reading


April 29, 2016

To Infinity and Beyond: Magnum Launches New Flavors


It starts off with a bite and a nibble; rich, cracking chocolate surrenders to the pressure of a mouth and lips waiting to be gratified by luscious flavors and textures chilled to perfection. Silky ice cream follows in pursuit, leveling up the experience that cannot be topped. Relieve this experience over and over again with Continue Reading


The ABCs with PeopleAsia Pt. 2


Pencils down, hands up and pass your papers forward! Here’s the second half of your ABC lessons with PeopleAsia. Need to backtrack and review? Check out The ABCs with PeopleAsia Pt. 1 here. F – Pope Francis After a few millennia of both shining and appalling moments, one would think one has seen it all from Continue Reading


April 28, 2016

Alyssa Valdez: Woman of Style and three-time UAAP Women’s Volleyball MVP


A mix of love for the game, stamina, needle-sharp focus and killer charm (on and off the court) might make you a “most valuable player” once, but to be awarded the title thrice in a row? Something pretty special is definitely going underneath that jersey. Ateneo Lady Eagles’ Alyssa Valdez strikes again: not only did she Continue Reading


April 25, 2016

Dingdong Dantes: A Role in The Classroom


Training has started for Dingdong Dantes who plays Prince Raquim in the remake of fantasy series Encantadia. It’s an extra exciting time for fans of the show and the man himself as he’s not only coming back a second time (he was part of the original show, but was cast in a different role), but is also teaming Continue Reading


April 22, 2016

Frank Reichenbach: Hotelier Finds His Home


Text by MAAN D’ASIS PAMARAN Home is definitely where the heart is for this charming Swiss gentleman. He was a fresh graduate from Lausanne when he first came here to the Philippines in 1980. “I had visions of traveling, of seeing the world, and when I heard of an opening at the Manila Midtown Ramada Continue Reading


April 19, 2016

Chow down! The World Street Food Congress comes to Manila

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The World Street Food Congress is only a few nibbles, bites, slurps and gulps away. The Philippines, voted by CNN as one of the most exciting culinary cities to watch, will host the feeding frenzy that’s scheduled to start on April 20 and continue up to April 24 and will be held at the Bonifacio Continue Reading