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New York-famed burger joint coming to Manila

By Rosette Adel/philstar.com – The burger joint which became famous in New York just announced that it will be having a branch in Manila. Shake Shack, “a modern day ‘roadside’ burger stand known for its delicious burgers, chicken, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more” said that it Read more »

The Philippines is the inspiration for this new Uniqlo collection

via CNNPhilippines – Wherever she may be, it seems that Paulina Ortega never loses her connection to home. Throughout her eight-year career, the Sydney-based visual artist and designer has worked with both local and international clients like Bench, Barbie, Samsung, and HaagenDazs, among others. When we last spoke to her Read more »

Metro Manila Pride breaks records in Southeast Asia

via rappler.com – Drawing a 25,000-strong crowd to this year’s Pride March and Festival, Metro Manila Pride now stands as the largest and oldest Pride demonstration in Southeast Asia. With the theme #RiseUpTogether, the Pride March was more than just about creating a safe space for the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, Read more »

Want to read more Filipino literature? Here’s where to start

By Tristan Zinampan/rappler.com – When asked about Filipino literature, what books could you recall top-of-mind? Let me guess, Noli Me Tangere? El Filibusterismo? The sad truth is that many of us (this writer not excluded) simply know more about the literature overseas than within our country. It’s a disheartening reality, Read more »

Pinoy floral designer wins big with toilet paper wedding dress

By Don Tagala/ABS-CBN News – After getting laid off from his job of 13 years at Farm Fresh, a Filipino floral designer from Chesapeake, Virginia won $10,000 for creating the best toilet paper wedding dress in New York Wednesday. Fifty-one-year-old Ronaldo “Roy” Cruz bested nine other finalists who showcased their Read more »

Magnolia Bakery coming to Manila?

via rappler.com – The cupcake craze may just see a resurgence as the famous Magnolia Bakery is supposedly set to open in Manila. While no official announcements have been made yet, a Facebook page, M Bakery PH, has been set up naming Taguig as the bakery’s location. Magnolia Bakery’s Read more »

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