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The biggest book sale in the world is now in Manila

via CNN Philippines – It’s a rather curious thing, a book fair called Big Bad Wolf. Sure, it’s named after an archetypal character in fables and fairy tales — the stuff of many a book — but there’s the matter of his being a villain. Why, then, name a supposedly Read more »

New eats: Bench Cafe puts a stylish spin on Pinoy food

By Joko Magalong-De Veyra/abs-cbn.com – The food business is not new to Bench, having brought foreign concepts like French patisserie Paul, Japanese cheesecake purveyor Pablo, and tonkatsu shop Maisen to our shores. As one of the known “game-changers” in the Philippines, it wasn’t surprising that Bench would eventually create Read more »

Philippines still world’s social media capital – study

By Janvic Mateo/The Philippine Star – For the third year in a row, the Philippines has emerged as the social media capital of the world. A study on the state of the internet showed that an average Filipino spent almost four hours on social media every day in 2017. Read more »

Fil-Brit brothers introduce Pinoy coffee to Londoners

By Rose Eclarinal/ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – Coffee drinkers in London have a wide array of coffee choices from global high street chains for their caffeine fix. But many shun high street chains in favor of local coffee shops, where they can enjoy better-tasting coffee. This is the segment of Read more »

Regional Filipino dishes celebrated at iconic James Beard House in NY

via INQUIRER.net US Bureau – Some one hundred guests experienced fine dining Filipino-style prepared by chef-owners of renowned restaurants at the iconic James Beard House here on January 25. The five-course regional Filipino dinner was hosted by the Filipino Food Movement (FFM), and JBKollaborations (JBK), with the support of the Read more »

Philippines’ first Christmas light tunnel now dazzling, dancing

By Euden Valdez/philstar.com – There’s a new “Instagramable” destination you shouldn’t miss this Christmas season. Something that is never before seen but once witnessed, is sure to leave everyone in awe. This is the Christmas Musical Street Light Tunnel of Ortigas East. Set up outside Tiendesitas, it is patterned after Read more »