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Manila FAME organizers defend 100-year-old Whang-Od’s participation

By CNNPhilippines staff – The organizer of design and lifestyle event Manila FAME clarified that the invitation of the 100-year-old tattoo artist Apo Whang-Od was sought through proper channels. “Apo Whang-Od’s participation in Manila FAME was a tremendous collaborative effort of various government agencies. These include the Philippine Air Force, Read more »

Famed Filipino artist Mauro ‘Malang’ Santos; 89

via inquirer.net – Mauro “Malang” Santos Famed Filipino artist Mauro “Malang” Santos died early Saturday (June 10, 2017) morning after a lingering illness. He was 89. The award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and fine arts painter passed away at around 5 a.m., according to one of his sons, Simon. Santos, commonly known Read more »

How Filipino Food Is Becoming the Next Great American Cuisine

By Claudia McNeill/vogue.com – Asked to name your favorite dish from Japanese, Italian, Mexican, or Indian cuisine, and a flood of options may come to mind. Should you choose ramen or sushi? Pizza or pasta? Tacos or enchiladas? Butter chicken or saag paneer? Yet when asked to recall a treasured Read more »

Ronaldo Valdez is KFC’s first Filipino Colonel

By Chad de Guzman/CNN Philippines – KFC has just found its KFC: Kauna-unahang Filipino Colonel. The international fast food chain unveiled on its Facebook page Monday that veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez is the first Filipino to assume the colonel role of KFC in the Philippines. In the viral video, Valdez Read more »

Flaunt your Filipino pride with fine local jewelry

By Ria Francisco-Prieto/inquirer.net – We’re still three months away from Philippine Independence Day, but it doesn’t mean being proud to be Filipino should be a rare feeling. Thanks to Jul B. Dizon Jewellery and Simbolo, the brand’s newest collection of golden pieces, we can now wear Pinoy pride all year Read more »

Fil-Am chef nominated for prestigious James Beard Award

By Momar Visaya/inquirerdotnet – Tom Cunanan, the chef behind Bad Saint, the 24-seat Filipino restaurant in the capital, has been nominated for a James Beard Award, one of the most coveted honors in the restaurant industry. The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its annual awards last week. Cunanan Read more »