Fun & Me-Time
Located along the highway right across Paseo Santa Rosa, Rose & Grace is a restaurant in the Philippines puts a twist into the humble turo-turo eateries by blending it with the kind of service and quality found in most fine dining restaurants to give you a completely unique dining experience.
Located at Brgy. Sungay on the eastern side of Tagaytay City, Tagaytay Picnic Grove is a sprawling 13.5 hectare park where families and friends can come to share good food, great camaraderie, and a spectacular view. It’s one of the top travel destinations in the Philippines frequented by families and friends throughout the year.
It’s a tradition in my family that each time there is a birthday, the birthday celebrant gets to choose where to eat for the day. When my mom celebrated her birthday last month, she decided that we try out Akakage, a Japanese restaurant that just recently opened along J. Elizalde Street in BF Homes.
Tea Talk is a sophisticated and cozy little tea room located just along Aguirre Avenue inside BF Homes that a a friend and I discovered while scouting for a place to grab a late night snack. Since that time, it has been the place that I would go whenever I needed to satisfy my craving for milk tea.
Balut is a Filipino street food delicacy loved by some and feared by many. Is it really the stuff of nightmares or just one very misunderstood egg?
Papa John's Pizza, a popular pizza joint in Jefferson, Indiana, is now in BF Homes. Here's a restaurant review to give you an idea what to expect dining here.
Choose Philippines' music video 'Piliin ang Pilipinas' showcases the best about the Philippines, making it such a valuable contribution to the country's tourism industry. Here's my personal take about the new tourism music video.
In the 21st century, we have seen the rise of empowered women who have made a mark in their fields. We have looked up to them as models to be imitated. They have shown us how great it is to be alive and do what we are passionate about.
Where else can you find comforting, modern yet still authentic Italian cuisine that serves pasta cooked al dente unfailingly, every single time?
We went on a three-day journey to Medina, Misamis Oriental. It was part of our requirements in our subject in photography. We went on that journey riding a bus for four hours, knowing what lies ahead. When we arrived in Medina, we saw the place as very quaint. The place is described by its natural scenery...
Only in the Philippines, there is a Chinese dimsum restaurant known as the Gloria Maris Dimsum Kitchen which always satisfies the hungry bellies of its patrons. In this restaurant, famous and regular people have dined and kept on
There’s no better way to end a long, busy week than treating yourself to a relaxing massage. And for me, one of the best places to go for a relaxing massage is at Ruyifang Massage & Reflexology.
Reading the Chicken Soup for the Soul books is a great way to spend your time. Each story reaches out to a target reader who relates to the category. This series of books is a brainchild of Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen.
Mary Grace is a purveyor of arguably the best tasting ensaymada you can find in Manila.
Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is slowly becoming one of the top tourist destinations in Mindanao. If you are within the vicinity, make sure to visit the Seven Falls Zipline. Adrenaline junkies will get more than just the usual thrill that comes with the ride, but a visual treat of the breathtaking view of the falls and surrounding ...
The last thing I expected while spending a day at Tagaytay Picnic Grove was to become fish food. But this unique foot spa treatment was definitely worth it.
The belfry of Cagsawa Church, a parish buried in lavaflow when Mt. Mayon unleashed her fury on February 1, 1814.
What used to be a haven for all things heavenly suddenly had a backdrop for everything rock and roll.
Reading books is no longer a hobby of Filipino adults. Less than one-fourth out of 100 in Filipino adults continue to read books. This is a sad fact based on research.
~ A total of sixty (60) aspirants – thirty (30) singers and thirty (30) songwriters will be accepted to be the second batch of ELEMENTS participants. More than twenty (20) mentors will be joining the campers in Dumaguete City from November 6 -10, 2011. ~
VatiLeaks = Vatican Leaks. If you like your conspiracy theories, here's a great addition. For all the skeptics and reason-thinkers out there, VatiLeaks is a treasure trove of hours of entertainment. All conspiracies have a smidgeon of truth. That truth is usually proportional to the size of the subject being examined.
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Classic meets modern in these "twisted" versions of Filipino favorites.
Banchetto and Mercato are known for bringing different food to the midnight crowd. In UP Diliman, however, there is one food bazaar that was made by students for students. Enter, Cocina.
If you have heard of my yellow library, I'm very happy to share that it was featured in Beautiful-Libraries.com, making it the first Pinoy home library featured there! Beautiful-Libraries.com is a collection of "the most beautiful libraries in the world", from home libraries to public ones, from school to corporate. It is really a very beautiful website to visit, especially ...
Growing up in rural Philippines where folk tales are part of everyday life, where the fantastic and the ordinary meld in a cosmos of danger and beauty; where were-creatures and spirits lurk in every corner, where the physical and spiritual worlds are one, my early childhood was full of excitement, adventure, and uninterrupted marvel.
By: Tuting Hernandez
When I first heard about Krazy Garlik, I thought every dish would reek of the spice so I wasn't in any hurry to visit the garlic-themed restaurant. If I had known what was in store for me, I would have planned an earlier trip to the bistro.
Here's another unsolicited advice. This time for the province of Pampanga.
Note from P3 Curator >> Edward's video blog and diary is a shining example of what P3 aims to be. Edward is one of the thousands of sea-faring Filipino overseas workers. It's about time (alternative) media shed a spotlight on the life and adventures of our sea-faring heroes. Edward's video blog will commence as a regular column in P3 in ...
P3 had the privilege to interview international DJ sensation, Rosie Romero. The beautiful beat genius will be livening up the dance floor in Makati this Friday. Read the thoughts she shared here.
As far as I can remember, whenever my paternal clan had a gathering at one of our houses, you can be sure that the catering service is Aling Teresing's. If I'm not mistaken, we've been patronizing their food for over two decades, if not more.
I've been hearing about Yakimix for months, and recently, we found a reason to try out the restaurant in Greenbelt. Having an infamous reputation for famished crowds, we deliberately made our way an hour before lunch time to secure some seats.
Humane, scientific, logical pet dog care tips from PETA Asia-Pacific
Visiting Tagaytay Highlands in the Philippines promises you to come back for more. It is a world-class international golf and country club that has made locals and tourists open their mouths in awe.
With all the emerging brands of soft serve frozen yogurt available in the market like Yoh Froz, White Hat, Red Mango, Tutti Frutti, Lulu Belle, and CaliforniaBerry to name a few, what sets Golden Spoon apart from all of them?
Yes it is a controversial animal rights topic -- The Running of the Bulls.
But these shots really capture the raw energy of the cultural event.
View the amazing shots via theatlantic.com
A community supported agriculture group in Metro Manila aims to not only provide local and organic produce direct from the farm to your doorstep, but also to reconnect you with the people and place where your food is grown.
Here's an account of a farm trip.
I was first intrigued by their adorable and colorful website that could attract kids and teens alike. I just actually saw the link from a friend in Facebook who was raving about their cute site. Coincidentally, I was planning of having a cupcake party for my daughter instead of getting the usual fondant cake.
In an event some weeks ago, Chairman Felipe de Leon of NCCA (National Commission on Culture & the Arts) posted a challenge to come up with an idea of a monument that is truly and uniquely Filipino. I told him - how about a 20-storey monument of Malakas at Maganda? Ohhhh.... he liked the idea! What do you think?!
Mybestfit is a shopping technology that scans a person’s body to match their personal measurements with clothing, sizes, and styles stocked by nearby retailers.
For those who have been to the rustic town of Sagada in the northern part of the Philippines (Mountain Province), many would agree that it is a frontier destination. With cool climate, really dramatic mountain views, impressive and adventure-filled caves, and a proud Cordillera culture, Sagada has become an ultimate destination for many travellers seeking an adventure experience only a ...
In Nasugbu, Batangas, there is a gem of a Philippine travel destination for locals and tourists alike. The Hamilo Coast development houses the Pico de Loro Cove, only one out of thirteen coves for
What distinguishes one tea shop from another is the atmosphere and unique experience each customer can. Moonleaf is one of those stores that greets it's patrons with familiarity and a welcoming smile. Students and young professionals alike go gaga for the milk teas and it's no surprise why.
It has been years since we've last eaten at Cafe Mediterranean. Let's just say that we didn't particularly enjoy our last meal, hence the lack of recurring visits to the place. Maybe our palates have yet to develop a taste for Mediterranean cuisine. We finally decided to ascertain whether our taste buds have had a change of heart.
More than a dozen regional governments in Japan will conduct tests to determine whether locally grown rice contains too much radioactive cesium, farm ministry officials said on Monday, as food safety worries spill into the country's traditional staple.
Craving for a healthy snack? Like many restaurants and food stalls of late, Sinangag Express includes some healthy options on the menu. A popular one is their Chilled Taho (P25).
The massive success of DO OVER Manila featuring Rhettmatic, Daz-I-Kue, Haycock & Strong.
See all the images of the illest act this side of the world.
Watch the video clip.
Images and video courtesy of the B-Side
When we hear about people making extraordinary achievements, we all listen to the news about them. Isn’t it wonderful when we become motivated and inspired again to do our best in the
Simple...eye-wear made out of recycled skateboards.
Fun just got greener (not to mention a whole-damn-cooler)
Watch the video!
The Surigao City Tourism Council is inviting all cultural groups throughout the country to participate in the much anticipated annual ethnic mardi gras in the city, the 2011 Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival on September 9 this year.
Think Japanese resto and visions of california maki, tempura and sukiyaki immediately come to mind. Red Kimono brings on their scrumptious version of these dishes, and more.
Going to a play isn't necessarily dull or boring. The newest musical-comedy by PETA will keep you howling with laughter then silently tearing up with emotion. Care givers by day and divas by night, the five protagonists are all transvestites who live and work in Israel in the height of the second infitada.
Chocolate lovers everywhere should be happy to know that there is one shop that serves dark chocolate cake, just like mom used to make. Chocolat is the bake shop to go when you want that perfect comfort food. Try their Death by Tablea, Caramel and Kahlua confections.
It is not too often that Filipinos can witness first-hand how a traveling circus performs. Well, the Canadian-based entertainment group Cirque du Soleil has been in Manila to captivate the Filipino
Anyeong haseyo! Join me for one of the most popular, albeit simple, Korean dishes and let its fusion of flavors delight your appetite.
Let's travel to Pampanga for a taste of their famous delicacies...
It's been a week since I snagged a Google+ invite, and while it's fun to hit the reset button on my personal social media life, what I'm really interested in is how the service is going to impact teaching and learning. There's a good chance that Google+ is going to become a powerful communication and collaboration tool in the classroom. ...
David's Tea House operates a chain of tea houses that serves Chinese cuisine enhanced by Filipino and Hongkong dishes that have been redesigned to suit the local taste.
Hm, they say that the folly of Filipinos right now is that we don’t know our history or we don’t really learn from it that much so we repeat our mistakes over and over and over and over again… Yeah, just look at our government right now. But hey, let’s talk about films… my friend. Friend daw, o! Chos.
If Paris is the city of love then Iloilo is its counterpart in the Philippines. There are lots of things to do and discover in this majestic place. Aside from its romantic speaking and very friendly locals, you will also adore the different sites and sounds this place has to offer. You will soon find out why people consider this ...
I don’t know how to start spilling my thoughts about this brilliant, endearing and witty
work of John Green but let me tell you that this book, Paper Towns by John Green, slapped me
tons of realizations in life. I mean, I got some issues too just like the characters in the book and
man, the guy (John Green) knows ...
Italian anyone? From pizza, pasta and risotto to gelato and sorbetto, you couldn't be more Italian than that. "At the table with good friends and family, one does not grow old."
I was never a big fan of guyabano… I always thought of it as the milder cousin of durian, which I also lack a fondness for. Something about the consistency of the flesh, a bit phlegm-like if I must be honest, and the slightly off-putting flavor and aroma that accompanies it. So I have rarely purchased guyabano to enjoy just ...
Jessi Arrington wearing nothing new and is fab | Video on TED.com
It's nerdy, ironic, hipsterific and viral.
A youtube rap video on climate change spreads awareness without the heavy, overly-serious atmosphere that goes along with it. Watch it.
Pancake House has served generations of Filipino families. Here's an insight as to why it is one of the best comfort food restaurants in the country.
Japan's Kyoto Seika University said Tuesday it will launch the country's first doctoral program in manga studies next year.
PSFK's report on the future of health [healthcare].
Presented in a beautiful slideshow, these projections are not too far off from happening. What's best is, the mobile technology can be easily adopted by enterprising Filipinos.
What happens when Groupon offers regular coupons from grocery stores? Use your imagination!