The Birth of Mercato Centrale @ BGC

On this site will rise Mercato Centrale, an innovative weekend lifestyle market that will provide unique and great-tasting food finds and an extensive selection of healthy and organic options, all located in a clean, comfortable and organized market setting.

BRGR: The Burger Project!

I’ve been working on a Battle Burger project with the Juice.PH team for the past few weeks. We tasted and rated all the best burgers you can think of in Manila, and we are about to release the Battle Burger results in Juice.PH. As we’re about to close our quest for the Best Burger in … Continue reading BRGR: The Burger Project!

Wee Nam Kee, Wee!

UPDATE: Wee Nam Kee’s Hainanese Chicken Rice Now in Manila! My favorite places for Hainanese Chicken Rice in Singapore are Boon Tong Kee, Chatterbox in Meritus Mandarin along Orchard, and Wee Nam Kee (WNK for short) in Novena.  Finally, Wee Nam Kee is opening in Manila this November, tucked inside the Ayala Triangle Gardens. In Manila, Tao Yuan … Continue reading Wee Nam Kee, Wee!

My Days with the Lord…

Admittedly, I entertained the thought of backing out the last minute last Friday to watch the opening night of The Wedding Singer instead of attending Yuppie Days with the Lord. I thought it would be a corny retreat designed for High School students and it would be “an Atenean thing”. Good thing, He prevailed 🙂

The Rising Landmarks of Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

In 2011, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) will witness the rise of four major landmarks: Bonifacio High Street Phase 3, The Mind Museum,  Mercato Centrale Food and Organic Weekend Market, and  St. Michael the Archangel Church.  We love BGC. We love the way it has grown to be the home of the most passionate and most artistic people in the Metro. … Continue reading The Rising Landmarks of Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

Bingwit ng Pag-ibig

A couple of weeks ago we witnessed the premiere of the short film/commercial  for Chile Vitas which paid tribute to the vintage Pinoy films from the 50’s and 60’s. It is titled, “Bingwit ng Pag-ibig” and features Milena Krahulcova as Lolita, the funny Ramon Bautista as Ramon, and Richie Aquino as Nestor.  Watch the video:  You Tube Video Link: Bingwit ng Pag-ibig … Continue reading Bingwit ng Pag-ibig

2011 Awesome Calendar of the Philippines

Our Definitive Guide to Philippine Holidays, Philippine Festivals, Philippine Fiestas, Liturgical Events, and Awesome Events! Copyright 2011. Our Awesome Planet JANUARY 2011Best Time to Climb Mt. Pinatubo! December 31 – January 2 | 3 Days Weekend! 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY | Saturday | Solemnity of Mary Mother of God | HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION 9 FEAST OF THE BLACK NAZARENE | Sunday … Continue reading 2011 Awesome Calendar of the Philippines

Food Writing Tips: Earn Some Cash in Between Bites

Here are some pro-food writing tips from my friends from Writer’s Block Philippines: Bagnet Bicol Express How do you cross over from being a passionate foodie to a credible and published food writer? Try these tips from the writing experts: 1. Select an interesting subject that has not yet been featured in other websites or … Continue reading Food Writing Tips: Earn Some Cash in Between Bites

The Story of Aidan’s First Championship Medal

As a parent, do you sometimes get that milestone-moment-feeling with your kids?  I feel as if there’s a fast forward button that moved me to a moment where I find myself cheering for my son in his first competitive sport experience.  Seeing Aidan perform some sports feat that helped his team secure the gold is … Continue reading The Story of Aidan’s First Championship Medal