Is it Safe Now to Dine in a Restaurant Under Manila’s GCQ?

After months of quarantine and restaurant deliveries, we were able to eat out finally at Friday’s BGC for our first dine-in experience after the Manila lockdown. We had second thoughts about going out and dining in because we were always wondering: is it finally safe to dine out in Manila’s restaurants after the community quarantine?

Copper / Brass Mask Wearable Art by Filipino Artist Vitty Gutierrez (A Review)

I love this Copper / Brass Mask by Filipino Artist Vincent “Vitty” Gutierrez from Antipolo. Copper material is best known for its microbial properties that kill bacteria and viruses upon contact with the material. It’s the best gift for Father’s Day that looks cool, functional and can be your memento of the Covid War. Watch … Continue reading Copper / Brass Mask Wearable Art by Filipino Artist Vitty Gutierrez (A Review)

Manila’s Best Chefs on Reinvention, Pivoting and What’s Next?

As we start the General Community Quarantine in Manila today, let’s listen to Manila’s Best Chefs and their inspiring stories of hope and resilience in the post-Covid World. It’s an intimate conversation on how to reinvent and pivot your restaurant business, taking those that matter most—chefs, employees and customers—into consideration. You get to know the … Continue reading Manila’s Best Chefs on Reinvention, Pivoting and What’s Next?

Wilbern David: How OAP Made Him Fat and How He Transformed?

Transformation Triumph Thursday features the awesome transformation story of Wilbern David. This is a special story of an OAP reader who got very fat because of my restaurant recommendations. I felt a bit guilty and some criticize OAP for promoting being fat even to my family. Featuring transformation stories is one way I can give … Continue reading Wilbern David: How OAP Made Him Fat and How He Transformed?

The Manila Podcast: Is it worth it to start a podcast?

We just published Episode #8 Season 1 Finale of The Manila Podcast documenting our ECQ diaries with my friend Spanky Enriquez.  The MNL Pod is a hyper-local city podcast about life in Manila which we launched during Manila’s ECQ lockdown. Recently, a friend asked me — Is it worth it to start a podcast? As … Continue reading The Manila Podcast: Is it worth it to start a podcast?

How to Create a Healthy Environment at Home?

Watch: Creating a Healthy Indoor Environment with Melanie Go Why we should care? • Building Biology is the impact of building environment on the inhabitants — humans and our health. • Sick Building Syndrome is when the building, office, or home is the cause of your ailment. • Indoor Environment is 2-5 times more toxic as … Continue reading How to Create a Healthy Environment at Home?

8 Hacks to Boost Your Immune System Naturally with Food plus Supplements

Watch: Boosting your Immune System with Food, Nutrition and Vitamins by Dr. Joel Lopez MD It’s critical that we boost our immune system in the new normal in the Post-Covid World. We talked to integrative and regenerative expert Dr. Joel Lopez about immune boosting hacks you can do at home:

YOLI Better Body System Review! (Read this first before trying)

I’ve been burned so many times by transformation systems or “balik alindog” programs in the past that did not work. I’ve also tried doing it naturally by giving up all carbs or by intermittent fasting, but the impact was slow and did not work well at reducing stored fats. When I told my family that … Continue reading YOLI Better Body System Review! (Read this first before trying)

Happy Mother’s Day!! (Manila Podcast ECQ Edition)

Anton, Rache, and Spanky talk about how the Quarantine has allowed us to get to spend more time with our families~ in particular, our Mothers, and why we consider it such an awesome privilege. We discuss how restaurants will bounce back over the next few months, and how we can help by launching EAT MNL. … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!! (Manila Podcast ECQ Edition)