IF YOU are a regular to music gigs happening in the city, it is likely that you have come across the name “Sonic Boom” at some point. But what exactly is it anyway? In its iconic bold, yellow and red font set against black logo, it is a name that many people seem to have a vague idea about. Is it a music label? A production house? An events company?
HAVE you ever found yourself at a loss of what to do? In a small place like Cebu, chances are you have experienced going through that at some point. You’ve found yourself seeking something different, something new to try out.
FROM 80 entries down to three. The past year has been a trailblazing journey for local musicians and songwriters, as the first Visayan Pop Music Festival (VisPop) was finally realized.
DURING daytime, this “corner” stands as a café. It serves breakfast meals and coffee, and where people can head to if they’re looking for good food in a relaxing setting.
IT WAS nearing 6 p.m. and the studio was starting to fill up. Some were doing their warm-up routines, some still putting on their gi, while others were lounging on the mats, chatting with friends—all waiting for practice to begin.
WHEN news of its closure broke out last year, many Cebuanos were disheartened.
Since 2006, The Outpost has somewhat lived up to its name of being a refuge spot.
PIZZA has met countless reinventions over the years. Tracing its beginnings to the food haven that is the Mediterranean region, pizza variants are present nearly everywhere, bearing different flavors and styles—some even quite different from its herby, cheesy and tomato-filled predecessor.
After a hectic work week, the last thing on one’s mind would be to get on board the first flight to Manila—a bigger metropolis that’s twice as busy to get that much needed dose of relaxation. But one weekend, Charles Lim, director of Selrahco Management, whisked us away to the big city for that particular purpose, proving to us that despite the mazelike highways and towering buildings, it’s all about knowing where to go.
GROWING up in Vancouver, Canada, he recalls there were plenty of Greek diners and restaurants found all over the city, and how it had made a crossover and is already part of his country’s food culture.
SOMETIMES, when he finds himself going around the concrete labyrinth of big cities—passing by skyscrapers, driving along multilane highways illuminated by headlights and billboards—he remembers the bedtime stories his mother and grandfather would tell him when he was a child.