CEBUANO diners have ample reasons to rejoice for the mushrooming food outlets along thorough fares will finally find hygienic haven at the Pino Compound in Lahug.
Aptly billed “Kalderohan” it will serve Cebuano street dishes like Balbacua, Tinolang Manok na Bisaya, Chicken and Pork barbecue and many other popular pedestrian foods.
Summer is just around the corner and, man, is it hot outdoors these days or what?
Michelle: While surfi ng online, the title “Is Your Partner A Financial Frog?” leapt before my eyes. No offense to the frogs but a financial frog refers to a frog prince who is a dubious financial partner. Love is blind and as the article says, never more than when it comes to money. So in between the flowers and kilig moments, see if the person you love or are currently dating fits any of these signs of a financial frog.
There was a time in the early 1900s when we thought that cancer only occurred in remote places. We kept on eating without choosing healthy food, gorged on snacks, sugar-laden delicacies, red meat and allowed ourselves to be under stress.
Today our doctors have their hands full of cancer patients and a variety of cancer types. Now we are more mindful of what we eat and we do try to avoid stress among other things.
There is this guy, a computer engineer in our office. One day he asked me if we could leave the office together after work. I found him smart friendly and very accommodating. There were several nights we left for home together.
DID you know that Korean food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world? The Koreans have a unique approach to food. Many dishes are either stewed or boiled and grilled, and their sauces go through a process called fermentation.
I SHOT out of my chair when I heard that Dr. Jose Rizal has not been officially declared as national hero. Is that right?
Thanks to adobo, this important element in our history is out in the open. Bohol Rep. Rene Relampagos filed earlier this month House Bill 3926, according to GMA News. The bill seeks to declare adobo as national food, claiming that it uses a cooking method “indigenous to the Philippines.”
IT WILL be a weekend evening filled with love on March 16 in Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kuwento as Chito (Jake Vargas) finally finds the courage to tell his true feelings for Nikki (Julie Anne San Jose).
Because of Chito’s fear that Nikki does not feel the same way for him, he just told her before that he only sees her as a friend so Nikki decided to stay away from him since then. But after trying to hold back his feelings for so long, he could not help but admit that he really loves her.
LOOKING “effortlessly fabulous” is a style mantra that’s easier said than done. How to stand out without overdoing it? Or how to play it cool without looking sloppy? It’s a tricky act that ironically requires a certain degree of effort—and for this summer, perfecting casual yet eye-catching ensembles is the way to go.
FOR those of us who weren’t gifted with high cheekbones, achieving a slimmer face can be an issue. Some people could have slim bodies, but still chubby faces. There’s always contouring with makeup, but for those who want longer-lasting effects, a firming facial might be for you.
SUMMER is at hand! The Metro Stores are kicking it off with an amazing Sidewalk Sale for three days on March 14-16.
Irresistible offers of up to 50 percent off on great selections are reasons one should not let this Metro promotion come to pass, Cesar Jose Jesena, vice president for marketing and retail development of the Metro Retail Group.
THE sun is up, the skies crystal clear and the breeze is blowing. Summer is definitely here! Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu’s premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment, invites you to come and take a splash into a fun-filled, Happy Colorful Summer celebration this 2014.
Summer at the Ayala Center Cebu begins this weekend with the launch of its Happy Colorful Summer Campaign on March 14, 6 p.m at the Terraces with acoustic singer and ASAP Sessionista Princess Velasco. At the expansion wing, giant Spanish clothing and accessories retailer ZARA opens its doors on the same day.
CRIMSON Resort will hold its annual summer sale at Ayala Center Cebu on March 14-16, 2014. Every year, this homegrown resort brand dedicates at least 1 sale per year to encourage locals to stay at the property by buying vouchers at very good deal.
During the 3-day sale, hotel accommodation, spa services and food and beverage steals are up for grabs. Score as low as P5,800net on room only accommodation and P6,500net on room with breakfast for a minimum purchase of three vouchers of the same or varying room categories.
THE comfort of driving your own car. The pride of owning a luxury vehicle. Love these ideas? Make them real with the Dream Big and Win Big at Wilcon promo.
From March 14 to Dec. 30, 2014, Wilcon customers can get a chance to own one of five brand new Mercedes-Benz B180 sedans or take home P10,000 worth of Wilcon Gift Certificates!
THE Pag-Ibig Fund North Central and Eastern Visayas announced the soft opening of its Mandaue branch on March 18, which will be located at the second floor of Gaisano Capital Casuntingan, M. L. Quezon Ave., Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City.
THE Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines (DSAPI) Cebu announced it has extended the deadline of its photo contest to March 21.
With the theme: “Living it Up with Downs,” the contest is open to all high school student photography enthusiasts.
THE Government of Japan approved the funding for the “Akbay–Agrikultura: Kaagapay ng Bayang Pinoy (Agriculture: A Partner in Philippine Progress) Program Phase II” for typhoon Yolanda-affected areas under the Japan Food Security Project for Underprivileged Farmers, (formerly known as the 2KR Program).
A fund support of P139,979,500.00 from Japan’s Official Development Assistance was approved for this project.
IT IS no coincidence that I’m listening to Bono’s song as I sit through a long flight to the west coast, realizing that our spring vacation to Ireland was like a homecoming, for some strange reason. It was spring and as I reminisce about it, here’s where my thoughts drifted...
SILKAIR, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by offering customers around the region special fares on 250,000 seats for 25 days.
NOT just a home, it’s a getaway. Not just a resort, its nature’s playground. Its not just living, it’s Tambuli Seaside Living!
Now you can bask in a paradise home 365 days of the year—amidst sun, sky, sea and sand. Why? You can be on vacation mode every single day!
WATCH on the big screen the Bigbang Alive Galaxy Tour on March 15 and 16 at SM Cinema 1 of SM City Cebu. Screening time is at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on both dates.
With 48 shows, 12 countries, 24 cities attended by over 800,000 fans, Bigbang has carried their first World Tour: BigBang Alive Galaxy Tour over to film for their fans to reminisce and experience what happened in 2012. Catch Tae Yang, Dae Sung, G-Dragon, Seungri and Top as they sing and dance their hearts out across the stars and into your hearts.
THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) turned 39 on Feb. 1 and gave recognition to 97 employees for their dedicated service to the water district through the years.
Of the 97, one of them has been serving the company for 35 years, while 16 others are 30-year service awardees.
THE Cebu Lady Lawyers Association Inc. (Cella) will hold their installation of the new set of officers for 2014-2015 on Saturday, March 15, at 6 p.m. at the Casino Español in Cebu City, with Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor F. Leonen as the guest speaker.
THE Rotary International District 3860 and the Cebu International Documentary Film Festival (CIDFF) announced that the “Rotary Documentary Film Challenge 2014” call for entries has been extended until March 15.
The challenge is open to all aspiring and professional filmmakers.
IF YOU do not want to head home yet after dinner, or you find yourself battered by the summer heat and you’re looking for a cold fix, this place is for you.
BAYANI Garcia and Pamela Calatrava were college students at Ateneo de Davao when they first met. He was a “transplant” from Cebu, eager to make new friends, while she was Davao born-and-bred, and wary of strangers. In time, the friendship developed and then blossomed into love. That was six years ago.
MARCH on to an exceptional graduation month this year as Ayala Center Cebu brings you A+ entertainment and great discounts this month of March.
Hats off to the graduates! March away to Ayala Center Cebu’s Graduation Sale on March 14 to 16 for big discounts on your favorite brands!
A MODERN four-storey shopping mall, Pacific Mall-Mandaue, is a shopaholic’s paradise.
It can satisfy every shopper’s taste, pocket, and style. And with the latest additions to the mall’s major fresh development, a day at Pacific Mall can be one exciting shopping and well-spent experience.
AYALA Museum, located at the heart of the Makati Central Business District, Philippines, is a breathing space amidst the hustle and bustle of Metropolitan Manila. Whenever visiting the country’s capital, the museum is surely one of the best places to lose yourself in amazing contemporary art and uplift your spirit through the Philippines’ inspiring history.
IT'S a certified British invasion with the grand opening of F&F in Ayala Center Cebu last Feb. 26.
The brand started in the UK in 2001 and can already be found in 22 countries worldwide. Cebu is their third location in the country.