A Japanese Tradition in Cebu

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 05:55 p.m.

A CHANCE conversation several thousand feet in the air led to a long-standing friendship and business venture.

So describes Carlostito Gothong of how his father met Japanese businessman Hideo Goto on an international flight. Goto turned out to be from the second of three generations that have owned and operated Japanese cake shop Fujinoya for the past 50 years. A decade since that first encounter, Fujinoya has opened its doors to the Filipino public with its first shop outside Japan, right here in Cebu.

All things dairy: Sidedish

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 05:53 p.m.

AN EXPERIENCE woven around cheese happened last week. And Emborg and Friendship dairy products were at the limelight.

The two European dairy brands were showcased at “Purple Feast” last Thursday at the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management Cebu in Synergis IT Center in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City.

Tender Whoopie recipe: Potluck

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 05:52 p.m.

You can make the Cream Cheese Tender Whoopie Cookies at home. Here’s the recipe.

Ingredients: 250 grams Emborg unsalted butter; 85 grams icing sugar; ½ tsp. vanilla bean paste; 250 grams cake flour; 40 grams cornstarch; and ¼ tsp. salt.

Food trends still 'in': Sira-sira store

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 05:48 p.m.

AT THE dawning of 2014, Forbes predicted food trends that would catch the stomach of the eating public. Some of the predictions sounded ordinary—chicken wings being sold in restaurants—while some seemed too difficult to swallow. Mashup dishes attracted a following at first, but it didn’t really catch like wildfire.

Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu takes you beyond “I Do”

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:08 p.m.

To make your wedding day extra special, book your wedding reception from now until Sept. 19, 2014 at only P1,400 net per person for a minimum of 100 guests, and get premium upgrades that only Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu can offer.

Enjoy a two-night stay at the Bridal Suite, use of the coaster, and free corkage. Other complimentary inclusions are: a special buffet menu, table centerpieces, use of the LCD projector and motorized screen, use of the VIP Holding Room, and access to all public areas for your pre or post-nuptial pictorials.

Hyundai treats One Hyundai Club members to the movies

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:08 p.m.

Hyundai Cebu Inc. let all One Hyundai Club (OHC) members in Cebu enjoy a Reel Deal treat with an exclusive showing of the hit film, “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

The air was filled with an excited buzz at SM City Cebu Cinema 1 as close to 500 OHC members showed up to enjoy the premium experience that Hyundai offered.

Stellar Estates PH opens office

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:07 p.m.

Stellar Estates PH is a boutique real estate brokerage firm conceptualized by six real estate brokers and longtime friends. It took a year of planning before the opening of its office located at the G/F Door 1-A Marison Condominium C. Rosal St. Lahug, Cebu City.

What made this real estate firm different from the rest is the simple vision the owners have: to be a reliable real estate brokerage firm with sound reputation for exemplary sales, high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.

Wet Weekend: Pool Party at Marco Polo Plaza

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:06 p.m.

NOT SURE where to go for the coming long weekend? Stay in Cebu and experience a pool party a thousand feet high at Cebu City’s finest this weekend!

Spectrum, the producers of epic events such as the Sinulog Invasion and Univercity, together with Marco Polo Plaza Cebu and Pioneer DJ brings you Wet Weekend Pool, an Invasion Tour party on Sunday, Aug. 24.

Get cool gadgets this Cyber Month at SM City Cebu

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:06 p.m.

Get all your cool gadgets and gears this Cyber Month in SM City Cebu.

Enjoy up to 50 percent discount on selected items at Cyberzone, SM Appliance Center, Ace Hardware, and other participating stores in the mallwide SM’ Tech Sale ongoing until Aug. 31.

Sleight of Hand

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:01 p.m.

THESE days, everyone is accustomed to having everything instantly. Fast food, faster transportation, high-speed Internet, and websites and apps that are all about having everything done right now, never a minute or a second too soon.

Despite the fast-paced lifestyle that technology affords us, there is still nothing like the preciousness of something that has been painstakingly done the slow and often difficult way. Detailed work done by hand offers the personality and history that machines and technology simply cannot replace.

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