Tuslob Buwa: The legend comes to life

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:29 p.m.

IN SOME ways, tuslob buwa—the latest food craze to hit the metro—can be comparable to that of a sasquatch. This tabletop treat (not the sasquatch), best served really hot and fast, is some sort of “legend” in its own right.

Culinary greatness by little chefs

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:27 p.m.

DOES the little one in the family seem inclined to helping out big time in the kitchen? Give him or her the opportunity to see what it’s like to learn from the chefs of a five-star resort.

At Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, the Little Chefs, Big Chefs program invites children to a day of tasty creativity. The activity starts with decorating the children’s chef’s hats at the Activity Zone before proceeding to the “kitchens.”

Sira-sira store: Pabu lang

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:26 p.m.

EVERY day man encounters something un-fresh and the ghastly thing about it is that he puts it in his mouth. And even swallows it.

Mornings might find man feasting on the carcass of a pig (sliced thinly and flavored to make it more palatable); the unborn baby of a chicken, fried without mercy; and a bowl of grain, rice may it be, harvested three months ago.

Marian Rivera to hold collections auction, birthday in Cebu

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:24 p.m.

IN CELEBRATION of her 30th birthday, GMA 7 star Marian Rivera will hold an exclusive collections exhibit on Aug. 11, Monday, at The Northwing of SM City Cebu.

Marian Rivera will display her different outfits she wore in teleseryes, movies, shows, awards nights, among others. Items will be sold via online auction. Proceeds of the online auction will benefit the Kapuso Adopt-A-Bangka Project in Bantayan Island, Cebu.

The Great Chinese Circus in town

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 07:23 p.m.

CEBU will host The Great Chinese Circus, featuring the Acrobats of Heibie. The show will provide a stunning show of incredible acrobatics, beautiful costumes and a great soundtrack.

Imagine beautiful Chinese ladies on unicycles while balancing tin plates on their heads and tossing each plate to one another and the plates landing on top of their heads. Or, male acrobats jumping and flying through small and big hoops stacked one on top of the other.

Beauty tips for airplane travel

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 06:49 p.m.

I HAVEN'T been on a long haul flight in a while, but I’ve been on flights lately that lasted three or four hours. Even these medium haul flights, no matter how big the plane or comfortable the seat, can cause skin issues due to the horribly dry air inside the cabin. Here are a few tips for airplane skin care and beauty:

• Exfoliate skin the night before a flight. This will remove dead skin cells that could cause flakiness caused by dry airplane air.

Chic the rain

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 06:45 p.m.

WHAT goes up when the skies go down? An umbrella on a rainy day. One way to keep dry and fashionable is to buy good rainwear. Here are some tips from wikihow, GQ and GMA 7.

Wear a fitted trench coat with a hood. The trench coat is a classic piece that works well for nearly any woman’s wardrobe. Consider a standard beige trench, a sophisticated burgundy trench, or a vibrant red trench, depending on your personality.

Designer denim

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 06:43 p.m.

FEW fabrics offer as much versatility and comfort as denim. Evolving from its utilitarian beginnings as sturdy clothing for hard-labor workers, denim has become a wardrobe staple for all ages and all style inclinations. It is now made in different weights with endless possibilities for washes, colors, and cuts, and can be worn almost everywhere and to every occasion.

Destination Zhangjiajie: Of Chairman Mao and China’s army of domestic tourists

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 07:32 p.m.

FEW people travel in pursuit of a history lesson or a discourse on current events.

It’s often always about the novelty of experiencing something new, a momentary escape, a glimpse of the unfamiliar and elusive, Facebook photos and all.

Utzurrum: Culinary treats and the healthy lifestyle

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 07:31 p.m.

HERE come the savory and delectable cuisine choices from the Iberian Peninsula—Spain: jamon serrano, sopa Cachorrena, fabada (beans and chorizo casserole), sorbet naranja and fennel with saffron threads, spiced duck with pears picada, lengua estofado con setas, seafood paella, postre (dessert) of fried milk blueberry sauce, brazo de Mercedes.

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