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Everything Mōdan

At Jorge Mendez’s restaurant, private dining becomes refreshingly communal.

Everything, everywhere, all in 2023

A glance into the crystal ball of science and data to prepare for the post-pandemic year.

Ramon Magsaysay’s new clothes

The institution responsible for giving one of Asia’s highest honors reworks its logo and tagline gearing up for its 65th anniversary.

Culture shock

The Covidization of leisure and entertainment in the Philippines.

The Christmas rush

A Christmas short story.

The dream media noche

A fantasy yearend degustation menu from some of the foremost chefs of Manila.

Best food forward

What are the motivations and eating habits of diners today? How has the ongoing pandemic changed food preparation and preferences? How are chefs making food extra? These are some of the important questions whose answers are shaping the future of the local food industry. Here’s what some of our chefs have to say.

Will Carousel trigger the woke?

The recovery of live musicals as reflected in Toff De Venecia’s directorial debut with Repertory Philippines

Oliver Tolentino at the MQ Vienna Fashion Week

Tolentino will present a 30-piece fall/winter collection in season on the evening of Sept. 14.

Thought I’d died and gone to manga heaven

Fully Booked and Kinokuniya tie up for a manga reader’s paradise in Manila.

Pour me a Jameson

Learn the ABCs of ‘liquid sunshine’ as Jameson Distillery on Tour reaches Manila for the first time.

Tasting menu at midday? Why not?

Hapag now serves lunch featuring degustacion-like dishes.

Weekends are for brunch

Make Sunday more fun and delectable with barbecue flavors and savory goodness at Waterside’s Sunday BBQ Brunch.

Faster fashion

With the opening of its second store in the Philippines, Makatizens are able to enjoy the sophisticated, ready-to-wear designer from Urban Revivo.

The gift guide for the opulent

A list of the lush and lavish worth the splurge.

There’s always room for a new hotel in Manila

A tour of the upcoming lifestyle hybrid hotel with general manager Laurent Boisdron.

The art of tempura by Chef Akimitsu Tanihara 

On a recent visit to the Philippines, the culinary genius and restaurateur imparts his secrets in creating authentic tempura, highlighting century-old Japanese traditions.

A bag collection that’s smooth like butter

Samsonite Red launches new ‘BTS Butter’ collaboration line.

Wish upon Ji Chang Wook

Everything we’ve learned from the South Korean celebrity on his first visit to the Philippines.

Forgotten heirloom dishes win big at this year’s Tabu-An Ilonggo Heritage Cooking Competition

Then legend of Achilles and his Talunon, Kuyabog, and Calabasa Dulce de Leche

Fly high, our Phoenix Adarna!

‘Ibong Adarna, our country’s very own phoenix, symbolizes hope and rebirth and holds a significant place in Philippine literature.’

Fathers of the Philippines

To commemorate Father’s Day, let us honor some of the pioneers of various fields of excellence in the country.

Around the Philippines in small plates

A culinary journey around the archipelago with Chef Myke Tatung.

The Filipino dreamweaver’s bikini

‘This collection is another attempt for us to have every Filipino wear Filipino. Not just for events, or for costumes but chic pieces that speak of identity, culture, and home. Kaayo Resort is a representation of the fit and fabulous empowered Filipina.’