Pia y Damaso

Pia y Damaso, where Jose Rizal’s characters come to life

Chef Bamby Sy-Gobio offers ‘subversive’ Filipino cuisine in her Greenbelt 5 Mall restaurant, Pia y Damaso with heirloom dishes and Pinoy food with a twist. Browsing through, a flash of familiarity swept in as the list of names, unlocked from a distant memory, tumbled out: Placido Penitente, Doña Victorina, Kabesang Tales, and that unforgettable and […]

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Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort themed dinner buffet in Mactan
Must try daily themed dinner buffet in Mactan resort

Dinner buffet in Mactan. Where do I begin. Should I go Asian and try those sumptuous dumplings and dimsum while I place two pieces of steamed prawns on my plate? Should I stop first at the Skewered kiosk and take my pick of pork barbecue, salmon strips? But that red and crispy lechon skin is […]

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Capsule and Sauna Oriental - Men

I didn’t book any hotels in Tokyo before I left Manila. It was only when I was in the Keisei Skyliner, a high speed train from Narita International Airport did I bother to check for accommodations because I actually had no plans on what to do in this Japanese capital other than to visit a […]

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