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It's the only Philippine establishment to land on the list.
The Bar at The Peninsula Manila has landed on the Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 list of the World’s Best Hotel Bars, the only Philippine establishment to do so. The unranked list includes 44 of the world’s most prestigious and luxurious hotel bars, and ...
 
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Glorietta’s new and improved Food Choices just reopened with a new look and lineup.
Let’s be real. Food courts are not the most desirable food destinations, but Glorietta’s revamped Food Choices is challenging the way malls put together a bunch of food kiosks. Its makeover alone is enough of a talking point (remember the neon lights and ...
 
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Every attempt at blending scotch whisky produces a unique expression.
In the gentleman’s world of whisky, blended scotch is considered a fairly new concoction, having been invented in the 19th century and gaining mass appeal in the '50s. Scotch is a type of whisky that has been oak-matured in Scotland for at least three ...
 
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The popular sushi house is back and better than ever.
Before Mecha Uma and Ooma, Chef Bruce Ricketts was flexing his faultless sense of taste at a tiny omakase shop called Sensei Sushi. That was in November 2011. Now, he has built a new home on 181 Aguirre Ave, BF Homes, Parañaque, just down the street from where ...
 
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You'll need bourbon, lemon juice, and sugar.
The Whisky Sour is at once wake-up call and comfort sipper. Sour as sin, it'll jolt your palate awake and scrub it clean, as only something this caustic (but delicious) can. But at its core, it is a combination of things you ...
 
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These are man cave necessities.
Every guy should know how to mix a proper cocktail. Not only does it give you the opportunity to flex in front of party guests, but crafting yourself a fine drink at home (we recommend a Knob Creek® Rye Old Fashioned) will make ...
 
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Here's what you need to know.
The Department of Agriculture confirmed the African Swine Fever has hit the Philippines. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said that 14 out of the 20 pig blood samples sent for a laboratory test in the United Kingdom were found positive for African Swine ...
 
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Here's an easy way you can help them out.
The Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) is the act of liberalizing the importation, exportation, and trading of rice, lifting for the purpose of the quantitative import restriction on rice. The RTL doesn't limit the number of importers to bring in rice, but an ...
 
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Massive amounts of imported rice plunged prices of local produce and no one is buying them.
Palay or unhusked rice prices have plummeted across the Philippines’ rice-producing regions. In Nueva Ecija, described in elementary textbooks as the Rice Granary of the Philippines, a kilo of unhusked rice sells for a measly 7 pesos. Yet rice traders are not ...
 
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When money is no object, here are a few ideas on how to spend it.
As one of Spain’s most treasured wines, the masterpiece that is L'Ermita is worshipped and coveted by many. Made by Alvaro Palacios, this blend of grenache and cabernet sauvignon fruit is grown from very old vines (between 75 to 100 years) on a small ...
 
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Fundador Supremo 18 was named Best Brandy in the World 2019 by the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition.
The International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) just named a brandy made by Filipino-owned Fundador the best brandy in the world. The IWSC named Fundador Supremo 18 the best brandy in the world under the category Brandy de Jerez, which refers to brandy matured in ...
 
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The history of kare-kare has many narratives and we look at three competing claims to its invention.
Kare-kare’s storied history as a Filipino food goes back hundreds of years, with at least three ethnic groups claiming they invented it. A very close inspection of its name led us to some fascinating discoveries: that kare-kare was a Kapampangan term that ...
 
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Not all scotch whisky is smoky enough to set off a fire alarm—but sometimes that's the most interesting kind.
Single malt scotch may get all the accolades, but the truth is that the best-selling whiskies coming out of Scotland are actually the blends. Still, single malts better speak to the character of a particular distillery from a specific region of Scotland, ...
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