Stationery Haul at Art in The Park

Rainy Day

I love the idea of Art in The Park—spearheaded by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, this annual “affordable art fair” features paintings, sculpture, photography, prints, and a smattering of arts&crafts by both big-name and indie artists, with nothing over P30k. Held at Salcedo Park in Makati, it’s always fun […] Read more »

Choi Garden

Abalone and mushroom

Our board of the International Wine and Food Society Philippines Branch had one last board meeting before the general elections for a new board. It was originally supposed to be at the ginormous new Gloria Maris in Greenhills but, although the restaurant can seat over a thousand, we could not […] Read more »

Made With Love: Handmade Finds at a Valentine Arts & Crafts Fair


I  love going to bazaars and discovering shopping finds; the hubby however, not so much. I usually leave him to his own devices when I go off on my bargain hunting expeditions, but when it comes to arts & crafts fairs by local talent, he actually tags along. Last month, […] Read more »

Lemuria Deal

Duck confit

Lemuria consistently ranks on various restaurant review sites as one of Manila’s most romantic restaurants. At our last dinner there, one couple was celebrating their anniversary. At the end of the dinner, the staff brought out a huge bouquet of flowers. The lucky lady was obviously quite delighted, giving out […] Read more »

Totes Adorbs

Shophouse 8483

Looking for a totally adorable, water-repellent bag to bring along on your summer adventures? We found just the thing— in, of all places, a coffee shop-slash-boutique!   Read more »