Stuff to do (01/27/23)

AN ORGANICS Fair and Launch of the “3R (Refill, Reuse, Repair)” exhibit is ongoing on Feb. 27 at Ayala Malls TriNoma. The fair will showcase ways to address and transform the country’s organic waste, which accounts for nearly 60% of household waste.

What to See This Week (01/27/23)

WHEN a lively young family moves in next door, grumpy widower Otto Anderson meets his match in a quick-witted, pregnant woman named Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world upside down.

Chef passes it forward

FROM a foreigner once threatened with deportation, to an Officer of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) and a Deputy Lieutenant, Cyrus Todiwala has come a long way.

Don Papa’s sweet dreams

DON PAPA pulled out all the stops for its 10th anniversary celebration on Jan. 14. Not a week later, global spirits giant Diageo (which is behind Johnnie Walker, among others) announced their acquisition of Don Papa.

Consumer Reports urges dark chocolate makers to reduce lead, cadmium levels

NEW YORK — Consumer Reports on Monday urged four chocolate producers to commit by Valentine’s Day to reduce the amounts of lead and cadmium...

Dining In/Out (01/26/23)

SHAKE SHACK has teamed up with Tilde Bakery & Kitchen to bring together the best of both dessert worlds — Shake Shack’s frozen custard and Tilde’s handcrafted French Apple Pie — to create the Apple Pie Oh My Concrete.

Japan whaling firm pins hopes on vending machines to revive sales

YOKOHAMA — A Japanese whaling firm unveiled vending machines offering whale sashimi, whale steak, and whale bacon in Yokohama on Tuesday in hopes of...

Box office hits Everything Everywhere All at Once, Elvis, and Avatar land Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Dimension-hopping adventure Everything Everywhere All at Once topped the list of movies nominated on Tuesday for this year’s Oscars as Hollywood’s...

Mama Sita names judges for Kuwentong Pagkain tilt

MGA Kuwentong Pagkain (MKP), condiments company Mama Sita’s annual storytelling contest focused on Filipino food heritage, garnered more than 350 entries by its Dec....

The Sound of Music returns to Manila

MANY fans who have seen the film or have been exposed to its music in their youth have fond memories of The Sound of...

Arts & Culture (01/25/23)

THE YEAR of the Water Rabbit is marked by Art Lounge Manila through the exhibit “Auspicious Beginning 88” as a way to convey the wish of good luck, peace, stability, and prosperity that the year of the Rabbit is said to bring.

Pompeii’s House of the Vettii reopens: A reminder that Roman sexuality was far more...

By João Florêncio
AS Pompeii’s House of the Vettii finally reopens after a long process of restoration, news outlets appear to be struggling with how to report...
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