Fried rice you can make with pretty much anything in under 10 minutes

Blackbird’s head chef Kerwin Go shares the Yang Chow fried rice recipe that he learned from his amah when he was 5 years old

Commuters wear face masks as they wait for their rides along Taft Avenue in Manila amid the threat of the novel coronavirus, a day after the Philippines confirmed its first case of the virus on Thursday, January 30. #CoronavirusPH 📸Richard A. Reyes/PDI
OPINION: Dear gov’t, stop leaving the middle class out

Radio host and incoming senator Raffy Tulfo says the middle class can fend for themselves. The question is, for how much longer?

wallet
You might need a *long* wallet for the new P1,000 bills, says BSP

This is to minimize the folding of the new polymer banknote. The other trick? Have women keep it. “Mas madali ’yan sa babae kasi may handbag kayo,” incoming BSP Governor Felipe Medalla said

Commuters wear face masks as they wait for their rides along Taft Avenue in Manila amid the threat of the novel coronavirus, a day after the Philippines confirmed its first case of the virus on Thursday, January 30. #CoronavirusPH 📸Richard A. Reyes/PDI
OPINION: Dear gov’t, stop leaving the middle class out

Radio host and incoming senator Raffy Tulfo says the middle class can fend for themselves. The question is, for how much longer?

wallet
You might need a *long* wallet for the new P1,000 bills, says BSP

This is to minimize the folding of the new polymer banknote. The other trick? Have women keep it. “Mas madali ’yan sa babae kasi may handbag kayo,” incoming BSP Governor Felipe Medalla said

Sustainable business practices aren’t impossible—even for chain companies

Embracing sustainability can be a challenge, but this hotel chain is taking it on

The CCP’s renovation is a preemptive measure against climate change

After surviving years of earthquakes, typhoons, and the march of time, the CCP is taking steps to ensure it survives for future generations to enjoy

Have you cleaned these household areas and items lately?

When was the last time you cleaned the inside of your knife block? If you can’t remember, here’s a list of other things and places you may have also missed out on

croissant french toast with pastry cream and fruits on a speckled plate
Save your croissants and turn them into French toast with this recipe

Butterboy pastry gays Hilder and Jayson share the recipe for one of the Drag Brunch best-sellers using their own croissants, of course

Here’s how to fix your upset stomach using pantry staples

Occasional stomach aches are a pain to deal with. Luckily, you can find some relief with a few items you can probably find in your pantry

Ateneo Art Gallery to open for same-day visit—for P50 for non-Ateneans

Starting July 1, Ateneo de Manila University’s art gallery will allow same-day registration for guests, including children below 5 years old

EDITOR’S PICKS

Pio Abad’s latest exhibit reveals the ugliness behind the beauty of martial law

The London-based Filipino artist returns to talks about navigating the cognitive dissonance of our fraught understanding of history

Relearning one’s sense of place with filmmaker Shireen Seno

The filmmaker shares her path to self-discovery through learning about the in-betweens of being Filipino

Mich Dulce’s three-way terno is ready for your return to IRL socials

Consider this deconstructed Filipiniana when you’re booked for a face-to-face occasion that calls for something formal

a hand holding a woven basahan mat

Basahan makers in Payatas hope their P15 mats get same recognition, value as American design

Reacting to the viral Vogue feature of woven creations reminiscent of a basahan, mat makers are actually happy that people recognize their designs. But they also hope it will lead to bigger margins and possible government support

1000 peso bill 2022

Is the P1,000 bill redesign a front for historical erasure?

The three war heroes will be replaced by the Philippine eagle, prompting critics to ask if it is an attempt at collective forgetting of war atrocities

The good can get better, Pino and Pipino prove with their comeback

“You just know the food’s going to be good when you can already smell it through your face mask,” I tell my colleagues

Sky rises and sunsets: Outdoor dining with stunning views

If you want to catch the sunset or enjoy the city skyline with a drink in hand, these venues are worth the visit

SUSTAINABILITY
a hand holding a woven basahan mat

Basahan makers in Payatas hope their P15 mats get same recognition, value as American design

Reacting to the viral Vogue feature of woven creations reminiscent of a basahan, mat makers are actually happy that people recognize their designs. But they also hope it will lead to bigger margins and possible government support

VIDEOS

5 Chinese restaurants in Banawe, QC

Along Banawe in Quezon City, there are many restaurants that are institutions in themselves, serving Chinese and Filipino diners alike for years, if not decades. But at the same time, there are newcomers that may not be as steeped in tradition but just as enjoyable if not better.