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Christian San Jose

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Outdoorsy lounge chairs for indoor summer vacations

We may be stuck at home at what’s supposed to be vacation season, but if you have ample backyard space, it could still feel like summer with these chairs

This roving bike café in Manila is a shared business by cyclist friends

Manila Cyclist Café, currently in Intramuros, is a pandemic business put up by a couple of cyclist friends

Vigan’s Calle Crisologo’s new colorful street lights: Sight to behold or eyesore? You decide

Did Vigan violate its own ordinance on preserving the integrity of its famed Calle Crisologo by adding these questionable street lights?

We asked chefs which condiments they can’t live without. Here are their picks

From the Filipino pantry staple patis to the versatile Japanese shiro-dashi, these chefs swear by these condiments. Here’s why

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The Magellan-Elcano expedition had food for 2 years. A new book lists their feasts in the country when they ran out

The first publication of the National Quincentennial Committee, “Pigafetta’s Philippine Picnic: Culinary Encounters During the First Circumnavigation, 1519-1522” by food historian Felice Prudente Sta. Maria will be released this week in Cebu

A map of Philippine weaves and the stories of artisan communities woven into it

ANTHILL Fabric Gallery’s latest product, a tapestry map, pins the the places origins of various traditional weaves while ensuring that none of it goes to waste

LOOK: Buko-ube, turon, pandan and mango cookies exist… but only in Indiana, USA

Indianapolis-based mother-and-son bake team Salamat Cookies!™ started as a pandemic business. It is now an LLC and it’s looking to bake its 100,000th cookie

Art Fair Philippines is going online this May 2021

Art Fair Philippines is happening online for the first time since its inception in 2013. The digital fair will be on May 6-15

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After #lugawgate, ECQ enforcers question validity of PRC ID at checkpoints

A medical technologist was stopped because his PRC ID didn’t include an address. So he showed his driver’s license instead, which enforcers also rejected because it didn’t prove he was a healthcare worker

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‘Saan aabot ang ayudang P1K/2 weeks?’ 3 days for a family of 4 —Bayan Muna

The party-list group did the P1,000 challenge at Commonwealth Market and here’s what they were able to buy