Smile Magazine: Thrill of the Grill

I’ll be on board with those of you who will be flying with Cebu Pacific this month through their inflight magazine Smile Magazine (see the full issue here). I photographed chef JP Anglo (of Sarsa) and mouth watering grilled dishes he prepared for us. Let me know if you see it while you’re on your flight! … Continue reading

Smile Magazine October 2015 – Super Bowls

  It’s finally November – my birthday month! October was a whirlwind for me: not only was I able to travel to Tacloban and to Germany for work, but my wife asked if I wanted to spend my birthday in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam! When I wrote for my contributor’s page in Smile Magazine October … Continue reading

Smile Magazine – Treasures Of The Field

I was able to work with restaurateur Amy Besa of Purple Yam Malate once again for Smile Magazine‘s September 2015 issue. Ever since the first time I met Amy, I knew she had a passion for indigenous ingredients. She loved sharing this passion with others. She really believed how rich the Philippines was when it … Continue reading

Smile Magazine – Kinilaw Country

With a great cover story photographed by Jake Verzosa, I’m very proud to be a part of this month’s issue of Smile Magazine (Cebu Pacific’s in-flight mag).    For this issue, I worked with stylist Tata Mapa once again to photograph different types of kinilaw. I drove to Patricio’s Cevicheria in the outskirts of the … Continue reading

Smile Magazine – A Holiday Feast

photography by jar concengco

A big surprise waited for me as I stepped up to Amy Besa’s ancestral home for this shoot. Smile Magazine asked me to photograph a special menu Amy Besa and her team at Purple Yam Malate came up with for the feast of all holiday feasts. And I was going to see it all happen … Continue reading