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