Hands On Manila

Earlier this year, I picked up Hands On Manila’s coffee table book commemorating their first 10 years here in the Philippines. ┬áIt felt great to feel the book in my hands! I’m proud to be a part of it! I was able to witness people from Globe and Eon sharing their time to do something … Continue reading

2010: A Year In Pictures

photography by jar concengco

You’re all probably looking at your calendars and thinking, wait, 2010 is way over. It is, I know! But it was such a great year. Like in any relationship you’re bidding farewell to, you need closure to face what’s ahead. And in this case, by closure, I mean having a heart to heart talk with … Continue reading

Chef’s Table Manila Website

Chef Bruce Lim grew up in the Bay Area just like I did. So when I first met him on the set of “Tablescapes” in 2007, it was like I knew him since way back. Trained in London at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu and skilled in cooking different cuisines from all around the world, … Continue reading

Chef’s Table

Every year, I take out my mom, my sister, and my sister-in-law out to a fancy restaurant for dinner. The first year, we went to a French-Mediterranean Restaurant in the Potrero Hill area called Barako. The second year, my brother and I took them out to a fancy Vietnamese Restaurant in the Soma district called … Continue reading