A Taste of LASA Bistro, Alabang

In recent years, we’ve seen Filipino cuisine move out of humble house setting, and out into the upper rim of the culinary scene. From warm and homely broths and meaty, hearty dishes being shared with the family, to the upbeat and fast-paced world of commercial dining, our sinigangs and adobos have allowed themselves to be a canvas of creativity for… Read More A Taste of LASA Bistro, Alabang

French & Forensics: Smaller and Smaller Circles by FH Batacan

Crime-fighting Jesuit priests, a Payatas dumpsite, bad coffee, good French and a persistent toothache—these are the makings of a witty, fast-paced and intelligent multi-award-winning detective novel. Smaller and Smaller Circles takes you to Payatas, a place in Metro Manila known for its mountainous range of garbage, and the low horizon lined with galvanized iron roofs… Read More French & Forensics: Smaller and Smaller Circles by FH Batacan

Term Break Narratives I: Party Like It’s Not Your Birthday

Where are the intoxicating perfumes of dead-and-gone flowers? Never you mind these sad words. I just got them off of the book I read for this term break. Yes, term break. It’s almost over. For a trimestral system, the university takes only about a week in between its terms for the students to rest, and… Read More Term Break Narratives I: Party Like It’s Not Your Birthday