Lifestyle

“Lugaw is Food, Therefore, Lugaw is Essential”

“Lugaw is food, therefore, lugaw is essential,” is the statement of Grab Philippines as it reacts to a viral video where a certain food delivery rider was barred entry by a barangay official to deliver ‘lugaw’ to Bulacan in the height of enhanced community quarantine. In an article by Inquirer.net, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque also… Continue reading “Lugaw is Food, Therefore, Lugaw is Essential”

Local News

Molo Mansion: What’s Brewing and Cooking

Standing grand as a 2-story villa in the district of Molo in Iloilo City, the Molo Mansion attracts visitors because of its majestic view with a dramatic drop-off at its main entrance passing the roundabout with the fountain in the middle. Many are drawn to the place because of its relaxing ambiance and Ilonggo heritage… Continue reading Molo Mansion: What’s Brewing and Cooking

Feature Stories

“Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

The Outdoor Coffee: Cliché as it may seem, but you need coffee – the one “na kaya kang ipaglaban”, literally or figuratively. This story, on the other hand, is the opposite of the aforementioned cliché – instead, “kape ang ipinaglaban”. In this article, we share the story of couple Von Daryl Beliña and Maria Armsly… Continue reading “Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

Local News

SM City Iloilo Celebrates 2nd Batchoy Festival

The 2nd Batchoy Festival opened last January 21 at the main mall of SM City Iloilo. The success of last year's festival paved the way for the second. Batchoy is a hearty noodle soup originating from La Paz, hence often referred to as La Paz Batchoy. The usual ingredients of the batchoy are miki (egg… Continue reading SM City Iloilo Celebrates 2nd Batchoy Festival

Local News

Authentic Chinese: Kusina Tsina Highlights Special Offers

“Pag di masarap, libre na” begins Eugene Chua, the CEO and Founder of Kusina Tsina. Kusina Tsina, established 2008, is Chua’s brainchild. After having been trained by Hong Kong chefs in the prestigious Chinese restaurant Gloria Maris, Chua acquired the skills of his superiors – thus abled him to lead his own venture, Kusina Tsina.… Continue reading Authentic Chinese: Kusina Tsina Highlights Special Offers

Shopping

Al Di Foods Expands Online Market; Spreads Awareness on Health

Iloilo-based company Al Di Foods relaunches their Lazada and Shopee stores for a more delightful consumer experience. The Covid-19 pandemic raised awareness among Filipinos on the benefits of boosting the immune system. With its flagship product Al Di Turmeric Tea, Al Di Foods increased sales even with the pandemic. Curcumin, the major component of turmeric,… Continue reading Al Di Foods Expands Online Market; Spreads Awareness on Health

Shopping

King Stomach: How One ‘Addt’l Source of Income’ Became Successful Business

Owner Ian Dexter Yanson Celis never expected that his business would become successful. Spawned during the height of the pandemic, King Stomach started as an additional source of income for the owner. Offering frozen foods (homemade pork siomai, honey cured bacon, Hungarian sausage, siopao), the small business was operated from the owner’s home in Lessandra,… Continue reading King Stomach: How One ‘Addt’l Source of Income’ Became Successful Business

Local News

Baked with Love: How One Bakery is Becoming Leon’s Staple

Gemma Cantara-Cabalfin has always been an ardent baker. A resident of Leon, the mother of three has cemented two booming businesses in the locality – Bread ni Josh and Keyk ni Jec. Bread ni Josh, offering a wide variety of baked breads, is named after her eldest son, Zeb Jose Joshua whilst Keyk ni Jec,… Continue reading Baked with Love: How One Bakery is Becoming Leon’s Staple

Local News

‘The Ilonggo Basket’ Launched to Aid Local Businesses

In a bid to aid local businesses recover from the effects of COVID, the ‘Ilonggo Basket’ was spawned. It highlights ‘everything Ilonggo’ such as food, fabrics, fashion, and more. The purpose of the initiative is to reach out to the small entrepreneurs of Iloilo, both city and province, and to aid in their recovery post… Continue reading ‘The Ilonggo Basket’ Launched to Aid Local Businesses

Iloilo

More Iloilo Restaurants Partner with Foodpanda

Grounded on its advocacy of helping local restaurants nationwide, Foodpanda, an on-demand food delivery service in the Philippines, partnered with three restaurants in Iloilo City so that Ilonggos could have a taste of specially made food and drinks at a reasonable price. Foodpanda has got your love for food covered by sharing the great stories… Continue reading More Iloilo Restaurants Partner with Foodpanda