The Maya Kitchen, Holiday Treats

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Have you noticed? The air has been cooler. Parols are up and fairy lights are twinkling all over. Jose Mari Chan songs have also been on loop! Looks like the holiday season is finally in full swing! For many Filipinos, this season is the perfect time to host dinner parties or attend a family potluck and catch up with loved ones. Ordering party trays or bringing a bottle of wine or a box of fruit cake can surely make the yuletide spread merrier. But why not make your loved ones feel extra special and step up your cooking game by adding homemade showstoppers to the table?

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Guevarra’s Handaan Kahit Saan Party Trays

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Since it opened in 2013, Chef Laudico Guevarra’s has been a preferred venue for events. The sprawling lawn and the 1920s heritage house has hosted various milestones – from birthdays, baptisms, and weddings to corporate parties and product launches. The 80-item buffet with classic and modern Filipino dishes by chefs Rolando “Lau” and Jac Laudico is worth a drive to San Juan City, some guests travel from as far as Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Batangas, and Laguna for the dining experience. Continue reading

Closeup Free To Love Campaign

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We’re coming to the end of 2019, and while we have made leaps and bounds in technological advancements, we still live in a world where something as inherently human as love is controlled by society’s old conventions and traditions. Age gaps, same-sex relationships, cultural differences. So much so that while 90% of today’s Filipino youth dream of a world where people are free to be with the person they’re attracted to, less than half actually feel they have that freedom to do so, fearing shame or discrimination when pursuing seemingly unconventional relationships.

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