Holiday Inn & Suites launches “Adobo Nation” at Flavors Restaurant

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Adobo is arguably the quintessential Filipino dish – ask a Filipino how they like their adobo, and you’ll probably get a different answer each time. Such is the nature of this much-loved dinner table staple: it is enjoyed in countless of different ways. This is precisely what Holiday Inn & Suites Makati celebrates this October with Adobo Nation, a festival that brings to light the unique and inventive ways of cooking adobo aside from the classic.

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The Peninsula Manila, Colombian Gastronomic Week

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Truth be told, I have no prior knowledge of Colombian Cuisine, much more Colombian Pacific Cuisine. I thought it would be similar to that of Latin American or Peruvian flavors, but I was totally wrong. It was a classification on its own, especially Colombian Pacific Cuisine. One flavor similar, that ties the region together is that of Cilantro or Culantro.

The Peninsula Manila features Chef Rey Guerrero of  Sabor Pacifico Restaurante in Spices Restaurant on October 4, and 5, 6pm. Like me, you can also have yourself a taste of true Colombian Pacific cooking, and appreciate what the cuisine has to offer.

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The Peninsula Manila, BenCab “Art” Afternoon Tea

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The Peninsula Manila has been a longtime supporter of the arts. Over the last 43 years, it has assembled a sizable collection by some of the most notable names in Philippine art, the likes of Ang Kiukok, Malang, Romulo Olazo, Cesar Legaspi, Sanso, and BenCab among others. But the jewel in its collection is probably National Artist Napoleon “Billy” Abueva’s monumental “Sunburst” sculpture that crowns its soaring lobby under which guests gather every afternoon to enjoy the classic Peninsula Afternoon Tea.

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Stelton Dermascience opens in Ayala North Exchange

There is an array of products, treatments and services in the market today that promise glowing and radiant skin, address the signs of aging, contour the face and body and so much more.  The choices are myriad and can be overwhelming.  When one is faced with the question on which skin care procedure will do wonders for the skin, there are several factors to consider -quality, technology and sustainability among them.  The key is to have regular visits to skin care clinics and wellness centers.

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The Peninsula Manila, Cava Dinner at Old Manila

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The Peninsula Manila’s iconic signature restaurant Old Manila had set a five-course Freixenet Cava pairing with Chef Allan Briones’ tasty, well-made dishes last June 19, 2019.

This is in part of a monthly series the hotel has been doing since April of this year, that started with a Champagne and Caviar degustation dinner. The next one will be on Bastille Day (July 13), which will feature select French Wines, including Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve.

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