The Best Chicken Pork Adobo in Cebu

This is a guest post by  James Edlund. Chicken pork is something which I don’t usually think of as a delicacy but in the Philippines, China, and Japan, it is certainly on top of the range stuff. There is a wide variety of restaurants which serve this kind of dish especially in Philippines, and one […]

Best Things To Do in Cebu If You Will Win the Lottery

N.B: This is a guest post from Austin Weaver, a fellow Guest Blogger from MBG. Cebu is quickly becoming one of Asia’s up-and-coming hot spots. So, anyone who pockets millions by getting lucky (or a big jackpot win from any lottery) should turn to this tropical island in the Philippines for some serious relaxation and […]

PR: RAFI opens tribute exhibit for Bisaya artists

In celebration of Arts Month in February, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) launched the exhibit, entitled “Visayan Verve: A Tribute to Bisaya Artists”, which will run from Feb. 17 to March 15 at the Casa Gorordo Museum. The exhibit is initiated in partnership with the University of San Carlos-Cebuano Studies Center; Halad Museum; Alternative […]

Azkals Sports Bar Hosts Cebu Bloggers Anniversary Party

Photo from Azkals Sports Bar and Grill Facebook Fan Page Azkals Sports Bar and Grill is the official event venue partner of Cebu Bloggers Society, Inc.’s 4th anniversary dinner party.  Azkals is one of Cebu’s hippest and newest restaurant-bar located at Treehouse Bldg.,Ramon Aboitiz Street – just right next to back-gate of St. Theresa’s College. […]

PR: Contemporary art exhibit showcases Cebuano talents

The Contemporary Cebu art exhibit was formally opened last Jan. 4. The ribbon cutting was led by (L-R, foreground) Amaya Aboitiz, executive director of the Dolores Aboitiz Children’s Fund of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.; Cebu City Councilor Margarita Osmeña, vice-chair of the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission of Cebu City; Massimo La Magna, over-all […]

Are You Ready for VBS 2011 Tomorrow?

The official list of registered participants was already released by the Secretariat Committee yesterday.  Double check if you can find your name in the final list (the list is arranged alphabetically by name).  Read more notes and instructions here. Be sure to be there on time.  The first 50 walk-in registrants will receive special prizes.   […]

SM Seaside City Cebu Soon to Open at SRP

I heard that this is one of the biggest malls SM is currently developing here in Cebu.  SM Seaside City Cebu is designed by Arquitectonica, an international architecture, interior design and planning firm from Miami, Florida. It is said that this first-of-its-kind urban development at the SRP will dramatically change the landscape of the city […]

Coffee Dream, A Homegrown Cebuano Blend

Coffee Dream – A.S. Fortuna, Mandaue Branch Coffee Dream, a Cebuano-owned coffee chain, has been serving the Cebuano coffee drinkers for over 15 years now through their 33 branches all over the country. Their very first shop was built in 1996 located at the 4th floor of Ayala Mall (near the Cinemas). In the first […]

Tudruk and Sakra – The Animist Cebuanos

Cebuanos are brave and intelligent people gifted with good looks and awesome COOLNESS!  These traits have been with us even before the Spanish era.  Before the Spaniards have shamelessly claimed our land, we already have our own culture, business, politics, and even unique and cool traditions. Animism The early Cebuanos are Animists (people who believe […]

Gabii sa Kabillin 2011 Features Cebu’s Alternative Contemporary Art Studio

Gabii sa Kabilin 2011 features an interesting facade of Cebu’s arts and culture as it includes the Sacred Heart Parish Alternative Contemporary Art Studio as one of its participating attractions for this year’s night of heritage – May 27, 2011, 6PM to 12MN.  See full list of Museums and Galleries here. Sacred Heart Parish Alternative Contemporary […]

Y101 Cebuana Fashionista of the Week

Calling all Cebuana Fashionistas in the city.  Y101, Cebu’s online FM station has something in store for you – the Y101 Stylista of the Week.  Winners will receive exciting freebies and treats from your favorite fashion DJ, Eden Villarba. The winner of the Stylista of the Week for March 25 will win two exclusive passes to […]

Scarcity of Cebuano Political Bloggers

Though blogging has already made a significant mark here in Cebu, there are still some niches that Cebuano bloggers haven’t explored yet.  One of this niches is political blogging. In my estimate, there are already hundreds of bloggers all over Cebu but the ones who focus on political writing can only be counted by my […]

The First Cebu Chinese New Year Festival

Have you noticed that of all foreign people who live, conquer, and settle down here in the Philippines only the Chinese has remained, has kept their roots, and has truly “conquered” the country? The Chinese people have traded with and settled in the Philippines thousands of years before the Westerners discovered the archipelago.  They considered […]

Almalfi Oasis – Citta Di Mare’s First Residential Resort

Almalfi Oasis, Citta Di Mare’s residential resort units, are now up for grabs.  Buy your unit now and avail the Php 100, 000 discount for the first batch of buyers.  Per unit price starts at Php 10.1 M. Living by the Sea in the Queen City of the South.  This, is the very tempting promise […]

WILA Partners with RAFI to promote Cebuano literature

Do you know that that very first written Cebuano literature is Maming?  It is written by Vicente Sotto, the father of Cebuano literature. (L-R) Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu, chair of the Women in Literary Arts, and Dr. Jocelyn B. Gerra, executive director of the Culture & Heritage unit of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. signed last […]

Richard Gutierrez, A Go Green Ambassador

Go Green Philippines appoints Richard Gutierrez as one of their advocacy ambassador in their ongoing environment program that aims to revitalize the Philippine ecosystem and sustain the Philippine fashion accessories industry at the same time. As one of the ambassadors, Gutierrez assures the public that he will do his best to promote awareness about the […]

Red Box, Cebu’s Newest Karaoke Bar

Cebu city is not only famous for its tropical beaches and historical spots as tourist destinations.  Cebu city has a very booming night scene and recreational lifestyle which attracted thousands of local and international visitors.  One of the best thing about Cebu is that, you can luxuriously indulge yourself…for less.  This, is because, Cebu city […]

Citta Di Mare, Cebu’s Largest Infrastructure Project

Citta Di Mare or City by the Seaside is the 3rd largest infrastructure project in the Philippines and the most daring venture of the Cebu city government in partnership with Filinvest Land, a Cebuano owned real estate incorporation.  This new city will rise at South Road Properties, Cebu after 10 years (estimate only). According to […]

Make Your Own Havaianas Is Still Flippin at 5

Do you know that Havaianas became popular worldwide in 1998 after the the company customized a style of sandals for the World Cup that featured the Brazilian flag?  Havaianas is a Brazilian brand of slip slaps that has been around since 1962.  These flip-flops became wildly popular in the United States because lots of Hollywood […]

Join Mandaue Run for Life 2010

Mandaue Run for Life 2010 will be held this coming August 01, 2010 at Parkmall West Parking Area.  The event will start at exactly 4:00 AM.  Running categories are at 3K, 5K, 10K, & 15K.  The entry fee is only Php250.00 for all categories. The Mandaue Run for Life 2010 is one of the activities […]

Artist Ko, The Resurrection of Cebuano Artists

Artist Ko! Artists & Musicians Marketing Cooperative, held a press conference last 8th of May, 2010 at VIP Room, Teatro Casino, Water Front Hotel, Cebu City.  During the event, the people behind the group were introduced to the local media.  They also announced the group’s upcoming project, VISPOP, the newest Cebuano songwriting competition.  Miss Raki […]

Let’s Escape to Hidden Valley

Photo by Wantet Tired of the sandy and sunny beaches? Wanted a total relaxation away from those noisy beach goers and drunk party animals? Then, you have an alternative escape – Hidden Valley Mountain Resort. Hidden Valley Resort is one of Cebu’s untarnished mountain destinations.  It is located in Barangay Lamac, Pinamungajan, which is about […]

Be Enamored @ Be Resorts Mactan

The beach front I’ve never been to a resort here in Cebu wherein you can instantly see the beach front even if you are still standing at the entrance door of the main building.  It is only at Be Resorts (formerly known as Microtel) that I immediately see one, spruced with Greek-like architecture, carpeted with […]

PLDT myDSL Overdrive in Cebu

What is PLDT myDSL Overdrive? It is a series of events which includes a speedster bus roaming around the country.  Its main aim is to go beyond broadband. What is inside the speedster bus? Unlimited broadband connection thru netbook and lappy terminals.  (Cool!!) Inside the Speedster Bus What are these series of Events? March 24, […]

PLDT Watchpad Has Over 100K Subscribers

“PLDT myDSL Watchpad has over a hundred thousand subscribers and it’s growing”, revealed Miss Myla Villanueva, Senior Product Manager, during the short interview after the ribbon cutting of the launching of the myPLDT Speedster Bus last March 27, 2010 at Formo Restaurants. Speedster Bus Launching at Formo Restaurants When asked about the specific number of […]