Monthly Archives: April 2017

At Gringo, Get to Enjoy
Finger-lickin’ Chicken and Ribs

GUYS, meet Gringo. No, not the senator but the restaurant, which specializes in delicious flame-grilled chicken and baby back ribs. So, who, you may ask, is Gringo, after whom the restaurant is named? Well, according to restaurant owner Reagan Tan, … Continue reading

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Potato: The Healthy Carb

DID you know that a potato contains more potassium than a banana? I have always thought that bananas are the highest in potassium content, but, as it turns out, one medium potato with skin provides 620 milligrams of potassium. This … Continue reading

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Marinduque’s Moriones Festival
Highlights the Story of Lent

ONGOING in the Southern Tagalog province of Marinduque is the world-renowned Moriones Festival. The crowd-drawer every Holy Week, Moriones Festival tells the story of Lent, as it traces the story of Longinus, the Roman soldier who’s blind on one eye. … Continue reading

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Churches to Visit for Lent 2017:
Lucban Church in Quezon

IT’S a church that a lot of people get to visit when the town of Lucban in Quezon Province celebrates its annual Pahiyas Festival on May 15. The annual crowd-drawer takes place in the vicinity of Lucban Church, which is … Continue reading

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Churches to Visit for Lent 2017:
Cathedral of Vigan in Ilocos Sur

AN imposing structure right in the center of the plaza of heritage city Vigan in Ilocos Sur, the Cathedral of Vigan is difficult not to notice. Built in 1641, this church became a cathedral when the Diocese or See of … Continue reading

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