Tag Archives: Lesley Tan

Celebrating the Year of the Wooden Horse
at Makati Shangri-La Hotel’s Shang Palace

IN a country like the Philippines, where a large Chinese community thrives, Chinese New Year is always a major occasion and cause for celebration. And according to the lunar calendar, which the Chinese follow right alongside the Western calendar, Chinese … Continue reading

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Oysters Galore on Monday Nights!

Originally posted on March 05, 2013. HOW many ways can you prepare oysters? Let’s see… Well, there’s fresh oysters on ice, which is common in hotel buffets; and there’s Oyster Rockefeller (oysters on half shell, topped with spinach and butter … Continue reading

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Prosperity Toss
for the Chinese New Year!

IT’S Chinese New Year on Sunday, February 10, 2013. The Chinese New Year, which follows the Lunar Calendar, happens to fall on this auspicious date this year, which is the start of the Year of the Water Snake. And since … Continue reading

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