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The Peninsula Manila Honors Mothers
This Women’s Month of March

PEOPLE normally honor women only on Mother’s Day, which is in May. Just one day to treat her to the pampering she so deserves. But celebrating motherhood only on Mother’s Day is undermining the idea that motherhood is important work … Continue reading

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Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Happy Chinese New Year!

CHINESE New Year. It’s the most anticipated event after welcoming 2021, which is the New Year under the Western or Gregorian Calendar. The Chinese New Year, which follows the Lunar Calendar, falls on February 12 this year. So it is … Continue reading

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Prohibition Cocktails
(The Peninsula Manila)

EVER tried Prohibition Cocktails? These are cocktails that reference the Prohibition era and its ‘speakeasy’ culture. It dates back to the 1920s, when Chicago was home to infamous gangster and prohibition-dodger Al Capone. Prohibition Cocktails include Hanky Panky, which was … Continue reading

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The Peninsula Manila Celebrates Chicago

I HAVE a special place in my heart for Chicago because it’s the first place that I got to visit when I went to the United States for the very first time in 1994. There was a conference on foster … Continue reading

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The Peninsula’s “Fiesta Filipina” Foodfest
Features Chef Myrna Segismundo

NOW that the Philippine Independence Day celebration is just a few days away, you can really feel the nationalistic fervor all around you. Hotels, for one, are “turning Filipino” for this occasion by staging Filipino food festivals, and one of … Continue reading

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