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Best Hairdresser: Philip S. of Salon A | Best of Cebu
Best Hairdresser: Philip S. of Salon A | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

Canadian-bred, full-blooded Pinoy Philip S. began his hairstyling career in Vancouver, Canada with further education at Vidal Sasoon in Toronto and Toni and Guy in London.

Honing his skills...

Best Gym: Citigym, Waterfront Lahug | Best of Cebu
Best Gym: Citigym, Waterfront Lahug | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

For the best complete workout in the city, head to Citigym at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino.
Citigym has taken fitness on another level with their cardio-vascular fitness and...

Best Boxing Gym: ALA Boxing Gym | Best of Cebu
Best Boxing Gym: ALA Boxing Gym | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

Considered the headquarters to some of the city’s finest trainers, the gym will have you running, punching, doing workouts — pushing you past your limits — all in one session. ALA Gym’s boxing...

Best Florist: Kalidades House of Flowers | Best of Cebu
Best Florist: Kalidades House of Flowers | Best of Cebu
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Kalidades House of Flowers keeps up with Cebuanos’ evolving taste by regularly training in-house florists on contemporary designs and techniques in flower arrangements.

This promises...

Best Yoga Studio: YogaHub | Best of Cebu
Best Yoga Studio: YogaHub | Best of Cebu
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Only in its second year of operations, YogaHub has set the benchmark of the budding yoga industry in Cebu. “We make yoga more accessible, depending on what the client needs,” says assistant studio...

7 Cebu islands you need to visit this summer break

7 Cebu islands you need to visit this summer break

WHEN you’re a student, traveling full-on can be quite difficult. There’s a ton of things you need to accomplish and schoolwork...

Q&A: John Legend on race, Common, Sam Smith, 'Blurred Lines'

Q&A: John Legend on race, Common, Sam Smith, 'Blurred Lines'

AUSTIN, Texas -- John Legend says he's concerned that the "Blurred Lines" verdict could set a scary precedent for artists...

Xi carries on China's tradition of political slogans

Xi carries on China's tradition of political slogans

BEIJING — Political slogans have been a mainstay of Chinese life dating back to Mao Zedong, the founder of the People's...

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

PASADENA, California -- A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first...

Car care checklist

Car care checklist

By Hannah Joyce V. Obal Photos by Jonolin M. Luab

WITH a great car comes great responsibility. When...

Flood season in the flooded plains

Flood season in the flooded plains

DAVAO -- Maguindanaoans or people of the flooded plains are not called people of the flooded plains for nothing.

They...


Q&A: John Legend on race, Common, Sam Smith, 'Blurred Lines'

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 01:12 p.m.

AUSTIN, Texas -- John Legend says he's concerned that the "Blurred Lines" verdict could set a scary precedent for artists creating music inspired by others.

Bb. Pilipinas Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach: Cdeo is my second home

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 08:51 p.m.

AN UGLY-DUCKLING and a wallflower.

US agency approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 01:23 p.m.

BOISE, Idaho — Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to U.S. grocery store aisles.

The federal Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods, saying they are "as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts."

Bibendum Wines – Best Wine Selection

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:13 a.m.

Sourcing from exclusive partner wineries across the globe, Bibendum Wines’ showroom is virtually a wine library centrally located in the city.

Basic – Best Bar

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:01 a.m.

Just as named, Basic covers the basics. A simple, open setup, a wide selection of drinks, bucket specials and a relatively good musical lineup bring in an easygoing crowd.

Bellini Champagne Bar – Best Place to Enjoy Wine

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 09:40 a.m.

WINE to unwind and what better way to do so than al fresco with a view. Sitting on the ridge of Panorama Heights of Nivel Hills, Bellini Champagne Bar opens up to the nighttime panorama of the Queen City.

Horse Sashimi at Ichiriki Chaya – Best Exotic Dish

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 02:26 a.m.

Cebuanos are no stranger to the exotic with almost no animal and animal parts spared from some culinary treatment. Ichiriki Chaya brings a touch of taboo to the plate with its bashashi — horse sashimi.

Rich, slightly sweet, very lean and tender meat not that far a leap from beef, this may turn around even the most faint of hearts if one could get over having Rainbow Dash raw.

Choobi Choobi – Best Bang For Your Buck

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 02:23 a.m.

Choobi Choobi’s main draw is its one-pound Shrimp in a Bag with a number of flavors to choose from, such as choobi sauce, spicy gata and butter garlic.

Of course, Stan’s Peppered Shrimp is just as indulgent. The succulent Chilean Mussels in a Bag also come in butter garlic, tao si, spicy gata and Cajun sauce flavors.

Maroo Korean Restaurant – Best Korean Restaurant

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 02:17 a.m.

Local Korean restaurants brought over appreciation for Korean culture and cuisine beyond Koreanovela kitchen and dining scenes.

Tin Gow at Waterfront Cebu City – Best Chinese Restaurant

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 09:20 a.m.

AT Tin Gow, meaning Heaven & Nine, The Waterfront Hotels & Casinos brings together the more familiar Cantonese with the more exotic and spicy Szechuan cuisine in traditional preparations and exciting fusions.