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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...


Isla Sugbu Seafood City – Best Seafood Restaurant

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 09:17 a.m.

SASHIMI so fresh that the head of the fish it was from is still breathing. That would be the closest anyone can get to the sea right smack in the middle of the city.

Cafe Georg – Best Salad Place

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 07:43 p.m.

Café Georg’s salads are made with the freshest ingredients. Crisp greens get added crunch from candied nuts, piquancy from cheeses and different textures and flavors from various ingredients.

Ding Qua Qua – Best Dimsum

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 06:01 p.m.

THE Ding Qua Qua Great Dimsum Buffet continues to serve their diners their signature dishes with a good dose of nostalgia.

10 places to visit in Cabadbaran

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 03:02 p.m.

CABADBARAN may be a small city located in the province of Agusan del Norte in northeastern Mindanao, but it boasts of a rich culture and heritage, as well as scenic spots, making it a promising tourist destination in the Caraga region.

Siknoy – Best Siomai

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 04:48 p.m.

PERHAPS the amalgamation of Insik and Pinoy in branding is clue enough to how ubiquitously Filipino, and around these parts very Cebuano, siomai has become.

Laguna Garden Cafe – Best Filipino Restaurant

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 01:50 p.m.

FROM a small restaurant in Lahug, the Laguna Group has grown into a trusted name when it comes to delectable food in Cebu, thanks to the labor of love of the Urbina family.

Everything Yummy – Best Porkchop

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:31 p.m.

YOU haven’t had a pork chop until you’ve had one at Everything Yummy. All pork chop availabilities looking minuscule in comparison to their offering of at least an inch-thick, this “Frenched” behemoth self-seals its juices in with an excellent searing.

Bo’s Coffee – Best Coffee

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 05:40 p.m.

FROM beans farmed in the Philippine highlands of Sagada, this brew registers slightly acidic to the nose indicating a base of Arabica but has a pleasant, mellow finish.

Weekend Green Fix

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 10:39 p.m.

FIRST off, Happy Araw ng Davao! It’s the 78th Foundation Day of Davao as a city.

Big Tom’s Charbroiled Burger – Best Burger Place

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 05:08 p.m.

BIG Tom’s Charbroiled Burgers couldn’t be more straightforward. Because of their daily scratch preparation, diners are guaranteed fresh, flavorful and juicy patties done medium-well by default and with a good char possible only on a charcoal grill.