Category: Travel

Little Palm Island’s Newest Gem: Executive Chef Danny Ganem

Little Palm Island’s Newest Gem: Executive Chef Danny Ganem

Little Palm Island, an adults-only private island in the lower Florida Keys, was recently voted one of the Top 50 Best Resorts in the World, and Number 7 in the US, by Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2020. There are several ways to get […]

MIAMI: The Betsy Hotel Launches Private Dinners With Executive Chef Andrew Zarzosa

MIAMI: The Betsy Hotel Launches Private Dinners With Executive Chef Andrew Zarzosa

The pandemic forced most hotels around the world to temporarily halt operations. In Miami, the re-opening phases have come in waves, with many businesses opting to remain closed or to continue strictly adhering to health and safety protocols, despite the Florida governor’s controversial recent lifting […]

MIAMI: Where I Get My Wines

MIAMI: Where I Get My Wines

You guys know that I love my wine. It’s a staple in my life, and in my household, wherever in the world I am. I like to categorize myself as a “wine explorer,” which according to The Washington Post is one who “care[s] less about […]

Introducing… CROSS CULTURES CONVERSATIONS

Introducing… CROSS CULTURES CONVERSATIONS

A few weeks ago, we launched a new Cross Cultures series called CONVERSATIONS. It spotlights women in the F&B ecosystem who are creating, making and doing– basically, helping better the world. Whether in media, public relations, education, the bar business or non-profit… there are so […]

Cross Cultures: Quarantine Chef Recipes

Cross Cultures: Quarantine Chef Recipes

Since the COVID-19 lockdown was implemented, I’d using my events platform and consultancy Cross Cultures‘ Instagram as a venue for chefs to share their recipes— super simple, easy-to-make at home— that we can all replicate in our kitchens to help us during this quarantine period. […]

MIAMI: What I’ve Been Doing During the COVID-19 Quarantine

MIAMI: What I’ve Been Doing During the COVID-19 Quarantine

Hi guys, what a time for all of us. I sincerely hope that wherever in the world you are, you and your loved ones are keeping safe and healthy. I’ve been in Miami, Florida since mid-January. I was supposed to fly back home to Manila […]

MIAMI: What are the South Beach Wine and Food Festival ‘Intimate Dinners’ like?

MIAMI: What are the South Beach Wine and Food Festival ‘Intimate Dinners’ like?

This 2020 was my second year at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF). While last year I did the signature events– ‘Best of the Best’ was my favorite!– this year, I wanted to do just the ‘Intimate Dinners.’ I think that when most people […]

Manila’s One To Watch: Metiz By Stephan Duhesme

Manila’s One To Watch: Metiz By Stephan Duhesme

Ever since he was really young, 30-year-old Stephan Roxas Duhesme, has always seriously been into food. I’ve known the half-French, half-Filipino chef since he was in high school (circa 2007). Many at that age would wave off dinner before a night out but with him, no, it […]

Why You Should Travel To Udine, Italy– EIN PROSIT!

Why You Should Travel To Udine, Italy– EIN PROSIT!

Chances are you’ve probably never been to or even heard of the city of Udine (located in the Friuli Venezia Guilia region) in Italy. But that’s going to change as it’s now become the home of Ein Prosit— one of the country’s largest food and wine […]

A Non-Car Enthusiast’s 1st Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix!

A Non-Car Enthusiast’s 1st Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix!

I’m still on a high from my first ever Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (September 20 to 22, 2019)– what an experience! Full disclosure: I’ve never watched a race in my life (not even on TV) and didn’t know much about it until […]