Event category archives: Events

  • Beyond Bean-to-Bar: This is What a Chocolate-themed Dinner Party for Charity Looks Like

  • A chocolate-inspired eight hands dinner in Old Manila pays homage to the rarest of Philippine cacao varieties.  With Michelin training and shared culinary star power to back them up, and chocolate stouts and fine wines to match, the eight hands Auro Chocolate-inspired benefit dinner by The Peninsula Manila Old Manila Chef de Cuisine Allan Briones, Chef Josh Boutwood of The Test Kitchen, Che[...]
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  • How Rich Would Forrest Gump Be If He Were a Real Person?

  • Unless you’ve been living under a rock since 1994, it is highly unlikely that you haven’t at least heard of the classic Oscar winning Forrest Gump. The film follows a simple Alabama man named Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) who, despite the doubts of everybody around him, has quite an extraordinary life. He becomes a college football star (and meets an American president), miraculously survives[...]
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  • How A Taipan Celebrates Chinese New Year

  • Metrobank Group Chairman hosts a Chinese banquet at the Grand Hyatt Manila on the eve of Chinese New Year and spends the following morning distributing gifts to the poorest of the poor. The night before Chinese New Year, Metrobank Group Chairman George S. K. Ty hosted a dinner at the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Manila. Besides the officers of Metrobank and the Metrobank subsidiaries, guests inc[...]
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  • How Cool is This? Luxury Car Brand Lexus Just Did a Collaboration with Black Panther!

  • Black Panther was recently opened in theaters in the Philippines and its undoubtedly a big hit! Early word and audience reaction have been extremely positive. The film has enjoyed quite a stellar opening weekend at the box office with $180 million in the United States and $23.2 million in overseas returns. Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Acade[...]
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  • Lifestyle Asia Luxelist: 7 Luxury Bags to Travel With

  • Seven bags from luxury brands ideal for trips abroad.  JIMMY CHOO’s Celeste-crushed velvet bag is both functional as it is easy to pack. The light purse, seen on red carpets by the likes of Alexandra Dadddario, can be worn on last minute formal affairs abroad or at the Captain’s table aboard a luxury cruise holiday. The new capsule collection by ERMENEGILDA ZEGNA in collaboration wit[...]
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  • Instagram Round-Up: 5 Adorable Couple’s and Their IG Posts on Valentine’s Day

  • Happy Heart’s Day has come and gone yet again. Whether you had the most special date sipping bubbly with the love of your life, had a GALentine’s day with your BFFs over G&Ts, or simple stayed home and binged romantic flicks on NETFLIX, you can’t deny that these five couples made you (just a little bit) jealous. We’ve put together a list of five adorable couples and how they proclaimed their l[...]
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  • A Quick Chat About Scotch (and Why He Loves It) with Hollywood Actor James Marsden

  • The grand kick-off of party for International Scotch Day (which happened on February 8, 2018) was held at the Philippines in Manila House. The worldwide festivity (with over 70 countries participating) aims to celebrate “everything that gives the world’s favorite whiskey its unique character, flavor and personality.” Held during the birthday week of the world’s most influential Master Blenders, Al[...]
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  • Amorita Resort: How to Spend Alone Time in a Luxury Resort

  • Yearning for a quick getaway but never able to do it? Amorita Resort in Panglao, Bohol is a destination for that. It is a convenient one-hour plane ride away, with a 40-minute private car ride to the resort from Tagbilaran Airport. With many flights to Bohol from Manila, disappearing for the weekend is possible. Surely, spouse and children will not mind you returning home fully-recharged. Throu[...]
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  • You Should Be Following These 5 Society Fashionistas on Instagram...Right Now

  • Fashion is always on our minds. And what better way to get inspiration than from society's fashionable It-Girls? We completed a list of five Lifestyle Asia STYLE ICONS that you need to check out on Instagram right now. We'll let the pictures do the talking. Friday night X Mustang X Dinnerdate 💋 #classicmustang @classicspeedinc @carpornracingmanila A post shared by joeymeadking (@joeymeadk[...]
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  • 5 Incredibly Classy Love Stories to Binge Watch on NETFLIX During Valentine’s Day

  • Lifestyle Asia movie recommendations: from Tiffany’s to Seattle, five of the most romantic movies to binge watch on Netflix this Valentine’s Day. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)  No list about romantic movies is every complete without Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which isn’t only the essential Valentine’s Day movie, but the essential Audrey Hepburn movie as well. The 1961 Blake Edwards-directed[...]
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  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila’s Valentine’s Day Promos Will Have You Falling in Love…with Food!

  • Valentine’s Day is all about love. What better way to spend it then sharing your love for gastronomy with your significant other through Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila’s Valentine’s Day Promos? On February 14th, indulge at the iconic Spiral buffet’s diverse options through their 21 dining ateliers at only PHP 3,000 nett per person for lunch and PHP 4,500 nett per person for dinner. The new and[...]
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