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‘Conquistadores’ – A taste of Spain at Pusô Bistro


“CONQUISTADORES” or conquerors refer to the explorer/soldiers of the Spanish and Portuguese empires. During the “Age of Discovery,” Conquistadores sailed beyond Europe that included Americas, Oceania, Africa and Asia. They colonized much of the world for Spain and Portugal from the 16th to the 18th centuries. A Castilian expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan led to […]

Posted: March 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken and Sauce Bar


BRYAN Tiu was only 18 years old when he ventured into his own business with the support of his parents who owned textile stores in Tabora, Divisoria. His first attempt at franchising (Domino’s Pizza) may not have lasted, but his strong entrepreneurial stance somehow fixated on food, which he will pursue with passion. With a […]

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 in Life | Read More »

DENR 7 reiterates call to stop rampant cutting of trees


With rainy season here and recent flashfloods happening, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7) is once again asking Cebuanos to stop the rampant illegal cutting of trees and charcoal-making. DENR 7 conducted an investigation last year to determine the cause of the flashfloods in Cebu. Results of their investigation […]

Posted: November 23rd, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

The charcoal vendor


We don’t see them anymore, not in the city. But I suspect that with their baskets they still foot the roads in the country to sell charcoal. Mostly elderly women with no other source of income, they go about the houses, and the wives, who have become their regular customers, would get from them their […]

Posted: November 8th, 2015 in Opinion | Read More »

Charcoal, other natural ingredients in soap


For soap-maker Kim Cavada, the hardest part is educating the market. “Filipinos don’t normally talk about the ingredients of soap – they don’t really know the benefits of homemade soap. Many are also discouraged by the price,” she said. While it is generally more expensive than the commercial soaps available in grocery stores, her handcrafted […]

Posted: June 8th, 2015 in Enterprise,Featured Stories | Read More »