Mandaue gov’t’s food for work program: Free rice for cleaning surroundings

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/30/2018

FOUR kilos of free rice in a month for indigent families in Mandaue City in exchange for ensuring the cleanliness of their surroundings. This is the condition for those in the marginalized sector to avail of the…

Poe: Release calamity fund to affected food-producing regions

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe has asked government to speed up the release of calamity funds for typhoon-hit Cagayan Valley, to ensure that the region can “replant, rebuild, and restore its farm output and facilities.” “One-fourth of the corn…

Less food on the table

Editorial 09/03/2018

The story of Vicente Isles, an aging farmer based in Sogod town located 61 kilometers north of Cebu City, is one of many that explains why the country continues to suffer from a food crisis that won’t…

Food, agri firms urged: Explore opportunities in Canada market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/28/2018

Cebuano agri-business and food companies are encouraged to tap the potentially huge export market in Canada. The Canadian Chamber of the Philippines (CanCham) will be holding its 6th Outbound Trade Mission to two cities in Canada —…

Couple’s food business takes flight, soars on chicken wings

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/26/2018

DONGKI’S CHICKEN WINGS Neither of them had any background in cooking. But Lara Francheska Galan and her husband Alessandre have always had this fascination for cooking shows they would often see on television. “Watching cooking shows on…

The Passion Project

Jude Bacalso 08/07/2018

I have no teeth, I don’t bite!” quips Justin Quek, the OG Singaporean celebrity chef, as he urges us to move closer in a group photo after lunch. Even as he disarms us with his charm, his…

A festival of food, stories and books in Barangay Taptap

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 07/18/2018

It was a day of celebration filled with food, stories and books. On one side of the gymnasium was a group of 40 mothers eagerly listening to Cebu Daily News columnist Louella Alix, a noted home cook,…

Eight hospitalized for food poisoning 

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/13/2018

  At least eight persons were hospitalized for food poisoning after eating a root crop locally known as “kuot” in San Francisco town, Camotes Island, Cebu on Thursday (July 12). Dr. Rene Catan, head of Provincial Health…

Larsian’s two-month renovation starts today

Jessa Sotto 07/02/2018

Starting today, July 2, Cebu’s famous Larsian barbeque strip will be closed for two months as it will undergo a rehabilitation and repair works. Larsian Administrator Joey Herrera said that stall owners will temporarily be relocated to…

BRAZILIAN FOOD, ANYONE?

Ram Alcoseba-Martinez 06/29/2018

WE BOOKED our hotel on West 46th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue in New York City, and little did I know that this little neighborhood of restaurants and shops in Manhattan is the best place to…

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