Chorizo and Carbon!

Louella Eslao- Alix 09/29/2019

Last Sunday I went to Carbon Market. It’s called Carbon because the huge pile of Carbon or Uling for the old power plant used to be stored in this area. To this day, the Ludo warehouse for…

Kinamatisang Tinabal

03/14/2018

MY TOPIC today is buwad, dried or preserved fish. Since Holy Weekis approaching, let us stock up on this good old reliable food. Buwad is the generic term for dried seafood. It’s one favorite food among Filipinos,…

Painit sa Kabilin at Golden Prince Hotel

Janna Lim 09/29/2017

  WITH food establishments offering foreign cuisine sprouting everywhere, it’s still different to eat food which tastes just like home. Golden Prince Hotel and Suites, together with Louella Alix, proudly launched the well-anticipated native snack buffet –…

Entrepreneur invests in Cebu’s first library café for homegrown authors

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/15/2017

ENTREPRENEUR Caroline Porras, president and chief executive officer of ClintKAMMS Corp., invested about P1 million or another business venture that will serve as home of printed books and a venue for authors to converge and discuss their…

Cebuano cuisine takes national center stage

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/19/2016

QUEZON CITY — Louella Theresa Eslao-Alix started writing professionally when she was 59 years old. Before that, she was running Presents and Such, a gift shop located along Gorordo Avenue in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. She was…

One sweet place

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/13/2016

THE STORE sits unassuming along busy Gorordo Avenue in Barangay Lahug. A sign says “Presents and Such Tearoom and Café” and the glass window gives curious onlookers a sneak preview of the pretty trinkets displayed inside the…

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