One of Malugay’s go-to places to satisfy one’s cravings, Wingman at The Collective offers wings - buffalo wings and deep fried wings to be exact.
Basketball was brought to the Philippines by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) during the early American colonial period, in the first half of the 20th century. Today it is the most popular sport in the country, whether that's played on the streets, at schools, in colleges or in the professional level.
American-style Halloween has become a highly popular celebration all over Metro Manila. Kids enjoy organized "trick or treat" events and costume contests, while the older ones go wild on Halloween-themed parties and zombie fun runs in the middle of the night.
Get your Philippine flags ready, it's the country's Independence Day! Find out more about this national holiday and what Filipinos do to celebrate it.
Initiated in 1902 and incorporated in 1920, AmCham Philippines is the oldest American Chamber abroad. It has 23 standing committees and two foundations that cover all aspects of business and industry to promote American-Philippine relations.
On Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan (Filipino for "Day of Valor"), the Philippines commemorates the fall of Bataan on April 9, 1942, and the subsequent death marches. The regular public holiday is an occasion to honor the Filipino soldiers in World War II.
Known for its burger and roast beef, Dayrit’s is one of the old-timer restaurants in the metro.
Lounge in Tomas Morato is one of the old timers in the area. Apart from being a happening place for those who want to have a few drinks while listening to live music, the place has established itself as a great venue for parties and functions.
Alfredo’s Steakhouse is one of the oldest restaurants in the metro and is even considered by many of its patrons as an institution when it come to steaks.
Among Manila's hungry Megacitizens, fast food restaurants have become just as popular as street food vendors and carinderias, the local eateries. Here we present the top fast food chains in the Philippines.
Located approximately 48 kilometers west of the Philippine capital Manila, the island fortress of Corregidor serves as reminder of the courage and valor of Filipino and American soldiers who bravely defended the country from invading Japanese forces during the Second World War.
Aruba is a stylish lounge bar and restaurant with a good choice of drinks and a diversified live music program featuring several local bands.
For a long time, the history of Manila was shaped by foreign powers. In fact, few cities in the world have such a long history of colonization. Here is a brief overview of the city's and the country's checkered past.
Craft provides a stage for great young bands and serves American party food for its hungry customers.
As a member of the Black Eyed Peas, Allan Pineda, alias apl.de.ap, is one of the most successful Philippine musicians worldwide. Born in Angeles City, Pampanga, he was adopted by an American family at age 14. Although he is a US citizen, hip hop star and millionaire now, he never forgot about his roots, which makes him an idol for many young Filipinos.
Rue Bourbon is a bar and restaurant that brings the flair of New Orleans to the Philippines. Good chow and drinks combined with a friendly ambiance make it one of the great places to hang out with friends in Salcedo Village.
Bugsy's, located in the heart of Salcedo Village, is a favored place for casual after-work dinners and weekend night outs into the wee hours.
The International Silent Film Festival features six movies from six different countries, accompanied by outstanding Filipino live bands and musicians. It takes place from August 23 to 25, 2013, in Shang Cineplex.
The International Silent Film Festival will once again show how pictures and music are enough to tell great stories in film. The festival at Shang Cineplex features seven silent movies from three continents, most of them from the early decades of film making. Philippine and international musicians are taking care of the live soundtrack.
The U.S. Independence Day on July 4 is always commemorated as the Day of Filipino American Friendship in the Philippines. American expat organizations invite Americans, Filipinos, and all other nationalities to celebrate together on the weekend.
UPDATE: BAND SCHEDULE 15-31 NOW AVAILABLE: Hard Rock Cafe is world famous for its live music on stage, rock n' roll memorabilia on the wall and of course, good ol' American food. It's one of the few famous bars in the world that Filipinos are most familiar being a country that is very much into American pop culture. It came to Manila in 1995, becoming one of the most popular hangouts of the young and the young-at-heart.
The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial is the largest overseas American cemetery. Thousands of World War II soldiers are burried here, and many more commemorated, as their names are written in the stonewalls of the war memorial.
U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting the Philippines on Monday, the last stop of his week-long Asia-Pacific tour. Airport terminals and certain roads will be temporarily closed for the visit.
Soft, freshly baked bread, mixed meat grilled platters, mouthwatering Sea Food Rice Gratin, among other beautifully prepared dishes, and a very “country” ambiance are just a few of the things that make Wooden Horse Steakhouse different from other restaurants in Alabang.
Rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis were the big winners at this year's Grammy Awards. Their World Tour leads them to Manila on March 16, 2014.