Food

Asia Rice-India rates dip as rupee flounders; markets eye Philippine boost

BENGALURU - A dip in rice export prices as the rupee plunged failed to stoke fresh demand for the Indian variety this week, but...

Philippines set to purchase extra 132,000 T of rice

MANILA - The Philippines will import an additional 132,000 tonnes of rice to boost stocks in southern provinces, where prices have surged in recent weeks amid...

Why a South Korean supermarket is selling bananas in different stages...

South Korean supermarket E-Mart is getting praises for selling bananas in different stages of ripeness in one pack to allow consumers to eat one...

‘Chef of the century’, France’s Joel Robuchon, dead at 73

PARIS— Chef Joel Robuchon, who at one point had earned more than 30 Michelin stars across nearly two dozen restaurants on three continents, died on Monday at his...

Sec. Romulo-Puyat acknowledges ‘Boracay wishlist’ of Lourd de Veyra

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has cordially acknowledged the open letter to her written by broadcaster, writer and musician Lourd de Veyra. The letter has expounded...

Why people are excited about an American fast food’s Philippines opening

What's all the fuss about a fast food joint's opening? One explanation: Filipinos' love for American food goes back centuries.

Erica Paredes introduces ‘kamayan’ style, boodle fight to Europeans

The daughter of veteran musician Jim Paredes introduced the local version of a boodle fight to a group of people in France and it...

Taho vendor’s large servings reveal Filipinos’ insatiable appetite for beloved comfort...

A taho vendor caught the public's attention for selling large servings of the beloved comfort food. In a viral Twitter post by Homer Tabas, the...

What’s in a name? Online debate reveals colorful history and names...

A Twitter user from England who posted a photo of bread and calling it a muffin has sparked an online debate about the different...

Is tilapia a ‘mutant, skinless, boneless’ fish? A viral meme claims...

An Internet meme claiming that the popular tilapia fish is a dangerous “mutant” fish has gone viral again prompting the fact-check website Snopes.com to...