Bench Lookbook: “Comfort Food”

When life throws you lemons, just shrug and order fast food. Go all out on that takeout. Swallow that pain with a quarter-pounder of pleasure. Ain’t no shame in eating your feelings. But as our badass blog muse Camie Juan demonstrates in these shots by Andrea Beldua, you might as well look good while doing it. So […]

B/BISITA: Maginhawa, A ‘Hood We Love

It’s interesting how a street like Maginhawa—simple and homely in many ways—has evolved from a residential area into a bustling food destination. Being situated near two universities doesn’t hurt either; in between classes and after schoolwork, Maginhawa is bustling with mindful young folk looking to fill their bellies. Things have gotten even more exciting when […]

B/SEEN: GIA PALAMOS OF RESTOCK

Words by Isabel Aguas Manila has upped their third wave coffee game and Guijo Street is no stranger in the race. Add to the mix some art and furniture and you’ve got Restock, a Makati-based concept cafe that houses the bustling city’s breathing space. A place like this needs a certain character to run it […]

B/BISITA – Marikina, a ‘Hood We Love 

It used to be that Marikina evoked images of bright pink MMDA road signs and your tita’s favorite step-ins. But with “Discipline, Good Taste, and Excellence” as its motto, it’s no surprise that this industrial city is becoming known for more than producing great soles—it’s also becoming a hub for some pretty good grub. Marikina […]