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Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific 2010

Christi Lynn “Ashley” Landrito McGarry, Jersey City Native Read more

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Mizumi has become Douglaston’s latest dining attraction with foodies gushing over its vast array of top quality food.

 

Seafood and sushi lovers in and around New York are raving about the newly-opened Mizumi Sushi & Seafood Buffet in Northern Boulevard in Douglaston, N.Y.

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The late Marlene Capinpin Stern.

 

A memorial tribute for the late Marlene Capinpin Stern, chairperson of the Connecticut chapter of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), was held on Feb. 26 at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

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The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 kilometers north of the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. The National Park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the northern coast of the island. It is bordered by St. Paul Bay to the north and the Babuyan River to the east. The City Government of Puerto Princesa has managed the National Park since 1992.

 

The Philippines may be lacking in man-made monuments as majestic as the Taj Mahal in India, but where we fall short on architectural wonders, we more than compensate with our natural attractions.

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Maharlika’s sizzling sisig.

 

A newly-opened pop-up restaurant called Maharlika (Filipino word for nobility) that serves Filipino brunch has been making waves at Manhattan’s East Village section since it opened mid-January, with mainstream critics and foodies all heaping praises on entrees like arroz caldo (rice porridge, $11) and longsilog (longganisa, sinangag and itlog, $11) or tocilog (tocino, sinangag and itlog).

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Cafe attendants, dressed up in maid uniforms, clean up at the Meidolls Cafe in Cainta, Rizal on Jan. 30. The Philippines opened its first costume play maid cafe in the country where servers entertain customers with Japanese role playing culture.  (Reuters/Cheryl Ravelo)

 

MANILA — Waitresses in frilly French maid costumes, some with elaborate blonde ringlets tumbling down their shoulders, serve coffee and tea, pampering customers at Manila’s first “maid cafe.”

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