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Finding A Place For Pineapple (Ind) the Big Apple

July 5, 2017 7:00 am by Eunice Guzon

Ryan Letada, co-founder of Next Day Better, taking the Pineapple Ind barong to the streets of New York “Pen pineapple, apple pen…” You may hate this song or (secretly) like it. You may hate pineapple chunks in your pizza (or burger) or love it. Whichever side you choose, one thing is […]

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NAWA PH: T’boli Jewelry For a Cause

June 15, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

For fashion connoisseurs, it is difficult to find a place where you can buy indigenous-inspired accessories that can both be locally-produced, nice looking, and uplift the indigenous people. Nawa PH proves that it doesn’t have to be tricky as they are one of the few local jewelry stores who manage […]

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Modern Day Heroes

June 11, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

Dear Taste <3 Company Reader,   Happy Independence Day! This article is about modern day Filipino heroes.   THANK YOU for being a hero. In one way or another, each person is a hero to someone or to something… a parent to his or her child, a doctor to a patient, […]

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Manos Nail Lounge: More Than Just Manicures

May 27, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Carissa Mangubat It was never just about manicures and pedicures at Manos. One of our goals at Manos is to reinvent the spa experience by building and promoting social and environmental consciousness through our products and services. When we were conceptualizing Manos some six years ago, we knew that we […]

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Coming Back to Christ Through Mission Youth Philippines

May 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Ana Rafaela L. Sarmiento President, Mission Youth – Philippines For most people, Holy Week is a time to go out of town or take a break from school or work. However, every year, about a hundred youth and a few consecrated women and priests go to a community in […]

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Where The Heart Is: Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal

May 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

Our  Lady of Fatima Shrine (photo courtesy of Bambie Carlos) How can three children bring millions of people to one little town in Portugal? The answer is because of the power of and the message from Our Lady of Fatima. One hundred years ago, in 1917 during the Great War, […]

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Nestling in the Heart of Cocoon Boutique Hotel

May 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Sustainability is a buzzword excessively thrown around these days. However, only a very few establishments could claim to be truly sustainable from top to bottom. In the hotel industry, one such establishment is Cocoon Boutique Hotel, located in Scout Tobias, Quezon City. We recently had the honor of attending Cocoon’s […]

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Add Color and Nostalgia to Life with Pinta PH

May 1, 2017 12:09 am by Katrina Castaneda

Pinta PH is a startup business that principally aims to create tools and artisanal paints from Philippine resources by Filipinos, for Filipinos. Like all things, it started with a question, How do you actually make watercolor? “As a visual artist myself, I’ve never actually made paints before and curiosity sparked […]

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Solar Solutions PH: Empowering Communities Through Solar Energy

April 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

“There is no water, no light, no electricity.” This was how a survivor described Tacloban, Leyte in a report by CBS News after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines in 2013. Whenever a strong typhoon hits the country, help takes a while to arrive especially when roads are not passable. Most […]

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Life’s Most Meaningful Delay: The Jesuit Volunteer Experience

April 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Ynez Alcid Delays — I think everyone would agree with me that nothing good comes out of it. Plane delayed = waste of time in the airport. Submissions delayed = could get you fired. Boyfriend delayed = leads to a fight. A year delayed on anything = basically puts […]