05 Mar, 2014
I opened my marketmanila.com email this evening and got the message below. I am posting the email here verbatim (except that I have masked the sender’s full name to save her any embarrassment though I would have been justified in putting the full name since she did send the email) and respond to…
27 Feb, 2014
The customer is always right.
10 Feb, 2014
I don’t normally do “press announcements” for new restaurants, nor do I attend pre-opening bashes with lots of free food, but I make the exception on announcements for Phat Pho because I am a huge fan of their original Cebu restaurant and I eat there at least once every trip I make to Cebu…
22 Jan, 2014
Good grief, it’s been almost seven years since the Performance Investment Products Corp (PIPC) Scam blew up in mid-2007, and shortly thereafter I wrote this initial post on the topic.
14 Jan, 2014
A balikbayan box arrived with an assortment of goodies from New York, amongst them, old issues of food and other magazines that Sister throws in for us to pore through.
20 Dec, 2013
I am not surprised by the coincidence of my current poll on celebrities and politicos cutting in line and what you would do if that happened to you…
19 Oct, 2013
A group of friends from all over the country, several walks of life, a broad span of ages, with a phenomenal sense of humor and a love for good food.
23 Sep, 2013
Thousands of people read this short and mild rant on my experience trying to activate a new card using HSBC Premier’s Manila number 85-808 a few days ago.