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Kinalas, Interrupted

Pondering on Naga City’s famous Kinalas (local ramen) these social distancing days and the absence thereof.

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Twelve Books From Bicol We’re Binge-Reading This Lockdown

March 21, 2020 Arts & Culture
We asked fellow Bikolanos the twelve books published recently from the region that's perfect for days. Like. These.

Legaz-Tipid: Weekend Adventures for 2 Under 500

May 9, 2017 Destinations
Because being kuripot isn’t entirely bad at all.

Three Ladies And Thirty-Five Years Of Bigg’s

January 4, 2020 Food
Thirty-five years down the road this year, three ladies talk about the storied past of Bicol’s favourite dining destination, Bigg’s Diner.

ICYMI: What Went Down At The Creative Talks 2018

February 16, 2018 Arts & Culture
Sat down on fabulous tapestries by Bidibidi Delos Santos while I listened to not one, but six Creatives from the region. Some takeaways from yesterday's…

How To Score A Boyfriend This Year

February 4, 2020 Essays
New year, new you. New boyfriend? Yes please.

There’s a Facebook Group Called “Bicol V.S NCR Trash Talk” And We Are Amused

March 30, 2020 People
At home and online, we're making popcorns and entertaining ourselves at all the action present in this hilarious, NSFW page.

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