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13 foreigners among 21 killed in Kabul restaurant attack

Afghan security forces investigate the aftermath of Friday's suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant, seen in the background, filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while two gunmen snuck in through the back door and opened fire Friday in a brazen dinnertime attack that killed 16 people, officials said. AP

A total of 21 people, including 13 foreigners, died in a Taliban suicide assault on a popular restaurant in Kabul, police said Saturday, as witnesses gave horrific accounts of the carnage.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Lawyer files damage suit against resto owner


A P2 million damage suit was filed by a female lawyer against a restaurant that allegedly served her iced tea that contained bits of broken glass.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Restaurant settles over ‘carcass removal’ listing


A phone book company has settled a lawsuit filed by a Montana barbecue restaurant that was listed in a section of the yellow pages for “Animal Carcass Removal.”

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Delightful strokes in Canvas


I WAS surprised to know that the concept of Restaurant Week is slowly catching fire in Cebu City. Chef Steve Shrimski and his wife Eya hosted lunch in their Canvas Bistro-Bar-Gallery at the Food Terraces in Ayala Center Cebu to celebrate Restaurant Week last Oct. 8 to 14. The national Food and Wine event was undertaken and sponsored by Makati-based Wine Warehouse Corporation. I checked out the directory and discovered that several upscale restaurants in Metro Manila are participating, too.

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

A restaurant reminisces the 50’s


STEPPING into the District 50 transported us to a nostalgic era of rock & roll and the American dining concept of the 1950’s diners and soda fountains. A vintage Volkswagen Beetle, dominates one side of the restaurant with an open kitchen. If you are lucky on a busy night, the Beetle cozily sits two. Rock & Roll music permeates the dining room that extends to an al fresco area in the veranda. Fifties-inspired, the floors are checkered black and white tiles with red color prevailing. I liked the ads of long ago, especially Coke and Welch’s.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

7 injured in Tyre restaurant blast

Seven people were injured when an explosion apparently caused by a bomb shook a restaurant in the south Lebanese coastal town of Tyre, a Lebanese security source said Monday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Biz Briefs

A NATURAL and organic personal care manufacturer is planning to come out with products made from Cebu’s mango fruit.

Posted: November 28th, 2011 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

New York’s Cayuga Lake Wineries – PART 2


THE OLDER the vines, the better the wines. Thirsty Owl Wine Company is home to the oldest vinifera vines in the Cayuga Lake wineries in New York’s Finger Lakes Region. European Vinifera grape is arguably the best type for wine making. And the tempering effect of the lakes and the region’s microclimate make Finger Lakes [...]

Posted: September 3rd, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Lunch in New York City’s Bar Boulud


CULINARY wonders never cease in New York City! Since my daughter, Patricia, works for New York Celebrity French Chef Daniel Boulud’s (DB) at the DB Bistro Moderne in Times Square, I have gained access to exquisite culinary experiences one can only aspire for. Chef Boulud owns the Dinex Group, which operates five award winning restaurants [...]

Posted: August 20th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Lunch at Manhattan’s Megu


THE NEW York City Restaurant Week was in full swing. While majority of the restaurants strictly follow the schedule from July 11 to 24, some of them offer the Restaurant Week Prixe Fixe Menu through Sept. 5, 2011. The Prix Fixe menus are affordable: lunch starting at $24.07 and dinner at $35.0 plus tax. My [...]

Posted: August 13th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Lunch in Alain Ducasse’s Benoit


NEW York City’s Restaurant Week is such an exciting deal. For the last 20 years, New York City has been celebrating this great epicurean experience. For the budget conscious, this is the best way to experience and indulge in dining in upscale restaurants, especially the three- and four-star Zagat-rated ones. Over 300 restaurants are participating [...]

Posted: August 6th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Fine dining with a farm ambience


In the middle of a farmland in Batbangon town in Leyte is a cozy place that has become a favorite weekend destination because of its ambience and delectable food.

Posted: July 23rd, 2011 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Eat what the bishops eat in this religion-themed resto

In the country’s only Catholic–themed restaurant, Sister Evangeline Paras aims to enrich the soul as much as excite the palate. As head chef, the Theresian nun oversees operations at Ristorante de la Mitre (Restaurant of the Miter) on Calle Real in front of San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila. The restaurant’s distinctive feature is a [...]

Posted: June 7th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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