City Chef is the Dinner Service For Those Who Don’t Have Time to Cook

My work is largely home-based but I go out so much that it feels like having an office job. And like any office job, there are times when I come home late, tired, and hungry. Everyone has eaten dinner so I have to wonder where I’m going to get food.

I’m sure there are plenty of people who can relate to my predicament. And I bet there are plenty more who live alone who have to cook after a long day at work and the commute. Eating out every day? What a concept.

I discovered a new delivery service that prepares hot, ready, and delicious meals prepared by chefs and delivered on the day itself. It’s called City Chef and they believe in delivering home-cooked favorites straight to their customers’ doorsteps, right in time for dinner.

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Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion Rekindle Their Spark in New Video!

Local showbiz has produced iconic tandems: Jolina and Marvin, Claudine and Rico, John Lloyd and Bea, Alden and Maine. But in the Philippine entertainment scene, no one can beat the tandem of Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion. After spending 25 years apart on the big and small screen, the two are back in a commercial and can I just say…. they still have their chemistry!

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There’s More to Paradise Dynasty Than its Delicious 8-Flavored Xiao Long Bao

When it comes to xiao long bao in the Philippines, it’s hard to top the Singaporean import Paradise Dynasty. The restaurant is known for its eight-flavored xiao long bao, where you can feast on dumplings with flavors like ginseng, garlic, black truffle, cheese, crab roe, foie gras, and Szechuan. And if you think that it’s the star of the restaurant, think again. There’s a lot of dishes to choose from and they’re all winners!

I recently had lunch there and got to taste 21 different dishes. It was overwhelming but there were dishes that stood out. Here’s what I thought of the food at Paradise Dynasty:

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Get Books For as Low as P75 at National Book Store’s Book Binge Bazaar!

The Japanese word tsundoku means to buy so many books and letting them pile up somewhere without reading them. It’s a problem I share with other readers, who feel like there’s not enough time to read all the good books coming out from authors, publishers, and bookstores. But I consider it a nice problem to have because it makes me happy seeing them in my room and knowing I’ll get to them soon.

This weekend, I’ll be adding more books to my collection as National Book Store is holding its first ever Book Binge Bazaar, a three-day sale where imported books will be available for P75, P175, and P275!

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Albay LGU to Help Farmers Affected by Mayon Eruptions

After the eruption of Mayon Volcano that affected 20,477 families or 79,757 individuals, the Albay local government has vowed to help local farmers as soon as the volcano settles.

Jun Pavericio, chief of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Guinobatan, Albay, told 24 Oras, “Magbibigay kami ng mga farm implements tapos mga binhi, para mapalitan ‘yung mga nasira nilang pananim dito sa aming area.”

The Department of Agriculture (DA) revealed that P165.54 million worth of damage to crops, with a total of 8,138 hectares affected.

To date, the Mayon Volcano remains at Alert Level 4, which means that a hazardous eruption is still a possibility.

Mayon Victims to Receive P4.5 Million Aid From Davao City

After the eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay, Davao City is giving P4.5 million to help displaced families in the affected barangays.

A total of 20,477 families or 79,757 individuals have been affected by the eruption.

According to Davao City Vice Mayor Bernard Al-Ag Jr., the city is processing the check and will be sent next week.

The municipalities that will receive assistance are Camalig, Daraga, Guinobatan, Malilipot, Sto. Domingo, Bagacay, and cities of Ligao, Tabaco, and Legaspi. Each municipality will receive P500,000.