WHERE TO EAT: New Menu at Benihana Amwaj Rotana – Dubai
Nov09

WHERE TO EAT: New Menu at Benihana Amwaj Rotana – Dubai

WHERE TO EAT: New Menu at Benihana Amwaj Rotana – Dubai Benihana’s tableside pyrotechnics are fun — and that really added to the international popularity of the restaurant. But they are actually more than just their flaming onion volcano. They actually have amazing food that could satisfy your Japanese food cravings!       Amwaj Rotana’s Japanese-American restaurant, Benihana, launched a new menu specially created...

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Illustrado Stuff: Surge Dubai, Waterfront Market, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, Du Tuesday’s, Mr Miyagi’s
Sep28

Illustrado Stuff: Surge Dubai, Waterfront Market, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, Du Tuesday’s, Mr Miyagi’s

Here’s to all the humans of Dubai — a dose of IG story worthy things that you should definitely experience! We zoom in to the city’s coolest places, newest havens, and stuff really must try.   Surge Dubai The new face of indoor cycling in Dubai! A whole new experience away from drab hours at the gym as you ride to energizing playlists and moving wild lights in their night club-themed studio. So party, sweat, burn and surge! 1114...

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Kickass Filipino Makeup Artists Make The Case For “Racist Projects”
Aug01

Kickass Filipino Makeup Artists Make The Case For “Racist Projects”

  Behind the flawless editorials, beauty campaigns and glowing brides are the unsung heroes who makes sure that the face, hair and everything that has to be glammed up are picture perfect. Recently, an article UAE firm denies discrimination in hiring started circulating on Facebook which angered netizens from all over the region. The issue was raised after an expat complained about a racist remark directed at Filipino job...

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My Life in Dubai: The ConGen’s Weekend
Jun19

My Life in Dubai: The ConGen’s Weekend

By Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes     My past weekend was typical of my Dubai weekends – packed, extremely hectic. Fridays, for most, even for most of my staff, are reserved for families, outings and gallivanting around the malls, or just plain lounging at home. I harbor no complaints though. I get it.  Weekends are when the Filipino community schedules their organizations’ events and activities, and what better...

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Illustrado Eats: Pax Ristorante & Lounge
May19

Illustrado Eats: Pax Ristorante & Lounge

La Dolce Vita in Dubai A Review of Pax Ristorante & Lounge by AJ Choleng Marasigan There’s a piece of Italy hidden in between the iconic tower of Dusit Thani. PAX is unassuming and quite subtle in its presence. Most of its tables were strategically placed right next to the windows regaling you with the beautiful top view of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Road. The lights are dim and the ambiance cozy. If you ever feel like...

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