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The Soapbox Filipina | October 23, 2019

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Passions Archives - Page 3 of 11 - The Soapbox Filipina

“I love to eat, read  & write . Therefore, food, books  and writing are my passions.”

Ruby Woo

June 7, 2016 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen


 It took a while till I realized why the catchall phrase for red lips? on a morena-skinned woman would be, ” ’twas ruby woo-ed”. 

As usual, it is me and my dramatics on being ” a late bloomer” in cosmetics.

And my personal semantics on “Who is Ruby Woo”, rather CONTINUE READING HERE

Nina Garcia’s Four Books on Style and Fashion

June 7, 2016 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen


 Nina Garcia‘s  Four Books on Style and Fashion

Sometime in 2007, fashion journalist Nina Garcia of the Project Runaway fame, came out with a book about fashion and style.

The book was a hit with women that it was followed by three more books.

Nina Garcia’s books are CONTINUE READING HERE

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

June 6, 2016 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen

In between taking care of my son and doing household chores, light reading is what I can afford these days.

Therefore books of the young adult genre have caught my fancy. This summer had been a book marathon for me. Why, with my son on vacation, I was able to CONTINUE READING HERE

Mandarin Sky

May 13, 2016 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen 1


My husband and my child have discriminating taste buds. They know good food like it is fixed in their DNAs. They remember clearly which restaurants serve delectable dishes.

So every time my husband, my son and I have the chance, to dine along the Banawe area, in Quezon City, we CONTINUE READING HERE

Quezon Filipino and Spanish Buffet

April 25, 2016 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen



Before my brother and my sister-in-law left for abroad, our big family had a (get-together) buffet lunch at Quezon Filipino and Spanish Restaurant.

Quezon Restaurant is at the second floor of the Fisher Mall, in Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City.

Apparently, the restaurant is partly owned by Chef CONTINUE READING HERE

We Love Torch Restaurant

July 27, 2015 | Pier Angeli B. Ang Sen





 My brother Vito and his wife Mae took us to lunch, in Torch Restaurant at Trinoma Mall.

Torch Restaurant is a fusion of international cooking. The dishes served at the restaurant is blended cuisine —a bit of everything delicious from different places.

Our family’s dining experience was CONTINUE READING HERE