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BY LUCILLE DE MESA, BAZ GRIMM-PITCH, CELESTINE TRINIDAD, IBYANG RIOT, SARAH BULALACAO, MIKKI SHIU, MARIA CRISELDA SANTOS and BJ MEDINA Click here to read the previous episode. The last time Philip saw them was fifteen years ago. Anxiety and excitement filled him as he arrived at their meeting place. This was the...

BY KATH C. EUSTAQUIO-DERLA [caption id="attachment_10841" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo by author[/caption] I’d like to think that I’m a workaholic. I may have a problem with the occasional—okay, constant—tardiness but given that I live near the office, I am often the first to arrive and one of the last people...

BY KATH C. EUSTAQUIO-DERLA [caption id="attachment_10683" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image from Tookapic[/caption] Last night was a complete disaster. After the play, Collin and Matthew invited Denver and me to a round of drinks at some restobar along Jupiter Street. I politely declined after way too much urging from Collin. In...

BY KATH C. EUSTAQUIO-DERLA [caption id="attachment_10517" align="aligncenter" width="2252"] Photo by Emanuel Feruzi[/caption] I sense change, like how you can smell a thunderstorm before it hits. Matthew’s calls became less frequent. And then the calls became text messages. And SMS became chat messages. The blanket of bliss I’ve long...

BY KATH C. EUSTAQUIO-DERLA [caption id="attachment_10060" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Photo by Brandi Redd[/caption] If I have to eat one thing for the rest of my life, it would probably be truffle butter. 71 Gramercy’s warm brioche slices with truffle butter are to die for. I gladly eat the entire platter...