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We're Hiring!

Jul 05, 2017

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We are growing our team!

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If you’re looking to bring a bit more of an exotic feel to your otherwise bland urban life, you could always count on the colorful flavors of halal cuisine for your next gastronomic adventure.

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Love, life, and June brides

Jun 19, 2017

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Settling down is a beautiful thing, what with the thrill of building a life-long connection from an unassuming initial spark.

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Going all out for pop

Jun 17, 2017

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Fatherhood is something we celebrate without borders. I mean, why wouldn’t it? It’s a lifelong commitment, and for that we’re forever grateful.

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What opportunities do we have to explore in the age of the internet, and how do we use technology to express Filipino pride in everyday ways?

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Independence Day is right around the corner, and we’re reaching into our bag to give you some of that local love!

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Introducing: Karton Life

Jun 05, 2017

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We’re all super excited to bring your Karton Life, a whole collection of home and lifestyle products that’s perfect for a life out of the box!

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Filipino kitchen staples

Jun 03, 2017

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If you haven't tried these Filipino favorites yet, you're missing out!

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Liquid love in a hot cup

May 29, 2017

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You don't really need to make a case for coffee but hey, here more reasons to chug on your favorite brew!

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People live stressful lives, and that’s not changing anytime soon. We have to eat though, so how’s that going to work with the overall pace of life? Here’s a quick primer.

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Slap anything between two slices of bread, and you’re eating a piece of history. Here is a quick note on the sandwich's interesting beginnings.

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Low effort, high-energy meals

May 15, 2017

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Some days need more horsepower than others. When things get a little faster than usual, you’re going to need some good grab-and-go food to keep you up and running!

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We went into getting your protein-to-carb ratio down this week. Let’s cap this week off with some ways to make your lunches even better!

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Sweetest Mother's Day Ever!

May 12, 2017

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If you’re a mom, mom-to- be, or just have a mom you know and love, we have something for you.

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Something for the lunch bunch

May 08, 2017

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It's a wrap! Or well, we could really go for some wraps about now. We just love lunch wraps and you should too.

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Thai love and the spirit of Pai

May 06, 2017

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Our good friend, Diane made her way through Thailand a while back. Here is an in-depth look at her trip through Pai!

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Your Filipino brekky bunch

Apr 24, 2017

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The Filipino palate is a peculiar thing, but I'm sure everything falls into place somehow. Breakfast is a particularly exciting time of day because you never know what to expect!

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Filipino snacks for kids

Apr 22, 2017

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Okay, we know you missed them. Here are some classic Filipino snacks for you to think of and yearn for!

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FOOD TRIP - THAILAND

Apr 10, 2017

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Our homegirl, Diane goes to a whimsical land of elephants and great food. What happens next... you totally know where this is going, and you're going on a culinary trip to Thailand!

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Filipino regional favorites!

Apr 08, 2017

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We all have a favorite ulam, whether it’s something fried, boiled, steamed or grilled. Bah, pretty much anything goes if it’s with rice. Lucky for us, the whole country has so many culinary delights on offer. Here are some of them!

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Muni PH would like you to think before you shop, and with the Muni Market at Capitol Commons, Pasig this April 8-9, there’s plenty for you to think of.

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A bit of cookie love

Apr 03, 2017

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We love ourselves a good cookie. Here are some of our favorites!

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Eats from the streets

Apr 01, 2017

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Whether it's nostalgia or a matter of necessity, we've lived much of our lives around the simple comfort of street food.

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Verto goes organic!

Mar 31, 2017

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The UP JMA is putting together a bazaar for all things organic this April 2. If you're looking to work on that long-overdue lifestyle change, here's your shot! Oh, and some of our favorite sellers will be there too.

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Melting with you

Mar 27, 2017

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The weather is hotter than the seventh circle of wherever, but that doesn't mean we can't get down on an amazingly cheesy treat. Sometimes, you need something as melted as you are to get by. The big cheese has a plan for you, but only if you dare!

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Around the world in picha pie

Mar 25, 2017

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The Philippines is a weird place with a peculiar way of viewing things. What happens when you filter pizza through that bizarro lens? Picha pie happens, and it's great. Here is a little perspective on our favorite crusty treat.

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The Organic Market is happening on March 24-25. We're going to be there and here's why!

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The colors of Spectrum Fair

Mar 20, 2017

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We dropped by the Spectrum Fair to hang out with some of our favorite sellers. Oh and we picked some cool stuff up along the way!

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Stay sneaky (and super moist)

Mar 18, 2017

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Have you ever had brownies that just wouldn’t quit? Well, that’s the exactly how it felt when we went through whole box of Crostatina Patisserie’s Super Moist Macadamia Caramel Brownies. Yep, you read that right.

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Setting up for a sunburn

Mar 13, 2017

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Is it just me or is Manila feeling like an oven today? Here are some quick and easy fixes for the coming heat!

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Catching some cool beans

Mar 11, 2017

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We love the smell of coffee in the morning and with Figures of Beans, you should too!

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High life and a ball of cheese

Mar 06, 2017

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Joyce's Queso de Bola crisps give you all the cheese and nothing less! Here's our take on this heavenly slice of the high life.

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Feb 27, 2017

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Mitza is ever the charmer. Let's take a close look at the music that imbibes the spirit of her creamy garlic sauce. It's a lot to take in, so get ready!

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It's a cake in a jar!

Feb 25, 2017

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We spent an afternoon with a microwave and three flagship flavors from VoilaJars!

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Few are as talented or as ingenuous as the slacker. For all they lack in effort, they make up for in sheer brilliance and a come-what-may attitude. The Slacker Survival Guide is a written record of things done in the name of weirdo cravings. Mac and cheese... and a rice meal?!

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Unlocking your courage

Feb 10, 2017

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Don’t you just hate it when your favorite restaurants expect you to enjoy your meal with their
weak-ass off-the- shelf hot sauce?

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Park life at Salcedo Market

Feb 09, 2017

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Hunger pains brought us to a quaint little park in the bustling city of Makati. Here's something about the Salcedo Market!

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Holiday Advisory

Jan 27, 2017

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Jan 21, 2017

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No, you’re not going completely bonkers. Food is a whole-body experience and it wouldn’t surprise me if you could actually hear what you just tasted.

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Lechon’s new lease on life

Jan 10, 2017

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Looks like we made it through the holidays! It’s super funny how, like clockwork, we’re all trying to fit back into our favorite pairs of pants again.

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New year, new me!

Jan 05, 2017

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Oh hey, it’s 2017! Through all of last year’s great surprises (and awkward pauses), there’s still so much to be excited for. A lot of good things are going to happen this year, we can feel it.

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We made our way to Capitol Commons for a quick romp through the Katipunan Weekend Market. Here's what we found!

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Brew up a Muscle Float!

Dec 16, 2016

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It’s never too late for coffee. I mean, if you start your week off with a steaming cup of liquid joy, a
celebratory cub for the weekend shouldn’t be too hard to imagine. Why don’t we wrap things up
sweetly this time – a chill treat for the weekend ahead.

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Hello there! We are Karton.

Dec 16, 2016

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This bazaar is out-of- the-box!
Have you ever had cravings you couldn’t shake off? We have. That’s why we’re here.

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Karton comes to life!

Dec 14, 2016

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Last Wednesday was crazy and I mean that in the best possible way. Out of the Box was a lovable mess that saw our sellers out in the real world under the Karton.ph banner for the first time.

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The Pantawid Special

Nov 26, 2016

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Payday is coming up in a few, so sate your cravings while you can!

Lean weeks and tight budgets do things to people – strange and hangry things. But hey, you’ve got to get by and with a little creativity, you’ll do more than just that. It’s in times like these where we see our craziest and often, our most unique culinary ideas. Whether it’s a general lack of menu options or barely having enough money to scrape through, there will always be fun and interesting ways to bring a glum little plate to life.

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A love letter to corned beef

Nov 19, 2016

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It’s the tail end of 2016 and as good a time as ever to look back at all the good that’s come our way. We’ve had some shaky times for sure, but we’ve also seen some great days. Thank heavens for friends, family and corned beef.

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Click That Apple

Nov 18, 2016

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The market for ordering food online food has grown tremendously in the past couple of years. Ready-made meals are proving especially popular, as many still prefer home-cooked meals to fast food.

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Everyone's Cooking But Me

Nov 18, 2016

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Have you seen your feed lately? Food porn has always been a staple on social media but a little entrepreneurial revolution is happening beneath those tasty posts.

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Pork Floss Congee

Nov 14, 2016

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Congee and pork floss are famous Chinese delicacies. Congee is a type of rice porridge served with different side dishes and toppings such as salted duck eggs, tofu and lettuce. Pork floss—known as rousing in China—is a dried meat product with a light and fluffy texture similar to cotton candy. It melts in your mouth and leaves a sweet and salty flavor. Combined together, these Chinese delicacies make a perfect match for the cold weather! Here is our tried-and-tested recipe for pork floss congee - using Sikat’s Pork Floss!

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